Join Phoebe, Rachel, Ross, Chandler, Monica and Joey for some coffee at Central Perk with our FRIENDS quiz!
Friends is the hit comedy sitcom that aired on NBC. The show originally aired in 1994. The show was created by by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, and lasted ten seasons. With an ensemble cast starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, the show revolves around six 20-30 something friends living in Manhattan.
Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay are all friends living in New York City. Over the course of ten years, this group of buddies go through romances, fights, laughs, tears and the trials of life, together as friends.
Did you know?
- When Matt LeBlanc auditioned for the role of Joey, he only had $11 to his name.
- The main cast were paid $22,500 per episode during the first season.
- Courteney Cox was originally asked to play Rachel, but she asked to play Monica instead after reading the parts.
- When Courteney Cox dressed as fat Monica for the first time, Matthew Perry walked right past her without recognizing her.
- Jon Favreau was offered the role of Chandler Bing.
- David Schwimmer directed 10 episodes of the show.
- There have been eleven Oscar winning actors/actresses who have appeared on the show.
- The main characters from the show are named after All My Children (1970) characters.
- Gunther was not originally a speaking role.
- Courteney Cox is the only regular cast member to not receive an Emmy nomination for her work on the show.