Ross and Rachel couple in Friends. David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston ‘almost couple’ in real life. The Friends reunion, broadcast in the US by Hbo Max and broadcast in Italy on Sky (Sky Atlantic and Sky Uno) and Now TV, is an opportunity to turn the spotlight on the relationship between two of the stars of the series. Ross and Rachel’s relationship, through thick and thin, was one of the pillars of the show. “In the first season, I had a huge crush on Jen,” David Schwimmer said in the special hosted by James Corden. “It was mutual,” Jennifer Aniston replied. “At some point we were both attracted to each other, but we were like two ships that didn’t cross: one of us was always in a relationship. We never crossed that line, but both …”, the words from Ross-Schwimmer, interrupted with perfect timing by Matt Le Blanc: “Bullshit …”, said Joey, sparking the general hilarity. To confirm David Schwimmer’s version was the colleague-partner: “It went like this”.