Friends recently hit Netflix, allowing a whole new generation (and previous ones) to relive the American sitcom in all its glory. With copious amounts of re-runs on what seems like nearly every channel on television, Easter eggs are still being spotted by devotees of the 10 season show years later.
Mostly comical outtakes or viral content, the most recent Easter egg to be found has made us question the very fabric of one of its most beloved characters... WHO IS RACHEL!?
Only a few minutes into the episode, an enthusiastic Rachel rushes into Monica’s apartment to tell Joey that he got an audition with the famous and fictional actor, Leonard Hayes, played by Jeff Goldblum. The three friends admit to admiring the actor for his cellphone commercials in which he starred opposite a monkey.
Monica zealously posits that perhaps the monkey will be at the audition. Joey reacts by saying, “Don’t make me more nervous than I already am!” and goes to sit back down.
It’s at this point that… BAM!
Who is this stranger... What has she done with our beloved Jennifer Aniston?
Of course, the actress is just a stand in -- Or is she? It's hard to squeeze anything past the Friends fandom and within a matter of hours fans where pointing towards other examples in the series that featured strange beings pretending to be a part of the most famous TV friend squad.
I mean, just take a look at... Monica?
Perhaps Jennifer Aniston is in fact a fake Rachel, stealing the real Rachel's identity and slipping into a new life among unwitting friends. Take a look at her passport for further proof!
Or you know... it's a stand-in and we're all just over thinking this...