The Resource Generation Friends : an inside look at the show that defined a television era, Saul Austerlitz

Generation Friends : an inside look at the show that defined a television era, Saul Austerlitz

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Generation Friends : an inside look at the show that defined a television era
Title
Generation Friends
Title remainder
an inside look at the show that defined a television era
Statement of responsibility
Saul Austerlitz
Title variation
Friends
Title variation remainder
an inside look at the show that defined a television era
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Language
eng
Summary
In September 1994, six friends sat down in their favorite coffee shop and began bantering about sex, relationships, jobs, and just about everything else. A quarter of a century later, new fans are still finding their way into the lives of Rachel, Ross, Joey, Chandler, Monica, and Phoebe, and thanks to the show's immensely talented creators, its intimate understanding of its youthful audience, and its reign during network television's last moment of dominance, Friends has become the most influential and beloved show of its era. Friends has never gone on a break, and this is the story of how it all happened. Noted pop culture historian Saul Austerlitz utilizes exclusive interviews with creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, executive producer Kevin Bright, director James Burrows, and many other producers, writers, and cast members to tell the story of Friends' creation, its remarkable decade-long run, and its astonishing Netflix-fueled afterlife. Readers will go behind the scenes to hear from the people who were present as the show was developed and cast, written and filmed. There will be talk of trivia contests, prom videos, trips to London, Super Bowls, lesbian weddings, wildly popular hairstyles, superstar cameos, mad dashes to the airport, and million-dollar contracts. They'll also discover surprising details-that Monica and Joey were the show's original romantic couple, how Danielle Steel probably saved Jennifer Aniston's career, and why Friends is still so popular that if it was a new show, its over-the-air broadcast reruns would be the ninth-highest-rated program on TV. The show that defined the 1990s has a legacy that has endured beyond wildest expectations
Summary
For the 25th anniversary of the show’s premiere, a pop culture historian celebrates its blockbuster success through interviews with writers, cast members, creators and producers as well an analysis of the best episodes, plot points and themes
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10814999
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Austerlitz, Saul
Dewey number
791.45/72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Aniston, Jennifer
  • Cox, Courteney
  • Perry, Matthew
  • LeBlanc, Matt
  • Schwimmer, David
  • Kudrow, Lisa
  • Netflix (Firm)
  • Fictitious characters
  • Television
  • Television comedies
  • Television series
  • Television programs
Target audience
adult
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an inside look at the show that defined a television era
Label
Generation Friends : an inside look at the show that defined a television era, Saul Austerlitz
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent.
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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x, 354 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781524743352
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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illustrations, portraits
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regular print
Label
Generation Friends : an inside look at the show that defined a television era, Saul Austerlitz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 354 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781524743352
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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