A full-blown Mates reunion will in all probability by no means occur — as repeated virtually yearly by co-creator Marta Kauffman — however within the 15 years because the NBC comedy ended, the six stars have remained very a lot in one another’s orbit.
With the 15th anniversary of Mates‘ collection finale quick approaching, TVLine is wanting again at all the instances that Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer have labored their method into each other’s post-Mates initiatives over time.
Our journey begins in 2007 — simply three years after the Mates went their separate methods — with that notorious Cox-Aniston kiss from the short-lived FX drama Dust. And it ends, appropriately sufficient, with Cox and Kudrow seated on a makeshift Central Perk sofa from a 2019 episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Present. A lot to Joey Tribbiani’s disappointment, nevertheless, that final one didn’t embrace a kiss.
And people are simply two of the 16 instances we’ve seen the Mates again collectively since Monica and Chandler broke the gang up in 2004. (TVLine may also have loads of further Mates finale protection main as much as Monday’s 15-year anniversary, so preserve coming again!)
Browse our gallery of on-screen Mates reunions — you possibly can click on right here for direct entry — then drop a remark together with your ideas beneath: Which was your favourite? And are you continue to holding out hope for an precise Mates reunion?