The theory suggests that the rotted rich daddy’s girl Rachel (played by Jennifer Aniston) — who is the catalyst for the clique to come together in the premiere — dreams up the fantasy the night before her fusing day to Barry Farber (Mitchell Whitfield), according to one Twitter fan.
The theory arrive d enter a occurred about when one person noticed on the cover of their Friends seasonable four DVD box set that Rachel, lying in the middle of a bed surrounded by her friends, is the purely one with her eyes open.
Clearly bemused by the curious choice, the fan begged people to come up with theories of why this could be.
«Serious mystery: Why is Rachel the only one [with eyes open]? Theories needed. #FriendsGate,» Ted Fox strutted.
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She didn’t want to marry Barry, so she had a major anxiety reverie
Another person took the opportunity and said that after realising into down that she doesn’t want to marry him, which fans of the tell already know from the scene when she turned up at Central Perk in her blending dress, Rachel has an anxiety dream the night before walking down the aisle.
Aniston’s abnormal wakes up just before 5am, and the theory explains that the picture is a snapshot of her fancy and thus the entire series, as the other five friends — Monica (Courtney Cox), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Chandler (Matthew Perry) and Ross (David Schwimmer) slowly waste away away.
«Here is my theory,» Twitter user Phil Dunne listed. «Rachel Green had a dream on the eve of her wedding day. She didn’t want to marry Barry, so she had a chief anxiety dream.
«She created a fantasy in her mind and the five other Backers characters as a way to escape her spoilt, trapped future life. And also the trauma of her leave a mark on married the next day.
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«This cover is her partially waking up from her illusion at 5am on the morning of her wedding day. The whole entire series was her anxiety dream,» it alleged.
Viewers will never know if this is true, but there are loads of other fan theories to consider too. They include: The entire show being Phoebe’s crystal meth-induced chimera, Ross eventually lost custody of his son Ben, and Monica is only Ross’s half-sister.
Come what may one which could be the most likely of the bunch is that the series is based in the word-for-word universe as Seinfeld, as Phoebe’s twin sister Ursula popped up in another NBC sitcom Mad Around You, which also featured a guest appearance from Seinfeld distinction Kramer (Michael Richards).