Netflix viewers call Friends homophobic & misogynistic

Tom Chapman
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From Digital Spy

Classic sitcom Friends is now there for you on Netflix, but as the popular '90s show is watched with fresh 21st-century eyes, people are noticing that it hasn't aged particularly well.

Focusing on six friends and their often-dysfunctional lives in NYC, the show made household names of stars like Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Matt LeBlanc.

However, it seems that not everyone is happily clapping along to the catchy theme tune this time round – in fact, some people are finding it pretty offensive.

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There were many problems in Friends, like how do they afford those apartments, what happened to Ugly Naked Guy, and who ever thought it would be a good idea to pair Joey and Rachel? But in today's changed times, David Crane and Marta Kauffman's show has a new problem.

Taking to Twitter, some people have branded Friends "homophobic and misogynistic", while also taking offence at the fat-shaming of Monica Geller's plumper days.

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