TV Episodes The Best Friends Episodes of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Friends episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Friends episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Friends episodes of all time are. Make sure to also check out the best Joey and Chandler BFF moments and famous Friends guest stars and cameos. Fans of Friends are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Featuring Chandler, Rachel, Ross, Monica, Joey, and Phoebe, NBC's Friends is one if the funniest and best sitcoms of all time. With 236 episodes over 10 seasons, there so many great and unforgettable moments that make Friends still watchable today. 

"The One Where Everybody Finds Out" and "TOW the Embryos" are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list What is the best Friends episode of all time? Look below and find out which episodes have those funny moments. 

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The One Where Everybody Finds Out Friends Season 5 When the friends discover that Ugly Naked Guy is moving out of his apartment, Ross leaps at the opportunity to get his own place again. Phoebe finds out about Monica and Chandler's relationship, ...more

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The One with the Embryos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 4 "The One with the Embryos" is the twelfth episode of Friends' fourth season. It first aired on the NBC network in the United States on January 15, 1998. In the episode, Phoebe agrees ...more

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The One with the Prom Video is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
alexray111413 added Friends Season 2 After getting his big break, with Days of Our Lives, Joey pays Chandler back with $812 and an extremely tacky bracelet. Also, an unemployed Monica is hard up for money. And Monica and Rachel's ...more

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The One Where No One's Ready is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 3 "The One Where No One's Ready" is the second episode of the third season of the American television situation comedy Friends, which aired on NBC on September 26, 1996. The plot centers ...more

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The One with the Football is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 3 Emotions become the feast of the day when the gang plays a game of touch football on Thanksgiving as Joey and Chandler argue over who gets to date a model and Ross and Monica argue over winning ...more

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The One Where Ross Got High is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 6 Monica's parents come for Thanksgiving, which is a problem because, not only do they not like Chandler, they don't know where he's living. Rachel makes a dessert--with beef. Phoebe develops a ...more

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The One With Unagi (a.k.a. The... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 6 Joey needs money for new headshots, and tries to enter a medical study. The only problem is that the study is for twins. Rachel and Phoebe are taking a self-defense class, but Ross tries to give ...more

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The Last One is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends - Season 10 Ross and Phoebe chase Rachel to the airport, but end up at the wrong one. They narrowly make it to the right airport, where Ross declares his love for Rachel, but she gets on the plane anyway. A ...more

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The One In Vegas (2) is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 5 Ross draws a mustache on Rachel's face, which won't come off. Chandler prepares to go back to New York but Monica stops him. Joey tries to find his hand twin. Rachel refuses to leave her room ...more

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The One With The Proposal (1) is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 6 Chandler plans to propose to Monica at dinner, but his plans go awry when Richard shows up. Phoebe and Joey join Rachel at a charity auction.

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The One With Chandler And Moni... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
The One With Chandler And Monica's Wedding (2) Friends Season 7 Joey encounters problems trying to get off the movie set to officiate the wedding when the star turns up drunk. Meanwhile, Ross desperately searches for the missing Chandler as Rachel and Phoebe ...more

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The One with the Jellyfish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 4 Ross chooses between Rachel and his bald-headed girlfriend Bonnie. Phoebe struggles to deal with the revelation that her mother's friend is actually her mother. Monica gets stung by a jellyfish, ...more

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The One with Ross's Tan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends - Season 10 Joey and Rachel's first date goes well, until they return to their apartment and discover that everything's awkward. They decide that they make better friends than lovers and call off their ...more

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The One With Chandler In A Box is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 4 Chandler agrees to spend Thanksgiving in a shipping crate as penance for kissing Kathy. The gang decides to give each other Secret Santa gifts. After Monica gets ice in her eye, she ends up ...more

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The One With All The Kissing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 5 Ross continues to try and mend his marriage to Emily. When Chandler accidentally kisses Monica in front of everyone before leaving for work, he tries to recover by kissing everyone. Meanwhile, ...more

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The One With Ross's Sandwich is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 5 Joey starts to get uncomfortable with protecting Monica and Chandler's secret, especially when it places him in embarrassing situations with the rest of the group. Meanwhile, Ross becomes ...more

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The One with the Rumor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 8 Monica invites an old friend from high school over for Thanksgiving dinner, unaware that Will started a "We Hate Rachel" club with Ross. Meanwhile, Joey vows to eat an entire turkey by ...more

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The One With All The Resolutio... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 5 With the New Year, the friends make New Year's resolutions. Ross resolves to try a new thing every day. Chandler resolves to not make fun of his friends for a week. Joey resolves to learn how to ...more

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The One With The Cop is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
The One With The Cop Friends Season 5 Joey has a dream about Monica. Phoebe finds a police badge under her seat at Central Perk and uses it to go on missions of mercy. Ross buys a sofa but has trouble moving it up the stairs into ...more

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The One With The Routine (a.k.... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 6 Joey is beginning to like Janine more. She gets an invitation to dance on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" and invites Joey, Monica and Ross to join her. Monica and Ross are a ...more

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The One With Phoebe's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends - Season 10 Phoebe asks Joey to give her away at her wedding. Monica's the wedding planner and she's driving Phoebe nuts. Chandler and Ross discover at the rehearsal dinner that neither of them has a part ...more

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The One With The Nap Partners is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
alexray111413 added Friends Season 7 Rachel and Phoebe compete to be Monica's maid-of-honor. Joey and Ross find themselves in awkward positions after a nap. Monica insists that Chandler apologize to an ex-girlfriend for dumping her ...more

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The One Where Ross Is Fine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends - Season 10 Ross puts on a convincing front and invites Joey and Rachel to dine on fajitas with him and Charlie. He quickly gets drunk and embarrasses everyone. After Rachel and Charlie leave, Joey spends ...more

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The One Hundredth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 5 Phoebe is rushed to the hospital for the birth of her brother's triplets. While there, Joey winds up with severe sympathy pains that turn out to be kidney stones. Meanwhile, Rachel tries to set ...more

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The One Where Ross and Rachel.... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
asaljojo added Friends Season 2 Joey buys a big screen TV and two leather recliners with his newfound money. He and Chandler then spend a day refusing to leave the chairs. They even have food delivered to the girls apartment ...more

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The One with all the Poker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 1 Tired of being referred to by customers as "Excuse me" Rachel interviews for a job as an assistant buyer at Saks Fifth Avenue. She also sees another side of the usually docile Ross ...more

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The One With The Wedding Dress... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 4 A snoring Joey is keeping Chandler awake. Ross asks Monica to pick up Emily's wedding dress for him. Ross talks to Rachel about the wedding and she says she's fine with it because of Joshua. ...more

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The One That Could Have Been (... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 6 Barry and Mindy's impending divorce prompts the gang to fantasize about what their lives might be like if they'd all taken different courses. Ross is still married to Carol, and Rachel is ...more

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The One Where Chandler Takes A... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
alexray111413 added The One Where Chandler Takes A Bath Friends Season 8 Monica turns Chandler on to the concept of a bath to relax, complete with scented oils and candles. Ross and Rachel toss baby names back and forth while deciding whether to learn the baby's sex. ...more

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Friends Season 9 Ross makes Emma laugh by singing Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back." Joey and Chandler, viewing Richard's old apartment, discover what they think is a tape of Richard having sex with ...more

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The One Where Phoebe Runs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 6 Rachel and Phoebe decide to start running together, but Rachel is thrown off by the fact that Phoebe runs like a four-year-old. Joey finds a sexy new female roommate. Chandler decides to ...more

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The One With All The Cheesecak... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
alexray111413 added Friends Season 7 Phoebe gets angry with Joey when he blows off dinner with her for a date. The tables are turned however when her scientist boyfriend David returns to town for one night--the same night when ...more

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The One Where They All Turn Th... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 7 When Rachel turns 30, the gang reminisces about their 30th birthdays. While trying to patch things up with Ursula, Phoebe discovers that she is 31. Ross buys a sports car to look cool. Monica ...more

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The One After Ross Says Rachel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
alexray111413 added Friends Season 5 In the aftermath of his Freudian slip, Ross tries to rescue his marriage with Emily. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica try and find a moment alone in order to continue their affair while overseas.

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The One With Ross's Teeth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 6 Ross bleaches his teeth for a date with Monica's coworker. The only problem is that they now glow in the dark. Chandler convinces Joey that Janine is trying to take over his apartment. Phoebe ...more

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The One with the Blackout is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
asaljojo added Friends Season 1 Just as Phoebe's about to sing miserable folk songs at Central Perk, New York has a blackout. The gang returns to Monica and Rachel's apartment, where Ross is about to tell Rachel he likes her. ...more

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The One Where Rachel Has A Bab... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 8 Drake reports to Phoebe. Chandler and Monica look for a room in the hospital to use for a tryst. After 21 hours of labor, Rachel's ready to have the baby. Joey blows it for Phoebe but fixes it ...more

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The One Where Eddie Won't Go is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 2 Creeped out by his bizarre new roommate, Chandler demands he move out. Eddie agrees...but doesn't go. Joey has trouble coming to grips with the death of Dr. Drake Ramoray and the accompanying ...more

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The One With A Chick And A Duck Friends Season 3 Monica considers a dream job in Pete's new restaurant, but Phoebe fears there is more to the deal. Joey and Chandler adopt a baby chick and a duck. And Ross misses a panel for the Discovery ...more

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The One At The Beach Friends Season 3 The gang goes to the beach. In search of her father, Phoebe meets a family friend with links to her family's past, who may know more than she's letting on. Ross discovers that Rachel still loves ...more

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The One With The Giant Poking ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
The One With The Giant Poking Device (2) Friends Season 3 When Chandler is about to buy Janice an expensive gift, Joey tells him that he saw Janice kissing her ex-husband. Chandler confronts Janice and she admits that she is confused about what she ...more

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Friends Season 6 Monica struggles to decide between Richard and Chandler. Meanwhile, Rachel and Phoebe discuss their backup plans if they are not married before the time they're 40.

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The One the Morning After is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time

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The One with the Two Parties is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 2 The gang plans a surprise party for Rachel, but the real surprise is when both of her estranged parents show up for the same party. "Think!" urges Chandler. "What would Jack and ...more

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The One With The Ball is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
alexray111413 added The One With The Ball Friends Season 5 Rachel buys a psychotic sphynx cat and Phoebe learns that Gary is going to ask her to move in with him. Thinking this is way to fast, she tries to get Chandler to talk him out of this decision. ...more

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The One With The Videotape is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
alexray111413 added Friends Season 8 Monica and Chandler return from their honeymoon with stories of a couple that they met on the flight back, but soon discover that the couple gave them a wrong number. Ross and Rachel disagree ...more

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Friends Season 3 Ross is suspicious about Rachel's possible job offer from a good-looking stranger. And a drunken Chandler fools around with one of Joey's sisters, but can't remember which one.

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The One Where Ross Can't Flirt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 5 Joey lands a role in Law & Order, and his Italian-speaking grandmother comes over to watch his network debut. Meanwhile, Ross tries unsuccessfully to flirt with the pizza delivery girl.

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The One That Could Have Been (... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 6 Carol and Ross decide to have a threesome to spice up their marriage. Rachel goes to Joey's and kisses him. Chandler and Monica have sex and end up together anyway. Susan meets Carol. Rachel ...more

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The One Where They're Up All N... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Friends Episodes of All Time
Friends Season 7 Ross assembles the gang on the roof to watch a meteor shower. They all decide to leave, however. Ross becomes trapped on the roof with Joey; the two try to escape using the fire escape. Rachel ...more