came to an end in 2004 after ten seasons. It saddened fans when one of the best sitcoms to have aired on television would be no more. Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Chandler (Matthew Perry), Joey (Matt LeBlanc) and Monica (Courtney Cox) all came to be characters that audiences fell in love with.
The show revolved around the daily lives of a close-knit group of friends as they try to navigate their lives in New York City. Fans became attached to the characters and cast. Behind-the-scenes photos during filming showed that the cast was just as close and funny as their counterparts. Let's take a look at some photos that will make fans miss the show.
Matt LeBlanc played the lovable character of Joey Tribbiani. Joey isn't the sharpest tack in the shed, but he added a certain quality to the show and friend group. The backstage photo seemingly combines both Joey and LeBlanc. LeBlanc is seen in his character outfit while lounging on a chair in one of the apartments.
It's hard to say whether fans are looking at Joey or LeBlanc. When LeBlanc auditioned for the role, it was his idea to play the character more simple-minded. The producers were urged by the network to cast him in the role.
One of the huge turning points in was when with Ross's baby. Fans and the characters didn't know what this meant in terms of Ross and Rachel's relationship. Especially due to their past "break." A lovely behind-the-scenes photo shows Jennifer Aniston with baby Emma (Elizabeth and Genevieve Davidson).
Emma Geller-Greene was originally played by twin sisters before being replaced later on in season eight through ten. Fans were intrigued on how Rachel would handle motherhood, but with the help of her friends, she hit the ball out of the park.
Who can forget that time during the show when Pheobe was pregnant with her brother's triplets? This was also when Ross was going for wife number two. These storylines made for some interesting epsidoes. One of them being, "The One With All The Wedding Dresses."
Near the end of the episode, Phoebe and Monica had an emotional day and spend some time in wedding dresses. It resonated with a lot of female audiences. While in the dresses, Cox and Kudrow couldn't help but strike a pose at the camera for an epic behind-the-scenes photo.
Out of all the Greene sisters, . In "The One Where Rachel's Sister Babysits", fans are introduced to another sister named Amy (Christian Applegate). Rachel and Amy don't have the best relationship in the epsidoes. Any doesn't grasp the issue with marrying a man for money or piercing Emma's ears.
In this behind-the-scene photo, there's no sibling turmoil. Instead, Anniston and Applegate are as close as can be. They lovingly have their arms wrapped around each other as they listen to the show's director.
Once actors hit a level of stardom overnight, it's not easy to go out in public. When the show was set and they had their six friends, the group decided to have some bonding time. Cox a behind-the-scenes photo of the cast in a private plane.
Before the show became a phenomenon, the cast decided to take an impromptu trip to Vegas. They wanted one last moment as seemingly normal actors before the show aired. They probably didn't expect the level of fame they would receive from the show.
It's heartwarming ot know that the cast of a fan favorite television show actually got along. In this behind-the-scenes photo, some of the cast is seen sitting on the infamous couch in Central Perk.
The best part? Cox is seen laughing whole heartedly while Kudrow smiles looking behind her. Fans can also tell that LeBlanc also finds the moment comical. What Cox is laughing about? Fans will never know, but the photo starts a wave of emotions.
Behind-the-scene photos are fun to see because it shows the actors being "real." It shows the fun and comical moments between shooting. It canalso show how weird and quirky some of the actors can be. In this double feature photo, fans get double the fun.
The top photo shows LeBlanc hugging what can be assumed is Aniston. Realizing the camera, he sticks his tongue out. In the bottom photo, while Perry looks outside the window, Cox tries to stick her finger in Schwimmer's ear. The pair did act like real siblings on and off-screen.
Kudrow played Pheobe on the show and became a favorite for her unique persona and carefree attitude. Fans also gravitated towards Chandler for his perfectly timed sarcastic jokes and inability to commit. Both Perry and Kudrow were cast based on their auditions.
In the beginning, their characters weren't meant to be such a main focus. The creators and writers realized that the characters of had to be re-written to suit the actors. In this photo, fans see Kudrow and Perry practicing their lines outside of set while also having a laugh.
Courtney Cox has taken the reigns with posting throwback photos of her and the cast on set or behind-the-scenes. In January of 2020, she posted a that had fans weeping. The six friends had their final cast meal together before filming "The Last One."
The crew looks happy while it seems as though Aniston is trying not to burst out into tears. Their dinner was quite fancy including a platter of seafood including lobster. Cox even included a photo of the original script for the final episode of the show.
This behind-the-scenes-photos will surely bring tears to fans. After all is said and done and the final episode wraps, it's time for a final bow. The photo shows the cast as they finished the very last episode of the show. Fans would remember the heartache when the famous purple apartment was seen empty.
It's the end of an era and took their final moments in front of the crew and the audience. The cast is all smiles as they look back at 10 seasons together on the set of .