Rachel Karen Green (Jennifer Aniston) is the spoiled but warm-hearted and likeable daughter of a rich vascular surgeon and his wife.
Rachel is introduced into the series in the first episode after she leaves her fiancé, Barry, at the altar, and attempts to live independently without financial support from her parents.
She flees from her almost-wedding to New York City to find Monica Geller, her friend from high school.
Rachel moves into Monica's apartment and meets Phoebe Buffay, and Joey Tribbiani.
They are by nature loyal and loving companions dogs, but are often trained for the show ring or coursing and sometimes trained for obedience or as therapy dogs. The focal points of the show are the love triangle formed by series' protagonist Elena Gilbert (Dobrev) and vampire brothers Stefan Salvatore (Wesley) and Damon Salvatore (Somerhalder) and the town's supernatural history, involving Elena's friends and relatives. Smith's novel series of the same name by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec.She has a younger adoptive brother named Jeremy Gilbert, who is later revealed to be her biological cousin.She also has an adoptive aunt named Jenna Sommers who serves as her and Jeremy's legal guardian in the first two seasons of the series.While walking out of the boys bathroom, she bumps into a mysterious new student named Stefan Salvatore. She meets his older and darkly mysterious brother, Damon Salvatore.