Chandler Muriel Bing and Ross Eustace Geller.
Their names alone already scream nerd.
Nevertheless, the two very best “Friends” seemed to demonstrate on the classic NBC sitcom that a geeky persona mixed with perhaps just the right amount of technology savvy is way sexier than any pickup line Joey ever tried.
OK—the only pickup line
Joey ever tried.
, it must have been the characters’ early adoption of social media that both Monica and Rachel were so attracted to.
Otherwise—well, come on…
The Huffiington Post
reports that in a season nine episode from 2003 titled “The One with the Memorial Service,” Ross and Chandler are discussing a new college alumni website where people can post messages to one another and keep up-to-date with everyone.
Of note: Facebook wasn’t founded
in the dorms of Harvard until 2004.
We’re onto you, Zuckerberg.
Watch the clip here