Visitors can rest in the famous armchairs where Joey and Chandler shouted at television or open the door of Monica and Rachel's apartment across the hall.
“As soon as I arrived, I smiled. Every corner I turn and all the things I could see bring a lot of memories and it's all very well done, ”said Maggie Wheeler, who played Janice – the woman of" Oh my god, "said with a nasal laugh.
The sold-out exhibition is part of a larger effort to mark the show's anniversary and capitalize on its popularity among younger audiences, who had not even been born when the last episode aired, but who discovered it through the catalog. Netflix.
More than 1,000 movie theaters in the United States plan to air iconic episodes this year, while "Friends" toy lines and furniture, including the orange couch, have been launched worldwide.
"In the case of 'Friends', people totally fell in love with these six friends," said Michael Lembeck, who made 24 episodes, referring to the characters played by Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc. and David Schwimmer.
“We love their behavior in those situations, we associate ourselves with what they do, and we go with them every week,” he added, explaining the longevity of the series.
Tyler admits he is "a little sad" with the wave of nostalgia, saying he misses the days on film sets. “I was very lucky. I take this seriously. I was blessed to have been part of this series, ”added the 57-year-old actor.