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  gracehi  |  44

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  GraceyBlueEyes  |  44

What makes you think people in France won't have seen friends? I don't think you realize how far English (language not country) shiws travel. When I was in France there were loads of french dubbed English shows.

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  no_playa_hater  |  44

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  ErinRosado  |  44

Alan, they're mentioned in the last episode when Joey buys a new chick and duck as a housewarming gift for Chandler and Monica. The original chick and duck died.

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  gracehi  |  44

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  raphanne_fml  |  44

Gracehi, I'm French and I can tell you that Friends is very popular in France. It has been on air for around twenty years now. They always rerun it. We watch a lot of American TV shows.

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  gracehi  |  44

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  Zebediabolical  |  44

Most US remakes of UK tv shows are horrible. Life on Mars and Skins (US) are two great examples. But every so often the American version is pure brilliance and so much better than the UK version. Shameless (US) is the example I hold up for that one. William H. Macy for the win!

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  raphanne_fml  |  44

Well, some French TV shows try to copy American shows as well, and the result is pretty horrific. For the US/UK thing, it depends. The American version of the Inbetweeners was bad, but I prefer the American version of the Office for example.

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  gracehi  |  44

I have to agree with you, there, 90, about "The Office." It's the only example I know of in which an American version of a British television show actually improved upon the original.

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I'd also like to point out OP is on vacation. OP may not even be from France. Where the situation takes place and whether or not the people there would understand the reference is kind of irrelevant, as long as OP understands.

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  gracehi  |  44

101, I'd imagine if OP were from the U.S. or somewhere else other than France he'd complain of taking it with him on the plane / train / ferry / long car ride / whatever and then having to go through whatever process his home country requires to bring in a foreign animal. I could be wrong, but that's what I would complain about. 104, That's absolutely not true at all. I had an FML published from my mobile phone, and it showed my location as the US. I don't know where you got that idea.

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  knoxxx  |  44

American shows are aired in a lot of different countries, not just France. And a lot of non-American children learn American English this way.

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  Googolman  |  44

131 - Because then the FML staff would frequently be downvoted as well. I don't mean that as an insult to the FML staff, but there are those insufferable children on this site who can't handle being subjected to what the staff has to say, particularly when they have to enforce rules.

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  Sirin_fml  |  44

Thumbs are meaningless. My ego is self-sustaining, eco-friendly, and hates the words "upvote" and "downvote". I'm not sure about the others, but after reading some people's plus-rated comments on here, getting thumbed up would deeply disturb me.

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  Googolman  |  44

I'd definitely agree with you that thumbs are meaningless. I, myself, do not require the consolation of knowing that the FML community approves of my comment. I just speak my mind, and I don't fuss over people who think their thumbs are weapons. But then again, some people, particularly the insufferable children I mentioned earlier, see things differently.

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  pwnman  |  40

Or Naked. So, when OP wants to go being the duck to friends, s/he will be able to say "I gotta go get naked". Anyway OP, be happy! I love ducks!

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