Friends

Season 1 Episode 1

The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate (a.k.a. Pilot)

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Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Sep 22, 1994 on NBC
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  • This turned into ten years of magic!

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    This turns into ten years of magic. An under the radar show turns into a huge hit and making the cast not just well-known but millionaires in the process. Still a hit in syndication. As we are introduced to Joey an actor, Chandler the wise-cracker, Ross the divorcee with the ex who is a lesbian, Monica the level-headed chef, Phoebe the musician-librarian, and Rachel, the bride who got cold feet. As they hang around not just Central Park cafe, like a Starbucks in NYC. But they hang around their apartment building. As Rachel the rich girl gets a job from the coffee-restaurant. Never having to work in her life until now. Everybody greets her when Monica calls her out. It starts into huge magic for the six.