How to tune into the ‘Friends Reunion’ Special in Australia

Oh… my… God, it’s almost time for the Friends Reunion Special, and we need to know how to tune in from Down Under.

The Friends Reunion Special is finally happening 17 years after the final episode aired, and to say we’re excited is a colossal understatement. HBO Max is due to premiere the special on May 27.

Yes, you’re probably thinking, “isn’t that an American streaming service?” and you’d be right, so it makes as much sense as Rachel’s English Trifle to make a worldwide phenomenon only available to the US.

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Thankfully, the episode will be available to stream express from the US at 5:02 pm AEST on May 27 through BINGE.

Let’s hope you’ve saved that two-week free trial to the streaming service for this special occasion.

The special will provide an opportunity to revel in nostalgia with revamped script table-reads, bloopers and, of course, the cast sharing behind-the-scenes antics that are sure to make the heart melt.

All of the “Friends” will be there: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer.

The official trailer for the event dropped on May 20, starting with the cast sitting on the couch in Monica’s apartment, partaking in a similar quiz to the one that lost Monica and Rachel in their apartment.


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The special was filmed on Stage 24 on the Warner Bros. Studio Lot in Burbank, California, where the show was originally filmed.

The set designer from the original series, Greg Grande, shared a glimpse of the iconic NYC apartment being rebuilt on Instagram.


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The original cast and its series creators are all going to involved, with several special guests who appeared throughout the series, including Elliot Gould (Jack Geller) and Christina Pickles (Judy Geller), and cameos from celebrities such as Justin Bieber and Cara Delevingne.

Now you know – remember to tune in to the Friends Reunion Special TOMORROW at 5:02 pm AEST on BINGE.