Friends made its debut in 1994 on NBC (National Broadcasting Company). It went on to become one of the highest-rated shows on television. The show also proved lucky for Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow who won the celebrated Emmy Awards in 2002 for their outstanding performances in the show. The show showcases ten seasons. The story of Friends gives its viewers the light hearted laughs when these six friends share their experiences living a busy life in Manhattan, New York City. The relations here are a bit complex to understand but we find a very positive underlying message. The show makes us realize the importance of having friends in our lives. Friends is a winner of several awards and got nomination for 63 Prime Emmy Awards. It continuously kept it position among the top ten shows. Several similar shows and movies have been created on the basis of the story of Friends. Even after the show has ended still viewers cannot let it go, therefore all the season’s episodes are repeated throughout the world. To enjoy the heart warming comedy anytime, anyplace one can get hold of its DVDs.

A brief account of the story

The complicated story of Friends and its ten seasons presents all the six characters of Rachel Green, Monica Gellar, Phoebe Buffay, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing, and Ross Geller. In the story Rachel is an assistant buyer and Monica is a chef but keeps switching jobs. Both the girls are high school friends whereas Ross and Chandler are college mates, Joey and Phoebe came into the group much later. Ross is a three time divorcee who has a son from his first wife; he later falls in love with Rachel. Monica initially dates an eye doctor who happens to be her father’s friend but later goes on to marry Chandler. Chandler on the other hand works in a multi-national company as an official doing statistical analysis and data reconfiguration. He possesses cynical sense of humor which sometimes tends to make the situation tense. Lastly Joey is a Casanova having several girlfriends but professionally he is an actor who still needs to make his position in the field of acting.

Friends characters

Friends became a common name in almost every house throughout the world. Its first finale made history as it was watched by 52.5 million viewers on May 6th, 2004 making it the fourth most watched series finale. Its six leading characters are Rachel green played by Jennifer Aniston, Monica Geller portrayed by Courteney Cox Arquette, Phoebe Buffay played by Lisa Kudrow, Joey Tribbiani played by Matt LeBlanc, Chandler Bing played by Matthew Perry and lastly Ross Geller portrayed by David Schwimmer. The best part about the show is that equal prominence was given to all the characters instead of having one dominating protagonist. The cast shared a strong friendship even off the screen which showed on the screen enhancing their performance and giving it a real touch.