Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox have both appeared in over 200 episodes of Friends, but it sounds like neither co-star can remember filming parts of the popular ’90s sitcom.
On Monday, Kudrow guest-starred on Sirius XM’s “Andy Cohen is alive‘ and answered questions from fans about her life and career. A listener called and asked Kudrow about Cox’s interview with TODAY earlier this month, when she revealed she actually doesn’t remember filming many episodes of Friends.
“Yes, Courteney and I are completely in the same boat,” Kudrow replied. “We don’t even remember what the episodes were.”
Kudrow added, “I know I haven’t seen all the episodes.”
Host Andy Cohen jumped in to ask Kudrow if the entire cast, such as Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, received copies of the episodes before they aired.
The ‘Space Force’ star said that wasn’t the case and shared that the cast initially watched ‘Friends’ together.
“And then you’re busy and then you’re tired,” Kudrow said.
She explained that she doesn’t have time to sit down and watch the show every Thursday night.
“I have a kid and things are happening and TiVo didn’t exist yet,” she told Cohen.
Kudrow then joked, “And now you have to explain what TiVo is.”
Just like Kudrow, Cox confirmed TODAY’s Willie Geist during a “Sitting on Sunday‘ interview on March 6 that some scenes from ‘Friends’ were blurry.
“I should have watched all 10 seasons because when I did the reunion and they asked questions, I was like, ‘I don’t remember going there,'” she laughed, referring to the cast’s appearance on ” Friends: The Reunion. in May 2021.
Cox continued, “I see it on TV sometimes and I stop and I’m like, ‘Oh my god, I don’t even remember it.’ But it’s so funny.”
In her case, she said her “poor memory” prevents her from remembering her time on the popular comedy show, which aired from 1994 to 2004.
Though Cox said she was “stunned” that the cast didn’t celebrate this pivotal moment in their careers with more photos together, she takes the show’s continued popularity and success as a reminder.
She told Geist that she believes “Friends” will never die.
“It doesn’t matter what generation it’s looking at. That lasts,” she says.