publication date: Thursday, January 14, 2021 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Television

clue: In the opening credits to his sitcom, while his co-stars frolicked around water, he submerged himself, in what could have been a play on his last name.

explanation: In later versions of the opening credits to Friends, Schwimmer (whose name means "swimmer" in German) is depicted swimming in a fountain. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates


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