1. A Friends-themed sketch
Back in 2015, The Jimmy Fallon Show made headlines with its epic Saved By The Bell cast reunion, featuring talk show host Fallon alongside original cast members Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Tiffani Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley— to the excited screams of delighted fans.
Could we see a similar reunion skit on a talk show, or else on long-running sketch show Saturday Night Live? Fingers crossed that Aniston and co-stars David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry would all be game to dust off their classic 90’s threads…
2. A Friends film
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Over two decades after Friends first aired, its stars are all now global icons, commanding huge salaries and performing in big budget films and series. So it wouldn’t come as a surprise if the six stars had negotiated a lucrative film deal — the only question is: what form it would take?
Would it be a Sex in The City-style film reboot, catching up with our favourite characters as they negotiate new grown-up challenges like parenting? Or would it be something completely different, perhaps focussing on Chandler and Monica’s now-grown-up twins and Emma, Rachel and Ross’ daughter?
3. A Friends talk-show special
Back in 2016, five of the famous six (minus Matthew Perry) reunited on Must See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows, the director behind acclaimed series like Cheers, Frasier, Will & Grace and yes, Friends.
The chemistry between the five was still undeniable as they reminisced about filming the series — could another live talk-show special, featuring all six stars (and potentially old recurring characters or guest stars) be on the cards?
4. Unseen Friends footage and bloopers
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In any long-running comedy series, it’s assumed that there are reels and reels of the actors corpsing and breaking character hidden away somewhere — and that some sillier scenes may have been cut for time here and there.
With the global demand for Friends-related content showing no sign of slowing down, could it be time for a special release of some previously unseen Friends footage — potentially accompanied by voiceover narration from our favourite New York friends?
5. A Friends festive special
Christmas is a time for giving — and what present could beat a Friends-themed special ahead of this year’s holiday season? It’s not technically a full-blown reboot, but we’d still be able to see Rachel, Ross, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Monica as they celebrated the festive period with their families
Odds-on that Monica and Chandler (read: Monica) would take charge of catering for the Christmas lunch…