2 hour long episode of Friends: Reunion Nostalgic, hilarious and totally worth the wait. With its six lead actors Matt Le Blanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Kourtney Cox and Jennifer Aniston on the show’s iconic couch, the audience once again has enough to re-live the lives of Joey, Chandler, Ross, Phoebe. Get the moment. Monica and Rachel.
Amidst all the fun, there were also some revelations that the cast made about the show and how it came into existence. From on-set agreements to casting, fans had a lot to share once they left to go back and watch the iconic American sitcom.
Here are the top five things cast during Friends: The Reunion.
Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer crush on each other
There was also an almost off-screen romance between Ross and Rachel. In the reunion episode Aniston and Schwimmer spoke on their mutual admiration for each other, when asked if any of the cast members ever had romantic feelings. Schwimmer said they would “spoon and sleep on the couch together” while filming Friends as they both admitted they ‘worked hard’ at each other. “At some point, we were crushing loudly at each other, but it was like the passing of two ships because one of us was always in a relationship. And we never crossed that limit, “he said.
And all this, despite the male actors signing the ‘No Dating Pact’. It was shared in a previous interview by the men, before the reunion episode aired on Thursday.
Speaking to Access, as reported by Fox News, Matthew Perry said, “If we were hooking up or someone was going weird, it might mess with things. So we kept a friendship . “” David Schwimmer said, “We did not want to jeopardize any great relationships and friendships that we were building and establishing. It was a kind of unsaid (rule). ” Matt Le Blanc continued, “We are like siblings.”
Lisa Kudro Can’t See Friends
While all of the cast have gone back and watched all the episodes of Friends, it’s only Lisa Kudrow, who played Phoebe Buffay, who hasn’t. She said that she saw the show and their performance as “painful”.
She said in the reunion episode, “There are seasons I’ve never seen. Michelle (Stern, Lisa Kudrow’s husband) and I started watching some of season four that I thought I saw. He would have enjoyed them more than me Is because I hate myself. “
In addition, David Schwimmer shared that it took him 17 years to watch the series, which he managed to do with his daughter.
David Schwimmer Hated Monkey Marcel
Ross may have fallen in love with Monkey Marcel, but in real life, Schwimmer hated it. His revelations made the audience laugh.
Phoebe’s twin sister Ursula was an extension of Mad About You
Ursula Buffay was Phoebe’s twin sister and a recurring character on the sitcom. But little did we know that Ursula was actually an extension of the same character Lisa Kudrow portrayed in the Helen Hunt show Mad About You. The show’s creators revealed this on Friends: The Reunion.
Ross was written specifically for David Schwimmer
The creators of Friends wrote Ross Geller’s character specifically for David Schwimmer, which was not the case with anyone else in the main cast. But, at that time, Schwimmer left television and went back to the theater. The manufacturers almost begged him to come onboard, for which he eventually agreed. In this way David Schwimmer became the first person to appear on the show.
Friends: The Reunion is streaming on Zee5 in India.