6 Times Taylor Swift Referenced the Iconic ‘Friends’ to Show Her Love for the Sitcom

Published 07/15/2023, 12:00 PM EDT

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Isn’t it amazing how just a work of fiction becomes so close to one’s heart that one can not let it go? For some people, it is the books, but for Taylor Swift, it is this 1994 famous sitcom, Friends. The show has a tremendous fanbase globally. And in this enormous group of fan-following, a tiny little part is this American artist. She loves the show so much that she often talks about it publically.

Just like any other Friends fan, the 33-year-old actress also can not stop rewatching the show. She has watched the sitcom countless times because it is her comfort show. Therefore, she has deeply internalized the essence of it. So, when Swift was asked about the song she wished to write, her answer was quite predictable.

Taylor Swift wished she had written this song

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It is not just any other song that Taylor Swift wished to write. The Artist of the Decade title winner once revealed she wanted to write the theme song of her favorite sitcom, per Pinkvilla. The song’s name is ‘I’ll Be There for You’ by The Rembrandts. Do you know the ‘Anti-Hero’ singer wished it so hard that she even made up for it? During one of her concerts, the sensational singer recreated the fountain moment, which made her concert extremely iconic.

Not just once, but on several occasions, when anyone asks her about the show that Taylor was hooked on, she would only have one answer: Friends. The 1994 sitcom certainly has a tremendous impact on the minds and hearts of viewers. That is why the show still has millions of admirers from all around the world.

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Now, if the ‘Love Story’ singer loves the show this much, she must have a comfort episode, too. So, when she had to answer this specific question, she had her answer ready. It was The One Where Everybody Finds Out. That episode is about when everyone finds out Chandler and Monica are dating. And it leads us to our next reference about the best couple from the show.

Taylor Swift’s favorite couple from Friends is not Ross and Rachel

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The majority of the fandom loves Ross and Rachel because of the sizzling chemistry between them. However, for Swift, it is none other than Monica and Chandler. Yes, the same Chandler that Matthew Perry accused Ryan Reynolds of stealing a personality from.

Sometime back, when one of her fans asked her if she ever felt lonely. To this, Swift courteously revealed she never felt lonely because she would have Ross, Rachel, Monica, Joey, and Chandler around her whenever she comes back home.

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Well, her love for the show is never-ending. The singer even recreated a moment from the show with Lisa Kudrow, who portrayed the role of Phoebe Buffay. Kudrow and she sang the famous song from the show, ‘Smelly Cat’. So, here are the references to your favorite show by your favorite singer. Which one is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below.

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Neha Chande

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Meet Neha Chande, an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie, who has written more than 1100 articles. With a Master's degree in English Literature, Neha believes in unbiased journalism. Before delving into her passion for writing and cinema, she taught English and communication skills as a facilitator and lecturer.

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