The WORST Episodes of Friends
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021
Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay are six 20 something year-olds, living off one another in the heart of New York City. Over the course of ten years, this average group of buddies goes through massive mayhem, family trouble, past and future romances, fights, laughs, tears and surprises as they learn what it really means to be a friend.
#1 - The One with Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E.
Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 13, 2000
Joey gets an audition for the lead character in a new TV show. When the audition is rescheduled, Chandler takes the message and forgets to tell Joey.
#2 - The One with Joey's Interview
Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 4, 2002
Joey prepares for an interview with Soap Opera Digest. He reminisces about his past acting experiences, his friends, and his romantic life.
#3 - The One with the Invitation
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 23, 1998
Ross and Emily discuss who to invite to their wedding. Ross and Rachel each reminisce about their up-and-down relationship.
#4 - The One with the Vows
Season 7 - Episode 21 - Aired May 3, 2001
Chandler and Monica are faced with writing their wedding vows. They turn to memories of past events to help them.
#5 - The One with Christmas in Tulsa
Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 12, 2002
Chandler is stuck in Tulsa for Christmas with an attractive co-worker, worrying Monica.
#6 - The One Where Rachel Smokes
Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 8, 1999
Rachel decides to start smoking in order to avoid missing important meetings with her boss. Joey auditions for a soup commercial with Ross's son Ben. Monica and Phoebe plan a surprise birthday party for Rachel.
#7 - The One with Phoebe's Husband
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 12, 1995
The gang is amazed to learn that Phoebe married a gay Canadian ice dancer to help him get his green card. Ross seeks relationship advice from Rachel.
#8 - The One with Joey's New Girlfriend
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 30, 1997
Chandler develops feelings for Joey's new girlfriend. Ross and Rachel try to make each other jealous. Phoebe desperately tries to catch a cold after discovering that it makes her singing voice sexier.
#9 - The One Where They're Going to Party!
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 11, 1997
Chandler and Ross's college friend is coming to town. Joanna squashes Rachel's chance at a promotion. Monica must choose between a steady job as head chef of a restaurant or keeping her catering business with Phoebe.
#10 - The One with Joey's Big Break
Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired May 13, 1999
Joey gets offered a lead part in a movie shooting outside of Las Vegas. Meanwhile, Rachel gets an eye infection and Phoebe is mad at Ross.
#11 - The One with the Ride Along
Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 29, 1999
As the date for Emily's remarriage draws closer, the group tries to keep Ross distracted. As a result, Ross and the other guys get invited to take a ride along with Gary.
#12 - The One with the Yeti
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 1998
The gang become frustrated with Emily's demands to Ross. Monica and Rachel mistake their new neighbor for a yeti. Phoebe receives a fur coat as a family heirloom from her mother.
#13 - The One with the Joke
Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 13, 2000
Chandler and Ross fight over ownership of a joke and Joey starts working at Central Perk.
#14 - The One with the Tea Leaves
Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 7, 2002
Joey is avoiding Rachel and she tries to draw him into conversation. Phoebe resumes reading tea leaves. Ross tries to retrieve his favorite shirt from Mona's.
#15 - The One with Rachel's Date
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 25, 2001
Phoebe begins dating a guy who works for Monica, while Joey sets Rachel up on a date with one of his co-stars.
#16 - The One with the Cat
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 2, 1997
Phoebe believes that her adoptive mother's spirit resides in a cat. Monica goes on a date with Rachel's high-school boyfriend. Meanwhile, Joey and Chandler are robbed.
#17 - The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion
Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired May 8, 1997
Pete wants to become the Ultimate Fighting Champion, but Monica struggles to support him. Chandler has a problem with his new boss. Phoebe sets Ross up on a date.
#18 - The One with the Dollhouse
Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 10, 1997
Rachel regrets setting up Chandler with her boss, Joanna. Monica's aunt dies and leaves her an antique dollhouse.
#19 - The One with the Apothecary Table
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 6, 2000
Rachel orders an apothecary table from a store that Phoebe hates. Janine and Joey double date with Chandler and Monica.
#20 - The One with the Sonogram at the End
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 1994
Ross finds out his ex-wife is pregnant. Rachel returns her engagement ring to Barry. Monica becomes stressed when her and Ross's parents come to visit.
#21 - The One with the Stain
Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 8, 2001
Chandler hires a maid, whom Monica suspects is stealing her clothing. Eric breaks up with Ursula to be with Phoebe.
#22 - The One with the Lesbian Wedding
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 18, 1996
Rachel's mom comes to visit with big news. Monica caters Carol and Susan's wedding. Phoebe becomes 'possessed' by the spirit of a recently deceased client.
#23 - The One with Joey's Bag
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 4, 1999
Monica gives Chandler a painful massage. Phoebe's grandmother dies and she is shocked at who comes to the funeral. Rachel gives Joey a "shoulder bag" for an audition.
#24 - The One with Rachel's Book
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 2000
Phoebe temporarily moves in with Ross, bringing her massage parlor with her. Joey discovers that Rachel has been reading a trashy romance novel. Monica finds out her parents spent her wedding money.
#25 - The One That Could Have Been (1)
Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 17, 2000
Barry and Mindy's impending divorce prompts the gang to fantasize about what their lives might be like if they'd all taken different courses.