The matter has been rehashedover and overagain — with excellent explanation why — and co-creator Marta Kauffman is taking partial (type of?) duty for the display’s shortcomings.
“It was, to a certain extent, a product of the time period and of my own ignorance,” Kauffman mentioned on an episode of CNN’s specialHistory of a Sitcom. “There were Black shows and there were white shows. There weren’t a lot of shows that were interracial.”
“I guess at the time I was thinking, ‘This is what I know,'” she endured.
But this is not the primary time Marta has addressed Friends’ loss of range. Last yr, during an ATX TV panel, Marta mentioned, “I wish I knew then what I know today. … I would’ve made very different decisions.”
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