The Craziest Friends Fan Theories — Could They Be True?

    Friends premiered in September 1994 and quickly became one of the most popular sitcoms of all time. The show centers around six friends living in Manhattan during their 20s and 30s. The season finale of Friends was the most-watched television episode of the 2000s with 52.5 million viewers during its airing. The beloved sitcom has inspired numerous fan theories, ranging from the easily believable to the incredibly far-fetched. See which ones you agree with below.

    Ross and Rachel’s relationship is cursed because Ross opened an umbrella inside.

    Ross and Rachel’s relationship was rife with problems throughout the years. It’s a love story that lasts the entire series of Friends however their time as a happy couple during those 10 seasons is short. It’s always one thing or another that keeps Ross and Rachel apart or causes them to break up. So what is the cause of all of this bad luck? Back in the pilot episode of Friends, when Ross is introduced to Rachel at the coffee shop, he accidentally opens an umbrella he was carrying inside. Everyone knows that opening an umbrella indoors results in being cursed with bad luck. While the show ends on a happy note for these two lovebirds, who knows if their bad luck is really over for good?