After losing its rights to the sitcom to the new streaming service, HBO Max, all 236 episodes of 'Friends' will disappear tonight.
The popular show remained on Netflix a year longer than expected after fans' uproared to the news that episodes would only be available until Jan. 1, 2019.
According to USA Today, some fans even threatened to cancel their Netflix subscription, saying the only reason they have it is to see "Friends."
The crisis was later averted.
The Holiday Armadillo has granted your wish: “Friends” will still be there for you in the US throughout 2019 pic.twitter.com/Yd0VqRzk3r— Netflix US (@netflix) December 3, 2018
But on July 9, 2019, Netflix made the announcement on Twitter that they would be saying goodbye in 2020 to the Central Perk Cafe gang.
The One Where We Have To Say Goodbye.— Netflix US (@netflix) July 9, 2019
We’re sorry to see Friends go to Warner's streaming service at the beginning of 2020 (in The US). Thanks for the memories, gang ☕
"Thanks for the memories, gang," Netflix wrote.