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Every Season of Friends, Ranked 

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This list of the best seasons of Friends is listed from best to worst with pictures of DVD covers when available. Hardcore fans of the series often argue over what the greatest season of Friends is, which is exactly why this ranked list was created. If you're looking for the top 10 Friends episodes, or even the Worst Friends episodes, this list has you covered. Every season of Friends is listed below. 
 
Each season of 
Friends has at least one memorable episode, so it isn't necessarily easy to figure out what the top season is. If you want to answer the questions, "What is the best season of Friends?" and "Which season of Friends is the best?" then this list will have you covered. 

 
Friends
 is arguably the most popular sitcom of the '90s, and remains a fan favorite to this day. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer, Friends tells the story of six friends in their mid-twenties trying to figure out life in Manhattan, New York. Vote up the best seasons of Friends below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


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Friends Season 6 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Season of Friends, Ranked
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The sixth season of Friends premiered on September 23, 1999 and contains 25 episodes. This season primarily focuses on the romantic relationships of Ross and Rachel and Chandler and Monica.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "The One After Vegas," "The One with the Apothecary Table," and "The One with the Proposal (Part 1 & 2)."

Memorable moments from Season 6 include:

- Chandler proposing to Monica, who says yes.
- Phoebe learns that her twin sister is making adult films.
- Ross teaches Rachel and Phoebe about unagi.
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Friends Season 7 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Season of Friends, Ranked
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The seventh season of Friends premiered on October 12, 2000 and contains 24 episodes. This season primarily revolves around Monica and Chandler's pending nuptials.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "The One with the Nap Partners," "The One with All the Cheesecakes," and "The One with Monica and Chandler's Wedding( Part 1 & 2)."

Memorable moments from Season 7 include:

- Joey and Chandler enjoy cuddling up together for naps.
- Phoebe gets her first bike.
- Monica and Chandler get married.
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Friends Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Season of Friends, Ranked
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The first season of Friends premiered on September 22, 1994 and contains 24 episodes. This season introduces viewers to the titular friends: Rachel Green, Monica Geller, Phoebe Buffay, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing, and Ross Geller.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "The Pilot," "The One with the Blackout," and "The One Where Rachel Finds Out."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

- Rachel leaves her fiance at the alter and moves in with Monica.
- Chandler and Phoebe team-up to make their break-ups go smoothly.
- Chandler reveals to Rachel that Ross is in love with her.
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Friends Season 8 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Season of Friends, Ranked
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The eighth season of Friends premiered on September 27, 2001 and contains 24 episodes. This season primarily focuses on Rachel's pregnancy and transition into motherhood.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "The One with Rachel's Date," "The One with the Rumor," and "The One Where Rachel Has a Baby (Part 1 & 2)."

Memorable moments from Season 8 include:

- Rachel butts head with an old high school friend, played by Brad Pitt.
- Joey tells Ross that he has feeling for Rachel.
- Rachel gives birth to Ross's daughter.

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