Pottery Barn has a Friends Anniversary Collection, LEGO recently launched a Friends-themed anniversary set, and Ralph Lauren has a Friends-themed line. I can’t walk more than a block in my neighborhood of northwest D.C. without seeing the metrobus “take a selfie with Friends” ads. America has Friends fever, as the hit sitcom turns 25 this year and prepares to re-launch on an HBO streaming service in a few months. But the Friends fanaticism offers the chance to reflect on the legacy friends and the show’s cultural influence and its role as a pop culture canary in the coal mine…. read more >
The Legacy Friends
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