Friends was an American sitcom that defined a generation on a both sides of the Atlantic. It was first aired in the States on 22 September 1994, and the following year Channel four started showing the first series in the UK. As time has gone on, the series has lost none of its appeal. Therefore, for UK based fans, here is our guide of where to buy cheap Friends' DVDs.
It is possible to buy individual DVDs of Friends, as an individual series on DVD or as a complete box set. Bearing in mind there were ten series containing a total of 264 episodes, a Friends' DVD boxset can take quite a commitment in terms of money spent purchasing and in time watching the shows. In 2009, a box set was released in the UK celebrating the series' 15th anniversary. The box set contained extended episodes, an episode guide and original special features. Friends merchandise There has been a wide and varied range of Friends merchandise produced. WEA Records released the first album of music from Friends, the Friends Original TV Soundtrack, in 1995. In 1999, a second soundtrack album called Friends Again was released. Apart from music, other merchandise includes DVD game, Friends - Scene It?, and a quiz game for PlayStation 2 and PC called Friends: The One with All the Trivia.
Where to buy
Car boot sales, garage sales and jumble sales may all be worth a rummage when looking for individual DVDs. Internet auction sites such as eBay or classified sales listing websites such as FridayAds or Gumtree are also worth a try. Friends series 3 However, if you are just after a particular series, Friends series 3 for example, or desire one of the anniversary of Friends boxed sets, then you may have to visit one of the High Street outlets or specialised DVD sales websites. Owners of these sites recognise the popularity of the series and often use Friends' DVD box sets as a loss-leader, that is to say they sell them cheap in the hope that once customers are drawn to their site they will make further purchases. Price comparison website A price comparison website such as kelkoo is a good place to start as it will provide a list of retailers who have the title in stock and at what price they are selling. So, as you can see, whether you want a particular Friends' series DVD or want the Friends complete set, there are several shopping options at your disposal.