Fans of different ages share what is special and why the adventures of Monica, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Phoebe and Joey never grow old
In addition, the author of a doctoral thesis on the phenomenon of ‘Friends’ analyzes its cultural impact
‘Friends: the reunion’ premieres on May 27: ‘Friends’, two generations before the same series: Why does it keep hooking us?
When Jaime Calvo discovered ‘ Friends ‘ he was twenty years old and with very few ways of seeing a series that has accompanied him all his life. At that time, in the late nineties, he managed to wait for a friend of wealthy parents to pass him a VHS with the two chapters recorded every Sunday on Canal Plus (for a fee). Since then he has been the administrator of a fan club website, ‘ friendspeich ‘, where he continues to nurture a hobby that goes beyond age: “25 years have passed and ‘Friends’ continues to have a hook,” he says. «It seemed very fresh to me, like you could see yourself reflected with their stories. And his scripts made me very funny ‘Friends’, two generations before the same series: Why does it keep hooking us?