In the 1990s, “Friends” was a huge hit. It ran for ten seasons and was watched by many people. But did it have a dark, hidden message? Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Chandler (Matt Perry), Monica, Joey (Matt LeBlanc), and Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow) went through a lot together, but now they live in the past. But did these people have more to them than they seemed? This is a question that many people have.
The “Friends” have shown all sides of their personalities, including the good, the bad, and the creepy. It’s Denise Richards, Ross’s hot cousin, who plays her. That’s not all: Rachel also had sex with her ex-fiance while he was engaged to her old best friend. The friend Mindy did the same to her. In a flashback, Chandler also made fun of Monica for being fat, and Ross seemed to have left his son in later show seasons. It’s clear that the friends were not saints, but some fans think they were even more wicked than that.
A fan theory says that the characters on “Friends” are the seven deadly sins.
Fans of “Friends” love a good fan theory, and this one could be right on the money. But do they have anything to do with the personalities of the “Friends” people? Reddit users came up with the idea that “Friends” is based on the Seven Deadly Sins. It says that in 6th-century Christian theology, the outline of the sins of pride and greed, lust and jealousy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth was written down, which came from Christian theology.
Peenerfacer, a Reddit user, said that Monica was very competitive, and Rachel was always materialistic on the show, so this is what he said. Many people were smitten, but Phoebe, who flirted with a lot of her boyfriends over the years, got the prize. Gluttony? Joey was a no-brainer for the title because he was always hungry. He even ate Rachel’s dessert, which the other people thought tasted like “feet.” To show you what happened, think back to the story about Ross’ “moist-maker” sandwich being stolen from the fridge at work. This caused him to become so angry that he had to be sent to the doctor and put on a leave of absence. Sloth, too? Based on how lazy he is at his job, Chandler doesn’t seem to be very rewarding. He worked as a plumber.
Not only is Friends linked to the Seven Deadly Sins, but it’s not the only show to do so.
“Friends” showrunners David Crane and Marta Kauffman have never said or denied that the show’s characters were based on the seven sinful vices. However, the show’s personalities are very similar to those of characters from a sitcom that aired 30 years ago. Yes, the 1960s TV show “Gilligan’s Island” was based on the sin list. In the 1994 book “Inside Gilligan’s Island: A Three-Hour Tour Through the Making of a TV Classic,” the show’s creator, Sherwood Schwartz, said that all of the characters were based on the seven deadly sins. After he got the show on CBS, Schwartz wrote that he told his wife. “I’m glad I didn’t tell the network that the Castaways were a metaphor for the seven sins.”
Friends’ theory is still pretty dark even if you aren’t stuck on a deserted island and can’t get back to your friends. That’s not all bad news, though. The group can get over their bad reputations by being humble, giving, chaste, grateful, temperate, patient and being persistent, and diligent. We might need a new show for that one.