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Generation Friends : an inside look at the show that defined a television era

Author: Saul Austerlitz
Publisher: New York, NY : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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-- Friends Noted pop culture historian Saul Austerlitz utilizes exclusive interviews with creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, executive producer Kevin Bright, director James Burrows, and many other producers, writers, and cast members to tell the story of?Friends ? The show that defined the 1990s has a legacy that has endured beyond wildest expectations. And in this hilarious, informative, and entertaining  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Austerlitz, Saul, author.
Generation Friends
New York, NY : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House [2019]
(DLC) 2018058454
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Austerlitz
ISBN: 1524743372 9781524743376
OCLC Number: 1090698611
Description: 1 online resource (x, 354 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations.
Contents: Part I : Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment? : the roots of a phenomenon. Insomnia café : a TV show is born ; Six of one : casting the show ; Grab a spoon : making the pilot ; How you doin'? : preparing for the premiere --
Part II : Must-see TV (seasons 1 through 3). Gum would be perfection : the first season debuts ; The biggest new show on TV : creating a sensation in season 1 ; Lobsters : the ballad of Ross and Rachel, part 1 ; Could I be wearing any more clothes? : Friends and style ; We were on a break : the ballad of Ross and Rachel, part 2 ; How many cameras are actually on you? : contract negotiations ; The fifth dentist : long days and longer nights inside the writers' room --
Part III : It is a big deal : the show hits its stride (seasons 4 through 7). Lightning round : a look at making an exemplary episode ; The one that didn't suck : producing the show ; It's not over until someone says I do : the ballad of Ross and Rachel, part 3 ; They don't know that we know they know we know : bringing Chandler and Monica together ; Pivot : the ballad of Ross and Rachel, part 4 ; Not actionable : Lyle v. Friends and the long tail of a lawsuit --
Part IV : Is that what a dinosaur would do? : seasons 8 through 10 (and beyond). You've been bamboozled! : raising the question of whether Friends could handle a third couple ; Never off the table : how Friends was belatedly invited to the Emmy party ; The door to the past : the ballad of Ross and Rachel, part 5 ; Billion-dollar sitcom : further contract negotiations, debating the issue of whether anyone could afford more seasons of Friends ; Lightning in a bottle : saying good-bye to the show ; Off the plane : the ballad of Ross and Rachel, part 6 ; I'll be there for you : life after Friends ; Tasting the trifle : Friends discovers a new audience.
Responsibility: Saul Austerlitz.

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-- Friends Noted pop culture historian Saul Austerlitz utilizes exclusive interviews with creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, executive producer Kevin Bright, director James Burrows, and many other producers, writers, and cast members to tell the story of?Friends ? The show that defined the 1990s has a legacy that has endured beyond wildest expectations. And in this hilarious, informative, and entertaining book, readers will now understand why.

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