I Just Realized Why That "Friends" Episode Was Called "The One After The Super Bowl," And I'm Embarrassed AF

I Just Realized Why That "Friends" Episode Was Called "The One After The Super Bowl," And I'm Embarrassed AF

 I Just Realized Why That "Friends" Episode Was Called "The One After The Super Bowl," And I'm Embarrassed AF




Lol, I feel dumb.

If you’re a Friends fan, you know there’s a two-part Season 2 episode called “The One After the Super Bowl”.

If you're a Friends fan, you know there's a two-part Season 2 episode called "The One After the Super Bowl".

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The episode features a ridiculously star-studded lineup of guest stars, including Julia Roberts, Brooke Shields, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and… Marcel the Monkey.

The episode features a ridiculously star-studded lineup of guest stars, including Julia Roberts, Brooke Shields, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and... Marcel the Monkey.

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Whatever, I honestly never really thought about it TBH. Whenever I’d see the episode again in TBS re-runs or on Netflix, it was just a known fact that that’s what the episode was called.

Whatever, I honestly never really thought about it TBH. Whenever I'd see the episode again in TBS re-runs or on Netflix, it was just a known fact that that's what the episode was called.

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That brings me to this week. Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that there was a huge episode of This Is Us that aired after the Super Bowl this year.

That brings me to this week. Unless you're living under a rock, you know that there was a huge episode of This Is Us that aired after the Super Bowl this year.

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And I was like, “haha, the one after the super bowl! That’s like that Friends episode… OH WAIIIIIIIIIIIIIT.”

And I was like, "haha, the one after the super bowl! That's like that Friends episode... OH WAIIIIIIIIIIIIIT."

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And that, friends, is the true story of how I came to realize that two-part episode of Friends aired immediately after the Super Bowl back in 1996.

And that, friends, is the true story of how I came to realize that two-part episode of Friends aired immediately after the Super Bowl back in 1996.

Sorry-not-sorry to my 11th grade English teacher for using Wikipedia as a source!!!

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Go ahead and roast me in the comments! I’ve earned it! But, I will say that several of my friends were ALSO surprised by this little factoid, so if you’re someone who was in the dark like me, I hope you find this *enlightening*.

Go ahead and roast me in the comments! I've earned it! But, I will say that several of my friends were ALSO surprised by this little factoid, so if you're someone who was in the dark like me, I hope you find this *enlightening*.

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