UNIT: Friends are back

Pre-Intermediate. Passive Voice Pre-Intermediate. Шоу-бизнес

LEARN THE WORDS:

to reunite - воссоединяться to feature - быть представленным
to announce - объявлять to launch - начинать
to navigate - управлять rare - редкий
to come(came, come) to an end - закончиться to spoof - подтрунивать, разыгрывать
a tribute - дань actual - текущий, актуальный

We waited long enough and now it has finally been confirmed the cast of "Friends" are  reuniting .

“We are friends, we are six different people that seem to get pretty well, and we get together and watch the show together on Thursday nights. I don’t know, it just worked from the second we met each other.”

Ross, Phoebe, Chandler, Monica, Rachel and Joey have been announced   to get together for a two-hour comedy special on NBC next month.

The popular series, which followed the life of six adults in their mid-20s trying to navigate  work, life and love in Manhattan, came to an end in 2004.

“We had a very good idea that this had a very good shot at least having a chance of being successful…”

The reunion is a tribute to TV comedy director James Burrows, in which Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will feature . The six stars, whose careers were launched by the show, have rarely been gathered   as a group since.

Aniston, Cox and Kudrow last appeared together in 2014 to  spoof  their "Friends" characters in a sketch on late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live”.

"Friends”, which premiered in 1994, became one of NBC's most-watched shows and has appeared on lists of the greatest TV shows in history.

“Yes, yes, for the last time we are all actually good friends. Thank you. Thanks very much.”

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