36 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Friends You Definitely Don’t Know
Before the first season, the cast took a trip to Vegas together
The cast had no idea they were about to be superstars — but director James Burrows did! The legendary TV director directed the pilot episode and most of the first season and before the show was set to air, he brought the cast to Vegas. On the trip, he told them to enjoy themselves because it was going to be the last time they would be able to go anywhere and remain anonymous! Burrows knew from the jump that Friends was going to be a massive success. He also lent each member of the cast money so that they could gamble. Something told him these six wouldn’t remain broke for long!