25th Friends Anniversary: Back Up Your Friends Mastery With These Well-Hidden Facts
Ohhhh Myyyyy Gaawwwd (In Janice’s voice) – It’s been 25 years since the all-time-favorite sitcom – Friends first aired on TV! Despite almost three decades have passed since its first season aired, Friends is still a highly popular TV show everybody likes to turn to. (One research even found that Friends was the most binge-watched show of 2018!)
In the honor of the audience’s most loved cast, we are revealing you 17 well-hidden facts about Friends! There will surely be a lot of Friends-themed quizzes these days, so make sure you back up your knowledge! In any case, if you’re a true Friends fan, you don’t want to discuss your favorite TV show ever again without knowing these 17 things. Let’s start!
1. The role of Ross was written for David Schwimmer
Although Eric McCormack who played Will in Will & Grace auditioned for Ross “two or three times”, the executive producer of Friends had Schwimmer in mind from the start.
The writers were developing Ross’s character in David’s voice from the mere beginning, and in fact, he was the first person cast on the show.