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Paul Rudd Told The Story Of Upsetting Jennifer Aniston During The "Friends" Finale With A Bad Joke

Feeling uncomfortable and out of place in one of the most iconic series finales in TV history, Paul attempted a joke that did not go down well.

Paul Rudd may not have been on Friends for very long, but he definitely made an impact.

In fact, his character Mike actually ended up disrupting the Season 9 finale with a proposal to one of the six ~friends~ — Phoebe Buffay — and then went on to marry her in Season 10.

He was even in the last ever episode, where Mike and Phoebe decided that they wanted to follow in Monica and Chandler's footsteps and have a baby together.

And it turns out Paul Rudd himself can't quite believe the impact his character had in such a short space of time — nor the fact he ended up in one of the most iconic series finales in TV history.

Speaking on tonight's episode of The Graham Norton show, Paul said: "The show was a phenomenon and I was in the very last episode, which made no sense to me whatsoever."

And he went on to reveal that he was so discombobulated at being involved in the final episode that he attempted a joke with Jennifer Aniston which wasn't exactly well received.

"I was on the sound stage," he explained, "And Jennifer Aniston was crying and I thought, 'I'm not supposed to be here.'"

He continued: "So, to break the ice, I went over and said: 'Well, we did it! What a ride!' The joke inevitably fell flat.'"

But that wasn't the only time that Paul upset Jennifer. In fact, he had an encounter with her on his first-ever day on set that was so bad he feared he'd be fired.

"Matt LeBlanc asked to have a go and immediately knew how to do it," he went on. "I then asked to try it too. I spun round and rolled it right over Jennifer's foot!"

Luckily Jennifer didn't hold either awkward situation against him — the pair are good friends these days and even starred in the 2012 movie, Wanderlust, together.

If you're in the UK, you can watch the full interview tonight, Friday, Oct. 11, on The Graham Norton Show on BBC1 at 10:35 p.m.