It’s a profits before people model, which threatens the wellbeing of nearly everything we mothers are wired to protect.
Though I’m optimistic and hopeful by nature, this dilemma has left me discouraged many times over the years.
Return to Questions We currently have NO contact at Warner Bros. During the first season of the show, then-Supervising Producer Jeff Greenstein contacted the original author of this FAQ and began a two-way dialogue about the show. The Lamaze Teacher [1.16] Devyn La Bella................. Joanna [3.20][4.03][4.09] Julie Lauren.................. Krista [5.10] Ralph Lauren..................himself [6.08] Hugh Laurie...................
Over time, an arrangement evolved in which the author would collect questions from the readers of the mailing list and newsgroup, send them on to Jeff who would in turn answer them and mail back his responses. The Little Girl [5.17] Suzanne Lanze................. The Gentleman on the Plane [4.24] Lela Lee......................
The aforementioned statistics are nauseating, reminiscent of a third world country, and until very recently, kept out of the limelight.
Child abuse is a cultural cancer whose tentacles penetrate far deeper than a single celebrity caught with illicit images on his computer, just as date rape is a is a far more prominent issue than the repeated transgressions of one mediocre entertainer from the 1970’s.
We wove, sewed, picked, tidied, or mended while swapping stories and minding our aging grandmothers.
We tended one another’s wounds (both physical and emotional), relied on one another for strength when times were tough, and sought counsel from our community’s wise, experienced, and cherished elders. We’re being forced to create all of that for ourselves within a society that has physically and energetically restructured itself around a whole new set of priorities.
At the end of the first season, Jeff left Friends to work on his new sitcom "Partners" for FOX (which aired for the 1995-96 season) and Senior Script Editor Alexa Junge took over as our contact at the show under the same arrangement.
Art, a book, a painting, a song, can definitely inspire change, whether it's a small change or a big change but you know there's novels I've read or a scene in a film that I've seen where I definitely inspired something and made a change or addressed an issue in my life or done something cliché like make a phone call.
[on ex-husband Coleman 'Coley' Laffoon] I can't even get a divorce.
Return to Questions This FAQ was written by many people in collaboration.
Beginning in spring 1998, it is being maintained and updated by Darcy Partridge. Williams (now Andy Affleck) was originally responsible for the bulk of it, but much extra material and suggestions come from members of the Friends mailing list and newsgroup.