Excerpt from the TV Show Friends - #153 - Fortune

Excerpt from the TV Show Friends - #153

The Director: [entering carrying a newspaper] Here we go people! [starts reading the review] Boxing Day! The Lucille Lortel Theatre, blah-la-la-la… Ah-ha! Joey Tribianni, gives an uneven performance, but Mr. Tribianni is not the worst thing in this production.

Joey: Yes!!! Ha-ha-ha!

The Director: Kate Miller’s awkward and mannered portrayal is laughable. [Kate walks away depressed.] Badda-badda-badda. Ah-ha! Here it is! The direction by Marshal Talmant is… [stops, reads it again, and throws down the paper in disgust] Thank you, boys and girls, you’ve ruined my life. Please, stuff your talentless faces with my Mother’s crab cakes! [Starts to leave] Excuse me!!

[ Joey steps in a picks up the paper, the gang all look at him. ]

Joey: Anyone mind if I save this?

Author David Crane & Marta Kauffman
Work Friends (T.V. Show)