It almost didn't look like the Friends that became a show of unparalleled popularity. Phoebe was written as a goth girl. Joey wasn't supposed to be so daft, but after Matt LeBlanc came into an audition straight from a drinking bender, the creators rethought the character. Courteney Cox was originally cast as Rachel.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Recalls Sexist & Drug-Fueled Culture At SN...
Years before she starred in Seinfeld and Veep, Julia Louis-Dreyfus cut her comedy teeth as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1982 to 1985. Now, Lou