The Beginning of "Friends"
At the end of our favorite show, the cast and creators of Friends did a series of interviews about the concept for the series. Here are a few comments from their conversation:
Matt Lauer: “The story goes that you became a little nostalgic and you start to think about what it was like to get out of college and be in New York, and some light bulb went on.”
Marta Kauffman: “We were looking at a time when the future was more of a question mark. Maybe because that’s what we were feeling at the moment, but looking at that question mark and going: that’s interesting. Everybody knows that feeling.”
Lauer: “Let me read you from the original treatment, the pitch, OK? “It’s about love, relationships, careers, a time in your life when everything’s possible. And it’s about friendship because when you’re single and in the city, your friends are your family.”
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