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Friends

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Friends is an American sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman which follows the lives of six friends living in New York: lovable but clueless Joey Tribbiani, spoilt rich kid Rachel Green, neurotic Monica Geller, nerdy Ross Geller, offbeat Phoebe Buffay and wise-cracking Chandler Bing.

The series aired in the USA on NBC from 22 September, 1994 to 6 May, 2004. There are 236 half-hour episodes in 10 seasons.

Friends originally aired in South Africa on M-Net, ending its run on Wednesday 6 October, 2004. It later aired on e.tv (from 1 October, 1998 to 15 August, 2008), beginning on the first night the channel began broadcasting. It also aired on DStv's M-Net Holiday and Sony Entertainment Television (SONY) channels.

See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Season 3 premiered on SONY on Friday 20 April 2012, at 19h35. New episodes broadcast on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the same time. There are 25 episodes in the third season.

Season 3

Rachel quits her job and gets a new one at Bloomingdales. Ross is convinced that her new co-worker (Mark) wants to date and becomes paranoid and jealous.

Ross and Rachel have relationship issues and on their anniversary, they decide to take a break from each other. Eventually they break up after a long emotional night. The others hear the entire fight.

Ross starts dating Bonnie, and Rachel is jealous. The season ends with Ross having to decide between Rachel and Bonnie.

Meanwhile, Monica works in a 50’s diner where she has to wear a blonde wig and fake breasts. She starts dating a customer Pete, who is a millionaire but Monica doesn’t know. She avoids kissing him because she is not attracted to him, and eventually kisses him, but still feels the same.

Pete is obsessed with being the Ultimate fighter, even though he’s quite hopeless at it. Monica can’t stand seeing him keep hurting himself, so she breaks up with him.

Chandler breaks up with Janice and Joey buys a chick as a pet. Joey and Chandler soon begin to fight over the chick. Chandler decides to take it back but the shop won't take it so he goes to a shelter where he learns that they kill the animals that can't find homes.

He takes the chick back home along with a duck. Joey's acting career continues to go badly.

Phoebe finds out who her real birth mother is.

Seasons

Note: seasonal broadcast dates and times for M-Net and e.tv are incomplete.

Season 1 (24 episodes)

Channel: e.tv | Premiere: 1 Oct 1998 | Finale: 11 Mar 1999 | Thursdays, 19h00
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 2 Nov 2011 | Finale: 26 Dec 2011 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 19h35

Season 2 (24 episodes)

Channel: SONY | Premiere: 24 Feb 2012 | Finale: 18 Apr 2012 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 19h30

Season 3 (25 episodes)

Channel: SONY | Premiere: 20 Apr 2012 | Finale: 15 Jun 2012 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 19h35

Season 4 (24 episodes)

Channel: SONY | Premiere: 18 Jun 2012 | Finale: 10 Aug 2012 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 19h35

Season 5 (24 episodes)

Channel: e.tv | Premiere: 23 Dec 2005 | Finale: 2 Jun 2006 | Fridays, 19h30
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 12 Oct 2012 | Finale: 5 Dec 2012 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 18h45

Season 6 (25 episodes)

Channel: e.tv | Premiere: 9 Jun 2006 | Finale: 24 Nov 2006 | Fridays, 19h30
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 7 Dec 2012 | Finale: 1 Feb 2013 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 18h40

Season 7 (24 episodes)

Channel: e.tv | Premiere: 1 Dec 2006 | Finale: 11 May 2007 | Fridays, 19h30
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 4 Feb 2013 | Finale: 1 Mar 2013 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 18h40

Season 8 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 10 Jul 2002 | Finale: 18 Dec 2002 | Wednesdays, 19h30
Channel: e.tv | Premiere: 18 May 2007 | Finale: 26 Oct 2007 | Fridays, 19h30
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 4 Mar 2013 | Finale: 29 Mar 2013 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 18h35

Season 9 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 4 Jun 2003 | Finale: 5 Nov 2003 | Wednesdays, 19h30
Channel: e.tv | Premiere: 2 Nov 2007 | Finale: 11 Apr 2008 | Fridays, 19h30
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 1 Apr 2013 | Finale: 26 Apr 2013 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 18h35

Season 10 (18 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 16 Jun 2004 | Finale: 6 Oct 2004 | Wednesdays, 19h30
Channel: e.tv | Premiere: 18 Apr 2008 | Finale: 15 Aug 2008 | Fridays, 19h30
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 29 Apr 2013 | Finale: 17 May 2013 | Mon/Wed/Fri, 18h35


Season 3 Cast

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Chandler Bing

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Joey Tribbiani

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Monica Geller

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Phoebe Buffay

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Rachel Green

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Dr. Ross Geller

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Carol Willick

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Gunther

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Jack Geller

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Judy Geller

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Susan Bunch

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Dr. Richard Burke

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Frank Buffay Jr.

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Janice Litman

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Alice Knight Buffay

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Cal

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Charla Nichols

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Cookie

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Doug

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Dr. Rhodes

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Ginger

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Herself

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Jeannine

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Kate Miller

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Leslie

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Malcolm

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Mark Robinson

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Mary Angela

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Pete Becker

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Sarah Tuttle

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The Director

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Tim

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Tomas

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Tommy

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Troop Leader

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The Director

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