Friends

‘ll save the Hillary Clinton sex scandal for another time, because it’s too good to fully and thoroughly research this late at night. So I’ll address the contradiction that is the Friends theme song.

So no one told you life was going to be this way.
Your job’s a joke, you’re broke, you’re love life’s DOA.
It’s like you’re always stuck in second gear,
Well, it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month, or even your year.

But, I’ll be there for you, when the rain starts to pour.
I’ll be there for you, like I’ve been there before.
I’ll be there for you, cause you’re there for me too.

You’re still in bed at ten, the work began at eight.
You’ve burned your breakfast, so far, things are going great.
Your mother warned you there’d be days like these,
But she didn’t tell you when the world has brought you down to your knees.

That, I’ll be there for you, when the rain starts to pour.
I’ll be there for you, like I’ve been there before.
I’ll be there for you, cause you’re there for me too.

No one could ever know me, no one could ever see me.
Seems like you’re the only one who knows what it’s like to be me.
Someone to face the day with, make it through all the rest with,
Someone I’ll always laugh with, even at my worst, I’m best with you.

It’s like you’re always stuck in second gear,
Well, it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month, or even your year.

But, I’ll be there for you, when the rain starts to pour.
I’ll be there for you, like I’ve been there before.
I’ll be there for you, cause you’re there for me too

Now, I know it’s catchy and you can’t help but clapping, but it’s also the most contradictory song in the history of TV theme songs. Did you catch it? Probably not. So here’s the questionable excerpt. Try again.

So no one told you life was going to be this way.
Your job’s a joke, you’re broke, you’re love life’s DOA.
It’s like you’re always stuck in second gear,
Well, it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month, or even your year.

But, I’ll be there for you, when the rain starts to pour.
I’ll be there for you, like I’ve been there before.
I’ll be there for you, cause you’re there for me too.

You’re still in bed at ten, the work began at eight.
You’ve burned your breakfast, so far, things are going great.
Your mother warned you there’d be days like these

For your convenience, I’ve bolded the two lines that will be needed for the test. I lied, there won’t be a test, but now you can see the problem. No one told you life was going to be this way…except your mother. Apparently, to Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer, your mom doesn’t count. That’s it, that’s what Friends teaches it’s viewers…what your mother says doesn’t mean anything. That she’s a “no one.”

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Posted on November 6, 2007, in TV & Movies. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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