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30 Funniest Moments From the TV Show Friends

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Here are the top 30 funniest moments from the hit TV series Friends. Considered to be one of the greatest sitcoms of all time, Friends was consistently in the top 10 for ratings in the U.S., and had at least 20 million viewers watching each seasons.

Its influence in pop culture can still be seen today all over the globe, from the catch phrases people use with their friends (how you doin'?), to a Central Perk franchise located in 32 different countries. So sit back and relax as we take you through some of the funniest moments in TV history.

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    During a New York City-wide blackout, Ross tries to confess his feelings to Rachel on Monica's balcony when an adorable, fuzzy cat jumps onto his shoulder, attacking him out of the hatred in his tiny little heart. Meanwhile, Monica, Phoebe, and Joey are singing Top of the World inside by candlelight. 

    Season 1, episode 7
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    Ross is dating a new woman, who insists Ross talk dirty to her before having sex, so he turns to Joey for help. 

    Season 1, episode 15
    Monica cooks a gourmet meal for a restaurateur looking for a new chef. Unfortunately, he's stoned and would just as well eat taco shells as her haute cuisine. After working as a data processing permanent temp for five years, Chandler gets promoted to data processing supervisor, then quits. And Ross has a date with a beautiful colleague named Celia and gives new meaning to the term "spanking the monkey" when he brings her back to his place to meet Marcel. Celia wants to meet his pee-pee, but only if he'll talk dirty to her....  more
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    Joey recommends a tailor for Chandler, when Chandler feels betrayed.

    Season 2, episode 1
    Rachel waits patiently at the airport for Ross, not knowing he is returning with a new girlfriend, Julie. Meanwhile, after giving Joey and Chandler new haircuts, Phoebe is persuaded to cut Monica's hair, but gives her an awful haircut. And Joey learns that his tailor is a very naughty man....  more
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    In the opening scene, the guys are completely uncomfortable with Carol breastfeeding in front of them. Ross criticizes them for being immature, and to ask any questions to Carol if they're feeling uncomfortable.

    Season 2, episode 2