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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 18 January 2019

Watch: Friends cast in mash-up of 'All I Want for Christmas' 

The video has the six actors spelling out the lyrics to the Mariah Carey holiday classic

From left, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green and David Schwimmer as Ross Geller. NBC via Getty Images
From left, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green and David Schwimmer as Ross Geller. NBC via Getty Images

The team behind Friends Singing have brought together television's most endearing characters - Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Ross, Chandler and Joey - and one of the festive season's most cheery songs - All I Want for Christmas is You, by Mariah Carey.

The slickly edited video takes its cues from numerous episodes across the 10 seasons of Friends, the last show of which aired on May 6, 2004. The mash-up combines the dialogues of the six actors to form the lyrics of the song, and also includes the voices of some of the other characters, including Janice, Gary the policeman and Malcolm the stalker (stocking instead of stalking, geddit?)

Our favourite bit? Chandler's emphatic "All I want", from the one where he's trapped in Rachel's boss Joanna's office. Check it out.

And here's the original track, which has more than 520 million views, and topped Billboard's Holiday 100 list for the week starting December 17 for the 33rd time since the song's release in 1994.

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Updated: December 25, 2018 10:11 AM

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