In the F.R.I.E.N.D.S reunion trailer, while the whole cast agrees on Ross-Rachel being on a break, but Matt Le Blanc called it bullshit and we kind of agree.
Whether Ross and Rachel “were on a break” when he sleeps with the girl from the copy place is an age-old debate that we don’t see ending anytime soon. From season one of F.R.I.E.N.D.S, we sense strong chemistry between Ross and Rachel. They did things for each other that only people in relationships do, which made us root for them always to end up together. And when they did we cheered the loudest but alas it wasn’t for a long time as their breakup broke our hearts too. But irrespective of their relationship going through trials and tribulation of time, both of them always showed up for each other throughout the 10 seasons no matter what. Hence, we believe that Ross and Rachel were not on a B.R.E.A.K throughout the series.
Proof from F.R.I.E.N.D.S that shows us exactly this!
When Ross leaves his big debut on Discovery Channel to take Rachel to the hospital
When Rachel gets Ross the number of the pizza delivery girl
When Ross helps Rachel when her dad gets a heart attack
When Ross gives Rachel the tiny t-shirt back
When Rachel tells Ross that she values things and has kept some stuff from their relationship
When Ross takes Emily out just to help Rachel flirt with Joshua
When Ross said Rachel at his wedding with Emily
When Rachel tells Ross how much Emily really likes him
When Rachel does not tell Ross about her feelings because he is happy with Emily
When Rachel is ready to get on a plane with Ross to Greece which was supposed to be his honeymoon
When Rachel tells Ross to make his marriage work with Emily irrespective of what she feels for him
When Ross gives up dating as it makes Rachel jealous and also she wants him to be there for her during her pregnancy
When Rachel tells Ross about Emily’s message which she accidentally heard and convinces him not to call her back
When Ross pushes Rachel’s sister, Jill awayas it might ruin any chance of him getting together with Rachel
When Rachel helps out Ross with his girlfriend, Elizabeth’s father, Paul
When Ross sees how much Rachel wants to go to Paris, he gives up on trying to make her stay
They put each other first when one needs the other, in spite of having broken up. No wonder they have made stupid mistakes and decisions in their life but being there for each other was never one. They show us that some people can still be friends and care for each other even after breaking up. What do you think about this side of Ross and Rachel’s relationship in F.R.I.E.N.D.S?