Friends Storylines That Were Lightyears Ahead Of Their Time
In many ways, Friends was problematic.
The sexist jokes! The homophobia! The rampant fat-shaming of Monica!
But it WAS ahead of its time in many ways, too. Remember Ross and Chandler trolling each other to death (literally) on a school reunion site? Totally a predecessor to Facebook.
How about Carol and Susan's lesbian marriage - not to mention their badass, 100% feminist parenting techniques? Did you know Phoebe Buffay literally coined the phrase 'BFF'?
Here's all the ways Friends paved the way for the future:
Friends Storylines That Were Totally Ahead Of Their Time
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UNFORTUNATE FRIENDS SCREEN CAPTURES:
Unfortunate Screen Captures That Give Friends A Whole New Meaning
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