TV Pilot Club: 'The One Where It Began' -- Help Us Revisit The Very First 'Friends' Episode

Published Jan 30, 2021

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Get together with a few hundred of your fellow TV fanatics to hash out the highs and lows of some all-time quintessential premiere episodes. LAist's arts & entertainment reporter Mike Roe and a group of nostalgia TV superfans will take a deep dive into these small-screen treasures and answer your questions live.

First up on February 18 is Friends -- a comfort-viewing classic. We'll unpack what holds up and what decidedly does not from its 1994 debut episode. Watch it before the event (several streaming sites now offer the series) then bring your hottest takes on the story, the casting, the messages, and the looks.

Joining the group chat with Mike Roe:

Guy Branum, comedian/writer/host

Erin Mallory Long, host of "Best of Friends" podcast

Katie Willert, artist and producer