Friends: Actor who played baby Emma finally responds to Chandler's 2020 joke

Noelle Sheldon is one of two siblings who played Ross and Rachel's daughter

Clémence Michallon
New York
Thursday 02 January 2020 19:12
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Friends: Chandler makes 2020 joke in episode 'The One with the Cake'

The actor who played baby Emma in Friends has responded to one of Chandler’s jokes dating back to 2003.

Noelle Sheldon, one of the twins who portrayed Ross and Rachel’s daughter in the sitcom, referenced the zinger in an Instagram post on Wednesday.

In the season 10 episode “The One with the Cake”, Ross and Rachel, eager to give their daughter a fantastic first birthday party, urge their friends to gather at their apartment – even though Monica and Chandler want to leave New York City for a getaway in Vermont.

Things turn sour when Emma fails to wake up from a nap, further delaying Monica and Chandler’s departure.

When Ross and Rachel ask their friends to record a video that they will play on Emma’s 18th birthday, Chandler, annoyed, sarcastically asks: “Hi Emma, it’s the year 2020. Are you still enjoying your nap?”

Sheldon responded to the gag by posting a photo of herself holding up a Central Perk mug on 1 January 2020 (with the coffee shop superimposed in the background), writing: ”Just woke up from the best nap of all time, happy 2020!! (ft. my poorly done photoshop)

“Hope everyone has an excellent year full of family, friends, and laughter!!”

Sheldon and her sister Cali played Emma on the show’s ninth and 10th seasons.

Both siblings recently appeared in Jordan Peele’s film Us, playing Lindsey and Becca Tyler respectively.

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