“I will be there for you”: “Friends” returns after 17 years; Revisit The Show With These Fun Facts – “ The One Where They Get Back Together ”
The cast of the beloved 1990s sitcom, about six attractive, straight white New Yorkers with ridiculously giant Manhattan apartments, finally reunite for a long-delayed, much-hyped special.
Fans can look forward to a “tabletop reading” of a classic episode, a reenactment of the famous “Friends” quiz at Monica and Rachel’s apartment – accompanied by lots of hugs, tears and memories.
The bond between actors and characters continues to pay off. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer collectively negotiated $ 1 million each per episode at the end of their colossally popular and zeitgeist 10-year 236-episode series.
As a sign of the show’s enduring appeal, the gang is said to have pocketed $ 2.5 million each for the reunion.
Entitled “The One Where They Get Back Together”, airs 17 years after the show’s finale drew more than 50 million viewers.
British comedian James Corden will host the reunion, interviewing the cast in front of the giant fountain at the sprawling Warner Bros. Ranch used in the series’ famous opening credits.
The reunion will also feature the show’s returning guest stars including Tom Selleck, Reese Witherspoon and Maggie Wheeler – best known around the world as the Perpetually Shocked Janice.
While you count the hours to watch the reunion (it drops to ZEE5 today, which is May 27), here are some fun and quirky facts about the show that first aired 27 years ago. years.