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12th Jan 2016

VIDEO: Watch the Friends ads that were banned for being too sexy


Hands up if you’ve ever spent a whole day watching Friends re-runs on TV.

There’s no shame in it, we’ve all spent countless hours catching up with our favourite New Yorkers, but NBC – the studio behind the show – had planned for us to see the group in a rather different way than we’re used to.

Back in 1994, the company created these two promos featuring the gang hanging around in their pyjamas, but it was deemed to be too racy at the time and was ultimately banned.

Thankfully, we’ve tracked them down for your viewing pleasure.

And here’s the follow-up.

It now makes perfect sense why Joey started acting out…

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