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What Behind-The-Scenes Fact From "Friends" Do You Think More People Should Know?

Did you know Courteney Cox could've played Rachel?

In quarantine, I know a lot of us have been rewatching Friends.

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Shoutout to HBO Max.

It's one of the best comedies of all time — and there are so many great behind-the-scenes facts that the cast and writers have revealed in the decades since it wrapped. But what's your favorite behind-the-scenes fact from Friends?

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Maybe it's that Ross being a paleontologist was not supposed to be a big part of his character.

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Or that showrunner Marta Kauffman sent a male exec who had a problem with Monica sleeping with a guy on the first date a basket of pantyhose, tampons, lipstick, and nail polish.

Marta onstage
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Maybe you love the fact that "The One With All The Poker" was written because the cast actually did play poker to bond.

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Or maybe it still shocks you that the cast didn't like the theme song.

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Alright, opening it up to you all now — what Friends behind-the-scenes fact do you absolutely love, and think everyone should know? Let us know in the comments below, and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!