The Best Episodes Directed by Kevin S. Bright

The Last One (2)

#1 - The Last One (2)

Friends Season 10 - Episode 18

Ross and Phoebe chase Rachel to the airport, but end up at the wrong one. They narrowly make it to the right airport, where Ross declares his love for Rachel, but she gets on the plane anyway. A rejected Ross returns home, where he finds a message on his answering machine, revealing that Rachel got off the plane, just as the real thing shows up behind him. They decide to be together. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica finish packing for their move to the suburbs, and Joey loses Chick Jr. and Duck Jr. in the foosball table.

star 8.79
973 votes
The Last One (1)

#2 - The Last One (1)

Friends Season 10 - Episode 17

Ross and Phoebe chase Rachel to the airport, but end up at the wrong one. They narrowly make it to the right airport, where Ross declares his love for Rachel, but she gets on the plane anyway. A rejected Ross returns home, where he finds a message on his answering machine, revealing that Rachel got off the plane, just as the real thing shows up behind him. They decide to be together. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica finish packing for their move to the suburbs, and Joey loses Chick Jr. and Duck Jr. in the foosball table.

star 8.57
1222 votes
The One With The Proposal (2)

#3 - The One With The Proposal (2)

Friends Season 6 - Episode 25

Monica struggles to decide between Richard and Chandler. Meanwhile, Rachel and Phoebe discuss their backup plans if they are not married before the time they're 40.

star 8.44
1161 votes
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The One With The Embryos

#4 - The One With The Embryos

Friends Season 4 - Episode 12

Joey and Chandler guess all the items that Monica and Rachel had in a bag after coming home from the market. This starts a competition between the boys and the girls, a question-answer game created by Ross. The sex that knows the most about the other one wins. Meanwhile, Phoebe goes to the doctor to get the embryos implanted in her uterus. The game ends tied, so Ross prepares the "Lightning Round." Monica and Chandler raise the bet: if the girls win, the boys get rid of the chick and the duck, but if the boys win, they have to switch apartments. At the end, the boys win because the girls don't know Chandler's job. Just when the two couples are changing apartments, Phoebe surprises everyone announcing she is pregnant.

star 8.28
1430 votes
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The One With Ross's Wedding (2)

#5 - The One With Ross's Wedding (2)

Friends Season 4 - Episode 24

Phoebe calls to warn Emily of Rachel's impending arrival, but can't get through. The parents meet at the rehearsal dinner. Joey is homesick, but one of the bridesmaids fixes that. Rachel forgets her passport, but is soon on her way anyway. Chandler and Joey make toasts as the parents squabble. A drunken Chandler and Monica sleep together. Phoebe talks to Joey and warns him. Monica and Chandler act awkwardly around each other. The bridesmaid distracts Joey and Rachel sneaks through into the church. Ross is surprised but Rachel doesn't tell him of her feelings. Monica and Chandler decide to meet later.

star 8.25
1150 votes
The One In Vegas (2)

#6 - The One In Vegas (2)

Friends Season 5 - Episode 24

Ross draws a mustache on Rachel's face, which won't come off. Chandler prepares to go back to New York but Monica stops him. Joey tries to find his hand twin. Rachel refuses to leave her room and Ross desperately tries to make it up to her. Monica and Chandler are on a big roll. Chandler proposes to Monica; her response will be based on a throw of the dice. She rolls a hard eight and says yes. Rachel and Ross get drunk; he paints his face and they leave the room together. Phoebe gets kicked out of the casino but comes back in to annoy the "hand twin." Monica and Chandler go to the chapel to get married...only to find out that the drunk Ross and Rachel got there first...

star 8.22
1061 votes
The One Where Rachel Finds Out

#7 - The One Where Rachel Finds Out

Friends Season 1 - Episode 24

Joey's new girlfriend wants to go to bed with him but he can't yet. He's participating in a fertility study. During Rachel's birthday party, Chandler accidentally lets it slip that Ross is in love with her. However, Ross is on his way to China to identify a bone for the museum. Monica is excited about becoming friends-in-law with her roommate but gets defensive when Rachel can't decide about whether she wants to be more than friends with Ross. But when she finally makes up her mind, it may be too late. Returning from China, with Rachel waiting at the gate, Ross is with another woman with whom he is obviously involved.

star 8.17
1424 votes
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The One Where The Stripper Cries

#8 - The One Where The Stripper Cries

Friends Season 10 - Episode 11

Phoebe's bachelorette party features a rather unexpected surprise when the stripper shows up. Joey is on "Pyramid." Chandler and Ross flash back to 1987 to reflect on a pact they made when they were in college.

star 8.13
1124 votes
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The One Where Ross Got High

#9 - The One Where Ross Got High

Friends Season 6 - Episode 9

Monica's parents come for Thanksgiving, which is a problem because, not only do they not like Chandler, they don't know where he's living. Rachel makes a dessert--with beef. Phoebe develops a crush on Mr. Geller. Joey and Ross can't wait for dinner to end so they can go to Janine's "Thanksgiving with models".

star 8.12
1492 votes
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The One With The Thanksgiving Flashbacks (a.k.a. The One With All The Thanksgivings)

#10 - The One With The Thanksgiving Flashbacks (a.k.a. The One With All The Thanksgivings)

Friends Season 5 - Episode 8

Although the Thanksgiving meal is great, Chandler is still moody over his parent's divorce during the holiday when he was a boy and Ross is depressed about his second divorce. The group reminisces about their worst Thanksgivings in order to cheer them up, and Monica's worst memory is revealed.

star 8.09
1462 votes
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The One With The Proposal (1)

#11 - The One With The Proposal (1)

Friends Season 6 - Episode 24

Chandler plans to propose to Monica at dinner, but his plans go awry when Richard shows up. Phoebe and Joey join Rachel at a charity auction.

star 7.99
1226 votes
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The One With The Routine

#12 - The One With The Routine

Friends Season 6 - Episode 10

Joey is beginning to like Janine more. She gets an invitation to dance on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" and invites Joey, Monica and Ross to join her. Monica and Ross are a little TOO happy. While Monica is at the taping, Rachel, Phoebe and Chandler search for their Christmas presents. Joey and Janine kiss.

star 7.98
1309 votes
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The One With The Football

#13 - The One With The Football

Friends 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 model and Ross and Monica argue over winning in a case of sibling rivalry.

star 7.98
1421 votes
The One Hundredth

#14 - The One Hundredth

Friends Season 5 - Episode 3

Phoebe is rushed to the hospital for the birth of her brother's triplets. While there, Joey winds up with severe sympathy pains that turn out to be kidney stones. Meanwhile, Rachel tries to set Monica up on a date with a male nurse.

star 7.97
1410 votes
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The One After Vegas

#15 - The One After Vegas

Friends Season 6 - Episode 1

Ross and Rachel experience the world’s worst hangover when they realize they’ve gotten married. Chandler and Monica back away from their own altar plans. Phoebe and Joey head back to New York in the taxi cab.

star 7.95
1463 votes
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The One With Phoebe's Wedding

#16 - The One With Phoebe's Wedding

Friends Season 10 - Episode 12

Phoebe asks Joey to give her away at her wedding. Monica's the wedding planner and she's driving Phoebe nuts. Chandler and Ross discover at the rehearsal dinner that neither of them has a part in the wedding. However, Mike needs to replace a groomsman, so he lets Phoebe choose one of them, although she gives the job to Rachel. Joey takes his role as the bride's dad way too seriously. Phoebe fires Monica. The day of the wedding, New York is hit with the worst snowstorm its seen in 20 years. Phoebe rehires Monica, and the wedding ends up taking place in the street outside of Central Perk. When the priest can't make it, Joey steps in for him, and Chandler gives the bride away, while groomsman Ross is stuck taking care of Mike's old dog.

star 7.94
1178 votes
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The One In Vegas (1)

#17 - The One In Vegas (1)

Friends Season 5 - Episode 23

Chandler decides the only way to mend his friendship with Joey is to fly out to Vegas and visit him. Phoebe is determined not to be left out on another adventure, so everyone winds up going. Trouble is in the water, however, when Chandler finds out that Monica had lunch with Richard.

star 7.92
1235 votes
The One After Ross Says Rachel

#18 - The One After Ross Says Rachel

Friends Season 5 - Episode 1

In the aftermath of his Freudian slip, Ross tries to rescue his marriage with Emily. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica try and find a moment alone in order to continue their affair while overseas.

star 7.92
1450 votes
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The One Where Chandler Crosses The Line

#19 - The One Where Chandler Crosses The Line

Friends Season 4 - Episode 7

Chandler must decide between the girl of his dreams and his best friend when he and Kathy share a passionate kiss. Needless to say, Joey is not happy to find out about Kathy and Chandler. And nobody wants to tell Ross how awful his keyboard playing is.

star 7.90
1358 votes
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The One With The Girl Who Hits Joey

#20 - The One With The Girl Who Hits Joey

Friends Season 5 - Episode 15

Joey starts dating Katie, a little girl who packs a mean punch. When Ross refuses to contribute to the retirement fund of the building's maintenance man, he winds up offending everyone in the building.

star 7.89
1369 votes
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The One With Ross's Wedding (1)

#21 - The One With Ross's Wedding (1)

Friends Season 4 - Episode 23

Monica freaks out about the trip to London. Joey annoys Chandler by saying "London, baby" over and over. Ross is annoyed that Rachel won't come. In London, Chandler is embarrassed about touring with Joey. Emily worries about the wedding and Ross reassures her. Rachel tries taking care of Phoebe but Phoebe clues her in to her feelings for Ross. Joey buys an ugly hat and Chandler goes back to the hotel. Monica gives Emily advice, so Emily decides to postpone the wedding and she and Ross argue. Phoebe tries to help Rachel get over Ross. Joey shows Chandler highlights of his trip on video camera, including his meeting with the Duchess of York. Ross confronts Monica, who agrees to help him. Ross and Emily make up and decide to go ahead as planned. Rachel decides to go to London and Phoebe tries to talk her out of it.

star 7.89
1272 votes
The One With All The Haste

#22 - The One With All The Haste

Friends Season 4 - Episode 19

Monica and Rachel are tired of their new apartment. Ross, sporting an earring, wants Emily to stay as she prepares to leave again. Phoebe is wearing "santa" pants. Monica and Rachel try to bribe Joey and Chandler into giving up their apartment for Knicks tickets. They play high card for the apartment and tickets and Joey and Chandler win. Ross asks Emily to move in with him, but changes his mind and asks her to marry him. She says yes. While Joey and Chandler are at the Knicks game, Monica and Rachel switch the apartments. And when Ross and Emily tell the gang, Rachel tries to put on a happy face.

star 7.89
1334 votes
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The One After Joey And Rachel Kiss

#23 - The One After Joey And Rachel Kiss

Friends Season 10 - Episode 1

Monica, Chandler and Phoebe discover that they can eavesdrop on Ross & Charlie and Joey & Rachel through the walls of the hotel. Both new couples decide to wait before proceeding with their relationships, until the men can talk to each other. Ross tells Joey on the plane ride back to New York, but Joey can't quite yet. Later, Ross walks in on Joey and Rachel kissing. Meanwhile, Monica combats her poofy hair by getting corn rows put in, and Phoebe discovers that Mike has a girlfriend.

star 7.88
1321 votes
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The One With Monica's Thunder

#24 - The One With Monica's Thunder

Friends Season 7 - Episode 1

Everybody toasts the engagement. Phoebe wants to be the musician at the wedding. Joey prepares for an audition where he must play a 19-year-old. After Chandler can't get it up for Monica, he worries about the consequences. Ross and Rachel debate a "bonus night". Monica catches them kissing and thinks Rachel is trying to steal her night.

star 7.86
1457 votes
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The One Where Heckles Dies

#25 - The One Where Heckles Dies

Friends Season 2 - Episode 3

After Mr. Heckles dies and leaves all his belongings to Monica and Rachel, Chandler discovers eerie similarities between the late eccentric man and his own life. Ross and Phoebe have a dispute over the progression of evolution.

star 7.85
1490 votes
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The One With Chandler's Work Laugh

#26 - The One With Chandler's Work Laugh

Friends Season 5 - Episode 12

Monica begins to hang out with Chandler during his work functions, since they don't have to keep their relationship a secret among his coworkers. However, she learns that Chandler has a second, more annoying personality when he's around his boss. Meanwhile, Ross learns that Emily is getting remarried and in his grief hooks up with an old nemesis of the gang: Janice.

star 7.84
1298 votes
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The One Where Chandler Can't Cry

#27 - The One Where Chandler Can't Cry

Friends Season 6 - Episode 14

Chandler admits that he hasn't cried since he was a child. Phoebe discovers that Ursula is starring in porno movies using her name. Rachel desperately tries to stop Ross and Jill from starting a relationship.

star 7.83
1298 votes
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The One With Phoebe's Dad

#28 - The One With Phoebe's Dad

Friends Season 2 - Episode 9

It's Christmas time and Monica tries tipping with cookies, rather than cash, with mixed results. Phoebe learns that the guy in the picture frames her grandmother keeps around is not her father and tries to track down her real father. And Chandler and Joey wait too late to shop for presents.

star 7.82
1404 votes
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The One With The Home Study

#29 - The One With The Home Study

Friends Season 10 - Episode 7

Phoebe and Mike struggle over their decision to donate their wedding fund to charity. Ross discovers Rachel's irrational fear of swings. The adoption worker in charge of deciding the fate of Monica and Chandler's adoption hopes had a one-night-stand with Joey where he never called her back. Monica and Chandler are approved for adoption.

star 7.79
1136 votes
The One With The Apothecary Table

#30 - The One With The Apothecary Table

Friends Season 6 - Episode 11

Rachel orders an apothecary table from Pottery Barn, which is a problem because Phoebe hates the mass-producing company. After Janine and Joey double date with Chandler and Monica, Janine tells Joey that she thinks the other two are boring. Ross buys a new apothecary table too, which causes problems for Rachel. After a confrontation with Monica and Chandler, Joey breaks up with Janine and she moves out.

star 7.78
1285 votes
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The One With The Jam

#31 - The One With The Jam

Friends Season 3 - Episode 3

Phoebe dates a man who thinks he's stalking her twin sister. Ross and Rachel give Chandler "boyfriend" lessons. Monica uses her free time after breaking up with Richard to make jam and considers insemination through a sperm bank.

star 7.77
1528 votes
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And Baby Makes Three

#32 - And Baby Makes Three

The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Season 1 - Episode 24

Pete Hutter gets hold of a Chinese baby who happens to be the future Emperor of China. He is killed by ""Chinese death stars"" (but only temporarily) and Dixie Cousins gets hold of the baby. She ends up going to Brisco and Bowler for help. The head of the Black Lotus assassins after the baby, Chan, killed Brisco's mother when trying to get at his father, and also is an old rival of Brisco's contact and family friend Lee Pow (from the premiere episode). Further complicating things, they free Pete, who gets hold of the baby and tries to ransom it back for ""Pete's Piece"" and a da Vinci flying machine. Lee Pow and his allies show up along with the Black Lotus, and Chan defeats Lee Pow. Brisco manages to beat Chan, avenging his mother, and Dixie is invited to travel to China with the baby.

star 7.69
16 votes
Joey and the Student

#33 - Joey and the Student

Joey Season 1 - Episode 2

Gina is having trouble letting Michael live his own life, Joey and Gina try to teach him how to pick up women. Joey is irritated by the notes his super leaves him.

star 7.59
186 votes
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Joey and the Big Break (2)

#34 - Joey and the Big Break (2)

Joey Season 2 - Episode 2

Joey bursts back in an audition room asking producers for one more chance (he entered a different audition room than the one he was in before!). He is determined to have a second chance and doesn't let the producers talk so they explain that he is in the wrong room. Not knowing what to do, producers start an audition with Joey. This leads to a funny audition with Joey saying lines for an action movie, when the producers read lines said by kids.(second part to a one-hour season premiere)

star 7.50
81 votes
Joey and the Stuntman

#35 - Joey and the Stuntman

Joey Season 2 - Episode 4

Joey is preparing to shoot a big fight scene on the set. The director offers to use a stuntman instead but Joey wants to do his own stunts. Eventually, Chuck, Joey's stuntman comes in. Abby, the script reviser, has a chat with Joey because he doesn't follow script at all. Michael visits the set and he and Abby hit it off. Zach works Craft and Services on the set. Meanwhile, Alex is confused about her true feelings for Joey.

star 7.49
112 votes
Joey and the Premiere

#36 - Joey and the Premiere

Joey Season 1 - Episode 14

Unable to decide who to take to the premiere of Deep Powder, Joey struggles to find tickets for Gina, Michael and Alex. Michael meets a girl and Brent Spiner and must choose who to leave with. Gina's date is Lauren's ex-boyfriend. Alex's date is a lesbian. Joey and Lauren kiss.

star 7.48
126 votes
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Joey and the Moving In

#37 - Joey and the Moving In

Joey Season 1 - Episode 24

After asking Sara to move in with him, Joey freaks out. Sara freaks out too, and leaves without saying goodbye. Joey is heartbroken. On her first date in a long time, Alex accidentally offers sex to the guy, and Joey gets rid of him. While doing shots in Joey's bedroom and commiserating about the sad state of their love lives, Alex and Joey kiss! Meanwhile, Bobbie sets herself up with Michael at a Star Wars preview. When Gina confronts Bobbie about being attracted to Michael, Bobbie offers her a job.

star 7.47
108 votes
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Joey and the Spying

#38 - Joey and the Spying

Joey Season 1 - Episode 21

As Eric moves out of their apartment and into one across the courtyard, Alex plants herself up in Joey's room with a pair of binoculars as Eric invites another woman over. After Alex goes to bed, Joey sees Eric kissing the other woman. Meanwhile, Joey's got problems of his own: even though he and Sara are allowed to see other people, he's not because he's too crazy about Sara. Trying to make her jealous, Joey discovers that she likes him as much as he likes her, and they decide not to see other people.

star 7.46
117 votes
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Joey and the Nemesis

#39 - Joey and the Nemesis

Joey Season 1 - Episode 6

Michael is sick and Gina is delighted. Staying at Gina's, Joey meets her secret boyfriend. Meanwhile, an actor named Brian Michael David Scott repeatedly tricks Joey into missing auditions.

star 7.46
149 votes
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Joey and the Plot Twist

#40 - Joey and the Plot Twist

Joey Season 1 - Episode 12

Joey meets Deep Powder's executive producer, Lauren Beck. Joey worries that he may be fired after giving away a plot twist at a press conference. Alex, Gina and Michael decorate the apartment for Joey for Christmas.

star 7.43
126 votes
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Joey and the Wrong Name

#41 - Joey and the Wrong Name

Joey Season 1 - Episode 18

Joey is nominated for a Daytime Soap Award for his death scene on Days of Our Lives. (For the record, he was stabbed.) He is also presenting the award for Best Supporting Actress, and a problem arises when his inability to correctly pronounce one of the nominees' names leads to his saying the wrong name entirely. Meanwhile, Gina struggles with the fact that she is dressed unlike herself for the event.

star 7.42
118 votes
The One With Mac And C.H.E.E.S.E.

#42 - The One With Mac And C.H.E.E.S.E.

Friends Season 6 - Episode 20

Joey gets an audition for the lead character in a new TV show. When the audition is rescheduled, Chandler takes the message but forgets to tell Joey. Then the group recalls some of Joey's less-than-spectacular acting moments.

star 7.42
1188 votes
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Joey and the Spanking

#43 - Joey and the Spanking

Joey Season 2 - Episode 3

Joey faces an unruly child actor on his new movie. When push comes to shove, Joey takes matters into his own hands with interesting results. Meanwhile, Gina helps Alex get over her lagging love life.

star 7.41
113 votes
Joey and the Big Break (1)

#44 - Joey and the Big Break (1)

Joey Season 2 - Episode 1

Joey is on the set of "Deep Powder" but the fate of his character is still unknown. One extra, named Zach, tries to cheer him up in the hope Joey will help him (Zach) get a line to say. Zach will give Joey some tips about how to live as an actor in Hollywood. Jenna, a young actress-wannabe, moves in the building. She wants to meet Joey, the big star, but she first meets Michael who pretends to be Joey in order to land a date with her. Joey has an audition.

star 7.33
116 votes
Joey and the Poker

#45 - Joey and the Poker

Joey Season 2 - Episode 7

Alex teaches Texas hold 'em to Joe. The problem is that she makes up rules so he wins all the time. Thinking that he can play the game he accepts an invitation to play celebrity poker. Michael and Abby's relationship reaches new heights.

star 7.30
106 votes
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Joey and the Sex Tape

#46 - Joey and the Sex Tape

Joey Season 2 - Episode 8

An old girlfriend of Joey's threatens to release an embarrassing tape. To prevent this from happening he must apologize to her on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Bobbie celebrates her 40th birthday.

star 7.28
105 votes
Joey and the Wedding

#47 - Joey and the Wedding

Joey Season 2 - Episode 22

Jimmy and Gina get married.

star 7.20
110 votes
Pilot

#48 - Pilot

Joey Season 1 - Episode 1

Joey arrives in L.A. after his new agent offers him his choice of parts on two TV shows, and befriends his neighbor, Alex . His nephew, Michael, wants to move in with him at his new apartment, but Joey fears that this will upset his sister, Gina.

star 7.19
223 votes
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Joey and the Actor's Studio

#49 - Joey and the Actor's Studio

Joey Season 2 - Episode 20

Joey wants to go out with Alex but she's not sure if she wants to go out with him.

star 7.14
107 votes
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Joey and the Dad

#50 - Joey and the Dad

Joey Season 2 - Episode 15

Joe's dad comes to town for Joey's movie premiere. His sly remarks of disrespect for Joey's line of work are lost on his son. At least until Alex points them out to him. Elsewhere Joey runs into Carmen Electra while admiring his movies billboard. The two hit it off, until Joey finds out that the billboard for her new perfume (right next to his) is getting a lot more attention than his own.

star 7.11
99 votes
Joey and the Road Trip

#51 - Joey and the Road Trip

Joey Season 1 - Episode 11

Bobbie gets Joey a job as a celebrity judge for the Miss Southwestern U.S.A. pageant, taking place in Las Vegas. With Gina, Michael and Alex in tow, he heads for Vegas. While there, Alex reveals her Celine Dion obsession, Michael teaches Gina how to count cards, and Joey accidentally sleeps with a pageant contestant.

star 7.10
125 votes
Joey and the Bachelor Thanksgiving

#52 - Joey and the Bachelor Thanksgiving

Joey Season 2 - Episode 10

Gina is planning a family Thanksgiving. Joey and Zach discover some ancient Native American artifacts on Joey's property and mistakenly give them away.

star 7.09
109 votes