Don’t Expect a ‘Friends’ Reboot or Reunion to Happen, Per Series Co-Creators

Collider | 9/14/2019 | Allie Gemmill
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First, no one told life was gonna be this way. Now, things have gone from bad to worse as there is actual verbal proof that neither a Friends reboot or reunion will happen. Ever.

As reported by Deadline, Friends co-creators and executive producers Marta Kaufmann and David Crane participated in a 25th-anniversary panel for the series at the Tribeca TV Festival in New York City. As is often the case when discussing the legacy of shows like Friends, questions around possibly subjecting the cast to a reboot reunion came up. Kaufmann gave her definitive opinion on the matter:

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“We will not be doing a reunion show, we will not be doing a reboot. The show was about that time in life when friends are your family.”

As for whether or not Friends could possibly return in the form of a reboot, Kaufmann answered, “It’s not going to beat what we did.” Crane is seemingly in support of Kaufmann’s position on this matter, as he then chimed in with, “We did the show we wanted to do. We got it right, and we put a bow on it.”

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It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since Friends debuted on NBC...
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