Friends: The Reunion has received its first reviews. The special, also known as “The One Where They Get Back Together,” has received a positive, if not gushing, critical response thus far. The special episode has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 67% after 15 reviews.
Here’s everything you need to know if you’re looking forward to Friends: The Reunion episode:
What makes the Reunion Episode unique?
HBO Max, a streaming platform, is celebrating its first birthday. And, as a special treat for fans, the cast of Friends will reunite on the original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank for a live, unscripted celebration of the beloved show.
As per a review of New York Times by James Poniewozik, it said “So this special is the superexpressway of memory lanes, an hour and three-quarters that stitch together several formats: a talk-show-style interview with James Corden; a celebrity-packed tribute; a collection of behind-the-scenes clips; and a revisiting and re-creation of classic scenes.”
Who are the Main Cast of the Episode?
The show’s main cast, including Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer, returns for an unscripted special episode directed by Ben Winston.
Who are the Special Guests?
David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon, and Malala Yousafzai will all make appearances in the reunion episode.
Where will Friends: The Reunion Episode Stream and what’s the Premiere Date?
Friends: The Reunion will air on ZEE5 in India. The highly anticipated episode will be available on HBO Max in the United States.
ZEE5 announced on Tuesday that Friends: The Reunion will begin streaming at 12:32 p.m. on May 27.