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Watch the Iranian Remake of ‘Friends’
Yep, the Islamic Republic has its very own version of the beloved NBC sitcom. Could ‘Seinfeld’ be next?
Iran has their own version of Friends.
The Persian remake of the long-running NBC sitcom hasn’t received much attention in the West yet—but you can check out full episodes and behind-the-scenes footage of Eshgh Taatil Nist on its YouTube page. Here’s an episode:
Here are a couple screenshots of the opening credit sequence:
A representative for Friends creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. We reached out to Bijan Birang, the director of the Iranian remake, and will update with his comments.