Jennifer Aniston is one of the most well-recognized and talented actresses in Hollywood. Although she has starred in many massively successful projects, with the film series, and being some examples, she made a name for herself through her work in the widely adored and cult-classic television series, Playing one of the central characters in the series, Rachel Green, she became one of the favorites among fans, helping her become one of the most well-recognized faces in the film industry.
Over the course of its ten-year run, the sitcom series saw a series of guest stars, including actors like Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Gary Oldman, and Winona Ryder. It is safe to assume that each star featured in the series has their fair share of interesting stories for their time on set. Taking a look back at this, we can get an understanding of how close the cast of this series actually was.
featured Paget Brewster in its cast for its fourth season. The actress, who is best known for appearing in projects like Criminal Minds, Grandfathered, and Community, played the role of Kathy, a woman who was initially involved with Joey, only to get together with Chandler later on. According to an interview with , the actress went on to talk about what it was like for her on the set of this hit television series.
Brewster revealed that the cast shared a very deep sort of bond with each other. This is no surprise considering the fact that the television series does follow a very big theme of companionship, therefore the name of the show. The actress added that they would have a number of inside jokes with each other, one of which, was even inspired by the series itself.
Since is a comedy series, it is no surprise to find out that the cast would crack jokes with each other on set, something that is very common in the behind-the-scenes of sitcoms. Paget Brewster, however, went on to reveal, according to , that the cast had quite an odd tradition that they used to follow. The tradition in question was that they would crack jokes with each other and if, a joke did not land very well or received a flat reaction, the other castmates would call out the person responsible for the joke.
“They would make fun of each other. If someone made a joke and it didn’t work, they’d all turn on the person and be like: “You blew it, Lisa!” They would bust each other’s balls. And they started adding this thing into the script that they did to each other in real life: one of them would be talking, and they’d all pretend to fall asleep.”
Brewster revealed that this was not negative in any way whatsoever, perhaps even helping the actors up their game when it came to the jokes they cracked. She then went on to reveal that they even incorporated an onscreen gag in their everyday life. If a joke was not all too good, rather than calling the person out on it, the other cast members would simply pretend to fall asleep, acting like the joke was so bad that it put them to sleep. This was something that was very present in the television series itself.