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Company Wants to Pay $1,000 for Fan to Binge Watch ‘Friends’

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    If you really love "Friends" and have 25 hours to spare, there's a job for you.

    In honor of the hit NBC comedy's 25th anniversary, online retailer Frontier Communications wants to pay someone to sit and watch "Friends" for one day and one hour. That's about 1/3 of the whole series.

    In return, the superfan will get $1,000 as well as a 12-month Netflix subscription, just in time to watch more "Friends" before it leaves the video service in 2020.

    That one lucky person can get paid right from their own couch, the company says. All they'll be asked to do is live-tweet throughout the 25 hours and post a selfie with their real life friends.

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    It will probably help if you already have an active Twitter account and a following, according to the retailer.

    Starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer, "Friends" ran for 10 seasons on NBC between 1994-2004 and has become a cultural icon.

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