The article discusses various storylines from the popular TV show Friends that were either saved or hurt the show. Saved storylines include the possibility of Phoebe's dad staying on, Phoebe traveling to England, and Ross asking Carol to move to England with him. Hurt storylines include the idea of Chandler and Rachel as love interests, Joey and Phoebe silently getting together, and Ross and Phoebe potentially becoming a couple. The article also mentions missed opportunities for characters like Phoebe's mother and Denise, Phoebe's former roommate. Overall, these different storylines impacted the development of the characters and the dynamics between them in both positive and negative ways.