02:34 PM EDT 09/16/2014
Originally posted 09/12/2014 07:00AM
Do you remember what you were doing in September 1994? Spending an inordinate amount of time in coffee houses, perhaps? Or were you getting some extra mileage out of your Green Day cassette?
In any case, one stereotypically '90s thing you probably weren't doing at the time was sporting "The Rachel," because at the time, not even Rachel had it. Friends debuted on Sept. 22, 1994.
But what's remarkable about that month in TV history is that it didn't just mark the beginning of Friends; it also gave pop culture other long-running shows, including ER, Chicago Hope, Party of Five and Touched by an Angel.
Twenty years later, we're looking back at when these shows premiered – back before anyone knew we'd still be watching a few weeks, let alone a few decades, down the line.
Originally posted 09/04/2014 05:45PM
It's something every Full House and Friends fan has wondered: How could the Tanners/Monica and Rachel possibly afford to live there?
Short answer: They couldn't. Because, reality.
But just how much do you need to suspend disbelief when it comes to this prime television real estate? Trulia decided to find out.
Originally posted 08/28/2014 07:00AM
Jimmy Kimmel was a big fan of Friends in the 1990s.
How big? Well, he claims to have written some fan fiction with himself in Ross's role.
So, when Jennifer Aniston visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday night to discuss her new movie Life of Crime, he confessed his secret to her – and enlisted her help in making his fantasy come true.
But wait, folks, there's more: Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow showed up, too.
Originally posted 07/18/2014 11:45AM
Best Friends forever Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow toasted to Courteney Cox's shiny new sparkler at dinner Wednesday night.
Originally posted 06/18/2014 03:00PM
But only if we get to hang out with the Huxtables, the Keatons, the Simpsons and more!
Originally posted 05/27/2014 01:30PM
Watch out, criminals – he'll be there for you.
Friends star David Schwimmer used his residual checks for good Memorial Day weekend, helping police investigate an alleged stabbing that occurred outside his Manhattan home.
Originally posted 05/21/2014 03:45PM
Originally posted 05/17/2014 05:05PM
John Stamos has one thing to say to a blogger who slammed sitcoms like Full House – have mercy!
Originally posted 04/22/2014 01:00PM
Friends fans maybe find it hard to believe, but it's been a decade since the Central Perk crew did their last fountain dance.
Originally posted 04/22/2014 09:00AM
Looks as if they won't be there for you.
Courteney Cox visited The Late Show Monday night and, when asked by Dave Letterman – per a federally mandated law that requires everyone to inquire about this – about a Friends reunion, Cox was unequivocal: No dice.
Stop trying to make a Friends reunion happen, everyone.
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