Scottish firm Blackadders has created a parody video of the opening credits of Friends, in a tenuous way to promote an employment law podcast. 

To the nauseating Rembrandts' track "I'll be there for you", the lawyers mimic the Friends cast frolicking in the fountain, with frightening attention to detail. It brings back memories of the sitcom and a simpler time when it seemed OK for Tom Selleck to try to pash a woman 21 years his junior.

It's also a reminder as to why lawyers should turn down some roles. No one told them marketing was gonna be this way.

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Friends 3

                                                 

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Kudos to Blackadders for dancing like wallies in a Scotland town centre where, presumably, they had to endure heckles from locals filled with Buckfast.

Possibly coming soon to E4, but currently on Vimeo, you can watch Blackadders' video here.

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Comments

Lydia 02 November 18 09:06

I think it's quite sweet and funny. Good for them.

Lydia 02 November 18 09:07

Although they presumably need some IP clearances....

Anonymous 02 November 18 09:12

Emp Layer Jack definitely did not eat this delicious, plump-breasted pigeon.

Anonymous 02 November 18 12:44

I love their podcasts - they actually sound like they are good friends

Anonymous 02 November 18 13:27

Love it.  They make being a solicitor seem much more fun than it actually is.

Anonymous 02 November 18 14:39

Amazingly, I think they've pulled it off.  Great work Blackadders!

Anonymous 02 November 18 18:47

Can I please have a job with Blackadders? You guys are AWESOME 

Melanie 05 November 18 12:47

Just seen this-wonderful fill up on a dreary Monday morning...well done you guys. I know you were just on a break!

Anonymous 06 November 18 12:10

Like what is this garbage? Its an advert for what, how to be a tube?

Catty 08 November 18 11:17

I rather like it! Good on Blackadders. You've also got the best law firm name, ever.

Anonymous 08 November 18 22:54

Love it!  Hard to do these things without cocking it up royally but they did well

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