The relevance of “Friends” as one of the most awarded comedies of all time is undeniable, and the recent reunion of the cast has shown it. Millions of viewers tuned in to the meeting between Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc, actors who gained international fame thanks their long-remembered roles in fiction. Cox still feels tremendous pain despite the laurels that she was the only comedy actress never to be nominated for an Emmy Award for her role as Monica Geller.
From 2000 to 2004, Marta Kauffman’s fiction received awards everywhere, and of course, it featured prominently in the famous Emmy Awards, destined for television productions. All the cast members were on the shortlist during the award seasons, but Courteney Cox never got the job done. During an interview with Howard Stern, the actress expressed her deepest feelings.
“When all the members of the cast were nominated except me, it definitely hurt my feelings,” said the “Friends” star with an air of nostalgia and visibly moved by the situation that still haunts her. Despite the snub, the actress continued her eximia career, but the stigma of the Emmys continued.
The People’s Choice Awards and Screen Actors Guild Award did recognize Cox’s acting work in “Friends” and represented a balm in the actress’s path. In her following jobs after the widespread comedy phenomenon, the famous continued the slump around the Emmys. Her name never managed to appear in the most anticipated awards in the television industry.
The Reunion Of “Friends” Brought Great Relief
After the mythical broadcast in which the protagonists of “Friends” met again on the small screen, Courteney Cox received an unexpected Emmy nomination, but of course, from the hand of his former colleagues. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Monica’s interpreter stated that she expected the work of director Ben Winston to be awarded this time.
“He’s a special director and he deserves all kinds of credits,” said Cox, who did not meet the producer until she became involved in the special.
Friends is considered one of the greatest sitcoms of all time. The show recently completed 25 years of its debut on the TV, and all-stars were called for a special reunion episode. Often termed as the best sitcom, Friends aired for ten seasons. Its popularity can be known from the fact that after 25 years, it’s still famous and relevant to its fans all around the globe.