This Guy Pulled Off the Ultimate Friends-Themed Proposal

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Photo: Comedy Central UK via Twitter

It was a proposal that would definitely rival Monica and Chandler's — and of course make Rachel jealous. London resident Kunal Desai proposed to his girlfriend, Radha Patel, on the set of Comedy Central's FriendsFest in the UK and Friends fans everywhere were excited and jealous all at the same time.


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The British couple had been dating for 11 years when the groom-to-be found out that the set of the TV show was returning to London via FriendsFest. He knew he had to ask his girlfriend to marry him during their visit to the iconic set. "When I saw FriendsFest was returning, I knew this would be the perfect setting to ask her to marry me," he shared with Hello. "We both absolutely love Friends, and Radha can't go to sleep without watching the show." That makes three of us...

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So which set did he pick as the location to ask his 'Lobster' to spend the rest of her life with him? While the options were seemingly endless (Central Perk, the Vegas Chapel of Love, Chandler and Joey's apartment, and of course Monica [and Rachel/Chandler]'s iconic pad), he chose the couch where the crew usually hangs out (conveniently close to where Monica and Chandler popped the question to each other). Luckily Richard wasn't there to cause any mayhem and spoil the surprise!

The soon-to-be husband and wife are huge fans of the show, but also relate to the characters on a deeper level. "We even had a short break in our relationship, leading people to call us the real life Ross and Rachel." Let's just hope when they got back together that no lewd face-drawings while intoxicated or accidental Vegas chapel wedding snafus that went down (Jennifer Aniston, we're looking at you).

Like some brides hip to their fiancé-to-be's proposal game, it seems like Patel already had an inkling of what was about to go down. "When I first saw the apartment I actually thought that this would be the perfect place to be proposed to," she said. "Nothing could top this proposal, it was awesome. As Phoebe would say, he's my lobster!"

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If we're really reaching here, the only thing to top this would have been if the groom was able to round up a few of the cast members to surprise his new fiancée — now that would have been a sight to see. Who knows, maybe they'll show up for the big day.

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See below for a peek at the adorable proposal going down — and for a behind-the-scenes look at the set.

#friendsfest #illbethereforyou @lunacinema xx

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I was in Monica's apartment less than 24 hours ago ** #FriendsFest #London

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"I dooooooooo..." #friendsfest

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Monica & Rachel's Apartment @ #FriendsFest

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