Friends, once the second most streamed show, is about to disappear for five months
So no one told you Friends was going to go away. [handclaps]
As of January 1st, 2020, Friends won’t be available to stream on Netflix, and won’t be available to stream on any of the major subscriber-based streaming services for another five months. Between January, when Friends leaves Netflix, and May, when it premieres on HBO Max, the only way to watch the series is through actually purchasing individual episodes, seasons, or the collection through digital retailers.
Amazon, iTunes, and even YouTube carry all 10 seasons of the show to rent or buy. Prices vary; right now, the complete series is listed on iTunes for $140, through third-party sellers on Amazon for $70 (physical collection), and on YouTube for $200 (or $19.99 a season)….