17 Things That Would Totally Happen In A “Friends” Coronavirus Episode
Monica would be so prepared.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, I know I'm not the only one trying to fend off boredom by rewatching old episodes of Friends for the thousandth time.
So, I thought it would be fun to imagine how every character would react if they were also stuck in their New York City apartments:
Monica would make sure that everyone was following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines.
She'd also be super well-stocked and give everyone supplies of toilet paper when they inevitably asked.
Joey's quarantine stash would be straight-up unusable.
So Chandler and Joey would get Monica to cook for them. She'd complain, but actually love hosting.
Joey would ask how much longer the pandemic would go on — after approximately five minutes in quarantine.
Ross would try and use science to explain to everyone why they shouldn't panic — but then actually handle things the worst.
Even though Phoebe doesn't live with them, she would still be quarantining at Monica and Rachel's. This would never be explained.
While Rachel's family would try and get her to quarantine in a fancy place upstate.
Phoebe would write a coronavirus song.
And Joey and Chandler would invent some kind of very dangerous game.
Chandler would work from home. This would bring no clarification to the other friends as to what his job actually is.
Phoebe would make masks to donate to people. They'd look a bit weird, but still be functional.
Meanwhile, Ross would have zero clue what to do with himself.
Central Perk would still be open for takeout. Gunther would offer Rachel the chance to quarantine with him, but the message wouldn't quite get across.
Two of the friends would be tempted to hook up out of sheer boredom.
And Ross and Monica would start fighting like they were kids again.
But the friends would get through it, just like we will.
Do you have any thoughts on what would happen in a Friends coronavirus episode? LMK in the comments!
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