An American sitcom about a group of six young adults living in NYC created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman.

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Do the words 'Billy don't be a hero' mean anything to you?

In the pilot episode of Friends, there is a scene in Ross's apartment where he is talking to Joey and Chandler about his failed marriage with his ex-wife Carol. Ross says that he is worried that ...
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How did Joey & Chandler's Chick and Duck die?

I don't remember what happened to the first Chick and Duck that Joey and Chandler kept. Did they show in the show how they died? If yes, then please tell me the episode.
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What's wrong between Phoebe and her twin sister Ursula in Friends?

There is an episode of the very popular TV series Friends wherein Phoebe says that she wants to patch things up with her twin sister before their 30th Birthday (in a flashback in The One Where They ...
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What does 'How you doing?' by Joey mean?

The 'How you doing?' line of Joey in Friends is very famous. English is my third language. I seem it's general conversation dialogue. What's so special about it?
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How old is Ross Geller?

In season 3 of Friends, Ross Geller says that he is 29 years old. In season 4 of Friends, Ross again states that he is 29 years old. In season 5, Ross talks about getting divorced twice before ...
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Who wrote Phoebe's songs?

Phoebe's character has many songs she performs throughout the series. Was there a single person dedicated to writing songs for the character to perform? Was Lisa Kudrow improvising? Who wrote the ...
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Why doesn't Joey move back to the bigger apartment in Friends?

In the very popular TV Series Friends, the character Joey Tribbiani moves out from his small apartment (where he lived with Chandler) to a very big and expensive place when he gets a role in the soap ...
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How can Joey be cast in “Days of our Lives” while living in New York?

In the TV show Friends, which is based around six friends living in Manhattan, New York - Joey (Matt LeBlanc) gets cast in the TV show "Days of our Lives", which is filmed in Los Angeles. How is ...
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When did the writers plan that Monica and Chandler would get together?

When did the writers plan Monica and Chandler were going to get together in Friends? I am wondering how far in advance it was planned, as there's such a long history between the two characters.
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Why was Hugh Laurie credited as a Guest star in Friends?

I recently watched the episode The One with Ross's Wedding: Part Two of Friends, in which Hugh Laurie has a minor role. I noticed that he is mentioned in the credits as a Guest star. As a French ...
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Why did Phoebe hate massage parlors?

Though Phoebe was working as Massage Professional, why did she hate massage parlors? And convincing her friends not to go there?
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Jack and Chrissy reference in Friends by Chandler

In the Friends episode The one with two parties, while Mr. and Mrs. Green both came to the party and Monica was panicking why did Chandler say: what would Jack and Chrissy do? Who were Jack and ...
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Where are Monica and Chandler's apartments?

In the TV show Friends, what is the real world address for the building always shown in exterior shots of Monica's (and the separate apartment across the hall which was formally Chandler's, and is now ...
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Why does Phoebe always use the fake name Regina Phalange?

In Friends, I have noticed that Phoebe most of the time uses the same fake name: Regina Phalange. Is this random or has a story or some hidden meaning?
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Does “Central Perk” cafe exist?

Does "Central Perk" cafe exist in reality? Or did it ever exist in reality? I am guessing they used a set for that cafe but is there a real one?
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Do we ever see Joey's parents?

I remember Friends episodes with the parents of Monica and Ross. Chandler's parents also showed up in the early seasons, and there was a whole arc about Phoebe's mother. Rachel's parents also appear ...
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Keys to Monika's apartment

In one of the episodes of Friends, everybody gets locked out of Monika's apartment (the episode with the long winded discussion over the differentiation between "got the keys!" and "got the keys?"). ...
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Where did Ross sleep?

In Friends, when Ross moved in with Chandler and Joey, where was he sleeping? The apartment only had two rooms. Did he share a room with one of them?
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What was the first acting job of Joey Tribbiani seen in Friends?

Joey Tribbiani is shown as struggling actor from first season of Friends. He was shown acting in the fictional soap opera Days of Our Lives (DOOL). He also performs as a body double for the butt for ...
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Why is “…there’s two in martini!” funny?

From Friends: The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion [Scene: Chandler’s office, he is just finishing a meeting with his boss.] Doug: So thanks for the warm welcome. It’s good to have you ...
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Why did Phoebe live on the streets?

When Phoebe's mum died, Phoebe says she went and lived on the street - but why? Surely before her mother died they would have lived in a house, why would someone take it away from them?
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A scene in Friends where Joey remembers not understanding something

I am trying to place a scene in Friends so I can use the episode for a school project, but I can't seem to place it. Basically, it revolves around Joey not understanding anything that the rest of the ...
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Why was Monica Geller overweight in her younger years?

Monica Geller was shown as overweight in her early or college days in Friends. In all seasons she was shown as normal weight. Why was Monica Geller overweight in her early years? How did she become ...
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Why is “I am Guru Saj” funny?

In Friends Season 3 Episode 23: [Scene: Phoebe’s Herbal Guy’s office, Ross is there about his thing.] Guru Saj: You must be Ross. Ross: Hi. Guru Saj: I am Guru Saj. (takes the ...
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The “Ross-A-Tron” joke

In the 11th episode of the 7th series of Friends - The One With All The Cheesecakes Ross tries to use his "new nickname": Ross: Hey Joe, while you’re over there how about another beer for the ...
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Episode identification of divorce confusion scene

I want to know the season and episode of Friends in which this scene occurred: This scene was taken in Central Perk, where either Phoebe or Rachel is talking about some person, who just had divorce, ...
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Why did Chandler Bing get into the advertisement field?

Chandler Bing was working with a firm and then he changes his job. Why did Chandler Bing gets into advertisement field in Friends?
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What does the casting director mean by “be authentically, anatomically not Jewish” in Friends?

In the Friends episode The One With Ross and Monica’s Cousin, Joey auditions with a casting director; the plot is as described: The Casting Director: Terrific! Well uh, there’s one more thing. ...
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Billy Crystal & Robin Williams scene on Friends

There's the following scene in Friends: Robin: Why? Why?! What’s wrong with me?! Billy: What’s the matter? Robin: I have a feelin’... I, my wife is sleeping with her gynecologist. ...
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Joey and Phoebe's 'Deal with Santa' Explanation

In Friends Season 5 Episode 4 (The One Where Phoebe hates PBS): In one scene Joey says to Phoebe "And you know the Deal with Santa, right?" After some time the following conversation happens between ...
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Friends Episode Identification

I have been wondering this for a while, but as much as I try, I can't seem to find the answer. I really would appreciate if someone could tell me what episode of the tv show Friends this snippet is ...
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What does saying IKEA like this indicating?

In the TV-show Friends there's the following scene in Season 3 Episode 23: [Scene: Pete's apartment, Monica showing the gang around.] Monica: Okay, this is the den. Chandler: (sitting ...
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“Friends” episode where Chandler says he hates his job and the rest of the gang say they love their jobs

I cannot find which episode of Friends has this scene: they all sit in Central Perk and Chandler says he hates his work, while the rest of the gang say they love their jobs. I think the dialogue was ...
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Rachel-Ross “Europe Story” Doubt

Friends : The One With the Videotape (Season 08 Episode 04) Ross and Rachel were fighting over who came on to whom when they had sex. Later it was proved that Rachel came on to him. But my doubt is ...
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Margaritas three, four, and nine

In the uncut version of the Friends episode The One At the Beach (Season 3, Episode 25) there's the following scene: Phoebe: So, you’re all bored? Chandler: Yes! Phoebe: All right, I’m ...
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What's the point of switching Monica's and Rachel's rooms?

In Friends Season 3 Episode 22 there's the following scene: [Scene: Monica and Rachel's, Monica and Rachel are returning. Phoebe is still on hold.] Monica: Hey! Rachel: Hey! Phoebe: Oh, ...
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What movie was Joey talking about in 'The One with the Secret Closet'?

In the Friends episode 'The One with the Secret Closet' (S08E14) Joey describes a movie as having a door behind which no one knows what lies. When it opens, millions of flesh eating bugs come out. ...
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What does Phoebe mean when she says “I bet they're doing it”

Friends: 'The One With All The Resolutions' (Season 5 Episode 11) When Rachel and Joey find out that each of them knows about Chandler and Monica's secret affair Phoebe enters the apartment. Both of ...
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Why does Chandler tell the chick and the duck “back to Nintendo?”

In Friend Season 3 Episode 22 there's the following scene: Chandler: [entering, carrying the chick and duck] Hey! Can you take a duck and a chick to the theatre? Monica: Of course not. ...
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Was Monica Gellar a bad cook?

On Friends, there are frequent references to Monica's cooking. As I think back, most of them seem to be negative. "Monica's cheesecake is dry and peely", "At least all my songs don't taste like ...
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Rachel Hat Scene

In Friends Season 3 Episode 25 there's the following scene: Rachel: (approaching) Hey! Chandler: Hey! Joey: Hey-hey, check out the hat! (She is wearing this giant straw hat, the ...
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Why does Phoebe call Precious Susie?

In season 10 episode 1 of FRIENDS, Mike's girlfriend Susie comes to meet Mike at his home, then Phoebe and Susie have the following conversation: Susie: I mean are you guys getting back together ...
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In which episode did Joey teach Ross on how to caress a face?

I recall an episode of Friends with Ross telling Joey about a woman putting her fingers on his face and interpreting that as flirting. Joey, being a master at seduction, showed what actually caressing ...
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Joey's and Chandler's coded telephone conversation

In season 1 of Friends, during blackout, when Chandler was stuck in the ATM with a model named Jill, he tried to do some weird voice to let Monica know that he was stuck in the ATM with Jill Goodacre ...
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Why would Phoebe have been so intrigued with the wrestler's costumes?

From Friends: The One With The Ultimate Fighting Champion Monica: He [Pete] wanted to tell me he’s gonna compete is some ultimate fighting competition thingy ... it's like wrestling ... ... ...
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Why does Monica's apartment look different in s01e10?

I may have missed the explanation of this, but Monica's apartment looks very different from every other episode of Friends in episode 10 of the first season. Why is that?
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Episode where Phoebe goes around kissing different guys

Does anyone remember the episode from "Friends" where Pheobe says she isnt going to date a guy unless he is a good kisser? And she goes around kissing different guys to see if they are good kissers? ...
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When did Joey become an idiot?

Joey from Friends never started out an idiot. He started as a smart guy giving normal advice but at some point, the writers decided to change his personality. Can we pinpoint the exact episode when ...
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How did Monica Geller maintain her “skinny” weight after losing all that weight? [closed]

Monica in Friends lost around 110 lbs but I don't know how she maintained her weight after that. We have seen her working out in season 1 and 2 and that's only.
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Bert and Ernie reference in Friends

Friends Season 10 Episode 7..This is the scene where the adoption lady comes to visit Monica and Chandler. Joey: Guys? Everything ok? It's me, Joe... Chandler: (Screams to interrupt Joey) ...