At this point, the friends hang out at a bar that will later be turned into Central Perk.
The news of the conversion of the bar is revealed during the episode.
The film is set on May 28, 1976, during the last day of high school in a suburb of Austin, Texas. And I think if someone is making a judgment when they don’t really have firsthand experience, it’s intolerant, which to me is kind of insidious. I knew there were things I wanted to accomplish in life, but I didn’t know how to get there or where to start.
The flashback takes place three years ago, exactly one year before the premiere.
Phoebe has just moved out of Monica's apartment, but has not told her.
She has been sneaking out every night and sneaking back in every morning, spending the past week at her grandmother's apartment.
The episode begins with the friends sitting in the coffeehouse talking to Janice.
Janice asks whether any of the group have slept together, and if so, who.