Were scientists ever able to explain the success of the TV show "Friends"??

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  1. Phan Neepack

    Phan Neepack Well-Known Member

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    Lamest plot lines, scenarios, & jokes ever to appear in modern prime-time television.....Not a single relatable or likable character on the entire show... Awful writing ... Mega-annoying actors (on and off camera) rounding out the primary cast list....

    Granted, a couple of the chicks were hot.. But, you can pick up a rock in any coastal city in America and plunk a half a dozen bone-able broads within 5 minutes.. So, that's hardly a bankable commodity...

    They gave us an unfunny show, with retarded plot-lines, and mind-numbingly annoying actors.... Yet the performers were the highest paid of their time, and reruns of the show are still being broadcast 10 years after it went off the air... It's no surprise that only one of them went on to have any measurable amount of success after the show went off the air....

    but, WHY did the public enjoy this project so much??? ...why?
     
  2. Avalon

    Avalon down to earth elitist Gold

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    timing.
     
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    I agree with moobs. I never understood the appeal of that show.
     
  4. Ano

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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Ya, wasn't Seinfeld the lead-in?
     
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    Melrose Place>Friends.
     
  7. Dream Theater

    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad 2010 OG Gold

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    A very cringe worthy show indeed. I fly by it if I am channel surfing and see that shit..
     
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    Great show. One of my favorites. Still watch reruns almost every day.
     
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    Moobs is correct
     
  10. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    One word: Broads.
     
  11. jokeland

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    There was some dickhead guy in college who was describing how great it was because everyone has a group of friends like that. I mocked the fanook for hanging out with women for reasons other than copulation
     
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    LOL @ fanook...reps
     
  13. geo

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    never watched one episode. ever. :slick:
     
  14. fletchman71

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    No boons
     
  15. FlaFlaFlunkie

    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    Like someone else mentioned, they had a good lead-in, plus when they were on NBC, NBC was the bee's knees, especially on the night Friends was on.

    They did nothing to earn that sweet spot they had in the line-up.
     
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    Wasn't Aisha Tyler on that show? :scratch:

    Don't know. Never watched it.
     
  17. Bye You!

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    For a few episodes.
     
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    The success of "Mad About You" is another mystery of life that probably cannot be answered but has some direct correlation to the success of "Friends".
     
  19. nfbuckeye

    nfbuckeye I've been picking scabs again Gold

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    Scientists have bigger fish to fry than a stupid sitcom, shitsack.
     
  20. Shivvy

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    the 90s were a hell of a time