30+ Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About ‘Friends’ Until Just Now

21. Writers first wanted Monica and Joey to be love interests on the show.

22. Rachel and Ross were never supposed to be the center of the show romantically at all, but Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer had such good chemistry, it basically wrote itself.

23. David Schwimmer directed 10 episodes during his time on “Friends.”

24. Lisa Kudrow got pregnant with her son while on the show, which is the reason the writers wrote in the plot line of her giving birth to her brother’s triplets, she was actually pregnant in real life.

25. Courtney Cox also got pregnant during her time on the show, but this was after writers had established Monica was unable to get pregnant. Instead, they hid her baby bump with props and camera angles.

26. The magna doodle on the back of Joey and Chandler’s apartment door had a different doodle every time it was featured on the show. However, there was no “hidden meaning” behind the drawings.

27. All of the main characters have kissed on the show at least one time–including Monica and Ross, even though they’re brother and sister.

28. The famous frame around Monica and Rachel’s door actually had a mirror on it, but broke off during filming. The producers liked the frame, so kept it without the mirror.

29. During the show, Ross was 29 for three consecutive seasons, even though there were several “holiday” episodes aired between.