The 15 FRIENDS facts you didn’t know.

The cast of FRIEND never told anyone a secret about the set. Many of the cast’s secrets were revealed at the recent FRIENDS reunion. David Schwimmer and Jennifer Anniston liked each other, and Matt Le Blanc broke his arm and had to reshoot scenes.

The Geller Cup Plot came before the Troll Doll.

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The Thanksgiving episode “The Geller Cup” is a classic. A member of the props team showed the writers the troll doll on the block of wood. Despite what most people think, the story was all about the cup. The idea gave rise to the Geller Cup.

Season 1 of No Street Set

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Due to a lack of money, there was no street outside Central Perk in the first season. Set and window were both parts of the second season. The wall behind them was painted. The tint was put on the front window. They hid the fake ground with plants in pots.

The art at Central Perk changed every week.

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Almost every FRIENDS episode takes place at Central Perk, but we didn’t notice that the artwork changed every few episodes. Greg Grande, who was in charge of the set, said that the art on the back wall was always by a different artist.

Nobody knows where Central Perk is.

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Many fans thought Central Perk was on the first floor because they called it “downstairs.” From the outside of their building, it looks like a restaurant with a red awning has moved in. Joey said that the coffee shop was 97 steps from their house. Their neighbors don’t know where Central Perk is.

The frame on Monica’s door was wrong.

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It all began when a bracket broke. The mistake was the yellow door frame around Monica’s peephole. Greg’s idea to put it around the peephole was the right one. He thought it was a beautiful mistake.

Gladys was wrongly cast.

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Do you remember Gladys? Phoebe’s paintings were scary before the show. Greg thought the image would look great in Phoebe’s apartment. It’s just suitable for Phoebe. It wasn’t made for Phoebe, but she ended up using it.

The poster for Monica’s TV show wasn’t pretty.

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During FRIENDS, Monica’s TV poster was the talk of the town. Monica’s picture hid a hole in the wall.

The look of the boy’s recliners was like a bachelor pad.

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Joey Tribbiani and Chandler Bing both liked recliners for their bachelor pads. Mr. Grande, who was in charge of making the set, said, “I tried to find the most annoying.” He said, “Those chairs were made for comfort and beer.”

Hugsy was brought in to make Joey laugh.

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In “The One Where Everyone Finds Out,” Joey called Hugsy his “bedtime penguin” by accident. He tells Rachel that he stole Hugsy from a child and ate his button long ago. It showed up in later shows. It was fun to have Grande there.

The way Magna Doodle wrote changed.

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Chandler and Joey’s writing on their Magna doodles changed between edits. Ross walked in and said, “Poop,” as Chandler showed Rachel and Joey how he danced at a wedding. Maybe things changed because they can’t tell Ross what’s going on. When you see Chandler’s door on FRIENDS, look at the doodle. Something new always makes people happy.

Greenwich Village was where Monica, Chandler, Rachel, and Joey lived.

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Their place was the heart of the show. Fans call this place “home.” You can see the outside of Monica’s apartment at 90 Bedford Street, which is in Greenwich Village near Grove Street. There is a purple wall, blue cabinets, a round table with chairs that don’t match, and Chandler and Joey’s apartment is right next door.

The famous orange couch at Warner Bros.

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A burnt-orange sofa with tufted mohair from Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank from the early 1900s. Mr. Shaffner said that the way the couch was made it easy to sit back and relax. Grande said. We used old-fashioned pieces and colors from the earth. It has to be cozy, but not the same as an apartment.

Pat, the dog, added a touch of Italy to the scene.

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This greyhound statue is a sign of Joey’s success. The sculpture got its character.  This dog belongs to Italy 2000. It was funny and set in the 1970s.”

Laurel and Hardy poster in the boys’ apartment

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Grande said. “We wanted it to look empty and like no one cared. We had to make the walls look nice.” This poster of early-20th-century comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, which wasn’t framed, went well with the set. Mr. Shaffner said that Joey and Chandler were a pair in their way.

Show where Phoebe lives.

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In the episode “Joey’s New Brain,” Rachel and Phoebe find a phone. She tells the stranger to go to 5 Morton Street to get it. Four minutes away, Monica, Rachel, Joey, and Chandler lived.

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