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9,5 / 10; genre Romance, Comedy; Rating 728562 votes; ; The misadventures of 20-30 year old friends in New York City: Joey a struggling actor, Monica a chef, Rachel a waitress who hopes to work in fashion, Ross a paleontologist, Chandler who hates his job in data processing, and Phoebe a masseuse/musician.
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Friends logo. Friends lego set. David Schwimmer is such a great actor and humble and smart. don't understand why Hollywood wouldn't cast him for bigger roles. then I see the rock or Adam Sandler staring in every freaking movie. Chandler: Maybe that's because she's a minion of the antichrist. "Central Perk" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Central Park. Friends Genre Sitcom Created by David Crane Marta Kauffman Starring Jennifer Aniston Courteney Cox Lisa Kudrow Matt LeBlanc Matthew Perry David Schwimmer Theme music composer Michael Skloff Allee Willis Opening theme " I'll Be There for You " by The Rembrandts Country of origin United States Original language(s) English No. of seasons 10 No. of episodes 236 ( list of episodes) Production Executive producer(s) David Crane Marta Kauffman Kevin S. Bright Michael Borkow (season 4) Michael Curtis (season 5) Adam Chase (seasons 5–6) Greg Malins (seasons 5–7) Wil Calhoun (season 7) Scott Silveri (seasons 8–10) Shana Goldberg-Meehan (seasons 8–10) Andrew Reich (seasons 8–10) Ted Cohen (seasons 8–10) Production location(s) Warner Bros. Studios, Burbank, California Camera setup Multi-camera Running time 20–22 minutes (per episode) 22–65 minutes (extended international TV & DVD episodes) Production company(s) Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions Warner Bros. Television Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution Release Original network NBC Picture format NTSC ( 480i) original broadcast) HDTV 1080i (2012 remaster) Audio format Dolby Surround 2. 0 (original broadcast) Dolby Digital 5. 1 (2012 remaster) Original release September 22, 1994 – May 6, 2004 Chronology Followed by Joey (2004–2006) Friends is an American sitcom television series, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons.  With an ensemble cast starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, the show revolved around six friends in their 20s and 30s who lived in Manhattan, New York City. The series was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. The original executive producers were Kevin S. Bright, Kauffman, and Crane. Kauffman and Crane began developing Friends under the title Insomnia Cafe between November and December 1993. They presented the idea to Bright, and together they pitched a seven-page treatment of the show to NBC. After several script rewrites and changes, including title changes to Six of One  and Friends Like Us, the series was finally named Friends.  Filming of the show took place at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California. All ten seasons of Friends ranked within the top ten of the final television season ratings; it ultimately reached the number-one spot in its eighth season. The series finale aired on May 6, 2004, and was watched by around 52. 5 million American viewers, making it the fifth most-watched series finale in television history, 4] 5] 6] and the most-watched television episode of the 2000s decade.  8] Friends received acclaim throughout its run, becoming one of the most popular television shows of all time.  The series was nominated for 62 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning the Outstanding Comedy Series award in 2002  for its eighth season. The show ranked no. 21 on TV Guide ' s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, 11] and no. 7 on Empire magazine's The 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.  13] In 1997, the episode " The One with the Prom Video " was ranked no. 100 on TV Guide ' s 100 Greatest Episodes of All-Time.  In 2013, Friends ranked no. 24 on the Writers Guild of America 's 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time, 15] and no. 28 on TV Guide ' s 60 Best TV Series of All Time.  Premise In West Village, Rachel Green, a sheltered but friendly woman, flees her wedding day and her rich yet unfulfilling life, and finds childhood friend Monica Geller, a tightly-wound but caring chef. After Rachel becomes a waitress at coffee house Central Perk, she and Monica become roommates at Monica's apartment located directly above Central Perk, and Rachel joins Monica's group of single people in their mid-20s: her previous roommate Phoebe Buffay, an eccentric, innocent masseuse; her neighbor across the hall Joey Tribbiani, a dim-witted yet loyal struggling actor and womanizer; Joey's roommate Chandler Bing, a sarcastic, self-deprecating IT manager; and her older brother and Chandler's college roommate Ross Geller, a sweet-natured but insecure paleontologist. Episodes depict the friends' comedic and romantic adventures and career issues, such as Joey auditioning for roles or Rachel seeking jobs in the fashion industry. The six characters each have many dates and serious relationships, such as Monica with Richard Burke, and Ross with Emily Waltham. Ross and Rachel's intermittent relationship is the most often-recurring storyline; during the ten seasons of the show, they repeatedly date and break up. Ross briefly marries Emily. Ross and Rachel have a child together after a one-night stand, Chandler and Monica date and marry each other, and Phoebe marries Mike Hannigan. Other frequently recurring characters include Ross and Monica's parents Jack and Judy Geller from Long Island; Ross's ex-wife Carol Willick, their son Ben Geller as well as Carol's wife Susan Bunch; Central Perk barista Gunther; Chandler's ex-girlfriend Janice Goralnik; and Phoebe's twin sister Ursula. Cast and characters The main cast of Friends. From top to bottom: Aniston, Cox, Kudrow, LeBlanc, Perry, and Schwimmer. Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green: A fashion enthusiast and Monica Geller's best friend from childhood. Rachel first moves in with Monica in season one after nearly marrying Barry Farber. Rachel and Ross Geller are later involved in an on-again, off-again relationship throughout the series. Rachel dates other men during the series, such as an Italian neighbour, Paolo, in season one; Joshua Bergin, a client from Bloomingdale's, in season four; Tag Jones, her assistant, in season seven; and Joey Tribbiani in season ten. Rachel's first job is as a waitress at the coffee house Central Perk, but she later becomes an assistant buyer at Bloomingdale's in season three, and a buyer at Ralph Lauren in season five. Rachel and Ross have a daughter named Emma in " The One Where Rachel Has a Baby, Part Two " at the end of season eight. In the final episode of the series, Ross and Rachel confess their love for each other, and Rachel gives up a job in Paris to be with him. Courteney Cox as Monica Geller: The mother hen of the group and a chef, 17] known for her perfectionist, bossy, competitive, and obsessive-compulsive nature.  19] Monica was overweight as a child. She works as a chef in various restaurants throughout the show. Monica's first serious relationship is with a long-time family friend Richard Burke, who is twenty-one years her senior. The couple maintains a strong relationship for some time until Richard expresses that he does not want to have children. Monica and Chandler Bing later start a relationship after spending a night with each other in London in the season four finale, leading to their marriage in season seven and adoption of twins at the end of the series. Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay: A masseuse and self-taught musician. As a child, Phoebe lived in upstate New York with her mother, until she committed suicide and Phoebe took to the streets. She writes and sings her own strange songs, accompanying herself on the guitar. She has an identical twin named Ursula, who shares Phoebe's traits. Phoebe has three serious relationships over the show's run: David, a scientist, in season one, whom she breaks up with when he moves to Minsk on a research grant; Gary, a police officer whose badge she finds, in season five; and an on-and-off relationship with Mike Hannigan in seasons nine and ten. In season nine, Phoebe and Mike break up due to his desire not to marry. David returns from Minsk, leading to the two getting back together, but she eventually rejects him for Mike when both of them propose to her. Phoebe and Mike marry in season ten.  21] Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani: A struggling actor and food lover who becomes famous for his role on soap opera Days of Our Lives as Dr. Drake Ramoray. Joey has many short-term girlfriends. Despite his womanizing, Joey is innocent, caring, and well-intentioned.  Joey often uses the catchphrase pick-up line "How you doin. in his attempts to win over most of the women he meets. Joey rooms with his best friend Chandler for years, and later with Rachel. He falls in love with Rachel in season eight, but Rachel politely tells Joey that she does not share his feelings. They eventually date briefly in season ten, but after realizing it will not work due to their friendship and Rachel's complicated relationship with Ross, they return to being friends. Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing: An executive in statistical analysis and data reconfiguration for a large, multinational corporation. Chandler hates this job, although it pays well. He attempts to quit during season one but is lured back with a new office and a pay raise. He eventually quits this job in season nine due to a transfer to Tulsa. He becomes a junior copywriter at an advertising agency later that season. Chandler has a peculiar family history being the son of an erotic novelist mother and a gay, cross-dressing Las Vegas star father. Chandler is known for his sarcastic sense of humor and bad luck in relationships.  Chandler marries Monica in season seven, and they adopt twins at the end of the series. Before his relationship with Monica, Chandler dated Janice Hosenstein in season one and subsequently broke up with her many times. David Schwimmer as Ross Geller: Monica Geller's older brother, a palaeontologist working at the Museum of Natural History, and later a tenured professor of palaeontology at the New York University. Ross is involved in an on-again, off-again relationship with Rachel throughout the series. He has three failed marriages during the series: Carol Willick, a lesbian who is also the mother of his son, Ben Geller; Emily Waltham, who divorces him after he accidentally says Rachel's name instead of hers during their wedding vows; and Rachel, as the two drunkenly marry in Las Vegas. His divorces become a running joke within the series. Following a one-night stand, he and Rachel have a daughter, Emma, by the end of season eight. They finally confess that they are still in love with each other in the series finale. James Michael Tyler appears as Gunther, a barista at Central Perk in every season of the show, but is only ever credited as a guest star. Gunther, at one point, becomes the manager of the coffee house. It is revealed that Gunther speaks Dutch in addition to English. In their original contracts for the first season, cast members were paid 22, 500 per episode.  The cast members received different salaries in the second season, beginning from the 20, 000 range to 40, 000 per episode.  25] Before their salary negotiations for the third season, the cast decided to enter collective negotiations, despite Warner Bros. preference for individual deals.  The actors were given the salary of the least paid cast member. The stars were paid 75, 000 per episode in season three, 85, 000 in season four, 100, 000 in season five, 125, 000 in season six, 750, 000 in seasons seven and eight, and 1 million in seasons nine and ten, making Aniston, Cox, and Kudrow the highest-paid TV actresses of all time.  28] 29] The cast also received syndication royalties beginning in 2000 after renegotiations. At the time, that financial benefit of a piece of the show's lucrative back-end profits had only been given out to stars who had ownership rights in a show, like Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Cosby.  Series creator David Crane wanted all six actors to be equally prominent, 31] and the series was lauded as being "the first true ' ensemble ' show. 32] The cast members made efforts to keep the ensemble format and not allow one member to dominate; 32] they entered themselves in the same acting categories for awards, opted for collective salary negotiations, 32] and asked to appear together on magazine cover photos in the first season.  The cast members also became best friends off-screen, 35] so much so that recurring guest star Tom Selleck reported that he sometimes felt left out.  The cast remained good friends after the series run, most notably Cox and Aniston, with Aniston being godmother to Cox and David Arquette 's daughter, Coco.  In the official farewell commemorative book Friends 'Til the End, each separately acknowledged in interviews that the cast had become their family.  39] Episodes Season 1 The first season introduces the six main characters: Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, and Ross. Rachel arrives at Central Perk after leaving her fiancé Barry at the altar. She moves into an apartment with her high school friend Monica and takes up a waitressing job at Central Perk. Ross, who has had a crush on Rachel since high school, constantly attempts to declare his feelings for her. However, many obstacles stand in his way, including Rachel dating an Italian neighbour named Paolo, and the fact that he is expecting a baby with his lesbian ex-wife, Carol. She gives birth later in the season and names the child Ben. Joey is a bachelor and struggling actor. Phoebe is working as a masseuse; she is slightly crazy because her mother committed suicide when she was a child. However, the rest of the group loves her regardless. Chandler breaks up with his girlfriend, Janice ( Maggie Wheeler) only to find himself reconnecting with her over the course of the series. Near the end of the season, Chandler accidentally reveals that Ross loves Rachel, who then realizes that she feels the same way. The season ends with Rachel waiting at the airport for Ross, who is returning from a trip. Season 2 Rachel greets Ross at the airport only to discover that he is dating Julie ( Lauren Tom) someone he knew from graduate school. Rachel's attempts to tell Ross that she loves him initially mirror his failed attempts in the first season, but later there is friction between them when Rachel discovers a list of cons of dating her made by Ross after he breaks up with Julie. They eventually begin a relationship after Rachel watches an old home video and realizes the effort Ross made to stand in for her prom date who nearly stood her up. Monica is fired from her job as chef in the Iridium restaurant for accepting gifts against the company policy and as a result, her savings deteriorate to the point of her having to take an embarrassing job as a waitress at a 50s-style diner. Joey gets cast in a fictional version of the soap opera, Days of Our Lives as neurosurgeon Dr. Drake Ramoray, and soon moves out of his and Chandler's apartment, forcing Chandler to get a new roommate, Eddie ( Adam Goldberg. However, Eddie turns out to be an annoying and mentally ill psychopath to Chandler, and Joey's character is killed off after he begins to claim that he writes many of his own lines, bringing him into conflict with the show's writers. With his new apartment being repossessed, Joey moves back in with Chandler, kicking Eddie out in the process. Chandler gets back together with Janice after they both unknowingly chat with each other online. Monica begins dating Richard ( Tom Selleck) a recently divorced family friend 21 years her senior, but eventually breaks up with him when she realizes that Richard does not want kids. Season 3 Season 3 takes on a significantly greater serialized format. Chandler and Janice date for several episodes until Joey catches Janice kissing her soon-to-be ex-husband. Not wanting to destroy her family, Chandler urges Janice to go back to her husband, and becomes depressed over the breakup for several episodes. Rachel quits her job at Central Perk and begins working at Bloomingdale's, an upscale department store chain, and Ross becomes jealous of her colleague, Mark. Rachel decides to take a break from their relationship. Ross, hurt and drunk, sleeps with Chloe, the hot girl from the Xerox place. causing Rachel to break up with him. Chandler has a hard time dealing with their breakup because it reminds him of his parents' divorce. Although Phoebe initially believes she has no family except her twin sister Ursula ( Lisa Kudrow) she becomes acquainted with her half-brother Frank Jr. Giovanni Ribisi) and birth mother Phoebe Abbott ( Teri Garr) over the course of the season. Joey begins a relationship with his acting partner Kate ( Dina Meyer) which ends when she receives acting opportunities in Los Angeles. Monica begins a relationship with millionaire Pete Becker ( Jon Favreau) despite not initially being attracted to him until they kiss. However, when Pete gets seriously hurt trying to become the Ultimate Fighting Champion, she breaks up with him. Phoebe sets Ross up on a date with her friend Bonnie ( Christine Taylor) causing Rachel to get jealous. She tries to sabotage the relationship by coercing Bonnie to shave her head bald, and eventually admits to Ross that she still has feelings for him. The season closes with Ross being forced to choose between Rachel and Bonnie. Season 4 In the season 4 premiere, after Ross breaks up with Bonnie, he and Rachel briefly reconcile after Ross pretends to read a long letter that Rachel wrote for him. However, Ross continues to insist that the two were on a break when he slept with Chloe, so they break up again. Joey dates Kathy ( Paget Brewster) a girl that Chandler has a crush on. Kathy and Chandler later kiss, which causes drama between Chandler and Joey. Joey only forgives Chandler and allows him to date Kathy after Chandler spends Thanksgiving in a box as punishment. Chandler's relationship with Kathy ends after discovering she cheated on him due to an argument. Phoebe loses her job as a masseuse after making out with one of her clients and she accompanies Monica who becomes a caterer for hire. They soon start a catering business together but Monica, after negatively reviewing a restaurant, Allesandro's, is offered the position of head chef. Despite initially being pressured by the wrath of her co-workers, Monica eventually asserts her dominance in the kitchen. Phoebe becomes a surrogate mother for her brother and his wife Alice ( Debra Jo Rupp. Monica and Rachel are forced to switch apartments with Joey and Chandler after losing a bet during a quiz game, but manage to switch back by bribing them with Knicks season tickets and a one-minute kiss (off-screen) between each other. After her boss dies, Rachel is demoted to personal shopping and meets and later dates a customer named Joshua ( Tate Donovan. Ross begins dating an English woman named Emily ( Helen Baxendale) and they quickly get engaged. Rachel struggles to cope and hastily suggests Joshua marry her, to which he rejects her. In the season finale, the group, apart from Phoebe and Rachel, travel to Ross and Emily's wedding in London. Chandler and Monica sleep together, and Rachel, realizing that she is still in love with Ross, rushes to London to stop Ross and Emily's wedding, but changes her mind when she sees them happy together. While saying his vows, Ross says Rachel's name at the altar, shocking his bride and the guests. Season 5 Ross and Emily marry, but an angry Emily flees the reception. Rachel soon admits her love for Ross, but realizing how ridiculous this is, advises him to work on his marriage to Emily. She develops a crush on her neighbour, Danny, and they date briefly until she realizes that he is too close with his sister. The season features Monica and Chandler trying to keep their new relationship a secret from their friends. Phoebe gives birth to triplets in the show's 100th episode. She gives birth to a boy, Frank Jr. Jr., and two girls, Leslie and Chandler. After weeks of trying to contact her, Emily agrees to reconcile with Ross and move to New York if he breaks off all communication with Rachel. Ross agrees, but later attends a dinner with all his friends, Rachel included. Emily phones Ross, discovers Rachel is there, and realizes she does not trust him, ending their marriage. Ross takes out his anger at work, resulting in him being indefinitely suspended from the museum, and he moves in with Chandler and Joey until eventually getting a new apartment across the street from them. Rachel acquires a new job at Ralph Lauren. Phoebe begins a relationship with a police officer, Gary ( Michael Rapaport) after finding his badge and using it as her own. Monica and Chandler go public with their relationship, to the surprise and delight of their friends. They decide to get married on a trip to Las Vegas, but change their plans after witnessing Ross and Rachel drunkenly stumbling out of the wedding chapel. Season 6 In the season 6 premiere, Ross and Rachel's marriage turns out to be a drunken mistake that neither of them remember until pointed out by their friends. Ross secretly tries to get an annulment because he does not want to have had three divorces. An annulment turns out to be impossible because of their history and they are forced to get divorced. After becoming annoyed by numerous signs that they should get married, Monica and Chandler decide to just move in together, causing Rachel to move in with Phoebe. Joey gets a new roommate, Janine ( Elle Macpherson) and they realize they have feelings for each other and date briefly until Janine criticises Monica and Chandler. After they break up and Janine moves out, Joey struggles with paying his bills and takes up a job as a waiter at Central Perk. He soon lands a role on a cable television series called Mac and C. H. E. S. E., where he stars alongside a robot. Ross gets a job lecturing at New York University and starts dating one of his students, Elizabeth ( Alexandra Holden) despite it being against university rules. He seeks the approval of her father Paul ( Bruce Willis) only for Rachel and Paul to start dating instead. Both relationships soon end, because Elizabeth is too immature for Ross and Paul is too emotional for Rachel. Phoebe and Rachel's apartment catches fire, and Rachel moves in with Joey, while Phoebe moves in with Chandler and Monica. During a visit to a museum which offers wedding services with a two-year waiting list, Monica is persuaded by Phoebe and Rachel to put her and Chandler's name on the sign-up sheet for fun. However, the museum leaves a message about an available booking while Chandler is home, causing Chandler to freak out; however, Monica does not know that Chandler is planning to ask Monica to marry him. During dinner, his planned proposal is halted when they encounter her ex-boyfriend Richard, who soon confesses his love for her and his desire to marry and have kids with her. She becomes upset about the situation, especially after Chandler claims he may never want to get married in order to hide his proposal plans, to the point where she visits Richard and complains to him. Chandler is led to believe that Monica has left him until he comes home to find their apartment decorated for her to propose to him. She is too emotional to finish, so Chandler proposes to her, which she accepts. Season 7 The seventh season mainly follows Monica and Chandler, who begin to plan their wedding and run into various problems. Joey's television series Mac and C. E is cancelled, but he is offered his job back on Days of Our Lives; the show is retconned with the revelation that Dr. Drake Ramoray's "death" merely landed him in a four-year-long coma; and the character is revived by getting another character's brain in a transplant. Phoebe's apartment is rebuilt, but it now has only one large bedroom instead of the original two, so Rachel decides to stay with Joey. Rachel receives a promotion at Ralph Lauren and impulsively hires an assistant, Tag Jones ( Eddie Cahill) based on his looks despite being under-qualified. Tag learns that she has feelings for him at Thanksgiving and they start a relationship, keeping it hidden from their co-workers. However, on her 30th birthday Rachel breaks up with him when she realizes that their six-year age difference makes him too young and immature for her to be dating if she intends to follow her marriage schedule. Just prior to Monica and Chandler's wedding, after Chandler goes into hiding, Phoebe and Rachel find a positive pregnancy test in the bathroom of Monica and Chandler's apartment, assuming that it is Monica's. Ross and Phoebe are able to convince Chandler to return for the ceremony, but he briefly bolts out after finding out about the pregnancy test, only to return later considering the idea of fatherhood. Chandler and Monica get married but when he asks her about the pregnancy test, she denies that it is hers; unbeknown to them it turns out that the positive pregnancy test found in their bathroom belongs to Rachel. Season 8 Season 8 begins at Monica and Chandler's wedding reception. When Phoebe and Monica find out that Rachel is the one who had the positive pregnancy test, Rachel takes another pregnancy test, which Phoebe initially pretends is negative, in order to find out how Rachel feels about being pregnant. Rachel becomes sad when she thinks she is not pregnant, so Phoebe tells her the truth. Rachel, Phoebe, and Monica then rejoice in the bathroom. The season revolves around Rachel's pregnancy, especially once Ross is revealed to be the father. Rachel and Ross decide to have the baby but do not resume their romantic relationship; Ross soon begins going out with Monica's co-worker, Mona ( Bonnie Somerville. Joey takes Rachel out on a date to comfort her due to her pregnancy but ends up developing romantic feelings for her. He struggles with his feelings and encourages Rachel to move in with Ross so he does not miss out on the pregnancy. This results in Mona breaking up with Ross when she finds out, and Joey tells Ross about his feelings for Rachel. Ross initially becomes angry but gives Joey his blessing. Joey tells Rachel that he loves her but she does not reciprocate his feelings; things between them become awkward for a while but they are able to remain friends. Rachel gives birth to baby Emma in the season finale. At the hospital, Ross's mother offers him an engagement ring because she wants him to marry Rachel. Ross does not intend to ask Rachel to marry him, but he takes the ring anyway and puts it in his jacket pocket. While waiting around in the hospital, Monica and Chandler decide to try for a baby. Meanwhile, in the post-delivery room, Joey picks up Ross's jacket while looking for some tissue. The ring falls to the floor. He kneels to pick it up and turns to Rachel, still on his knees and still holding the ring. Rachel accepts what she thinks is his proposal of marriage, while Ross is on his way to her room to ask her if she wants to resume their relationship. Season 9 Season nine begins with Ross and Rachel living together as roommates with their daughter Emma, after Joey and Rachel clear up the misunderstanding with the proposal. Monica and Chandler try to have a baby of their own but several obstacles occur: Chandler unknowingly agrees to travel to Tulsa for work; Monica originally intends to go with him but is offered a head chef job at a new restaurant, Javu, resulting in Chandler commuting back and forth between Tulsa and New York every week. After being apart from Monica during Christmas, Chandler soon quits his job and pursues a career in advertising. He starts at an unpaid internship at the agency, but is soon promoted to junior copywriter. Finally, Monica and Chandler find out that they are physically unable to conceive, and after considering surrogacy and sperm donation, decide to adopt instead. Phoebe begins dating Mike Hannigan ( Paul Rudd) for most of the season until Mike tells her that he never wants to marry again. Phoebe soon begins dating her ex-boyfriend from season 1, David ( Hank Azaria) and he plans on proposing to her, but when Mike proposes first, Phoebe rejects both proposals but gets back together with Mike, only needing the reassurance that they have a future together. Rachel, believing that her co-worker Gavin ( Dermot Mulroney) is trying to steal her job while she is on maternity leave, returns to Ralph Lauren early. She discovers at her birthday party that Gavin has feelings for her and they kiss. However, they decide not to do anything about it due to her history with Ross; but Ross, having seen the kiss, tries to get back at Rachel by dating other women. After realizing that her situation with Ross is too weird, Rachel and Emma move in with Joey, and Rachel develops a crush on him, only to be disheartened when he starts dating Charlie ( Aisha Tyler) a new paleontology professor at the university whom Ross has a crush on. The group travels to Barbados in the finale to hear Ross give a keynote speech at a paleontology conference. Joey and Charlie break up upon realizing they have nothing in common, and Joey realizes that Rachel has feelings for him, but says they cannot pursue this because of Ross. However, upon seeing Ross and Charlie kiss each other, he goes to Rachel's hotel room, and the finale ends with the two of them kissing. Season 10 The tenth season brings several long-running storylines to a close. Joey and Rachel try to contend with Ross's feelings about their relationship and decide it would be best to remain friends. Charlie breaks up with Ross to get back together with her ex-boyfriend. Phoebe and Mike get married mid-season outside the Central Perk coffee house. Monica and Chandler apply to adopt a child and are chosen by Erica ( Anna Faris. Following this, Monica and Chandler prepare to move to a house in the suburbs to raise their family, saddening everyone, including Joey who becomes upset with the changes in his life. In the series finale, Erica gives birth to fraternal twins, to Monica and Chandler's surprise. Rachel gets fired from her job at Ralph Lauren when her boss catches her secretly interviewing for a new job a Gucci. She encounters her former Bloomingdale co-worker Mark, who offers her a new job at Louis Vuitton in Paris. Ross tries to get Rachel her job back by secretly meeting with her boss but eventually gives up after realizing that the Paris job is her dream job. When Rachel says a tearful goodbye to everyone but Ross at her going away party, a hurt and angry Ross confronts Rachel, and they end up sleeping together. Rachel leaves, and Ross — who now realizes he is in love with her — chases her to the airport. When he reaches her, Rachel realizes she loves him too, and gets off the plane at the last minute to reunite with him. The series ends with all the friends, plus Monica and Chandler's new babies, leaving the apartment together for a final cup of coffee at Central Perk. The show ends first with a shot of the keys to Monica and Chandler's apartment, on the counter table, and then with a shot of the apartment's purple door. Production Conception It's about sex, love, relationships, careers, a time in your life when everything's possible. And it's about friendship because when you're single and in the city, your friends are your family. — The original treatment used by Crane, Kauffman and Bright to pitch the series to NBC.  David Crane and Marta Kauffman began developing three new television pilots that would premiere in 1994 after their sitcom Family Album was cancelled by CBS in 1993.  Kauffman and Crane decided to pitch the series about "six people in their 20s making their way in Manhattan" to NBC since they thought it would fit best there.  Crane and Kauffman presented the idea to their production partner Kevin Bright, who had served as executive producer on their HBO series Dream On.  The idea for the series was conceived when Crane and Kauffman began thinking about the time when they had finished college and started living by themselves in New York; Kauffman believed they were looking at a time when the future was "more of a question mark. 40] They found the concept to be interesting, as they believed "everybody knows that feeling. 40] and because it was also how they felt about their own lives at the time.  The team titled the series Insomnia Cafe and pitched the idea as a seven-page treatment to NBC in December 1993.  42] At the same time, Warren Littlefield, the then-president of NBC Entertainment, was seeking a comedy involving young people living together and sharing expenses. Littlefield wanted the group to share memorable periods of their lives with friends, who had become "new, surrogate family members. 20] However, Littlefield found difficulty in bringing the concept to life and found the scripts developed by NBC to be terrible. When Kauffman, Crane and Bright pitched Insomnia Cafe, Littlefield was impressed that they knew who their characters were.  NBC bought the idea as a put pilot, meaning they risked financial penalties if the pilot was not filmed.  Kauffman and Crane took three days to write the pilot script for a show they titled Friends Like Us.  45] Littlefield wanted the series to "represent Generation X and explore a new kind of tribal bonding" but the rest disagreed. Crane argued that it was not a series for one generation, and wanted to produce a series that everyone would enjoy watching.  NBC liked the script and ordered the series. They changed the title to Six of One, mainly because they felt Friends Like Us was too similar to the ABC sitcom These Friends of Mine.  Casting The producers wanted Courteney Cox ( pictured) to portray Rachel, and Jennifer Aniston as Monica; However, Cox and Aniston disagreed, so Cox was cast as Monica and Aniston as Rachel Once it became apparent that the series was a favored project at NBC, Littlefield reported that he was getting calls from every agent in town, wanting their client to be a part of the series.  Auditions for the lead roles took place in New York and Los Angeles.  The casting director shortlisted 1, 000 actors who had applied for each role down to 75. Those who received a callback read in front of Crane, Kauffman and Bright. At the end of March, the number of potential actors had been reduced to three or four for each part, and were asked to read for Les Moonves, then-president of Warner Bros.  Having worked with David Schwimmer in the past, 47] the series creators wrote the character of Ross with him in mind, and he was the first actor cast.  Cox wanted to play the role of Monica because she liked the "strong" character, but the producers had her in mind to play Rachel because of her "cheery, upbeat energy" which was not how they envisioned Monica; after Cox's audition, though, Kauffman agreed with Cox, and she got the role.  50] When Matt LeBlanc auditioned for Joey, he put a "different spin" on the character.  He played Joey more simple-minded than intended and gave the character heart. Although Crane and Kauffman did not want LeBlanc for the role at the time, they were told by the network to cast him.  Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry and Lisa Kudrow were cast based on their auditions.  More changes occurred to the series's storylines during the casting process. The writers found that they had to adjust the characters they had written to suit the actors, and the discovery process of the characters occurred throughout the first season. Kauffman acknowledged that Joey's character became "this whole new being" and that "it wasn't until we did the first Thanksgiving episode that we realized how much fun Monica's neuroses are. 51] Writing In the weeks after NBC's pick up of Friends, Crane, Kauffman and Bright reviewed sent-in scripts that writers had originally prepared for other series, mainly unproduced Seinfeld episodes.  Kauffman and Crane hired a team of seven young writers because "When you're 40, you can't do it anymore. The networks and studios are looking for young people coming in out of college. 53] The creators felt that using six equal characters, rather than emphasizing one or two, would allow for "myriad storylines and give the show legs. 31] The majority of the storyline ideas came from the writers, although the actors added ideas.  Although the writers originally planned the big love story to be between Joey and Monica, the idea of a romantic interest between Ross and Rachel emerged during the period when Kauffman and Crane wrote the pilot script.  During the production of the pilot, NBC requested that the script be changed to feature one dominant storyline and several minor ones, but the writers refused, wanting to keep three storylines of equal weight.  NBC also wanted the writers to include an older character to balance out the young ones. Crane and Kauffman were forced to comply and wrote a draft of an early episode that featured "Pat the Cop. who would be used to provide advice to the other characters. Crane found the storyline to be terrible, and Kauffman joked, You know the kids [ sic] book, Pat the Bunny? We had Pat the Cop. NBC eventually relented and dropped the idea.  Each summer, the producers would outline the storylines for the subsequent season.  Before an episode went into production, Kauffman and Crane would revise the script written by another writer, mainly if something concerning either the series or a character felt foreign.  The hardest episodes to write were always "the first one and the last one of each season. 55] Unlike other storylines, the idea for a relationship between Joey and Rachel was decided on halfway through the eighth season. The creators did not want Ross and Rachel to get back together so soon, and while looking for a romantic impediment, a writer suggested Joey's romantic interest in Rachel. The storyline was incorporated into the season; however, when the actors feared that the storyline would make their characters unlikable, the storyline was wrapped up, until it again resurfaced in the season's finale. For the ninth season, the writers were unsure about the amount of storyline to give to Rachel's baby, as they wanted the show neither to revolve around a baby nor pretend there to be none.  Crane said that it took them a while to accept the idea of a tenth season, which they decided to do because they had enough stories left to tell to justify the season. Kauffman and Crane would not have signed on for an eleventh season, even if all the cast members had wanted to continue.  The episode title format—"The One. 56] —was created when the producers realized that the episode titles would not be featured in the opening credits, and therefore would be unknown to most of the audience. Episode titles officially begin with "The One. except the title of the pilot episode and the series finale " The Last One. " Filming The first season was shot on Stage 5 at Warner Bros.  NBC executives had worried that the coffee house setting was too hip and asked for the series to be set in a diner, but, eventually consented to the coffee house concept.  The opening title sequence was filmed in a fountain at the Warner Bros. Ranch at 4:00 am, while it was particularly cold for a Burbank morning.  At the beginning of the second season, production moved to the larger Stage 24, which was renamed "The Friends Stage" after the series finale.  Filming for the series began during the summer of 1994 in front of a live audience, who were given a summary of the series to familiarize themselves with the six main characters; 40] a hired comedian entertained the studio audience between takes.  Each 22-minute episode took six hours to film—twice the length of most sitcom tapings—mainly due to the several retakes and rewrites of the script.  Although the producers always wanted to find the right stories to take advantage of being on location, Friends was never shot in New York. Bright felt that filming outside the studio made episodes less funny, even when shooting on the lot outside, and that the live audience was an integral part of the series.  When the series was criticized for incorrectly depicting New York, with the financially struggling group of friends being able to afford huge apartments, Bright noted that the set had to be big enough for the cameras, lighting, and "for the audience to be able to see what's going on. 47] the apartments also needed to provide a place for the actors to execute the funny scripts.  The fourth-season finale was shot on location in London because the producers were aware of the series's popularity in the UK.  The scenes were shot in a studio with three audiences each made up of 500 people. These were the show's largest audiences throughout its run. The fifth-season finale, set in Las Vegas, was filmed at Warner Bros. Studios, although Bright met people who thought it was filmed on location.  Series finale The cast became very emotional while filming the final episode. Jennifer Aniston explained, We're like very delicate china right now, and we're speeding toward a brick wall. 61] The series's creators completed the first draft of the hour-long finale in January 2004, four months before its original airing. Crane, Kauffman and Bright watched the finales of other sitcoms to prepare the episode's outline, paying attention to what worked and what did not. They liked the ones that stayed true to the series, citing the finale of The Mary Tyler Moore Show as the gold standard. Crane, Kauffman, and Bright had difficulty writing the finale. They did not want to do "something high concept, or take the show out of the show. 62] The most critical parts of the finale were shot without an audience, and with a minimum number of crew members. The main cast enjoyed the finale and were confident that the fans would react similarly: 62] It's exactly what I had hoped. We all end up with a sense of a new beginning and the audience has a sense that it's a new chapter in the lives of all these characters. NBC heavily promoted the series finale, which was preceded by weeks of media hype.  Local NBC affiliates organized viewing parties around the U. S., including an event at Universal CityWalk featuring a special broadcast of the finale on an outdoor Astrovision screen.  The finale was the subject of two episodes of Dateline NBC, one of which ran for two hours. A one-hour retrospective of clips from previous episodes was shown before to the airing of the episode. Following the finale, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno was filmed on the set of the Friends ' Central Perk coffee house, which featured the series's cast as guests.  66] The advertising rates for the finale averaged 2 million for 30 seconds of commercial time, breaking the record held by the Seinfeld finale at 1. 7 million.  In the U. S., 52. 5 million viewers watched the finale on May 6, 2004, making it the most-watched entertainment telecast since the Seinfeld finale in 1998.  Although not the most-watched episode of the series, 67] the finale was the fourth most-watched series finale in television history, only behind the finales of M*A*S*H, Cheers and Seinfeld, which were respectively watched by 105, 80. 4 and 76. 2 million viewers. The retrospective episode was watched by fewer than 36 million viewers, and the finale was the second most-watched television broadcast of the year in the United States, only behind the Super Bowl.  Following the finales of Friends and Frasier, media critics speculated about the fate of the sitcom genre. Expressed opinions varied between a signalling of the end of the sitcom genre, a small decline in the large history of the genre, 64] and a general reduction of scripted television in favor of reality shows.  Reception Critical reception Early reviews of the series were mixed; and it holds a Metacritic score of 59 out of 100, based on 20 sampled reviews, indicating "mixed to average reviews. 68] Tom Feran of The Plain Dealer wrote that the series traded "vaguely and less successfully on the hanging-out style of Seinfeld. 69] while Ann Hodges of the Houston Chronicle called it "the new Seinfeld wannabe, but it will never be as funny as Seinfeld. 70] In the Los Angeles Daily News, Ray Richmond named the series as "one of the brighter comedies of the new season. 71] and the Los Angeles Times called it "flat-out the best comedy series of the new season. 72] The Chicago Sun-Times ' Ginny Holbert found Joey and Rachel's characteristics to be underdeveloped, 73] while Richmond commended the cast as a "likeable, youth ensemble" with "good chemistry. 71] Robert Bianco of USA Today was complimentary of Schwimmer, calling him "terrific. He also praised the female leads, but was concerned that Perry's role as Chandler was "undefined" and that LeBlanc was "relying too much on the same brain-dead stud routine that was already tired the last two times he tried it. 74] The authors of Friends Like Us: The Unofficial Guide to Friends thought that the cast was "trying just a little too hard" in particular, Perry and Schwimmer.  As the series progressed, reviews became more positive, and Friends became one of the most popular sitcoms of its time. It is now often ranked among the all-time best TV shows.  11] 12] Critics commended the series for having consistently sharp writing and for the chemistry between the main actors.  Noel Holston of Newsday, who had dismissed the pilot as a "so-so Seinfeld wannabe" in 1994, repudiated his earlier review after rewatching the episode and felt like writing an apology to the writers.  Heather Havrilesky of thought that the series "hit its stride" in the second season. Havrilesky found the character-specific jokes and situations "could reliably make you laugh out loud a few times each episode" and the quality of writing allowed the stories to be "original and innovative. 77] Bill Carter of The New York Times called the eighth season a "truly stunning comeback. Carter found that by "generating new hot storylines and high-decibel laughs" the series made its way "back into the hearts of its fans. 78] However, Liane Bonin of Entertainment Weekly felt that the direction of the ninth season was a "disappointing buzzkill" criticizing it for the non-stop celebrity guest spots and going into jump the shark territory. Although disappointed with the season, Bonin noted that "the writing [was] still sharp. 79] Havrilesky thought that the tenth season was "alarmingly awful, far worse than you would ever imagine a show that was once so good could be. 77] Friends was featured on Time ' s list of "The 100 Best TV Shows of All-Time" saying, the well-hidden secret of this show was that it called itself Friends, and was really about family. 80] Reviews of the series finale were mixed. USA Today ' s Robert Bianco described the finale as entertaining and satisfying and praised it for deftly mixing emotion and humor while highlighting each of the stars.  Sarah Rodman of the Boston Herald praised Aniston and Schwimmer for their acting, but felt that their characters' reunion was "a bit too neat, even if it was what most of the show's legions of fans wanted. 82] Roger Catlin of the Hartford Courant felt that newcomers to the series would be "surprised at how laughless the affair could be, and how nearly every strained gag depends on the sheer stupidity of its characters. 83] Ken Parish Perkins, writing for Fort Worth Star-Telegram, pointed out that the finale was "more touching than comical, more satisfying in terms of closure than knee-slappingly funny. 84] It may have been impossible for any one episode to live up to the hype and expectations built up around the Friends finale, but this hour probably came as close as fans could have reasonably hoped. Ultimately, the two-hour package did exactly what it was supposed to do. It wrapped up the story while reminding us why we liked the show and will miss it. — Robert Bianco of USA Today on the series finale.  Awards To maintain the series's ensemble format, the main cast members decided to enter themselves in the same acting categories for awards. Beginning with the series's eighth season, the actors decided to submit themselves in the lead actor balloting, rather than in the supporting actor fields.  The series was nominated for 62 Primetime Emmy Awards, 86] winning six. Aniston and Kudrow are the only main cast members to win an Emmy, while Cox is the only actor not to be nominated. The series won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2002, receiving nominations in 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, and 2003.  The series also won an American Comedy Award, 88] one GLAAD Media Award, 89] one Golden Globe Award, 90] three Logie Awards, 91] 92] six People's Choice Awards, 93] 94] one Satellite Award, 95] and one Screen Actors Guild Award.  Ratings The table below shows the ratings of Friends in the United States, where it consistently ranked within the top ten of the final television season ratings.  Rank" refers to how well Friends rated compared to other television series that aired during primetime hours of the corresponding television season. It is shown in relation to the total number of series airing on the then-six major English-language networks in a given season. "Viewers" refers to the average number of viewers for all original episodes, broadcast during the television season in the series's regular timeslot. The "season premiere" is the date that the first episode of the season aired, and the "season finale" is the date that the final episode of the season aired. So far, Friends has been the last sitcom to reach the no. 1 spot on television, as its successors were CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, American Idol, NBC Sunday Night Football, and NCIS. Following the September 11 attacks, ratings increased 17% over the previous season.  Syndication Because of syndication revenue, Friends continues to generate approximately 1 billion each year for Warner Bros. That translates into about 20 million in annual residuals each for Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, who each get 2% of syndication income for Friends.  All episodes became available on Netflix on January 1, 2015, introducing teenagers to the show. UK Friends reruns' ratings in 2015 increased by more than 10% annually. As of 2016 reruns' US weekly audience, not including streaming, of 16 million would make it a hit on network television were the show still being produced.  In the US the series has a syndication deal through multiple networks including Nick at Nite, TBS, and it also aired on Paramount Network through 2019. However, in July 2019, it was announced that from the beginning of 2020, Friends will not be available on Netflix in the US and instead will be shown on WarnerMedia's video-streaming service, HBO Max, which is currently scheduled to launch in late spring 2020 (the series remains on Netflix in several other markets. 102] In the interim, in the United States, the only way to stream the show is through the TBS app and website which have a limited number of episodes. Cultural impact Set of Central Perk at Warner Bros. Studios Although the producers thought of Friends as "only a TV show" psychologists investigated the cultural impact of Friends during the series's run. Aniston's hairstyle was nicknamed " The Rachel " and copied around the world.  Joey's catchphrase, How you doin. became a popular part of Western English slang, often used as a pick-up line or when greeting friends.  The series also influenced the English language, according to a study by the University of Toronto that found that the characters used the emphasized word " so " to modify adjectives more often than any other intensifier. Although the preference had already made its way into the American vernacular, usage on the series may have accelerated the change.  Chandler's habit of ending a sentence unfinished for sarcasm also influenced viewers' speech.  Friends has also been credited in helping non-English speaking students to learn the language. A 2012 poll by Kaplan International English Colleges found that more than a quarter (26% of its students cited the sitcom as the best show for helping them improve their English.  Notable individuals who have also said that the sitcom helped them learn English include Liverpool F. C. manager Jürgen Klopp, 106] BTS member RM  and Belgian professional golfer Thomas Pieters.  Friends is parodied in the twelfth season Murder, She Wrote episode "Murder Among Friends. In the episode, amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher ( Angela Lansbury) investigates the murder of a writer for Buds, a fictional television series about the daily lives of a group of city friends. The episode was devised after CBS moved Murder, She Wrote from its regular Sunday night timeslot to a Thursday night timeslot directly opposite Friends on NBC; Angela Lansbury was quoted by Bruce Lansbury, her brother and Murder, She Wrote ' s supervising producer, as having "a bit of an attitude" about the move to Thursday, but he saw the plot as "a friendly setup, no mean-spiritedness. 109] Jerry Ludwig, the writer of the episode, researched the "flavor" of Buds by watching episodes of Friends.  The Central Perk coffee house, one of the principal settings of the series, is part of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. People sometimes propose marriage on the couch, and many tourists cry when they sit on it.  The coffee house has inspired various imitations worldwide. In 2006, Iranian businessman Mojtaba Asadian started a Central Perk franchise, registering the name in 32 countries. The decor of the coffee houses is inspired by Friends, featuring replica couches, counters, neon signage and bricks. The coffee houses also contain paintings of the various characters from the series, and televisions playing Friends episodes. James Michael Tyler, who plays the Central Perk manager in the series, Gunther, attended the grand opening of the Dubai cafe, where he worked as a waiter.  Central Perk was rebuilt as part of a museum exhibit at Warner Bros. Studios and was shown on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in October 2008. Jennifer Aniston visited the set for the first time since the series finale in 2004.  From September 24 to October 7, 2009, a Central Perk replica was based at Broadwick Street, Soho, London. The coffee house sold real coffee to customers and featured a display of Friends memorabilia and props, such as the Geller Cup from the season three episode "The One with the Football. 112] In Beijing, business owner Du Xin opened a coffee shop named Central Perk in March 2010.  After filming on the finale concluded, Stage 24 at Warner Bros Studios, where Friends had been filmed since Season 2, was renamed "The Friends Stage. In India, there are six Friends -themed cafes, located in Chandigarh (named Central Perk) Kolkata; and West Bengal (named F. R. I. N. D. Cafe) which features many icons from the original T. V. series, including Chandler and Joey's ugly dog statue, the orange sofa, the purple door of Monica and Rachel's apartment, and Phoebe's pink bicycle. The other three cafes are located in Delhi, Gurgaon; Bhubaneswar, Odisha; and Pune, Maharashtra.  115] There are two Friends themed cafes in Pakistan as well—one in Lahore, Punjab known as "Friends Cafe" and the other in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa called "Central Perk. Both of those cafes have an iconic couch, a guitar and foosball table, quotes from the show on the walls and even episode reruns on a projector. They're also planning to have their own Gunther at the bar.  In 2016, a Central Perk replica was opened in Outram, Singapore. It is the only Central Perk that has been given the intellectual property rights by Warner Bros. outside of the United States. The cafe also includes feature walls, replicating the walls of the main characters's apartments and memorabilia and props used on the show.  118] In August 2019, it was announced that a Central Perk Lego set would be launched to mark the show's 25 anniversary.  Friends has also developed an alternative family lifestyle by representing young people that live unconventional domestic lives. It presents the idea that "all you need is good friends" and can construct families through choice. The audience is able to identify with the program through the troubles seen on weekly episodes. It portrays a new way of living life and developing relationships which are not normally seen in conventional society.  According to a pop-culture expert at the University at Buffalo, Friends is "one of those rare shows that marked a change in American culture. The images of youth and the roles they portray are better defined and represent a lifestyle that centres around creating and sustaining relationships between friends running their own lives and seeking help from each other.  Vox stated that Friends impacted the creation of other conflictless "hangout sitcoms" with groups of adult friends who are funny and have similar character traits. One example of this is How I Met Your Mother, which The Guardian ' s TV and radio blog notes also shares its setting with Friends, Manhattan. Other examples include The Big Bang Theory, New Girl, and Happy Endings.  123] 124] 125] Readers of TV Guide voted the cast of Friends their Best Comedy cast of all time, ranking at 29% of the votes, beating Seinfeld, which registered 18. 126] A poll undertaken by 60 Minutes and Vanity Fair named Friends the third greatest sitcom of all time.  In 2014, the series was ranked by Mundo Estranho the Best TV Series of All Time.  A 2015 Hollywood Reporter survey of 2, 800 actors, producers, directors, and other industry people named Friends as their #1 favorite show.  Reunion On November 12, 2019, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Warner Bros TV is developing a Friends reunion for HBO Max that would feature the whole cast and creators returning.  The reunion is expected to be released in early 2020.  Distribution Broadcast United States After the produced pilot lived up to NBC's hopes, the series premiered with the name Friends on September 22, 1994, in the coveted Thursday 8:30 p. m. time slot. The pilot aired between Mad About You and Seinfeld, 20] and was watched by almost 22 million American viewers.  The series was a huge success throughout its run and was a staple of NBC's Thursday night line-up, dubbed by the network as Must See TV.  When Crane told reporters in 2001 that the ninth season was a possibility, critics believed that he was posturing and that at least two of the cast members would not sign on for another season.  When it was confirmed that Friends would return for a ninth season, the news was mainly about the amount of money—7 million per episode—that it took to bring the series back for another season.  After year-long expectations that the ninth season would be the series's last, NBC signed a deal in late December 2002 to bring the series back for a final tenth season. The series's creative team did not want to extend negotiations into the next year and wanted to start writing the rest of the ninth-season episodes and a potential series finale.  NBC agreed to pay 10 million to Warner Bros. for the production of each tenth-season episode, the highest price in television history for a 30-minute series.  Although NBC was unable to bring in enough advertising revenue from commercials to cover the costs, the series was integral to the Thursday night schedule, which brought high ratings and profits to the other television series.  The cast demanded that the tenth season be reduced from the usual 24 episodes to 18 episodes to allow them to work on outside projects.  In fall 2001, Warner Bros. Domestic Cable made a deal with sister network TBS (both are owned by Time Warner) to air the series in rerun syndication. Warner Bros. Domestic Cable announced that it had sold additional cable rights to Friends to Nick at Nite which began airing in the fall of 2011 (unlike the TBS and broadcast syndication airings, Nick at Nite broadcasts of the series, which began airing as part of a seven-night launch marathon on September 5, 2011, replace the end credit tag scenes with marginalized credits featuring promotions for the series and other Nick at Nite programs. was expected to make 200 million in license fees and advertising from the deal. Nick at Nite paid 500, 000 per episode to air the episodes after 6 p. ET for six years through fall 2017. In syndication until 2005, Friends had earned 4 million per episode in cash license fees for a total of 944 million.  Comedy Central began airing reruns of Friends on October 12, 2019. International Friends premiered in the UK in April 1995, with Season 1 broadcasting until September on Channel 4 at 9:30 PM on Friday nights, and immediately became very popular, with the theme song by the Rembrandts hitting number 3 in the UK singles charts in September 1995. It had since aired on different channels in the UK in their original, unedited international versions prior to their being re-edited for US broadcast and syndication. These versions, with additional footage not seen domestically, have aired on such stations as Channel 4, Sky1, E4, and Comedy Central UK.  135] 136] 137] 138] On September 4, 2011, Friends officially ended on E4 after the channel re-ran the series since 2004. Comedy Central took over the rights to air the program from October 2011. Since 2018 Channel 5 started airing the program. In the Republic of Ireland, each season of the show made its European debut on RTÉ2. After 2004 RTÉ2 began to repeat the series from the start before moving over to TV3 and its digital channel 3e in 2010.  140] As of February 2015, repeats of the show have returned to RTÉ2 while also broadcasting on Comedy Central Ireland.  142] Series 10's finale in the UK, broadcast on May 28, 2004, was on Channel 4. It was broadcast from 9pm to 10pm and attracted Friends' largest UK audiences. It attracted almost 10 million viewers, and is currently standing at Number 10 in Channel 4's most-watched shows. Big Brother was moved to 10pm, which Friends had beaten. Friends got 9. 6 million viewers at 9pm, while Big Brother 5 ' s launch attracted 7. 2 million viewers at 10pm, which is the most-watched premiere on UK TV ever. However, on January 3, 2007, Celebrity Big Brother 5 ' s launch was watched by 7. 3 million viewers, and its eviction on January 19, 2007 was watched by 8. 7 million viewers. Friends has aired in Australia on the Seven Network (season 1 only) Nine Network (season 2–10) Network Ten (2007–09, repeats) on GEM (a sub-channel of the Nine Network) and on pay TV channel TV Hits formerly aired on Arena, 111 Hits.  144] The show is broadcast on TV2 in New Zealand.  In Canada, the series was broadcast on Global. In later years, it was syndicated on several of its cable sibling networks, including Slice, DTour, and TVTropolis, its previous incarnation.  147] In India, the show is broadcast by Comedy Central at various times. It is the most-watched English language show in the country.  In the Philippines, the show was originally aired on ABC-5 from 1996 to 2005 and ETC from 2005 to 2014. In Greece, the show was broadcast on Star Channel.  In Cyprus, Friends aired on CyBC 2 while reruns air on TVOne.  Remastering Beginning on March 5, 2012, high definition versions of all 236 Friends episodes were made available to local broadcast stations, starting with the pilot episode. For the remastered episodes, Warner Bros. restored previously cropped images on the left and right sides of the screen, using the original 35 mm film source, to use the entire 16:9 widescreen frame. However, because the show was not originally filmed for widescreen, but rather filmed in 4-perf format and protected for 4:3, some cropping problems arise in some shots where information from the top and bottom of the frame is removed, and some expanded shots reveal unintentional artifacts, including set edges, boom mics and body doubles replacing some of the main cast. In early versions of the HD remasters, there were also a few shots, including chroma effects shots, which were sourced from standard-definition 480i videotape sources, as not all of the footage had been located in time for the remaster; the original film sources for these shots were later rescanned for later broadcast and release.  These masters had been airing in New Zealand on TV2 since January 2011.  Netflix added all ten seasons of Friends in high definition to their streaming service in the United States on January 1, 2015. Home media Streaming In October 2014, Warner Bros. chairman and chief executive officer, Kevin Tsujihara, announced that the company had licensed the North American streaming rights of all ten seasons of Friends to Netflix, 153] 154] in a deal said to be worth around 500, 000 an episode, 155] or about 120 million in total. The show became available on Netflix from January 1, 2015.  The Netflix airings are the versions aired on NBC rather than the longer international versions, as discussed below. The series left Netflix on January 1, 2020, as it will begin streaming on HBO Max in May 2020.  Blu-ray and DVD All ten seasons have been released on DVD individually and as a box set. Each Region 1 season release contains special features and are presented in their aforementioned original international broadcast versions, although Region 2 releases are as originally aired domestically. For the first season, each episode is updated with color correction and sound enhancement.  A wide range of Friends merchandise has been produced by various companies. In September 1995, WEA Records released the first album of music from Friends, the Friends Original TV Soundtrack, containing music featured in previous and future episodes. The soundtrack debuted on the Billboard 200 at number 46, 158] and sold 500, 000 copies in November 1995.  In 1999, a second soundtrack album entitled Friends Again was released.  Other merchandise includes a Friends version of the DVD game " Scene It. and a quiz video game for PlayStation 2 and PC entitled Friends: The One with All the Trivia.  162] On September 28, 2009, a box set was released in the UK celebrating the series's 15th anniversary. The box set contained extended episodes, an episode guide, and original special features.  Warner Home Video released a complete series collection on Blu-ray on November 13, 2012.  The collection does not feature the extra deleted scenes and jokes that were included on prior DVD releases, and are therefore presented in their NBC broadcast versions. In Australia, the original released DVDs were released were fold out box sets which contained three discs and released as follows: Season 1 and Season 2 on March 13, 2002, Season 3 and Season 4 on July 9, 2002, Season 5, 6 and 7 on July 29, 2002, Season 8 on March 18, 2003, Season 9 on February 11, 2004 and Season 10 on November 24, 2004. Repackaged sets, slimmed into regular DVD cases also containing three discs were released from 2003 to 2004. Collector's Edition sets were released from September 9, 2003 through to February 1, 2006, these sets contains 4 discs, in fat DVD cases, with extra bonus material. On October 4, 2006, the individual seasons were repackaged into regular DVD case sets and marked as "Including Brand New Bonus Disc. Once again each individual season were repackaged with new artwork on March 31, 2010. The first complete series boxset on DVD was released around 2004 or 2005, this was titled 'The One With All Ten Seasons" and the packaging was a black box with a lift up lid and contains exclusive packaging for all ten seasons. The second complete series boxset was released August 21, 2013 and was a red box which contained the 2010 individual season sets inside. On October 1, 2014 was the 20th Anniversary boxset, this was a white box and contained the same 2010 individual releases inside. On October 7, 2015, another boxset was released 'The One With All Ten Seasons" the same name used on the original boxset, however this time slimmed down and contains the 2010 individual releases inside. The outer box is open on insert side for the cases to slide in and out, more of a budget release. In 2016, a repackaged 'The Complete Series' Blu-Ray boxset was issued, contenting the same 10 individual season in the original set, however the box is more cut down and is opened on one side, and also does not include the book that contained the episode guide. DVD name Eps DVD release dates Blu-ray release dates Region 1 Region 2 Region 4 Region A Region B UK Region B Australia The Complete First Season 24 April 30, 2002  May 29, 2000  October 4, 2006  April 30, 2013 The Complete Second Season September 3, 2002  169] October 4, 2006  The Complete Third Season 25 April 1, 2003  October 4, 2006  The Complete Fourth Season July 15, 2003  October 4, 2006  The Complete Fifth Season November 4, 2003  October 4, 2006  The Complete Sixth Season January 27, 2004  July 17, 2000  October 4, 2006  The Complete Seventh Season April 6, 2004  October 25, 2004  October 4, 2006  The Complete Eighth Season November 9, 2004  October 25, 2004  October 4, 2006  The Complete Ninth Season March 8, 2005  October 25, 2004  October 4, 2006  The Complete Tenth Season 18 November 15, 2005  October 25, 2004  October 4, 2006  The Complete Series 236 November 15, 2005 November 14, 2006 (re-issue) April 16, 2013 (re-issue 2013) September 17, 2019  re-issue 2019) October 2, 2006 November 12, 2007 (re-issue) September 28, 2009 (15th Anniversary Edition) November 13, 2012 November 12, 2012 November 21, 2012 ( JB Hi-Fi exclusive) August 21, 2013 Spin-off LeBlanc hoped that by having his own show, Joey, probably the least evolved character" on Friends, would become more developed.  Joey After the series finale in 2004, LeBlanc signed on for the spin-off series, Joey, following Joey's move to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. Kauffman and Crane were not interested in the spin-off, although Bright agreed to executive produce the series with Scott Silveri and Shana Goldberg-Meehan.  NBC heavily promoted Joey and gave it Friends ' Thursday 8:00 pm timeslot.  196] The pilot was watched by 18. 6 million American viewers, 197] but ratings continually decreased throughout the series's two seasons, averaging 10. 2 million viewers in the first season and 7. 1 million in the second.  The final broadcast episode on March 7, 2006, was watched by 7. 09 million viewers; 198] NBC cancelled the series on May 15, 2006, after two seasons, leaving eight episodes unaired.  Bright blamed the collaboration between NBC executives, the studio and other producers for quickly ruining the series: 60] On Friends, Joey was a womanizer, but we enjoyed his exploits. 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External links Official website Friends on IMDb Friends at Friends on Rotten Tomatoes Friends at Curlie Friends at The Interviews: An Oral History of Television v t e Nielsen Media Research top-rated United States network television show 1950s 50–51: Texaco Star Theater 51–52: Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts 52–53, 53–54, 54–55: I Love Lucy 55–56: The 64, 000 Question 56–57: I Love Lucy 57–58, 58–59, 59–60: Gunsmoke 1960s 60–61: Gunsmoke 61–62: Wagon Train 62–63, 63–64: The Beverly Hillbillies ( S1, S2) 64–65, 65–66, 66–67: Bonanza 67–68: The Andy Griffith Show (S8) 68–69, 69–70: Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In 1970s 70–71: Marcus Welby, M. D. 71–72, 72–73, 73–74, 74–75, 75–76: All in the Family ( S2, S3, S4, S5, S6) 76–77: Happy Days (S4) 77–78, 78–79: Laverne & Shirley ( S3, S4) 79–80: 60 Minutes 1980s 80–81, 81–82: Dallas ( S4, S5) 82–83: 60 Minutes 83–84: Dallas (S7) 84–85: Dynasty 85–86, 86–87, 87–88, 88–89: The Cosby Show ( S2, S3, S4, S5) 89–90: Roseanne (S2. The Cosby Show (S6) 1990s 90–91: Cheers (S9) 91–92, 92–93, 93–94: 60 Minutes 94–95: Seinfeld (S6) 95–96, 96–97: ER ( S2, S3) 97–98: Seinfeld (S9) 98–99: ER (S5) 99–2000: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2000s 00–01: Survivor (S2-AO) 01–02: Friends (S8) 02–03, 03–04, 04–05. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation ( S3, S4, S5) 05–06, 06–07, 07–08, 08–09, 09–10: American Idol ( S5, S6, S7, S8, S9) 2010s 10–11: American Idol (S10) 11–12: NBC Sunday Night Football 12–13: NCIS (S10) 13–14, 14–15, 15–16, 16–17: NBC Sunday Night Football 17–18: The Big Bang Theory (S11) 18–19: NBC Sunday Night Football.
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Its been a month since he left me by ghosting and got back to his ex back and I couldnt care less. Im better than ever without that toxic relationship. Shoutout to all my heartbroken gals and boys. Youll be okay and better 💗. Enter your email for news and alerts from Friends of the Earth The federal government's decision to place a a nuclear waste storage site at Kimba on SA's Eyre Peninsula turned deaf ears to the opposition... A recent visit to South West Victoria has deeply troubled Friends of the Earth. Perhaps the most haunting image of the crisis facing koalas... Many people would have seen the recent story regarding koala massacre currently occurring in South West Victoria published over the weekend. Choose the type of donation youd like to make to help continue Friends of the Earths work Discover more about our work and how you can help.
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Friends friends. This show isnt even worth 1 star. Bad actors bad Story line etc etc. Whilst appreciating there are many fans, I have tried to watch Friends several times since it started and has been repeated. Ten minutes has been the maximum before I turn off. I suspect thats if you like more thoughtful comedy like Frasier, early Big Bang or Parks and Recreation then Friends may not be to your taste.
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So thank god friends is shot in the days when the political correctness does not ruin the jokes. Only started watching your vlogs a few days ago and I seriously cant stop watching you guys plus have recently subscribed 💕💕 your a cute couple ❤️❤️ Lots Of Love From The 🇬🇧 Uk 💜🧡💙. Eaux my goodness, Eaux Claires The inaugural Eaux Claires Music Festival in Wisconsin this past weekend was one of my favorite music festivals I have ever been to. I went because of the absolutely ridiculous lineup, hand-curated by Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Aaron Dessner (The National) and was floored by the community spirit, constant collaboration of musicians I love, and air of joy that permeated the festival. Entering under a rainbow of gossamer delight by “Minneapolis yarnbomber” HOTTEA: The first set of the festival for me was the freewheeling warmth and elasticity of Hiss Golden Messenger, whose redolent album Lateness of Dancers (out on Merge Records) Ive been listening to a lot all this spring and summer. I was dancing too hard to get any good photo or video, but they were tremendously good live, all their songs taking on new color and sounding somehow even better than on the album– especially when they were joined by the No BS! Brass Band, who delightfully showed up on stage and in the crowd at all the most wonderful times during the festival. It also made me so happy to see Justin Vernon standing sidestage for most of their set, singing along and thumping on his chest; thats one of the best feelings to see something youve booked and worked to make happen finally set off rolling: With an entirely new backing band from the folks that we hosted at my house and in the chapel, Chris Porterfields Field Report was the next on my schedule to see. After traversing the lush green forest path between stage areas (happily) I arrived to hear a completely reworked version of “I Am Not Waiting Anymore, ” a deep deep favorite of mine. Even re-envisioned as a faster, more rollicking alt-countrified tune, it still gets deep in my gut every time– the word structure, the evocation. The songs they played off Marigolden, the new record, were also incredible in the live setting. Chris writes songs that are so real and honest, in the lyrical content, in the potency of delivery. Theyre unflinching, and I like that. Okay, so — new to me, because Ive been slow on the uptake lately: Sylvan Esso holy shit completely blew my hair back (not literally because it was ten thousand degrees + humid and my hair was a giant damp frizzball of drippy sweat, even moreso dancing under the tent for their set. Amelia Meath of Mountain Man (and also one of the busier guest performers of the festival, singing also with Hiss Golden Messenger and Phil Cook) and Nick Sanborn of Megafaun make rich, haunting, shimmery confections of eminently danceable music together. AND AMELIA MOVES LIKE THIS, while wearing (not pictured) 4-inch platform shoes and singing like a complete badass: I fell in love. I bought the full album immediately and am praying for enough hot summer lazy days left to listen to it on nonstop repeat. (also check out the super cool Song Exploder podcast about the roots and guts and words of this song, which made me like them even more) Friday nights set from The National was what I was looking forward to the most from this weekend. I hadnt seen them since that atom bomb of a performance at Red Rocks in 2013, and was feeling just about recovered enough to let them rip it all back open. They delivered a set that was even more tightly furious and darkly melodic than Id seen in a while from them. Matt seemed especially electrified, as he paced and screamed (and they performed both “Abel” and “Mr. November”. and then leapt into a crowd that I feared might actually consume him during “Terrible Love” (I confess to a hearty clasping of his arm when the eddy of the sweaty crowd shoved him into my orbit. Also, because of the massive group of friends assembled as co-performers on the bill of the weekend, the set contained some pretty incredible guests. YOU GUYS JUSTIN VERNON SANG ON “SLOW SHOW”: even though Matt had to publicly chastise him for wearing shorts; this is a classy band, man! Sufjan came out for several songs; here singing “Afraid of Everyone” with Matt: AND, as a kicker, there was a closing singalong to “Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks” with both Sufjan Stevens and Justin Vernon. After severe weather sirens going off at 2:30am in the UW-Eau Claire dorms that this California girl had zero idea how to deal with (google. after surviving and not being washed away, Saturday morning crested crisp and full of the promise of another whole day of wonderful performances. The sound of Phil Cook wafting through the air made me stop my foraging for food and book it across the field immediately to begin dancing with a troupe of barely-clad college dudes (“vodka for breakfast, guys, amirite? ” – my friend Michelle) for a wildly fun set that left me looking up all the music I could find from this talented gent. He also played with Hiss Golden Messenger, and is also in Megafaun. Its all a big circle of goodness, and I definitely intend to troll around in his catalog. The performance of this song at the festival was a beast: After having the honor of LNZNDRF (“Lanzendorf”) playing at my college in the spring with a special chapel rehearsal that I am working to bring you a glimpse of, I was really excited to see this experimental band play again. With core members Ben Lanz (The National, Sufjan Stevens, Beirut) and the Devendorf brothers (Scott and Bryan, from The National) they were joined this weekend by Josh Kaufman (a musician who plays with Yellowbirds and Josh Ritter) and trumpeter Kyle Resnick of The National. Together they created this otherworldy miasma of sounds that played off each other to build and dissipate under the little tent space where they played their surprise show. Watching their intuitive knowledge of each other as musicians is a joy, as they weave each performance together freshly – with no traditional setlist of songs, just a scaffolding of new sound creations, insistent and expansive. PHOX premiered a spirited and imaginative short film at the fest, ostensibly about their mad dash to get to the festival in time in a zigzag across Wisconsin, punctuated by genies and dastardly lumberjacks, but really maybe about Monicas quest to find her voice and learning to not look inside a bottle (ahem. After a midnight screening on the lawn Friday, they repeated the showing immediately before their Saturday late afternoon set. Perhaps augmented by the film but also just by the fact that this band is fucking magical (and Ive crowed it since the first time I heard their dulcet earworm creations) they received one of the warmest and loudest home-state welcomes from the crowd of any band I saw all weekend. I was hoping theyd play “No Lion, ” the cover from the chapel session we recorded, but instead and even better, the culmination of their spirited set was a new a capella creation that was jawdropping. My heart swells for these kids. Everything about them just keeps getting better. Two other memorable punctuations of the weekend included a crowd singalong with Vermont songwriter Sam Amidon conducting us enthusiastically in traditional melodies ( listen) complete with sheet music, and Field Reports Chris Porterfield joining in as he walked by: …and a whimsical “Forever Love” matinee show with original compositions by Bryce and Aaron Dessner on a special woodland stage with elaborate set. This festival was crafted to be punctuated by little moments of delight and surprise. It made it feel so much fresher and more intimate, more honest. than a lot of other large festivals Ive gone to. Even though it had 22, 000 attendees, it felt closer in spirit to something like the Doe Bay Fest / Timber Music Fests of the Pacific Northwest that Ive had the joy of being a part of. I think thats really saying something about Justin and Aarons design for this happening. I had some strong ruminations during Bon Ivers closing set (pictured here with The Staves on backing vocals and S. Carey as one of two. drummers) As introduction, there was an exceedingly genuine, heart-swelling speech given before Bon Ivers set by festival narrator Michael Perry (a music writer from Eau Claire, and man who Justin later said was one of the most important friendships of his life. He said: “If you hold yourselves still and silent now, you can feel that river, runnin behind you, running through the night, running through all time. Its good to have music near a river. Theres this idea of baptism, of absolution, no matter what you believe. Better yet, its good to have music at a place where two rivers come together–a confluence. For what are we but a confluence? A confluence that lives and breathes, a confluence of dream and song, a confluence of 22, 000 beating hearts. And so here we are, cradled by a river in a sanctuary of song: craving consecration, exaltation. On bended knee, seeking benediction. ” With that, Justin launched seamlessly into the first live performance of his song “Heavenly Father, ” and closing vespers, so to speak, began. And it felt like benediction indeed. I kept thinking all weekend that I was glad to be in a crowd where there were blatant hearts on actual sleeves everywhere. I saw so many Justin Vernon words permanently inscribed in flesh. More than just a gathering of the converted, a festival of the fanboys and fangirls, I was surprised that I was pretty deeply moved at (for instance) the lanky, athletic-looking dude standing behind me in the breakfast line with “and i told you to be patient and i told you to be fine and i told you to be balanced and i told you to be kind” in a block of text over his heart. Weve heard that line a thousand times so as for it to become rote, but it wasnt rote when it was written — it was true and that is truth, and it struck me as such. I found myself remembering the deep beauty in wholehearted loving, in full-faced believing. As we sang along to the same words I sang back in 2009 in an afternoon set under San Francisco cypress trees, I thought about what might have been lost, whats changed and what hasnt. This weekend was one of fragmenting for me back into little pieces, so that I could examine and regrow some of the connective tissues and remember why it is we see and participate in live music, why we believe. In between the two new songs that Justin closed the Bon Iver set with, he tried to put into words what the festival and the weekend meant to him, as he visibly batted at tears in his eyes with a flick of his fingers. “I think what we give each other and what we can believe in each other, I think thats how we can become …greater. ” I love him for still shoving his heart out there, for still standing there bald-facedly being true and unflinching, believing in himself and music and us, all around him. The first thing I loved about Justin Vernon the first time I heard him and saw him live was a purity, and this festival seemed to capture that pure spirit–that urgent reaching for a real connection. I can think of very few better things to strive for in this life and in the songs we sing and the music we embrace. To quote my wonderful friend and accomplice at the fest, Michelle, I am going to be hungeauxver for weeks, I think. And I couldnt be more deeply happy. The Chippewa river, running through all time, and cradling all 22, 000 of us.
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What kind of things are you looking forward to? 1. With a new year comes brand new items in the shop - I'm really excited about all the new items we'll be getting in the shop over the coming months. 2. DOWNTON! Anyone else tuning in to season 4? Or anyone in the UK already seen it? Let's hope they don't kill off any characters we love this season; 3. I missed going last year because we had to open the shop but am headed back to Alt Summit again! I'm hosting a mini party with some lovely ladies 4. A brand new website with our very own shopping cart and all the products in our OHF stationery line finally online! We have quite a lot of products in our line like tape, tea towels, keychains. cards that have only been available at craft shows, but will now finally be available to all! Stay tuned. 2014: Hi friends! Happy 2014 to you. Last month was crazy with the shop ( wish every month was December, shop sales were intense. and we traveled around to quite a few craft shows, then went to Sacramento & Kansas City to spend time with both of our families. In total, we were only home 8 days in December! It's great to be home and for life to be sort of back to normal. Posting will be scattered over the next few weeks - we are transiting to Wordpress and getting a whole new! Thanks for sticking with the blog and checking in: Here's to an amazing new year filled with love, friends & family, and many new blessings. office: Shared some photos of the office a couple months ago and thought I'd share a few more. I spend a lot of time in my office, so it's important to have all sorts of elements & item such as functional, pretty, inspirational, and things I just like to collect that represent me. Did you know I am a total sucker for vintage office supplies? Or really any unique/fun office supplies in general. I'm talking, scissors, staplers, tape holders, stamps, letter holders, letter openers - you may judge me if you saw my collection; OHF Tape Intro & A Deal: Well we are back with a little holiday intro + deal - our latest addition to the OHF line! I posted a photo of our new tape the other day and got a great response. You guys are always so supportive! This new masking tape is printed on white background paper tape. We have designs in 1. 5. 5" width. The rolls are 20 yards long, which will last you quite some time. They won't be available online until next year but I have gotten quite a few inquires about it so I thought I'd do a little exclusive introduction sale since we have quite enough tape to go around; This offer is open until the end of the day ( or to the first 50 customers, whichever comes first) and will ship first thing tomorrow, Tuesday, December 17th! We have boxes lined up and labels ready to print. The 1. 5" width tape retails for 15 and is available in 4 styles. The. 5" retails for 8 and is available in 7 styles. There are a couple options you have for purchasing - you'll receive a discount & free shipping on your order! We'll even throw in a couple of another new product in our line - temporary tattoos: Package #1 - 2 Rolls of 1. 5" tape, 28 (Retail: 35) Package #2 - 4 Rolls of. 5"tape (Retail 35) Package #3 - 1 roll of 1. 5. 3 rolls of. 5" Retail 45) Package #4 - Holiday Package! Preset - comes with #1 Holiday Tape, 5 Thank you Tape. 9, Triangles! Retail: 30) DEAL IS NOW OVER. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT! please be sure to enter your tape choices! if tape choices are not left, we'll have to refund your order and move on to the next. thanks! 24 Merry Days / 150 to Little Low Studio: Hi Friends! Sorry I've been MIA here at the blog. I am back and excited to share a lovely giveaway with you from Little Low Studio, brought to you by 24 Merry Days! I am totally familiar with Catilin's work - we actually carry Little Low Studio in our shop and her cards are some of our best sellers! This is my favorite card and we actually can never keep it stocked because it sells out so quickly! There are so many fun items from Little Low Studio like Cards, Prints, Home Decor. Recipe Boxes, so be sure to head over to the shop and figure out what you'll spend your 150 on if you win; Good luck! Oh, and be sure to check out the 24 Merry Days website, just a little over half of the giveaways have been announced but there are still 10 more giveaways with some amazing prizes! To enter, simply use the Rafflecopter below! The giveaway will end December 21, 2013 at 11:59 pm PST and is open to US readers only. a Rafflecopter giveaway Hello! Hello strangers! Sorry I've been so silent at the blog, it has been pretty crazy around here! Nick & I have been exploring the sights & beautiful scenery of Seattle and we're currently in Portland now for Crafty Wonderland! I absolutely love Portland & Seattle so it wasn't too hard to decide to spend some time up here; We're also so very fortunate to have amazing employees that can run the shop while we're away. We stayed in a Treehouse the other night which I've wanted to do for quite some time. Today we're off to eat at all the many places Portland has to offer. Pok Pok, Voodoo, Screen Door here we come! Anyway, be sure to check back tomorrow for a very special giveaway - excited to be a part of 24 Merry Days. and Monday we're having a 24-hour sale on our new masking tape! Have a wonderful weekend friends.