May they be any extra obsessed? Friends featured a who’s who of A-list guest stars throughout its iconic run, however the present’s movie star attain didn’t finish there. Within the years because it initially aired, stars from each enviornment have professed their love for the sitcom.
Mates, starring Jennifer Aniston (Rachel Inexperienced), Courteney Cox (Monica Geller), Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe Buffay), Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribbiani), Matthew Perry (Chandler Bing) and David Schwimmer (Ross Geller), ran for 10 seasons from 1994 to 2004. The sequence received followers over with its relatable story strains, hilarious gags and romantic arcs.
Whereas many viewers tuned in because the present aired on NBC, others found it by way of cable reruns, DVD field units or streaming platforms. After years of hypothesis and demand for a reunion, HBO Max introduced in February 2020 that the six essential solid members would movie an unscripted particular that will drop in Might of that 12 months. Nevertheless, the coronavirus pandemic delayed the occasion, and it will definitely premiered in Might 2021.
Aniston, Cox, Kudrow, LeBlanc, Perry and Schwimmer returned to the original soundstage where the show was filmed, Stage 24 of the Warner Bros. Studio. The previous costars learn strains from outdated scripts, performed a trivia sport harking back to the one in season 4’s “The One With the Embryos,” mirrored on the present’s recognition and loved visits from previous visitor stars, together with Tom Selleck, Maggie Wheeler, James Michael Tyler, Elliott Gould, Christina Pickles and Thomas Lennon.
A number of megawatt stars — from David Beckham to Lady Gaga — participated in the reunion too. “It was actually thrilling, a bit intimidating, after which thrilling as a result of they like Mates a lot,” Kudrow advised Leisure Tonight in Might 2021.
Though some followers hoped the particular was an indication of extra to return, the cast made it clear that the reunion was a one-time thing. “It will actually make me cry however this would be the final time that we’re ever requested concerning the present as a gaggle, that we are going to do that,” Cox defined through the reunion. “We’re not gonna do that once more in 15 extra years.”
Kudrow additionally shot down the thought of stepping again into their roles. “That’s all as much as [creators] Marta [Kauffman] and David [Crane] and I as soon as heard them say, and I fully agree, that they ended the present very properly, everybody’s lives are very good,” she famous. “They must unravel all these good issues to ensure that there to be tales. I don’t need anybody’s joyful ending unraveled.”
Scroll by means of the gallery under to see which stars can’t get sufficient of Mates!