At the end of the first season, Jeff left Friends to work on his new sitcom "Partners" for FOX (which aired for the 1995-96 season) and Senior Script Editor Alexa Junge took over as our contact at the show under the same arrangement.
(Note: I briefly corresponded with Jeff more recently...
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In the case of Paolo, we started that "arc" without knowing exactly where or when it would end up -- the decision to have him make a pass at Phoebe [1.12] was actually arrived at pretty late in the game. " Return to Questions On submitting scripts: Jeff Greenstein: "We only accept script submissions through agents. That's the standard deal." On acquiring scripts: Alexa Junge: "If you are interested in plot synopses and the like, the best thing would be getting the 'Friends Companion' or to read the Episode Guide.
However, an upcoming two-part arc involving Rachel, Barry [Rachel's ex-fiancé and Mindy [Rachel's Bridesmaid & Barry's girlfriend] was conceived of all at once. If you are looking for script format because you're interested in writing for TV, there are loads of books that can fill you in.
As to why, Jeff Greenstein had this to say: Jeff Greenstein: "When Marta & David & Jeff & I did 'Dream On', we used to spend a lot of time thinking about titles, because they were on-screen at the top of each episode. We figured, why not name each episode after the thing that people will ostensibly be talking about around the water-cooler the next day?
" Return to Questions Jeff Greenstein: "We knew there was going to be a Phoebe/Ursula story [See 3.03] from the get-go. Beginning in spring 1998, it is being maintained and updated by Darcy Partridge. Williams (now Andy Affleck) was originally responsible for the bulk of it, but much extra material and suggestions come from members of the Friends mailing list and newsgroup. Many additional comments are included from Friends' Season 1 Supervising Producer Jeff Greenstein and Friends' Senior Script Editor Alexa Junge. Mary Theresa Tribbiani [3.11] Ron Leibman................... Leonard Green [2.22][3.07][8.08][10.13] Thomas Lennon................. Randall (Casino Dealer/Joey's Hand Twin) [5.23][5.24] Jay Leno......................himself [1.11] Ken Lerner.................... You might also try contacting the Writers' Guild (though I don't know if they'll be much help if you're not a member) or the Museum of Broadcasting in New York." You can sometimes find unofficial transcriptions of scripts on the Internet, but WB Studios is tracking down most of those sites and closing them down. Return to Questions First, here's the answer from producer / writer Jeff Greenstein regarding season 1: Jeff Greenstein: "There are two standing sets -- Monica and Rachel's apartment, which occupies the center of our stage, and the coffee house, which is stage right. Return to Questions Find out about season-by-season video releases and other Friends video collections through this link: https:// you are in the UK or Europe and want Friends on DVD or VHS, follow this link!