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A "Friends" Fan Thought Up An Incredibly Dark Alternative Ending For The Show

"The crazy lady who always stares at us."

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Twitter user @strnks has come up with a suggestion for how the sitcom Friends ought to have ended.

My proposal for how hit 90s TV sitcom Friends should have ended.

It turns out that the whole 10-year run of the show was in Phoebe's imagination.

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Which makes some sense.

Phoebe is a homeless meth addict, staring in the window of Central Perk at the perfect lives of the five other Friends.

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The final scene begins with Phoebe walking away from Central Perk, as the other five, behind her, refer to "the crazy lady who keeps on staring at us".

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They're not called Rachel, Joey, Ross, Chandler, and Monica. Those are just the names she's given them. None of it was real.

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Phoebe walks past a furniture store, and sees herself reflected in the window. The store is called "Ursula".

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Then she goes to the fountain you see in the beginning credits, which is where she sleeps, on a park bench. Alone, she puts up six brightly coloured umbrellas. Fin.

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Friends fans: Can we agree that is now the canonical, actual ending of Friends?

Because it's so much better than the original.