Friends brings us a lot of joy and a lot of laughter.
But as well as the LOLs, there are plenty of heart-touching moments that make the show extremely relatable and real.
18 Times Friends Was Super Sad And DepressingLike when Rachel stood Ross up on prom night.
1 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Chandler and Monica found out they can’t have children.
2 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Ross got Phoebe a bike because she never had one.
3 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralAnd when Phoebe decided she didn’t really need her birth father in her life.
4 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Ross treated Rachel like a piece of shit and she had to stand up for herself.
5 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Rachel flat out rejected Joey.
6 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Phoebe met her dad and he sang her “sleepy girl”.
7 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Rachel stood Ross up on prom night. Harsh.
8 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen David left for Minsk and Joey had to cheer Phoebe up.
9 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Ross and Rachel broke up. The first time.
10 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Richard and Monica broke up on the dance floor.
11 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Phoebe had to say goodbye to the triplets.
12 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralAnd when Phoebe got sad because she didn’t have loving parents as a kid.
13 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Ross said the wrong name at the altar.
14 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Rachel, Phoebe, and Joey spoke up about the realness of being broke in their 20s.
15 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Monica revealed how much fat-shaming affected her as a kid.
16 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Rachel started her goodbyes before leaving for Paris.
17 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralWhen Chandler reconnected with his dad.
18 of 18Warner Bros./Comedy CentralAnd finally, when they all had to return their keys to Monica’s apartment. *Sniff* *Sniff*
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21 Friends Facts That Will Make You Feel OldThe kid who played Ben is 24 now.
1 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy Central/DisneyThe first episode premiered the same year The Lion King hit the cinemas.
2 of 21GettyThe kid who played Ben (Cole Sprouse) is 24 now.
3 of 21GettyWhich means he’s only one year younger than Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry were at the beginning of Season 1.
4 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralErica and Jack Bing (Chandler and Monica’s twins) would be 12 now.
5 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralAnd Emma? She’d be celebrating her 14th this year.
6 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralNot to mention the triplets would be probably partying hard somewhere as they just turned 18.
7 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralPhoebe’s Smelly Cat video is 20 years old already.
8 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralTag, Rachel’s 24-year-old assistant, would be 40 next year.
9 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralTom Selleck was 52 when he appeared on Friends…
10 of 21Getty…That’s how old Courteney Cox is *right now*.
11 of 21GettyAlso, speaking of Tom, he’s currently 71. He looks almost exactly the same tho.
12 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralMonica and Chandler celebrated their Crystal (15 year) wedding anniversary this year…
13 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy Central…Phoebe and Mike their 12th…
14 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy Central…And if Ross and Emily worked things out and stayed together, they’d be celebrating their 19th wedding anniversary now. Wow.
15 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralIt's been 17 years since we were introduced to “Pivot”.
16 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralAnd 12 years since we knew that “Joey doesn't share food”.
17 of 21MotorolaWhen Friends ended, Motorola Razr, Orlando Bloom, and Green Day’s “American Idiot” were all the rage.
18 of 21FacebookFacebook *just* launched.
19 of 21Paramount PicturesAnd Mean Girls, Napoleon Dynamite, and The Incredibles premiered.
20 of 21AppleThe finale aired three years before the first iPhone release.
21 of 21Warner Bros./Comedy CentralAnd if you still don’t feel old, let us tell you this: the show has now been off-air longer than it originally ran.
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