Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons. Kauffman and Crane began developing Friends under the title Insomnia Cafe between November and December 1993.With an ensemble cast starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox (who became Courteney Cox Arquette partway through the series' run), Lisa Kudrow, Matt Le Blanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, the show revolves around six 20–30-something friends living in Manhattan. They presented the idea to Bright, and together they pitched a seven-page treatment of the show to NBC.
He has three failed marriages during the series: Carol Willick, a lesbian who is also the mother of his son, Ben; Emily Waltham, who divorces Ross after he accidentally says Rachel's name instead of hers during their wedding vows; and Rachel, as the two drunkenly marry in Las Vegas.His divorces become a running joke within the series.She writes and sings her own quirky songs, accompanying herself on the guitar.She has an twin named Ursula, who shares Phoebe’s quirkiness.Monica Geller's older brother, a palaeontologist working at the Museum of Natural History, and later a tenured professor of palaeontology at New York University.
Ross is involved in an on-again-off-again relationship with Rachel throughout the series.
Rachel and Ross Geller are later involved in an on-again-off-again relationship throughout the series.
Rachel dates other men during the series, such as an Italian neighbour, Paolo, in season one; Joshua Bergin, a client from Bloomingdale's, in season four; Tag Jones, her assistant, in season seven; and Joey Tribbiani in season ten.
The couple maintains a strong relationship for some time until Richard expresses that he does not want to have children.
Monica and Chandler Bing later start a relationship after spending a night with each other in London in the season four finale, leading to their marriage in season seven and adoption of twins at the end of the series. As a child, Phoebe lived in uptown New York with her mother, until she committed suicide and Phoebe took to the streets.
They eventually date briefly in season ten, but after realizing it will not work due to their friendship and Rachel's complicated relationship with Ross, they return to being friends.