S1E03 – Rejecting Lisa Kudrow

Show Notes

Lisa Kudrow is Phoebe Buffay. Need we say more? But before starring in Friends, Kudrow was told she wasn’t “gorgeous” enough for television. Then, she landed the role of a lifetime. But was fired on day 2 of rehearsals.

This week we analyze Kudrow’s incredible journey, from struggling to make rent to becoming the highest-paid actress on TV.

The major sources for this episode include:

1. Lisa Kudrow Vassar Commencement Address – 2010
2. Vulture: Friends Countdown: Lisa Kudrow Was Almost Roz on Frasier
3. Archive of American Television Interviews: Lisa Kudrow – 2012

From the creators of Under the Influence:
Executive Producer & Host: Terry O’Reilly
Writer & Host: Sidney O’Reilly
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Supervising Producer: Debbie O’Reilly
Engineer: Keith Ohman
Theme music by: Ian Lefeuvre & Ari Posner

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Company and powered by Acast.

Show Notes

Lisa Kudrow is Phoebe Buffay. Need we say more? But before starring in Friends, Kudrow was told she wasn’t “gorgeous” enough for television. Then, she landed the role of a lifetime. But was fired on day 2 of rehearsals.

This week we analyze Kudrow’s incredible journey, from struggling to make rent to becoming the highest-paid actress on TV.

The major sources for this episode include:

1. Lisa Kudrow Vassar Commencement Address – 2010
2. Vulture: Friends Countdown: Lisa Kudrow Was Almost Roz on Frasier
3. Archive of American Television Interviews: Lisa Kudrow – 2012

From the creators of Under the Influence:
Executive Producer & Host: Terry O’Reilly
Writer & Host: Sidney O’Reilly
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Supervising Producer: Debbie O’Reilly
Engineer: Keith Ohman
Theme music by: Ian Lefeuvre & Ari Posner

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Company and powered by Acast.

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