Friends is an American sitcom which was aired during 1994-2004. It’s the most famous and loved TV series ever. It’s about six young people, on their own and struggling to survive in the real world, find the companionship, comfort and support they get from each other to be the perfect antidote to the pressures of life. Here we are presenting the list of top 10 best episodes of the series.
1. The one with the last one (Season 10, Episode 17, 18)
After having sex with Ross,Rachel says it was a ‘the perfect way to say goodbye’, and Ross realizes he is still in love with her. Phoebe and Joey pack Monica and Chandler’s belongings as the couple accompany Erica to the hospital. Ross and Phoebe race to the airport to tell Rachel of his feelings – but she gets on the plane anyway. Meanwhile, Erica gives birth to twins which Chandler and Monica name Jack and Erica. Still on the plane, contemplating Ross’ plea, Rachel has a change of heart. She leaves the plane and goes to Ross’ apartment to tell him that she loves him. Back in Monica’s apartment, the friends turn in their keys and go out for their last cup of coffee together as a group.
2. The one with the proposal (Season 6, Episode 24, 25)
Chandler takes Monica out to dinner where he plans to propose. However, as Chandler starts to broach the subject, Richard suddenly turns up at the same restaurant and the moment is lost. Returning to the apartment, Chandler starts to worry that Monica may be getting suspicious and, desperate to surprise her, pretends that he isn’t interested in settling down. Ross finds himself rethinking his relationship with Elizabeth because of her immaturity, and when he finds himself in the middle of a water balloon fight, his fears are confirmed and he breaks up with her. Joey accidentally buys a boat at a silent auction, falls in love with the idea of being a sailor, and decides to keep the boat. Richard reveals he’s still in love with Monica and is willing to give her the marriage and children she wants if she is willing to take him back. Chandler begins his attempts to make Monica believe he isn’t interested in ever settling down, however this backfires and she begins to reconsider their relationship. Eventually, Chandler is led to believe that Monica has left him but then discovers that she has planned the perfect proposal for him, while she proposes to him, she cries and says “there’s a reason why girls don’t do this!”. Chandler finally asks Monica to marry him and she accepts.
3. The one with Pheobe’s wedding (Season 10, Episode 12)
During Phoebe’s rehearsal dinner for the wedding, her wedding planner Monica, makes her fire her; but leading up to the day without Monica, she struggles to organize the wedding, and as she rehires Monica, a freak blizzard halts the wedding. Meanwhile, as Ross and Chandler aren’t in the original wedding, they compete for the position of groomsmen, but as the blizzard subsides, positions are created for both Ross and Chandler, and Phoebe gets the wedding of her dreams.
4. The one that could have been (Season 6, Episode 15, 16)
The gang ponders what might have been if Ross and Carol had stayed married, Monica had still been fat, Chandler had become a struggling writer, Joey had still worked on Days of our Lives, Rachel had married Barry and Phoebe had become a stockbroker. Fat virgin Monica is dating Roger and considers having sex with him for the first time. Ross attempts to spice up his marriage with Carol and ends up suggesting a threesome. Rachel instantly falls for Joey after seeing him for the first time in Central Perk, while Chandler attempts to cope with being Joey’s assistant, with mixed results. Phoebe ends up in the hospital because of a mishap at work and a heart attack. Rachel almost has an affair with Joey, and finds Barry cheating on her. Ross realizes Carol is a lesbian by partaking in a threesome with Susan only to find himself very much left out. Phoebe is very stressed because of her time away from work; she has a heart attack and is subsequently fired. Monica’s attempts to sleep with Roger go awry, due to Roger’s busy schedule, and when Chandler attempts to comfort her, they end up in bed together.
5. The one with the lottery (Season 9, Episode 18)
The gang buys lottery tickets and fight over how to divide them up. Chandler waits for a promotion, while Rachel and Ross anticipate Emma’s first word.
6. The one with the two parties (Season 2, Episode 22)
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.
7. The one with the football (Season 3, Episode 9)
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 Dutch model and Ross and Monica argue over winning in a case of sibling rivalry.
8. The one where they all turn thirty (Season 7, Episode 14)
Rachel frets over turning 30, prompting everyone else to remember what they did when they reached the same milestone. After realizing that Tag is too young and immature, she breaks up with him.
9. The One Where Everybody Finds Out (Season 5, Episode 14)
It’s a sad day as Ugly Naked Guy is moving out, and Ross decides to apply to sublet his apartment. Phoebe finds out about Monica and Chandler after seeing them through Ugly Naked Guy’s window and although Joey is happy that now they can just confront them, Rachel and Phoebe instead decide to pretend Phoebe is romantically interested in Chandler, so as to make them confess. Monica and Chandler realize something’s up so they play along. Ross finds out that quite a few people are interested in Ugly Naked Guy’s apartment and goes to extremes to win him over. Eventually the competition between Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Rachel comes to a head, and Chandler and Monica admit that they love each other. Despite this, they still wish to keep their relationship a secret from Ross… but it isn’t long before he finds out too.
10. The one where Pheobe runs (Season 6, Episode 7)
Rachel and Phoebe start living together. However, Rachel is embarrassed by Phoebe’s odd running style and attempts to avoid her during her morning jogs through Central Park. Joey takes in a new roommate: dancer Janine. Chandler wants to impress Monica by cleaning the apartment but forgets how everything is supposed to look.