8 Things We Learned From Matthew Perry & Thomas Lennon's Reddit AMA

Your burning questions answered by Thomas Lennon and Matthew Perry

Your burning questions answered by Thomas Lennon and Matthew Perry

This week, the loveable duo from The Odd Couple answered some very interesting and hilarious questions through Reddit's fan-based session called AMA (Ask Me Anything). Let's get to know them better and see what fun facts they revealed to fans. 

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Q: Is there anything really different about making a sitcom today when compared to your <i>Friends</i> days?

Q: Is there anything really different about making a sitcom today when compared to your Friends days?

A: Matthew: "There are no longer 30 million people watching. We are the number 1 new comedy of the season and 12 million people are watching, but the hours are the same and that's great."

Read the full Reddit AMA Q&A with Matthew and Thomas.


 
Q: If you could go back with all you know now and tell your 18-year-old self one thing, what would it be? Also, what are your favorite Beatles songs?

Q: If you could go back with all you know now and tell your 18-year-old self one thing, what would it be? Also, what are your favorite Beatles songs?

A: Thomas: "Quit Smoking. And Across the Universe." Matthew: "Go to the gym. And my favorite Beatles song is Here Comes The Sun."

Read the full Reddit AMA Q&A with Matthew and Thomas.

 
Q: Do you think that you will begin having guest stars once the second season rolls around?

Q: Do you think that you will begin having guest stars once the second season rolls around?

A: Thomas: "Yes." Matthew: "I hope we have great guest stars but I don't think we'll be able to top the role of Lauren Graham playing the role of my ex-wife, hopefully she'll come back for more."

Read the full Reddit AMA Q&A with Matthew and Thomas.

 
Q: How do you feel you are doing with the show as compared to Walter and Jack?

Q: How do you feel you are doing with the show as compared to Walter and Jack?

A: Thomas: "I feel like we're bringing a lot of ourselves, and a lot of new aspects to the classic characters. I wouldn't have done it otherwise." 

Read the full Reddit AMA Q&A with Matthew and Thomas.

 
Q: What would happen if you were both stuck on an island together with no way of getting home?

Q: What would happen if you were both stuck on an island together with no way of getting home?

A: Matthew: "We'd either kill each other or make love furiously." Thomas: "Clearly: I build a makeshift shelter, then secure fresh water. Then we hunt each other, in a two-nude-dudes covered in palm-fronds GAME OF DEATH. The victor, hopefully remembers to smoke the meat of the loser's corpse, making it last longer."

Read the full Reddit AMA Q&A with Matthew and Thomas.

 
Q: Does your relationship on <i>The Odd Couple</i> at all reflect your relationship in real life?

Q: Does your relationship on The Odd Couple at all reflect your relationship in real life?

A: Thomas: "It's basically identical. I lint roll him, he glares at me. Biggest difference is we have the same car." Matthew: "I still don't know whether Thomas Lennon is acting like Felix or is exactly Felix, but Felix drives Oscar crazy and Thomas does not drive me crazy."

Read the full Reddit AMA Q&A with Matthew and Thomas.

 
Q: Is there a good amount of improv between the <i>Odd Couple</i> cast? I'm sure your writers are great, but I can only imagine some fun things are said when you and Matthew get together.

Q: Is there a good amount of improv between the Odd Couple cast? I'm sure your writers are great, but I can only imagine some fun things are said when you and Matthew get together.

A: Thomas: "The writing staff is LEGENDARY, so... we improvise a bit, but the scripts are usually crazy good."

Read the full 
Reddit AMA Q&A with Matthew and Thomas.

 
Q: Hi Matthew, someone made a calculation of how much Joey owes Chandler for paying his living costs and ended up at $114,260. Are you angry?

Q: Hi Matthew, someone made a calculation of how much Joey owes Chandler for paying his living costs and ended up at $114,260. Are you angry?

A: Matthew: "It took me a while, but I finally got over it."

Read the full Reddit AMA Q&A with Matthew and Thomas.