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Friends was an American television series created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired from September 22nd, 1994 until May 6th, 2004. During its ten year run the show centered around the lives of six friends living in Manhattan. Ross Geller worked as a paleontologist and as a professor during the show, Ross was also Monica Geller's older brother. Monica Geller was a highly neurotic, obsessive, and competitive member of the group, she spent a majority of the show working as a chef and was Ross Geller's younger sister. Joey Tribiani is a highly lovable character throughout the show, despite his almost constant womanizing, he struggles to find work as an actor in the early seasons until he begins starring in the soap opera "Days of our Lives". Chandler Bing is Joey's roommate during the early seasons, the two make a flawless comedic pair, during the later seasons Chandler and Monica develop a relationship with each other and eventually get married. Rachel Green enters the show on her wedding day, where she left the groom at the altar, and enters the coffee shop "Central Perk" where the rest of the Friends are sitting, including her friend from high school, Monica. Phoebe Buffay is a quirky massage therapist and a self-taught musician whose personality never ceases to entertain the group and viewers alike.Friends thoroughly developed the core characters and their relationships with others throughout the show. Consistent viewers of Friends quickly developed a connection with each of the characters, as the show progressed through the years many viewers often shared in the joy of the characters, and in the pain.

The main cast of Friends included Courtney Cox (Monica Geller), Jennifer Anniston (Rachel Green), Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe Buffay), David Schwimmer (Ross Geller), Mathew Perry (Chandler Bing), and Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribiani).

During it's time as one of the longest running sitcoms ever, the show featured many famous actors and actresses including Julia Roberts, Jeanne-Claude Van Damne, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Christina Applegate, Tom Selleck, Paul Rudd, Alec Baldwin, Reese Witherspoon, and Bruce Willis.

For anyone that has never seen Friends, the show is undeniably timeless.

10 Seasons, 235 Episodes - Canceled
September 22, 1994
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Friends Full Episode Guide

  • Ross has a hard time dealing with Rachel's decision to move to Paris, and the birth mother of Monica and Chandler's child goes in to labor. / Ross decides to go after Rachel, and Chandler and Monica get a surprise.

  • The gang throw Rachel a going away party. While there, Rachel says good-bye to each one of her friends, except for Ross, who feels like Rachel doesn't care about him.

  • Phoebe tries to hide that Joey's long-time agent, Estelle, died; Ross tries to get Rachel rehired from Ralph Lauren; Monica and Chandler tries to get Janice to withdraw her offer when they discover that she is bidding on the house next door to their's.

  • Ross gets tenure, Ross and Monica visit their new house, and Phoebe changes her name to Princess Consuela Bananahammock.

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