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Summary

Over 20 years since its low-profile debut and Friends is the most streamed show on UK Netflix. But has it stood the test of time? Are some parts of it more problematic than we remember? And who was the cast’s least favourite guest star? 

Join Kelsey Miller as she answers all of these questions and more. And as she relives the show’s most iconic moments, examines some of its controversies, and shines a light on the many trends it inspired – from oversized coffee cups to the much-copied 90s haircut, ‘The Rachel’. Weaving incisive commentary, revelatory interviews and behind-the-scenes anecdotes involving high-profile guest stars, I’ll Be There for You is the most comprehensive take on Friends yet, and the ultimate book for fans everywhere.

©2018 Kelsey Miller (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic reviews

"Funny, enlightening and incredibly well-researched." (Emerald Street)

"A fabulously detailed oral history [which] tackles the shows more problematic elements with aplomb." (The Pool

"The most in-depth look yet." (Stylist

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If you LOVE friends, this book isn't for you.

The author of this book spends its entirety looking for modern woke issue to pull apart a show made in a different time, for people more interested in comedy than virtue signaling wokeness.

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As someone who is new to the tv show "Friends" I wanted to get some more insight in to why this show is so beloved and was so popular with the older kids at my school. It came just a little before my time and I really wanted something that would help fill in the blanks on what I missed out on. This listen did not dissapoint and made some incredible connections between the show and life in a sobering and poignant way I don't normally here. There were moments that were uplifting and heartfelt just like the show in question and I would definitely recommend this to any Friends fan out there.

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F.R.I.E.N.D.S Forever.

Needed to hear this after soo long, absolutley loved it. It has taken me nearly 1 week to finish hearing it but it has been a magical journey. Well Done to the Author for a magnificent job.

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very well done

very well researched and doesn't shy away from the bad sides of the show. cannot reccomend enough

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  • 15-02-20

Great for knowing details of the sitcom!

Overall, is a good book. Great details of each cast member before, during and after the show! Finishes with a part dedicated to a harrassment law suit one Friend's employee struggled with and felt quiet unrelated to the tone of the book but you could understand, given current times, why it made the cut.