We’ve all binge watched F.R.I.E.N.D.S in sickness, health, happiness and sadness. It is more than just a sitcom series for all of us. It became the epitome of friendship straight from season one. Even though it ended more than a decade ago, it sill makes us laugh, every time. And on this friendship day,I thank Monica, Ross, Chandler, Rachel, Joey and Phoebe for always being there for me and all of us.
Happy F.R.I.E.N.D.S.HIP DAY to all of you.
Here’s our favorites (in chronological order):
The One Where No One Is Ready (Season 3, Episode 2)
Plot:A stressed Ross desperately tries to get the rest of the gang ready for a black tie event at the museum.
Funniest line: “Look at me, I’m Chandler! Could I be wearin’ any more clothes?” —Joey
The One With the Football (Season 3, Episode 9)
Plot:Sibling rivalry between Monica and Ross dominates Thanksgiving proceedings when the gang decide to play a game of football.
Funniest line: “Nice try, see the Netherlands is this make-believe place where Peter Pan and Tinkerbell come from” -Joey
The One With the Jellyfish (Season 4, Episode 1)
Plot:Ross and Rachel get back together after Ross unknowingly takes full responsibility for their breakup. Phoebe becomes angry after learning the truth about her birth mother. Monica is stung by a jellyfish.
Funniest line: “Yeah that’s right. I stepped up! She’s my friend and she needed help. And if I have to I’d pee on any one of you. Only, I couldn’t… I got the stage fright. I wanted to help, but there was just too much pressure. So, so I turned to Chandler” -Joey
The One With Chandler in a Box (Season 4, Episode 8)
Plot:Chandler desperately tries to earn Joey’s forgiveness. Monica accidentally gets ice in her eye and her doctor turns out to be Richard’s son.
Funniest line: “The meaning of the box is threefold. One, it gives me the time to think about what I did. Two, it proves how much I care about my friendship with Joey. And three… it hurts!” -Chandler
The One With the Embryos (Season 4, Episode 12)
Plot:Phoebe’s uterus is examined for implantation of the embryos. Meanwhile, a seemingly harmless game between Chandler and Joey and Monica and Rachel escalates into a full-blown contest.
Funniest line: “Actually, it’s Miss Chanandler Bong” -Chandler
The One With All the Thanksgiving Flashbacks (Season 5, Episode 8)
Plot:The gang remember their worst Thanksgivings.
Funniest line: “It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without Chandler bumming us out.” -Joey
The One With Ross’s Sandwich (Season 5, Episode 9)
Plot:Joey finds himself constantly covering for Monica and Chandler. Ross becomes angry when someone at work eats his sandwich. Phoebe and Rachel attend a literature class.
Funniest line: “You threw my sandwich away… my sandwich?” -Ross.
The One with All the Resolutions (Season 5, Episode 11)
Plot: The gang make their New Years resolutions. Chandler struggles to not make jokes about everyone. Rachel uncovers a secret. Ross runs into trouble when he wears leather pants on a date.
Funniest line: “I can’t take it any more! So you win, okay? Pheebs? Flying a jet? Better make it a spaceship so that you can get back to your home planet! And Ross, phone call for you today – Tom Jones, he wants his pants back! And Hornswoggle? What? Are you dating a character from “Fraggle Rock”? Ahh.” -Chandler
The One Where Everybody Finds Out (Season 5, Episode 14)
Plot:When Phoebe finds out about Monica and Chandler, she and Rachel start messing with them and attempt to get them to confess their relationship.
Funniest line: “They don’t know we know they know we know. And Joey, you can’t say anything”-Phoebe
The One Where Ross Got High (Season 6, Episode 9)
Plot:The One Where Ross Got High. 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.
Funniest line: “I mean, what’s not to like? Custard, good. Jam, good. Meat, good!” -Joey
The One With The Routine (Season 6, Episode 10)
Plot: On the set of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”, Joey tries to kiss Janine at midnight and Monica and Ross resurrect their dance routine from high school. Meanwhile, Rachel, Phoebe and Chandler look for Monica’s Christmas presents.
Funniest line: ” [reads note attached to shoe] Dear losers, do you really think I would hide presents under the couch? P.S. Chandler, I knew they’d break you.” -Rachel
The One With Unagi (Season 6,Episode 14)
Plot:Rachel and Phoebe take self-defense classes. Chandler and Monica agree to give each other homemade presents for Valentine’s Day. Joey tries to get money through medical research.
Funniest line: “’Unagi.’ I’m always aware.”-Ross
The One With Nap Partners (Season 7, Episode 6)
Plot:Joey and Ross accidentally take a nap together and much to their dismay, find that they like it. Phoebe and Rachel compete to become Monica’s maid of honor.
Funniest line: “I want to get out of here before Joey gets all worked up and starts calling everybody ‘bitch’ “ -Chandler
The One With the Videotape (Season 8,Episode 4)
Plot:Ross and Rachel tell everyone about the night they were together. They have two different stories of how it happened until Ross accidentally reveals that he videotaped it. Not surprisingly, everyone wants to see it.
Funniest line: “Oh there he is, the father of my child, the porn king of the west Village” -Rachel
The One With the Rumor (Season 8, Episode 9)
Plot:Will, an old friend of Ross’ is in town and Monica invited him for Thanksgiving dinner. Will shows his hatred and tells Rachel they had the “I-hate-Rachel-Greene-Club” in high school. The members of the club: Will and Ross! Their club spread a rumor that Rachel.
Funniest line: “Look at her holding those yams. Those are our two worst enemies, Ross – Rachel Green and complex carbohydrates” -Will