Ten Times Friends Was Actually Relatable As a Young Adult

Michael Beausoleil
8 min readJul 16, 2021

There’s an episode of Friends where Ross and Monica are invited to dance in the background of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve Party. They fight for attention and perform “the routine,” a dance they choreographed as children. It’s one of the more humorous Friends episodes, but it’s also a moment no one can relate to.

After all, the show is a sitcom. Many of the plotlines occur because of amusing situations, and many of these coincidences would never happen in real life. Yet the show is also designed to be reflective of life as a young…

Michael Beausoleil

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