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Seventeen years and a few days after leaving their iconic apartment and bringing a close to one of the most successful sitcoms in the history of the television, the Friends cast got back together for a special event fans have been waiting to see for a very long time. Whether you're a fan of the NBC series when it originally aired, or you got on board with the comedy through reruns or on Netflix after its run completed, you may be wondering how and where you can watch the Friends reunion special streaming.
If that's the case, don’t worry because we have put together a quick guide showing you how to watch the highly-anticipated event as well as all 236 episodes that originally aired on NBC all those years ago.
Where To Watch Friends: The Reunion Online
Just like the 2020 Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special before it, the Friends reunion is currently streaming in all its glory on HBO Max, giving the streamer’s millions of subscribers access to the hilarious and emotional event featuring a visit to the iconic set, table reads, and other background information on the cast and how the pop culture phenomenon that defined '90s television.
If you missed Friends: The Reunion when it first debuted on May 27, 2021, all you need is a subscription to HBO Max and access to the streaming platform via the internet or a compatible device. Before you know it, you’ll be taken back to Monica’s apartment and feel like it’s 1994 all over again.
If you're not an HBO Max subscriber, you can sign up for it here.
How To Watch Friends Streaming
After watching the Friends reunion special, there’s a good chance you will want to go back and watch the series from the very beginning all over again (no judging). Doing so has never been easier because all 236 episodes of the show’s 10-year run are streaming on HBO Max, and the streamer is going to let you know it. The first title that pops up in the “More Like This” section under Friends: The Reunion is the classic sitcom, complete with all of its great inside jokes.
How To Watch Friends If You Don’t Have HBO Max
You’re not out of luck if you don’t have HBO Max or simply prefer owning every episode of Friends in the event it moves to another platform or is removed entirely in the future. There are plenty of options to choose from when you’re looking for physical boxsets or digital versions of all 10 seasons of the landmark pop culture event. All that is left to do now is watch the series again and settle one of the biggest debates in modern television history.
It's unclear if the Friends reunion special will be made available on Blu-ray/DVD at some point down the line, so for now, it looks like HBO Max is your only option to watch Friends: The Reunion.
If you want more great series to check out after blowing through the Friends reunion special and every other episode of the hit show, check out CinemaBlend’s updated 2021 Summer TV schedule.
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