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Here's what we have on NBC's long-running sitcom, "Friends". And, you can also read and download the original teleplays, here, at 8FLiX.

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Series Logline.

Three young men and three young women -- of the BFF kind -- live in the same apartment complex and face life and love in New York. They're not above sticking their noses into one another's business and swapping romantic partners, which always leads to the kind of hilarity average people will never experience -- especially during breakups. NBC

"Friends" Status Report.

What we know and what we don't.

Widely considered to be one of the best American sitcoms ever produced, "Friends" is 235 episodes of pop-culture goodness. The series aired on NBC in the United States and Canada from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004.

"Friends: The Reunion" aired on HBO Max in the USA on May 27, 2021. It's unscripted and not really an episode, per se. It's more like a documentary with the original cast, plus guest stars.

No additional seasons or episodes are planned.

PG
22 min/episode | Comedy, Romance

NBC TV Series | 1994 - 2004

10 Seasons | 235 Episodes

Information is current as of 01/17/2022

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Cast

Notable Cast
Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston...Rachel Green
Courteney CoxCourteney Cox...Monica Geller
Lisa KudrowLisa Kudrow...Phoebe Buffay
Matt LeBlancMatt LeBlanc...Joey Tribbiani
Matthew PerryMatthew Perry...Chandler Bing
David SchwimmerDavid Schwimmer...Dr. Ross Geller
James Michael TylerJames Michael Tyler...Gunther
Elliott GouldElliott Gould...Jack Geller
Christina PicklesChristina Pickles...Judy Geller
Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler...Janice
Paul RuddPaul Rudd...Mike Hannigan
Jane SibbettJane Sibbett...Carol
Helen BaxendaleHelen Baxendale...Emily Waltham
Jessica HechtJessica Hecht...Susan
June GableJune Gable...Estelle Leonard
Tom SelleckTom Selleck...Dr. Richard Burke
Aisha TylerAisha Tyler...Charlie Wheeler
Giovanni RibisiGiovanni Ribisi...Frank Buffay Jr.

Writers

Series Writers
David CraneDavid Crane...Writer (created by)
Marta KauffmanMarta Kauffman...Writer (created by)
Adam ChaseAdam Chase...Writer
Alexa JungeAlexa Junge...Writer
Jeff AstrofJeff Astrof...Writer
Mike SikowitzMike Sikowitz...Writer
Ira UngerleiderIra Ungerleider...Writer
Scott SilveriScott Silveri...Writer
Shana Goldberg-MeehanShana Goldberg-Meehan...Writer
Greg MalinsGreg Malins...Writer
Michael CurtisMichael Curtis...Writer
Betsy BornsBetsy Borns...Writer
Michael BorkowMichael Borkow...Writer

Awards

Notable Wins
Won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Another 71 wins and 220 nominations.
People's Choice Award2002...Favorite Television Comedy Series
People's Choice AwardJennifer Aniston...Favorite Female Television Performer
Emmy Award2002...Outstanding Comedy Series
Emmy AwardJennifer Aniston...Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Series Budget

(2004) U.S. Dollars
Budget (season 10)...$170,000,000
Episode...$10,000,000

Poster

Friends TV series poster

Sources

Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb/Getty
Budget Data...IMDb Pro
Poster...NBC Store
Awards...The 54th, 55th, Emmy Awards
Awards...29th People's Choice Awards
Studio...NBC/Universal
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Here's our stash of "Friends" scripts.

We have 16 scripts/teleplays from several seasons of "Friends".

What we have available are not transcripts. These are the real professionally written scripts, also called teleplays. They're scanned and digitized. Some are a little difficult to read because of that, but don't be discouraged from studying them.

But, they're a valuable resource for writers who aspire to script comedy. And, yes, fans of the show are more than welcome to download these scripts. After all, we're all Friends.

You can always have more "Friends"

Real scripts. Real talk. Read and download, in PDF, free!

Out of the original 235 episodes of "Friends", we have 16 scripts. As they come in, we'll add them here! Until then, enjoy what we do have!

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