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Joey’s seven sisters are Veronica, Mary Angela, Mary Theresa, Gina, Dina, Tina, and Cookie.
Because of a bet between Matthew Perry and Bruce Willis on the set of The Whole Nine Yards (2000) (which Perry won), Willis appeared in his two-episode guest role for free.
In the last few months of shooting Friends, Courteney Cox became pregnant, but, seeing as Monica wasn’t supposed to be able to have a baby, they covered up her pregnancy by making her wear baggy clothes while shooting the show so no one could tell.
Before the show was cast, the main love interest was intended to be Monica and Joey.
The characters’ full names are: - Rachel Karen Green - Phoebe Buffay (in “The One Where They All Turn Thirty” 7.14, she says that never knew her middle name since she had never seen her birth certificate and her twin sister, Ursula, had sold it to a Swedish runaway) - Joseph Francis Tribbiani Jr - Chandler Muriel Bing - Ross Eustace Geller - Monica E. Geller (her exact middle name is never revealed throughout all 10 seasons).
In the pilot Barry’s surname is Finkel. In later episodes, his name has been changed to Barry Farber.
On the set, Matt LeBlanc was known as “LeBlanc” by all the cast and crew, and Matthew Perry was known as “Matthew” or “Matt”. This was started by the crew to avoid confusion. Additionally, David Schwimmer was referred to as “Schwim” among the crew.
The shows original theme song was “Shiny Happy People” by R.E.M., but was changed later on to “I’ll Be There For You” by The Rembrandts.
Rachel has kissed every man main character. She dated Ross, and Joey. And when they looked into the past when Chandler caught Ross kissing a girl they vowed on not dating, he came back and kissed Rachel.