‘Friends’ Star Lisa Kudrow Doesn’t Watch Reruns Because She’s Saving Herself for a Cast Binge

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Friends is among the hottest sitcoms that has ever appeared on tv, and most of us can’t cease binging it. The beloved present follows the six titular “Friends” as they navigate life in New York City, profession points, romantic relationships, and maybe most significantly – you guessed it – friendship. 

The present was an enormous success when it was on-air, and has received a number of Emmys and Golden Globes. The six protagonists had been performed by David Schwimmer (Ross), Matthew Perry (Chandler), Matt LeBlanc (Joey), Courteney Cox (Monica), Jennifer Aniston (Rachel), and Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe), and all six of those actors had their profession launched by the rapid success of this present. 

All six forged members are notoriously shut associates in actual life, and lately Kudrow sat down with Aniston on a digital interview to reminisce about their days on Friends and discuss what each of them are to this point. You’d suppose that the entire present’s stars would love watching the present’s re-runs as a lot as the remainder of us, however Kudrow revealed that she by no means watches Friends episodes for an excellent cause.

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Lisa Kudrow reminisced about ‘Friends’ with co-star Jennifer Anniston

Kudrow and Aniston (who play Phoebe and Rachel, respectively) lately sat down for a video chat for Variety journal to speak about their present TV initiatives and to reminisce about their days on Friends. Interestingly, they’ve each lately acted alongside comic Steve Carell; Aniston in The Morning Show, and Kudrow in Space Force.

Fans liked watching these two discuss how they really feel once they watch episodes of Friends now. Aniston hilariously shared that the final time she and Courteney Cox (who performed Monica) frolicked, they spent hours simply watching bloopers of themselves from filming.

“I like stumbling on a Friends episode. This one time I used to be with Courteney, and we had been looking for one thing to reference, an outdated Friends factor. And then we discovered — there’s bloopers on-line — and we sat there on the pc like two nerds watching these bloopers laughing at ourselves,” Aniston revealed. Kudrow shared that she additionally watches bloopers of the forged on-line to recollect the great outdated days.

The cause Kudrow received’t watch ‘Friends’ episodes by herself

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Although she did say she watches the bloopers, Kudrow additionally shared that she received’t watch full re-run episodes of Friends. When requested why not, she had an excellent cause. “I don’t watch the show. I’m still not watching it in the hopes that one day we sit down and watch them together,” Kudrow informed Aniston. That makes full sense: watching outdated episodes of your individual present could be a lot extra significant of an expertise if it had been to be shared with the folks you created the present with! Thankfully, Aniston agreed: “I think it would be a lot of fun for us to do something like that,” she stated. If the day ever comes the place the six “friends” sit down collectively for a Friends binge, we hope it’s filmed so we get to see their reactions!

What’s subsequent for ‘Friends’

Kudrow and Aniston additionally touched on the query that Friends followers are dying to know the reply to: will there be a Friends reunion? There was lately a plan for HBO Max to launch a Friends reunion particular, and followers are holding their breath with pleasure. However, due to the present pandemic, filming has been delayed, and there’s not but a launch date in sight. However, it looks like Kudrow and Aniston are simply as hopeful as the remainder of us for the reunion to essentially occur.

“I think it’s going to be really fun also when we, if we ever get out of quarantine, get to do our reunion show,” Aniston commented within the video chat, to which Kudrow responded: “Yes, that will be really great. I can’t wait to do that. I really can’t wait to do that.” We can’t wait both!

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