10. Phoebe Was Supposed To Be A “Goth Girl”
Phoebe was originally pitched as a “goth girl,” which prompted Janeane Garofalo to turn down the role.
11. Gunther Was A Real Barista
James Michael Tyler who plays Gunther in the show told BuzzFeed: “I had a job at a coffee shop called The Bourgeois Pig in Hollywood, which is still around and one of the last independent coffee shops that hasn’t been taken over or whatnot, I was one of their first baristas — I think I started there in 1990 or so.”
12. Hank Azaria Auditioned For The Role Of Joey Twice
Remember Phoebe’s first real crush who was a scientist and later left to Minsk? Well can you imagine FRIENDS with Hank Azaria as Joey instead of David.