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The 9 Greatest 'Friends' Episodes of All Time

by Venus Sanders

Friends, one of the most iconic sitcoms of all time, has a vast collection of episodes that have become fan favorites. While opinions may vary, here are some episodes that are often regarded as the best:


"The One with the Embryos"

(Season 4, Episode 12)

Phoebe's uterus is examined for implantation of the embryos. Meanwhile, a seemingly harmless game between Chandler and Joey against Monica and Rachel escalates into a full blown contest where the stakes are raised higher and higher.



"The One with the Prom Video"

(Season 2, Episode 14)

Monica struggles to tell her parents she is unemployed. Joey gives Chandler a hideous bracelet. The gang watch a video from Monica and Rachel's prom.

I'm not crying...you are...


"The One Where Everybody Finds Out"

(Season 5, Episode 14)

When Phoebe finds out about Monica and Chandler, she and Rachel attempt to get them to confess their relationship.


"The One with Ross's Wedding"

(Season 4, Episodes 23-24)

Phoebe tries to help Rachel deal with her feelings for Ross as the rest of the gang head to London for Ross and Emily's wedding.


Phoebe tries to warn the gang that Rachel is coming to London to tell Ross she still loves him. Ross and Emily's parents get into an argument over the bill for the wedding. Monica and Chandler sleep together. The wedding ends with a gaffe.


"The One with the Thanksgiving Football"

(Season 3, Episode 9)

Old sibling rivalry between Monica and Ross resurfaces and postpones Thanksgiving dinner when the gang decide to play a game of "touch" football.


"The One with the Rumor"

(Season 8, Episode 9)

Monica invites Will, an old school friend of her and Ross over for Thanksgiving dinner, unaware he isn't too fond of Rachel.


"The One Where Ross Got High"

(Season 6, Episode 9)

Ross is forced to reveal the reason why Jack and Judy don't like Chandler. Rachel tries to make dessert for the gang. Joey and Ross try to get out of Thanksgiving when they are invited to hang out with Janine and her dancer friends.


"The One with the Proposal"

(Season 6, Episodes 24-25)

Chandler's plan to propose to Monica at dinner is interrupted by Richard. Joey accidentally buys a boat at a silent auction. Ross and Elizabeth's relationship comes to a crossroad.


Chandler continues to pretend to hate the idea of marriage, unaware Richard wants Monica back. Meanwhile, Rachel and Phoebe discuss their 'back-up' plans.


"The One with the Cop"

(Season 5, Episode 16)

Joey has a dream about Monica and becomes convinced he is in love with her. Meanwhile, Phoebe finds a police badge in Central Perk, and Ross tries to get his new sofa into his apartment.

Pivot! ha ha ha ha.


These episodes represent the charm, humor, and enduring appeal of Friends. Each episode captures the unique dynamics of the beloved characters and provides memorable moments that have made the show a cultural phenomenon.

 

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