Matthew Perry had an illustrious television career with a string of notable roles ranging from The West Wing to Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip.
However, his inimitable perspective is on Chandler Bing from Friends will be his most lasting legacy.
The late actor who died on Saturdaybrought hilarity, heart and vulnerability to the role of Joey Tribbiani’s (Matt LeBlanc) and Monica Geller’s helplessly in love husband (Courteney Cox)
During the iconic sitcom’s incredible 10-year run, Perry had countless memorable Chandler moments alongside his co-stars, including: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa KudrowAnd David Schwimmer.
As the world mourns the loss of Perry at age 54, here are a few who will remain in our memories forever.
Icon: Matthew Perry has had an illustrious television career with a string of notable roles ranging from The West Wing to Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip. However, his inimitable interpretation of Chandler Bing from “Friends” will be his most lasting legacy
During the iconic sitcom’s incredible ten-year run, Perry had countless memorable Chandler moments alongside his co-stars, including Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer
THE ONE WITH THE BLACKOUT
Fans fell in love with easy-going funnyman Chandler Bing right away, but an episode in Season 1 that highlighted his character solidified Perry as an actor with an impeccable sense of comedic timing.
Chandler ends up stuck in the vestibule of an ATM with supermodel Jill Goodacre, and hilarity ensues.
Perry delivers his best lines as a voiceover for Chandler. who clearly feels the pressure of being trapped alone with one of the most beautiful women in the world.
For example, after Jill accepts a piece of chewing gum and says, “Chewing gum would be perfect,” he immediately replies to himself in voiceover, “Chewing gum would be that.” perfection? I loathe myself.’
In Love: Chandler gets stuck in the vestibule of an ATM with supermodel Jill Goodacre, and hilarity ensues
THE GUESS GAME
A wildly chaotic guessing game – involving Joey and Chandler’s favorite chick and duck – culminated in the realization that Chandler’s job remained a mystery.
Chandler also revealed one of his biggest fears: Michael Flatley in Lord of the Dance. “His legs are flailing around like they’re independent of his body!” Chandler exclaimed.
Ross’s hilarious trivia game also ends with an unexpected twist: Chandler and Joey purchase Monica and Rachel’s apartment.
CHANDLER’S ROMANCE WITH MONICA IS DISCOVERED
Chandler and Monica’s secret romance is discovered after a lovesick Phoebe finds them.
But not before Phoebe, Rachel and Joey have fun pretending Phoebe wants to sleep with Chandler for herself.
“I’m very excited that we’re going to have a lot of sex,” Chandler hilariously says to Phoebe as she tries to seduce him.
Fake-Out: Chandler and Monica’s secret romance is discovered after a lovesick Phoebe finds them
THE ENGAGEMENT PHOTO
Monica wants an engagement photo published in the newspaper, but she discovers that once the camera starts rolling, Chandler’s real smile turns into something much more memorable.
He’s just not photogenic, as you can tell by his strange grimaces and wild facial movements.
The episode is a perfect vessel for Perry’s physical comedy, which he would showcase again in the film The Whole Nine Yards.
Say Cheese: Monica wants an engagement photo published in the newspaper, but she discovers that Chandler’s real smile turns into something much more memorable
Chandler says his final goodbyes to Estelle
Goodbye: The heartwarming episode shows Chandler’s softer side as he says his final goodbye to Janice
In the final season, Monica and Chandler decide to leave the Big Apple and settle in the suburbs outside the city.
Chandler’s hilarious ex Janice happens to be another potential buyer of the couple’s potential home.
The heartwarming episode shows Chandler’s softer side as he says his final goodbye to Janice.