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Start at the End

I wasn't ever really into Friends. First, I wasn't allowed to watch it. Then it was uber-popular and I refused to go with the trends. But now it's on at 6:30pm on basic cable - it's the only thing that is remotely worth watching at 6:30pm, so I have seen a handful of episodes.

Yesterday I was at a friend's house, and she has every single season. Every single one. Except for Season 9. But that's okay. So when I asked to borrow a season, the question was, Where do I want to start?

To me the answer was obvious: Season 10. I like to know the end from the beginning.

I don't usually mind when people spoil movies for me. I often read the end of a book before I am halfway through. I like conclusions. I like certainty. I like knowing how things end.

So last night I watched half of the season. Phoebe got married. Chandler and Monica are adopting and moving to the suburbs.* I know where everyone will end up, and after this, I can go back and watch all the turmoil of how they end up there.

*(Wendy commented sometime ago that life is like Friends - our singles-fun-in-the-city era will end as our friends get married. Have babies. Move to the suburbs.)

This is the episode I am currently watching:


Suzanne said…
OH MAN. this is the most amazing episode ever. If Jess Farq sees this she best comment!

je te blee bleu
Beth said…
yeah, i was excited to finally see it after hearing SO much about it from EVERYONE i know.

also, i finished the season. i think that in my little world, i am going to be joey, living alone with a duck and a chick. some really cute poultry.

ha ha ha.
steph said…
there are so many great one-liners and quotes from Friends!

and RYC:
i actually didn’t read it from the book, per se. It was an excerpt that was re-formatted into an article that was put into the InTransition material for graduating students(GREAT material). But from what i’ve read, i’d personally give it an 8/9 cos it’s so dead on on observations of interpersonal interactions. i’m hoping to get my hands on a copy of the full book though.
Jennifer said…
I can totally hook you up with some poultry!
Beth said…
steph: thanks, when you've given it a read, let me know!

jennifer: ha...ha.

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