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The Friends Reveal Who Had to Audition – and Who Didn't – in New Clips from Must-See TV Tribute

Originally posted 02/15/2016 01:45PM

Though the stars of Friends famously banded together after the sitcom skyrocketed to success, they weren't always following the same script during the casting process.

In a sneak peek at Sunday's NBC tribute to director James Burrows, Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen uncovers the dirt that not all the megastars-to-be had to audition for their roles.

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See 5 of the 6 Friends Cast Reunite in First Official Shots from NBC's James Burrows Tribute

Originally posted 02/11/2016 05:00PM

There (almost) all there!

The cast of Friends – minus Matthew Perry – gathered for NBC's James Burrows tribute, and Entertainment Weekly has the first official photos from the reunion.

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First Look at Friends Reunion on NBC Special Is Here – and It's Amazing!

Originally posted 02/03/2016 10:30PM

[YOUTUBE "oSlphOETkIs"] Prepare yourself for The One Where They (Almost) Got Back Together!

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Chandler Bing Was Supposed to Call Friends Guest Star Julia Roberts on Thursday

Chandler Bing Was Supposed to Call Friends Guest Star Julia Roberts on Thursday

Originally posted 01/29/2016 02:50PM

Susie Underpants got the last laugh.

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Matthew Perry Says He 'Can't Remember' 3 Years of Filming Friends Because of Substance Abuse: 'I Was a Little Out of It'

Originally posted 01/25/2016 10:55AM

Matthew Perry is getting candid about his difficult past.

During a recent appearance on Britain's BBC Radio 2, the actor was asked what his least favorite Friends episode was and Perry – who has struggled with substance abuse – admitted his memory of those times is lacking.

"Oh my goodness," he said. "I think the answer is I don't remember three years of it. So none of those ... somewhere between season 3 and 6."

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FIRST LOOK: See the Friends Cast Reunite for NBC's Tribute (with a Little Help from Some Other Special Pals)

Originally posted 01/25/2016 09:10AM

[CUSTOM_PLAYER_BRIGHTCOVE "4720793532001" "450" "600"] As Janice always says, "Oh. My. God."

The first photo of the Friends cast (well, 4/5 of it) reuniting for NBC's Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows has landed on Instagram courtesy of the stars of another sitcom: The Big Bang Theory.

Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki both shared a photo of Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer and Matt LeBlanc – plus BBT's Simon Helberg and Jim Parsons – at Sunday night's taping.

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Why NBC's James Burrows Tribute Is 'Not' a Friends Reunion

Originally posted 01/19/2016 10:50AM

The so-called Friends reunion is getting as contentious as the question of whether Ross and Rachel were on a break.

First, NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt ended fans' long, national nightmare at a Television Critics Association panel last week, promising Central Perk's most loyal customers would reunite more than a decade after the sitcom's series finale for a special honoring director James Burrows.

Then, our hearts couldn't be any more broken when Matthew Perry announced he'd only be phoning it in to introduce his costars while rehearsing for a new play in London.

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David Schwimmer Says Buzz About an Upcoming Friends Reunion Is 'Completely Inaccurate'

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David Schwimmer Says Buzz About an Upcoming Friends Reunion Is 'Completely Inaccurate'

Originally posted 01/17/2016 11:00AM

Could we BE any more disappointed?

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Matthew Perry Will Still Participate in Friends Reunion – Just Not in Person

Originally posted 01/15/2016 04:30PM

Miss Chanandler Bong at your service – all the way from London, baby!

During an appearance on The Graham Norton Show set to air on BBC One on Friday, Matthew Perry opened up about the upcoming, highly anticipated Friends reunion and how he will be a part of it.

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Which Friends Star Won't Be There for You at NBC's Reunion?

Originally posted 01/14/2016 04:30PM

Could this news be any more depressing?

Matthew Perry won't attend NBC's long-awaited Friends reunion, Entertainment Weekly confirms.

Sources tell EW that the actor will still be in London rehearsing for his upcoming play The End of Longing when Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer shoot the two-hour special honoring director James Burrows on Jan. 24.

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