Friends is one of the most loved sitcoms of all time. It set the stage for what sitcoms would be like in the new millennium. But, although we know all the lines of every episode, and can play out a complete season in our heads, we still don’t know what life was really like for these “friends”, behind the cameras……
Lisa Kudrow was considered the smartest by the other actors, despite the “ditzy” character she played.
Courtney Cox once stated that Kudrow was “the smartest person I know.”
The actors pulled straws for the bigger, better dressing rooms. The prized suites were rotated annually.
Courtney Cox said that if Monica had to bone a Friend, she would choose Chandler
even before they were a couple on the show.
Lisa Kudrow once joked that the cast only became close after they all slept together.
The actors were rumored to have signed an agreement to not sleep together.
Courtney had a special place called “Courtney’s Candy Cabinet” on set. Cox is also a big neat freak like her character, Monica.
The guys played a lot of Super Mario between takes.
The actors held an “intervention” with Jennifer due to her tardiness to the set.
The writers tracked how many lines and jokes each character said with a pie chart, to make sure each actor had the same amount.
Paul Rudd got the part as Phoebe’s future husband after the casting director wrote down one word during his audition: Dreamy
A layout of the two apartments.
This is the show no one will ever get sick of. No matter how old it is! Share with friends!