Sound Bite: "Friends," friends and family “Friends” was about that time in your life when your friends are your family and once you have a family, there’s no need anymore. - “Friends” co-creator Marta Kauffman, disputing rumors of a reunion season in a decidedly depressing (or poorly worded?) way. Excuse me while I have another quarter life crisis. Posted on April 18, 2013 by Tara Seetharam and filed under Sound Bites, TV.