What’s your favorite TV show? Do you have a favorite flick? In addition to A-list actors and big budget special effects, these motion pictures also feature some fabulously famous furniture. Here are a few of our favorite celebrity seats:
At the center of the Central Perk coffee shop sits a magnificent orange velvet sofa where Friends gather week after week. Over the course of ten seasons, the inseparable sextet of Rachel, Joey, Monica, Chandler, Ross, and Phoebe meet to discuss their day, their week, their month, or even their year.
The Big Bang Theory Couch
In the apartment of the incredibly intelligent Sheldon Cooper sits a weathered brown leather couch. While many friends and acquaintances pass through the living room, no one is ever allowed to sit in “Sheldon’s Spot” as he has placed it in a "state of eternal dibs" in order to maintain a "single point of consistency" in an ever-changing world. Bazinga!
Blue’s Clues Thinking Chair
In this beloved children’s series, Blue the dog leaves clues for her friend Steve to solve mysteries on their daily adventures. When Steve writes down all the clues in his Handy Dandy Notebook, he sits in his big red “Thinking Chair” to help solve the riddle of the day.
All in the Family - Archie Bunker’s Chair
Situated in the living room of 704 Hauser Street in Queens, New York, is a well-worn tan armchair belonging to the always opinionated Archie Bunker. In this game-changing, socially-charged sitcom, Archie, Edith, Gloria, and “Meathead” laugh, cry, yell, and bemoan the ever-changing social landscape of the 1970’s. This chair achieved iconic status when it was chosen for display at the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American History.
Men in Black Egg Chairs
In this sci-fi action-comedy movie, Army and Navy recruits take their tests to become “the best of the best” in these ultra-sleek egg-shaped chairs. Futuristic and minimal in design, these oval chairs perfectly capture the atmosphere of an otherworldly government operation.
Forrest Gump Bench
A simple bench in Chippewa Square is where the lovable Forrest Gump recounts the tales of his incredible and unbelievable life story. It is also where he delivers the iconic line, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”
The Simpsons Couch
America’s longest-running scripted TV show has always opened with the The Simpsons family gathering on their living room couch. For over thirty years, the title sequence has featured hundreds of gags as the family assembles on their sofa in surprising, humorous, and totally absurd ways.
Game of Thrones Iron Throne
Forged from a thousand swords of the vanquished, the Iron Throne is an incredibly coveted piece of furniture. Originally built by Aegon the Conqueror, the throne becomes an enviable symbol of power for the ruling monarchs. Plus, it just looks freaking cool.
Whether you’re looking for a statement piece, a spot to gather with friends, or a spot to unwind and watch your favorite shows and movies, we’ve got your back (and your seat). Here at Penny Mustard, you’ll find your own iconic couch or chair that will last for many seasons to come.
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