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Friends creator reveals the two storylines she regrets – digitalspy.com, Digitalspy.com


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Friendsco-creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane have opened up about their regrets with the show.

The popular sitcom lasted ten seasons, and out of the (episodes, Kauffman said) viaThe Hollywood Reporter) that there were two storylines in particular that she wishes they did differently.

They were Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow) dating Ursula’s stalker Malcolm (David Arquette) in ‘The One with the Jam’ and Phoebe and Ryan (Charlie Sheen) struggling with chicken pox during what was supposed to be a romantic two weeks in ‘The One with the Chicken Pox’.

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“We did a lot of rewriting on that to make it work,” Kauffman admitted, when discussing Phoebe’s storyline in ‘The One with the Jam’.

Although Crane didn’t name a particular episode, he stated that he sometimes finds jokes that he hates when he rewatches an old episode.

“[I’ll wonder], ‘Wow, really? We went with that?'” He said. “There are some [jokes] that are better than others.”

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Kauffman said: “It’s much harder for me to enjoy the good moments when there are moments in it where I’m going, ‘Oh my god, we let that happen? We did that’. “

” [I’ll think], ‘We couldn’t stay ten more minutes and just find a better joke?’ ‘Crane added. “But that’s just us beating ourselves up.”

Kauffman and Crane were speaking at the Tribeca TV Festival celebrating the show’s 25 th anniversary. At the same panel, they discussedhow Monica and Chandler were never supposed to be a permanent coupleafter their one-night stand in London.

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