Have you ever watched reruns of Friends and paused to think about how large Monica and Rachel’s apartment is? Or ever put it together that Kramer from Seinfeld doesn’t actually work so it doesn’t really make sense why he’s living on the Upper West Side? All while you work full-time as a consultant and part-time as a bartender but still live in a closet?

Well, we did the research and we’re breaking it down for you to see if your favorite sitcom stars can actually afford their NYC rent in real life.