Are you a "Friends" person or a "Seinfeld" person?

Which show's humor appeals more to your sensibilities?

  • Friends

    Votes: 195 17.9%
  • Seinfeld

    Votes: 892 82.1%

  • Total voters
    1,087

Christo750

Member
May 10, 2018
1,409
Seinfeld person easily, but Friends in it's later seasons riffed on Seinfeld's shtick a lot. So it still has a lot of funny beats. Has definitely become more obnoxious over time though.
 

jcs

Member
Aug 7, 2018
1,788
Seinfeld. Can't stand sitcoms in the vein of Friends, HIMYM, etc. I like Seinfeld, Curb, It's Always Sunny.
 

Saoshyant

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,185
Portugal
Poll needs a "both" option.

I've been rewatching Friends occasionally over the last year and most of it still holds great. It's a good sitcom, doesn't make you think much, it's both pretty entertaining and charming, and there's been very few like that over the years (not even How I Meet your Mother pushes the exact same buttons).

Seinfeld, on the other hand, has always been masterful at deconstructing the exact type of sitcom Friends is (even if it's actually older than Friends). I can rewatch any episode and feel pleased. It's got the best catch phrases, it's got the best situations, and it became a classic for a reason.

Both please different parts of me and I'm happy both exist. Embrace diversity.
 

Monkey DTT

Avenger
Oct 28, 2017
1,895
USA West Virginia
Seinfeld isnt that funny but damn is it influential. I believe it's one of the greats purely by what came after (plus there are some gems I'm there)

I hate friends, and I think its everything wrong with sitcoms for white people
 
Oct 25, 2017
657
Canada
Holy crap this poll is tremendously skewed towards Seinfeld. Might just be a product of me only really knowing people that watched Friends just like me, but I thought that was the more popular of the 2
 

Strangelove77

Member
Oct 25, 2017
9,737
I’m totally a Seinfeld person but I enjoy the last couple or so seasons of Friends once the writers didn’t care about keeping their show somewhat realistic and made all the characters into cartoons. That show can get weird at times, and I mean that in a positive way. Ross isn’t even a human being by the end of that fucking show.
 

Fercho

Member
Nov 3, 2017
2,579
Neither, i don't find Seinfield particulary funny and I loathe Friends.

I love "Curb your enthusiasm" tho, so i guess Seinfield?