You Can't Call Yourself A 'Friends' Fan If You Don't Understand These 7 Iconic References

You Can't Call Yourself A 'Friends' Fan If You Don't Understand These 7 Iconic References

I'll be there for you ... only if you love 'Friends.'

Sitcoms have lead the TV world for years. Among the iconic ones are Seinfeld, Cheers, Two and a Half Men, and none other than Friends. Of course, now there are new ones like Black-ish and of course the Big Bang Theory; however, the iconic ones will never be forgotten.

For me Friends is my most favorite sitcom there is; my family and I quote it while playing cards; and my friends and I try to see who is the Rachel, Monica, Ross, Joey, Chandler, and Phoebe of the group.

1. We were on a break.

We were on a break are probably the most famous words ever spoken by Ross Geller. If you have seen this episode once you have seen it a hundred times. Even if you are not a Friends fanatic you have still probably seen this episode because it is ICONIC. Also this phrase has given every guy on the planet an out when he and his girlfriend were on a break and he did something he should not have.


Again a famous word spoken by non other than Ross Geller. He is hilarious and always wants things done perfectly, but after hearing it about after the fifth time Chandler has had enough. Chandler screams shut up. We can all relate to this because we all have that friend that we would yell shut up at.

3. Smelly cat what are they feeding you.

Come on everyone sing-a-long now. Just looking at the phrase makes me wish I was sitting with Phoebe Buffay in Central Perk with the rest of the gang. I think this song is known by everyone whether you're a Friend lover or hater.

4. How you doing?

*said in Joey Tribbiani voice*. These three words and he had any girl he wanted. Heck, he had any girl he wanted that was not only in the show but that was watching the show. Joey or Dr. Drake Ramoray it didn't matter who he said it to you were hooked. Well even now watching re-runs people are still hooked.

5. Chandler's lame jokes.

Bless his heart he tried. We all laughed out of sympathy. Some were so corny that they hurt the viewers and I'm sure they hurt the actors as well. Again bless his heart but at least he tried and someone had to.

6. Rachel's hair.

Every girl, woman, and grandma in the 90's wanted this hair style. I even went through the Rachel hair phase. Whether you wanted the cut she had or the style she had we all wanted it. Even now we want the Rachel hair because Jennifer Aniston is about as close as it gets to being perfect.

7. This number has enough significance.

*insert Monica Geller voice*. This scene is maybe just as iconic as the "We were on a break scene." However, we all know because of this scene we can't say seven in a normal way or just one time. We all have Monica Geller to thank for that.

Friends was one of the top sitcoms from 1994-2004. The span of ten years these six people invaded our homes and even now thanks to Netflix and Nick at Nite they still do. I love Friends and any Friends fanatics out there always remember to find your inner Phoebe Buffay and be a little weird. Also I'll be there for you!

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13 Taylor Swift Lyrics About Love

“We could get married. Have 10 kids and teach em how to dream."


Taylor Swift is the only reason I've gotten through every love, and every break-up. Here's a list of 13 lyrics/quotes about love from Taylor Swift's albums.

“Losing him was blue like I’ve never known. Missing him was dark grey all alone. Forgetting him was like trying to know somebody you never met. Loving him was red.”

"Red" from the album "Red." This song perfectly describes every feeling that radiates through your entire being when you love and then lose someone.

“I wish we could go back, and remember what we were fighting for. I wish you knew that, I miss you too much to be mad anymore. I wish you were right here, right now, it’s all good. I wish you would.”

"I Wish You Would" from 1989. Sometimes I wish it was acceptable to just blast Taylor Swift during an argument because I totally would.

“You learn my secrets and you figure out why I’m guarded. You say we’ll never make my parents mistake.”

"Mine" from Speak Now. Let's surpass everyone's expectations.

“My baby’s fly like a jet stream, high above the whole scene, loves me like I’m brand new.” 

"Call It What You Want To" from the Reputation album. Once in a lifetime, there's someone who looks at your scars and calls you strong and brave, instead of damaged.

“My mother accused me of losing my mind, but I swore I was fine.” 

"Dear John" from Speak now. Love makes you do crazy things.

“One night he wakes, strange look on his face. Pauses then says ‘you’re my best friend’. And you knew what it was. He is in love.” 

"You Are In Love" from the 1989 album. Swift gives me chills with this song. Every time you think you're in love, you realize that the last time wasn't even close. True love, happens once or twice, and not for everyone.

“You pull my chair out, and help me in. And you don’t know how nice that is, but I do. And you throw your head back laughing like a little kid. I think it’s strange that you think I’m funny cause, he never did. I’ve been spending the last eight months, thinking all love ever does is break, and burn, and end. But on a Wednesday, in a cafe, I watched it begin again.”

"Begin Again" from the Red album. One of my top five favorite songs. Real love shows you how you should've been treated all along.

“Why would you wanna make the very first scar? Why would you wanna break a perfectly good heart?”

"A Perfectly Good Heart" from the first Taylor Swift album. Some people are only here to take. Never to give or share.

“The rain came pouring down, when I was drowning that’s when I cold finally breathe. And by morning, gone was any trace of you, I think I am finally clean.”

'Clean' from 1989. It can take years, even lifetimes, to finally feel free from love.

“There I was again tonight, forcing laughter, faking smiles, same old tired lonely place. Walls of insincerity, shifting eyes and vacancy, vanished when I saw your face. All I can say is it was, enchanting to meet you.”

'Enchanted' from Speak Now album. Love at first sight?

“Romeo take me somewhere we can be alone, I’ll be waiting all that’s left to do is run. You’ll be the prince and I’ll be the princess, it’s a love story, baby just say yes.”

'Love Story' from Fearless album. This song makes me want to take a chance and escape with a stranger.

“I once was poison ivy, but now I’m your daisy.”

"Don't Blame Me" from Reputation. I'm only better when I'm with you.

“We could get married. Have 10 kids and teach em how to dream.”

"Starlight" from the Red album. Only certain people are worth growing with.

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