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In pictures: A decade of Friends
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The final episode of sitcom Friends has been shown in the US, ahead of its UK screening on Channel 4 on 28 May. Warning - this picture gallery contains details from the finale.
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The NBC show began in 1994, with early series featuring Marcel - a pet monkey owned by palaeontologist Ross, played by David Schwimmer.
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Monica (Courteney Cox Arquette) and Chandler (Matthew Perry) remained just good Friends until they became a couple during the show's fifth season.
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The on-off relationship between Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) and Ross was a constant theme of the show, but the pair waited until the ninth season before having a baby together.
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The cast of Friends collectively negotiated salaries of $1m (558,000) each per episode during the course of the show.
Friends stars with Oprah Winfrey
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Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe) and Matt LeBlanc (Joey) joined the rest of the cast for an edition of the Oprah Winfrey Show in April.
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In the final episode, Monica and Chandler discover they are the adoptive parents of twins Erica and Jack.
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Rachel hugs Ross before heading to the airport to begin a new job in Paris, boarding the plane before changing her mind.
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As Chandler and Monica head to their house in the suburbs, the Friends say goodbye to their New York apartment.

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