Friends, the popular American television sitcom, has completed 26 glorious years.
The first episode of Friends aired on September 22, back in the year 1994. After earning enormous love and popularity among the audiences; it eventually ended in 2004, completing a total of 236 episodes.
This made Matt LeBlanc, Courteney Cox, David Schimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry, rise to fame; turned them into household names and some of the most recognizable faces at that time in popular culture.
The show has been influencing the lives of its fans in different ways. Ever since the inception of the show, Aniston’s hairstyle was called ‘The Rachel’ and the hairstyle was worn widely by the fans. Moreover, Joey’s catchphrase, “How you doin’?”, soon became a popular slang in everyone’s vocabulary.
To mark their most loved show’s 26th anniversary; not only are fans binge watching the series and purchasing exclusive merchandise but also coming up with some unique and never seen like before ways.
Paul Miller, a teacher of Appleton East High School in Wisconsin, recently performed a parody of the Friends’ theme song, ‘I’ll be there for you’, to welcome back his students.
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Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic schools and colleges from all around the world had been shut. Miller, who starts his classes every year by performing a song, decided to continue the tradition this year as well; irrespective of the online of instruction.
The video went viral on the internet; and ever since then the fans of the show have been admiring the efforts of Miller.
The Friends fans have been desperately waiting for the famous ‘I’ll be there for you’ to be performed by the cast; the ones that actually made the show.
With every passing year, the possibility of a reunion is declining. However, the 26th anniversary of the iconic sitcom will be remembered and celebrated by the fans with enthralling excitement and zest; like they do every single year.