Friends, the admired American television sitcom was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman. This show aired on NBC in the year 1994 and continued till 2004.

The story is about a group of friends that live in Manhattan.This show received good reviews during the years it was run. Even though the sitcom is over, it is still watched on numerous channels around the world and it is considered to be one of the most popular sitcoms of all time. This show was immediately a hit from its pilot show and it has won many awards. This show is considered as one of the best TV shows off all time by many critics and it is also ranked #21 on TV Guide’s 50 greatest TV shows of all time. There was also a rumor about the show that there is going to be a movie of friends. It was reported in Daily Telegraph that the main cast members had agreed to make the film. When asked from the cast members, Lisa Kudrow said that she did not know anything about it but she was interested in the idea. But after all Crane and Kauffman said that to make a film version of the series was just a rumor and untrue.

Characters of the Show

This show has six main characters throughout all ten seasons.

Rachel Green – The character of Rachel Green is played by Jennifer Aniston. Rachel is Monica Geller’s best friend since high school. She is also involved with an on and off relationship with Ross Geller who is Monica’s older brother.

Monica Geller – The character of Monica Geller is played by Courtney Cox. Monica is a chef who is considered by her friends to be obsessive-compulsive and competitive in nature. She used to be extremely overweight when she was a child and everyone often tease her about this.

Phoebe Buffay – Lisa Kudrow plays as the character of Phoebe Buffay. She is a masseuse and self taught musician. Phoebe is quite street smart and writes and sings. Phoebe also has an identical twin named Ursula who is quite evil.

Joey Tribbiani – Matt LeBlanc protrays the character of Joey Tribbiani. He is a struggling actor who loves food. Joe is very simple and a womanizer.

Chandler Bing – Matthew Perry portrays the character of Chandler Bing who works in a multinational corportation. He is known for his sarcastic sense of humor and bad luck in relationships.

Ross Geller – David Schwimmer portrays the character of Ross Geller who is a paleontologist. He has three failed marriages throughout the series. He is also Moncia’s older sister.




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