The highly anticipated Friends Reunion finally aired on Thursday.
And viewers took to Twitter to point out that Monica’s apartment poster looked exactly like British comedian Noel Fielding, 48, and were stunned when they found out she had always been there.
The old French poster of Maïna La Voyante, also known as Maïna la Clairvoyante, was featured on Friends for the full ten seasons in Monica’s apartment, located next to her front door.
What!? Viewers of the reunion of friends took to Twitter to point out that the poster for Monica’s apartment looks exactly like British comedian Noel Fielding, 48.
The work was created by French illustrator Louis Galice (1864–1935) and features Maïna – one of the many popular astrologers who animated the streets of Paris at the turn of the 20th century.
And on the Friends reunion show, Courteney Cox (Monica Gellar), Jennifer Aniston (Rachel Green), Matthew Perry (Chandler Bing), Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribbiani), Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe Buffay) and David Schwimmer (Ross Gellar) have all returned to the original sitcom set.
They were joined by a host of A-List stars, but some viewers took to Twitter to express their shock at what appeared to be a surprise appearance by Noel Fielding.
One person wrote: “I had no idea Noel Fielding was in this #FriendsReunion”, others sharing their surprise.
Day one! The poster was featured on Friends for the full ten seasons in Monica’s apartment, placed next to her front door (Photo Chandler Bing in “The Pilot,” Season 1, Episode 1 (1994)
A masterpiece: The old French poster of Maïna La Voyante, also known as Maïna la Clairvoyante, was made by the French illustrator Louis Galice (1864–1935)
Signature Style: Bake-off host is known for his long, messy hair and quirky style
Another Twitter user wrote: “All those hours watching Friends and never noticed the Noel Fielding poster by the door. ”
“Why didn’t I notice the Noel Fielding poster in Friends until tonight?” someone else asked.
“Love Noel throwing a photo bombarding the reunion of friends,” another person joked, while a viewer added: “Among the many cameos from #FriendsReunion was a surprising appearance from @ noelfielding. ”
“Why did the Friends board have a picture of Noel Fielding on the wall?” a confused fan of the show asked, while someone else tweeted, “I never noticed this photo of Noel Fielding on the wall of Monica’s apartment before #FriendsReunion. ”
Could we be more excited? The long-awaited reunion of friends finally made its debut on Thursday, 17 years after its conclusion
Friends is arguably one of the most successful sitcoms of all time, spanning 10 beloved seasons and 235 episodes from 1994-2004, and fans have been clamoring for a reunion for many years.
The special – which sparked a wave of backlash from die-hard fans when it launched on HBO Max in the US and Sky Go and Now TV in the UK – also saw a slew of guests doing so. surprise appearances including David Beckham, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Cindy Crawford.
The show special was filmed over a three-day period on the grounds of Warner Bros., with the show’s iconic fountain used as the backdrop for the cast’s main interview, hosted by Late Late’s James Corden Show.
The special kicked off with all six actors returning to the sitcom’s legendary set, and Jennifer struggled to hold back tears as she kissed Courteney, clearly overwhelmed to return to the series nearly two decades since its conclusion.
What a line-up: the HBO special saw a host of A-listers make cameos