Friends: One of the most popular shows in the mid-90s. It brought a revolution to sitcom television. Friends not only entertained people, but it also had a huge cultural impact on people. The show was first broadcast on September 22, 1994, and ended after ten wonderful seasons on May 6, 2004. It took the actors to incredible heights of fame; within two weeks they were superstars.
It was a huge commercial success; even the critics liked the show. It was rated as one of the best television shows ever. The show was nominated for 62 Primetime Emmy Awards. The final of the series was watched by 52.5 million viewers, making it the fifth most-watched series final in television history.
You can watch Friends anytime; every episode is great, but there are some that stand out above the rest. We have selected the top ten episodes of Friends here. You can watch them and laugh all day long.
Best Episodes of FRIENDS TV Show
10. The One with Ross’s Wedding: Part Two
Season 4, Episode 24
IMDB – 9.2
The One with Ross’s Wedding is a two-part episode that focuses on Ross’ wedding. The first part is amazing, but the second part takes the cake here, as it is one of the funniest episodes of the season. It’s also the last episode of season four. The episode is set in London in the UK, where Ross and his girlfriend Emily are getting married. The episode has everything from marriage to battle, and from lost love to laughter. It has the crispness of Britain and the wit of America. The final episode also leaves you on a cliffhanger that will be completed later in the fifth season.
9. The One Where Ross Got High
Season 6, Episode 9
IMDB – 9.2
Monica is hosting Thanksgiving, and we all know that something epic always happens on Thanksgiving. Monica’s parents are invited, and Chandler wants to use it as an opportunity to impress her parents. Besides that, there are two things that will make you laugh. First, Rachel’s cooking; she’s making a little something with a layer of beef. And second, Ross’ secret is out in front of his parents: he smoked pot in college, and not Chandler, meaning Ross’ parents’ reason for hating Chandler is no longer valid!
8. The One with the Proposal: Part 2
Season 6, Episode 25
IMDB – 9.2
The One with the Proposal: Part 2 is the finale of the sixth season. The episode took many twists and turns during its course, as Chandler continued to pretend to hate the idea of marriage. Rachel and others continued to wonder about it. The episode also featured Monica’s ex-boyfriend. It takes a very unpleasant turn when Monica’s ex confesses that he never forgot her and that he still loves her. Monica is confused, and Chandler is talking about how much he hates marriage, so that he can surprise her by proposing, but doesn’t know about Richard’s confession! When the episode aired, it was called the best season finale ever.
7. The One with the Videotape
Season 8, Episode 4
Imdb – 9.2
Every episode of Friends is funny, but this one takes funny to another level. Ross and Rachel have gotten together and tell their story to the rest of the pack, but there are differences of opinion. Ross and Rachel disagree about who came to whom first. Both have different stories but no way to resolve them until Ross reveals that he has the encounter on videotape. Everyone thinks Ross is a pervert, but the story is different. There were witty jokes, anger, and a video of Ross and Rachel; ultimately, it had everything to make it a great episode.
6. The One with the Rumor
Season 8, Episode 9
Imdb – 9.4
Friends is also very famous for bringing guest stars into the show, and this episode of Friends has got one of the biggest stars in Hollywood in Brad Pitt. Brad Pitt plays the role of Will Colbert, who was a classmate of Ross in school, and they both founded a club called “I Hate Rachel Club”. They also started a rumor about Rachel at school, saying that she had both male and female sex organs. At the time the episode was recorded, Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were married. The episode also takes place on Thanksgiving dinner, and we’ve already told you that Thanksgiving on Friends is always epic. Joey also does something epic by eating a giant turkey by himself.
5. The One with the Prom Video
Season 2, Episode 14
Imdb – 9.4
As the name suggests, the episode focuses on the prom video of Rachel and Monica from their high school. There’s one problem, though: Ross isn’t in the mood to watch the video, and objects to everyone watching it. There is a hidden secret about Ross and the prom video that is on the tape. Also, Joey is making money now, and he gives Chandler a hideous gold bracelet that causes Chandler to strike out with girls. It’s a classic Friends episode, from Ross and his parents’ video to the Bracelet Buddies. This episode is just awesome. Both storylines are great.
4. The One with the Embryos
Season 4, Episode 12
Imdb – 9.4
The twelfth episode of season four is one of those episodes you will never forget. It’s an amazing episode. At the center of the story is Phoebe, who is ready to be the surrogate mother for her brother Frank and his wife Alice Knight. Meanwhile, the boys go up against the girls in a quiz where Ross is the quizmaster, and at the start, the boys manage to guess every item in Rachel’s bag. The episode has emotional times and also nerve-wracking quiz rounds between Rachel and Monica against Chandler and Joey. It’s an unforgettable pleasure.
3. The Last One: Part 1
Season 10, Episode 17
Imdb – 9.5
It’s the first part of the series’ finale, and because people have been soaked in their emotional attachment to the series, the episode makes them laugh. Erica goes into labor a little earlier than expected, and Chandler freaks out. Ross and Rachel have slept together, and Ross realizes that he still loves Rachel and wants to be with her. Later, Erica gives birth to twins, a boy, and a girl. Everyone’s a little sentimental when they leave the apartment. This episode will make you cry; then it will make you cry even more.
2. The One Where Everybody Finds Out
Season 5, Episode 14
Imdb – 9.7
She is also known as “The One in Which Phoebe and Ross Find Out,” as the title of the plot suggests. Monica and Chandler are having an affair; no one knows but Joey and Rachel. In the episode, the secret is revealed in the funniest way possible. When Phoebe finds out, she tests Chandler by flirting with him. By the way, Ugly Naked Guy leaves his apartment too, and Ross wants it, and it’s hilarious how he convinces Ugly Naked Guy to give it to him.
1.The Last One: Part 2
Season 10, Episode 18
Imdb – 9.7
The Last One: Part 2 is the finale of the series; here everything ends. After a long and successful running time of 10 years, it comes to an end. If you’ve seen it, you’ll know that this is a hell of a good end to the series, and those who haven’t seen it should check it out. It was shot as a one-hour episode. When it aired, it became the most-watched TV series finale of all time and was seen by 52.5 million viewers. The episode story revolves around the final farewell from the apartment. Rachel travels to Paris to her new job; Ross still loves her. Monica and Chandler also pack up the apartment. The episode is beyond emotional; it will leave you with a smile and moist eyes. It’s one of those moments that makes you yearn for the show not to end. And as always, the final blow is delivered by Chandler. This makes it one of the best episodes of the Friends TV Show ever.