Netflix's New Comedy Series 'Friends from College' Is Scarily Close To The Truth

Netflix is about to release a new comedy series and it's pretty much a real-life documentary of our lives.

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Let us set the scene.

You arranged to catch up with your old university friends on whatsapp, months ago, and you suddenly realise tonight is when you're meant to meet up.

Contemplating how rude it is to cancel and make up an excuse, such as an unexpected migraine (even though you've never had one in your life) or a family emergency, you begrudgingly get dressed and jump in an Uber to the bar, where you'll no doubt spend the evening discussing mortgages, engagements and reminding each other of embarrassing one-night stands in your halls of residence.

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Nine hours later, you wake up in your ex-boyfriend's leather jacket – only the leather jacket - next to an inflatable flamingo lilo, your friend from university sprawled on the carpet covered in permanent marker, as you suffer flashbacks of attempting a Coyote Ugly-style dance move on the bar in Vodka Revolution.

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Despite the good intentions of a quiet night of drinks and dinner, a night out with old school/university friends somehow always descends into drunken debauchery, with some bright spark always thinking it's a good idea to relive your youth by bringing out the Captain Jacks and challenging you to a game of Ring of Fire.

Sound familiar?

Well, then you'll be happy to know you're not the only one that enjoys/suffers from a meeting with your old friends, as Netflix has just released a second trailer for its brand new – scarily familiar – series, Friends From College.

The premise of the show is based on a group of Harvard graduates who are about to turn 40 and still terrified of adulthood, when talk of starting families, rising up the career ladder and marriage are at play.

Having met up one night for drinks, let's just say the group of university friends soon wish they'd stayed in for a night in with a takeaway watching a Bourne film on ITV2.

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HelloGiggles reports the show is created by Nick Stoller, the mastermind behind Neighbours, Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek, and stars How I Met Your Mother's Cobie Smulders and Pitch Perfect 2's Keegan-Michael Key.

'Friends from College' debuts on Netflix on 14 July.

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