“FRIENDS.”, the TV series that taught us the lessons about friendship and love; how important are friends in our life; also gave us joy and laughter, by its humor and a perfect story line.
However, do you know these interesting facts about FRIENDS series?
- According to the first script, Joey and Monica would be couple later in series.
- In the beginning, original name of the show was Insomnia Café, which kept on changing to Friends like Us, Six of one and then finally FRIENDS title was decided.
- Per episode all the six main roles get $22,000 in first season. Then in 1997, they demanded $100,000 per episode, which was accepted by the producer as the show became so popular. That’s not all, in final season payment raised to $1,000,000 per episode.
- The episode “The One Where No One’s Ready” was filmed entirely in Monika’s apartment, as the show was low on budget.
- Remember that show Days of Our Life, where Joey used to play a role of a doctor, actually that show was a real TV show and Jennifer Aniston’s father used to play a role of Victor Kiriakis in that series.
- In the pilot episode, Monica forgot some lines from the script, as a result producers were tensed, whether Courteney Cox would be liked by audience or not. So a survey was conducted whether she stays or not and of course, results were in her favor.
- Many people didn’t notice that the Monika’s apartment number was changed from 5 to 20, as 5th room doesn’t represent that the apartment is on upper ground floor.
- Lisa Kurdrow was actually pregnant, which results in the story of phoebe carrying his brother’s children.
- Matthew Perry felt awkward around women, which was the reason he was best for the role of Chandler, as this was one of the characteristic of that role.
- According to producers, Courtney Cox was best for the role of Rachel. However, she played the role of Monika, as according to her Monika was a strong character in the show.
- If you have noticed, all the main characters kissed each other in the FRIENDS series except Phoebe and Ross.
- David Schwimmer was an awesome actor as well as director too, as he directed 10 episodes of the FRIENDS series.
And, of course, a lot more! Stay tuned for more facts 😀