The BEST Episodes of Friends from College

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 2, 2019

Network: Netflix

A group of friends who went to Harvard together are now facing down their forties and experiencing a range of success, or lack thereof, both professionally and domestically. With interwoven and oftentimes complicated relationships with one another, the series is a comedic exploration of old friendships, former romantic entanglements and balancing adult life with nostalgia for the past.

The Wedding

#1 - The Wedding

Season 2 - Episode 8

Max and Felix's big day arrives -- and so does the drama as secrets are revealed, confessions are made, and poorly timed punches are thrown.

star 7.56
115 votes
A Night of Surprises

#2 - A Night of Surprises

Season 1 - Episode 8

The gang gets together to celebrate Sam’s 40th birthday, where Lisa suffers a crisis of conscience and Nick’s announcement catches everyone off guard.

star 7.53
211 votes
The Bachelor Party

#3 - The Bachelor Party

Season 2 - Episode 4

Max wants a bachelor party that's, you know, classy. But Max ought to know -- you can't always get what you want.

star 7.41
121 votes
Free Fall

#4 - Free Fall

Season 2 - Episode 6

The gang attends an extreme funeral, Ethan gets an earful from Felix, and the awkward encounters keep on coming for Lisa.

star 7.40
109 votes

#5 - Fireworks

Season 2 - Episode 7

When Ethan and Sam go public, Marianne, Nick and Max take the opportunity to practice their "casual faces." Lisa receives shocking news.

star 7.29
103 votes
Grand Cayman

#6 - Grand Cayman

Season 1 - Episode 7

Lisa makes a big decision, Ethan and Sam reminisce about old times, Nick plays a prank, and Max makes an awkward confession.

star 7.23
213 votes
Out All Night

#7 - Out All Night

Season 2 - Episode 3

Sam, Nick and Marianne put on their dancing shoes. Lisa makes a surprising find. Max pushes Ethan to dip his toe into the dating pool.

star 7.22
126 votes
Party Bus

#8 - Party Bus

Season 1 - Episode 5

Ethan organizes a wine-tasting trip for his wife and friends, but his perfectly planned excursion hits a few bumps in the road.

star 7.13
224 votes
The Engagement Party

#9 - The Engagement Party

Season 2 - Episode 1

The gang is forced to put on their happy faces and reconnect at Max's swanky engagement party, where "severe awkwardness" is everybody's plus-one.

star 7.11
132 votes
Mission Impossible

#10 - Mission Impossible

Season 1 - Episode 4

Ethan and Lisa run the gauntlet to ensure their IVF is a success. Max and Felix celebrate a special occasion. Sam opens up.

star 7.10
229 votes
Second Wedding

#11 - Second Wedding

Season 1 - Episode 6

Tensions flare, suspicions grow and mics drop at a lavish wedding reception, where Ethan takes his new persona out for a spin.

star 7.09
221 votes
Storage Unit

#12 - Storage Unit

Season 2 - Episode 2

Sam tries to halt Jon's shaming campaign. Ethan and Lisa take a stroll down nostalgia lane. Nick makes an effort to act his age.

star 7.08
130 votes
Old Habits

#13 - Old Habits

Season 2 - Episode 5

Lisa and Charlie consider their future. Nick invites Lisa to crash his weekend with Merrill. Felix orders Max to stand up to Ethan.

star 7.03
121 votes

#14 - All-Nighter

Season 1 - Episode 3

Facing a brutal deadline, Ethan brainstorms ideas for his Y.A. novel. Meanwhile, Sam, Lisa and Marianne meet some admirers out on the town.

star 7.02
253 votes
Connecticut House

#15 - Connecticut House

Season 1 - Episode 2

Lisa’s new career gets off to a dubious start. Meanwhile, Marianne prepares for a play and Ethan proves himself a less-than-stellar petsitter.

star 6.85
276 votes
Welcome to New York

#16 - Welcome to New York

Season 1 - Episode 1

Lisa and Ethan move to New York, reconnect with old college friends and learn that some secrets are harder to keep than others.

star 6.68
388 votes