​Everyone Reckons This Guy Who Stole A Crate Of Lager Looks Like Ross From ‘Friends’

We've all got our favourite Friends episodes, from The One With All The Thanksgivings and The One With Ross' Sandwich through to The One With The Videotape and - try and hold back the tears - The Last One.

But what about The One Where Ross Stole A Crate Of Beer?

That's what we're all thinking after Blackpool Police shared a man who looks unbelieveable similar to David Schwimmer, who plays Ross, in relation to a theft at a Blackpool restaurant last month.

Sharing a still from CCTV footage, Blackpool Police wrote: "Do you recognise this man? We want to speak to him in relation to a theft at a Blackpool restaurant on the 20th September.

"If you know who this is, please email [email protected] quoting log LC-20180920-0670. Thank you for your help."

It didn't take long for social media users to spot something in particular about the man's appearance - with pretty much everyone agreeing that he is the spitting image of Ross from hit sitcom Friends.

As you could imagine, within no time at all, the comments thread on Blackpool Police's photo became a place to remember the character's best bits on the show.

"Could he BE any more like Ross," one person wrote.

"Clearly stole the cans when the security guard was ON A BREAK!!" another said.


Someone else commented: "Well it's a bit difficult. He's on a break, someone ate is sandwich and the fossil he found wasn't a rare one. Now he's frustrated and wants to get drunk and even that went wrong."

A fourth wrote: "Lay off him. He grew up with Monica. IF YOU DIDNT EAT FAST YOU DIDNT EAT."

But our favourite might just be The One With The Unagi Reference, which said: "Please approach with caution. He is known to have studied Karate and we believe he has mastered the art of Unagi, the state of total awareness."

There were a few comments that reminded everyone that it's not all fun and games, and that the man is believed to be responsible for a serious crime, but others hit back saying that the way in which the post has gone viral - for all the right reasons - may help police track him down faster.

In a later update, Blackpool Police joined in on the joke, commenting: "Thank you to everyone for your speedy responses. We have investigated this matter thoroughly and have confirmed that David Schwimmer was in America on this date. We're so sorry it has to be this way."

Nailed it.

Featured Image Credit: Warner Bros/Blackpool Police

Jess Hardiman

Jess Hardiman is a journalist who graduated from Manchester University with a BA in Film Studies, English Language and Literature, and has previously worked for Time Out and The Skinny among others.

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