Every Episode of Friends, Ranked

Twenty years ago this month, Friends—one of the greatest sitcoms ever—debuted on NBC. Today, one of the greatest lists ever—an exhaustive and definitive ranking of every Friends episode—debuts on Gawker. From worst to best, here are all 236 episodes:

236. The One After Joey and Rachel Kiss (10.01)

235. The One In Barbados, part 2 (9.24)

234. The One In Barbados, part 1 (9.23)

233. The One With Rachel's Dream (9.19)

232. The One Where Joey Tells Rachel (8.16)

231. The One Where Joey Dates Rachel (8.12)

230. The One With the Monkey (1.10)

229. The One Where the Monkey Gets Away (1.19)

228. The One After the Superbowl, part 1 (2.12)

227. The One After the Superbowl, part 2 (2.13)

226. The One Where No One Proposes (9.01)

225. The One With Christmas in Tulsa (9.10)

224. The One With the Sharks (9.04)

223. The One With a Chick and a Duck (3.21)

222. The One With Joey's Porsche (6.05)

221. The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS (5.04)

220. The One With Frank Jr. (3.05)

219. The One With Mac & C.H.E.E.S.E. (6.20)

218. The One Where Rosita Dies (7.13)

217. The One With Phoebe's Dad (2.09)

216. The One With The Ultimate Fighting Champion (3.24)

215. The One Where Chandler Takes a Bath (8.13)

214. The One With Unagi (6.17)

213. The One With the Baby on the Bus (2.06)

212. The One With Joey's Interview (8.19)

211. The One With The Chicken Pox (2.23)

210. The One With Ross's Grant (10.06)

209. The One With The Yeti (5.06)

208. The One Where Rachel's Sister Babysits (10.05)

207. The One With The Triplets/The One Hundredth (5.03)

206. The One With The Birthing Video (8.15)

205. The One With The Stain (8.07)

204. The One With The Secret Closet (8.14)

203. The One With The Cooking Class (8.21)

202. The One With the Male Nanny (9.06)

201. The One With The Donor (9.22)

200. The One With The Bullies (2.21)

199. The One Where The Stripper Cries (10.11)

198. The One With The Screamer (3.22)

197. The One With The Soap Opera Party (9.20)

196. The One With The Vows (7.21)

195. The One With Joey's Award (7.18)

194. The One With The Mugging (9.15)

193. The One With the Cake (10.04)

192. The One With The Race Car Bed (3.07)

191. The One With The Cat (4.02)

190. The One Where Ross Dates a Student (6.18)

189. The One With Joey's New Girlfriend (4.05)

188. The One With Phoebe's Cookies (7.03)

187. The One With The Giant Poking Device (3.08)

186. The One Where They're Going To Party! (4.09)

185. The One With Phoebe's Uterus (4.11)

184. The One With The Inappropriate Sister (5.10)

183. The One With The Dollhouse (3.20)

182. The One With The Cop (5.16)

181. The One With The Ride-Along (5.20)

180. The One Where Ross Meets Elizabeth's Dad (6.21)

179. The One With All The Candy (7.09)

178. The One With Joey's Big Break (5.22)

177. The One Where They're Up All Night (7.12)

176. The One Where Paul's The Man (6.22)

175. The One With Joey's Bag (5.13)

174. The One With The Ring (6.23)

173. The One Where Phoebe Runs (6.07)

172. The One That Could Have Been, part 1 (6.15)

171. The One That Could Have Been, part 2 (6.16)

170. The One With the Butt (1.06)

169. The One Where Eddie Moves In (2.17)

168. The One with the Birth (1.23)

167. The One With Phoebe's Husband (2.04)

166. The One Where Rachel Goes Back To Work (9.11)

165. The One Where Dr. Ramoray Dies (2.18)

164. The One With Phoebe's Rats (9.12)

163. The One With the Stoned Guy (1.15)

162. The One With The Boob Job (9.16)

161. The One Where Eddie Won't Go (2.19)

160. The One Where Joey Moves Out (2.16)

159. The One With Ross's Teeth (6.08)

158. The One With The Lottery (9.18)

157. The One With The Fertility Test (9.21)

156. The One With Monica's Boots (8.10)

155. The One With the Sonogram at the End (1.02)

154. The One Where Joey Speaks French (10.13)

153. The One Where Chandler Can't Cry (6.14)

152. The One With The Stripper (8.08)

151. The One Where Emma Cries (9.02)

150. The One Where Old Yeller Dies (2.20)

149. The One With Joey's Fridge (6.19)

148. The One With George Stephanopoulos (1.04)

147. The One With The Halloween Party (8.06)

146. The One Where Chandler Gets Caught (10.10)

145. The One With the Breast Milk (2.02)

144. The One With The Birth Mother (10.09)

143. The One With the Home Study (10.07)

142. The One With Ross's Tan (10.03)

141. The One With The Hypnosis Tape (3.18)

140. The One With the Dozen Lasagnas (1.12)

139. The One With The Free Porn (4.17)

138. The One In Vegas, Part 1 (5.23)

137. The One With Rachel's Date (8.05)

136. The One With Ross' Step Forward (8.11)

135. The One With Phoebe's Wedding (10.12)

134. The One With The Jam (3.03)

133. The One With the Thumb (1.03)

132. The One With The Baby Shower (8.20)

131. The One With Two Parts, part 1 (1.16)

130. The One With The Flashback (3.06)

129. The One With Joey's Dirty Day (4.14)

128. The One With The Engagement Picture (7.05)

127. The One Where Chandler Doesn't Like Dogs (7.08)

126. The One with the Ick Factor (1.22)

125. The One With The Ball (5.21)

124. The One With The Joke (6.12)

123. The One With Rachel's New Dress (4.18)

122. The One With The Worst Best Man Ever (4.22)

121. The One With Rachel's Assistant (7.04)

120. The One Without The Ski Trip (3.17)

119. The One with the Evil Orthodontist (1.20)

118. The One With All The Wedding Dresses (4.20)

117. The One With The Girl Who Hits Joey (5.15)

116. The One With Rachel's Book (7.02)

115. The One Where Rachel Quits (3.10)

114. The One With The Girl From Poughkeepsie (4.10)

113. The One Where Rachel Has a Baby, part 1 (8.23)

112. The One With The Lesbian Wedding (2.11)

111. The One With Phoebe's Ex-Partner (3.14)

110. The One With Chandler's Work Laugh (5.12)

109. The One With The Tiny T-Shirt (3.19)

108. The One With The Nap Partners (7.06)

107. The One Where Monica Sings (9.13)

106. The One With Rachel's Inadvertent Kiss (5.17)

105. The One With The Ballroom Dancing (4.04)

104. The One With Rachel's Crush (4.13)

103. The One With Ross's Library Book (7.07)

102. The One With All The Resolutions (5.11)

101. The One Where Estelle Dies (10.15)

100. The One With Ross and Monica's Cousin (7.19)

99. The One With Ross's Wedding, part 1 (4.23)

98. The One With Monica and Chandler's Wedding, Part 1 (7.23)

97. The One With Rachel's Sister (6.13)

96. The One With The Cheap Wedding Dress (7.17)

95. The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister (3.11)

94. The One On The Last Night (6.06)

93. The One Where Rachel Has a Baby, part 2 (8.24)

92. The One With The Blind Dates (9.14)

91. The One With The 'Cuffs (4.03)

90. The One With Chandler's Dad (7.22)

89. The One Where Rachel Tells... (8.03)

88. The One With Rachel's Other Sister (9.08)

87. The One with Fake Monica (1.21)

86. The One With Two Parts, part 2 (1.17)

85. The One After Ross Says Rachel (5.01)

84. The One With The Invitation (4.21)

83. The One With Joey's New Brain (7.15)

82. The One Where Ross Moves In (5.07)

81. The One Where They All Turn Thirty (7.14)

80. The One Where Rachel Smokes (5.18)

79. The One Where Rachel is Late (8.22)

78. The One With the Pediatrician (9.03)

77. The One With Princess Consuela (10.14)

76. The One With The Metaphorical Tunnel (3.04)

75. The One With Ross's Wedding, part 2 (4.24)

74. The One With Rachel's Phone Number (9.08)

73. The One With The Kips (5.05)

72. The One With Ross's Inappropriate Song (9.07)

71. The One Where Ross and Rachel...You Know (2.15)

70. The One With the Boobies (1.13)

69. The One Where Ross And Rachel Take A Break (3.15)

68. The One With the Candy Hearts (1.14)

67. The One With Ross' New Girlfriend (2.01)

66. The One With Phoebe's Birthday Dinner (9.05)

65. The One With Ross's Thing (3.23)

64. The One With Russ (2.10)

63. The One With Barry & Mindy's Wedding (2.24)

62. The One Where Joey Loses His Insurance (6.04)

61. The One Where Nana Dies Twice (1.08)

60. The One With Mrs. Bing (1.11)

59. The One Where Chandler Crosses The Line (4.07)

58. The One With Ross's Denial (6.03)

57. The One Where Ross Hugs Rachel (6.02)

56. The One Where Underdog Gets Away (1.09)

55. The One With The Dirty Girl (4.06)

54. The One With The Tea Leaves (8.17)

53. The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends (3.13)

52. The One With The Princess Leia Fantasy (3.01)

51. The One In Massapequa (8.18)

50. The One With The Memorial Service (9.17)

49. The One With Rachel's Going Away Party (10.16)

48. The One With The Routine (6.10)

47. The One With The Apothecary Table (6.11)

46. The One With the Holiday Armadillo (7.10)

45. The One After "I Do" (8.01)

44. The One With All The Kissing (5.02)

43. The One With All The Haste (4.18)

42. The Last One, Part 1 (10.17)

41. The One At The Beach (3.25)

40. The One With The Red Sweater (8.02)

39. The One With All The Cheesecakes (7.11)

38. The One With Ross's Sandwich (5.09)

37. The One With Rachel's Big Kiss (7.20)

36. The One With the Late Thanksgiving (10.08)

35. The One With The Fake Party (4.16)

34. The One Where Heckles Dies (2.03)

33. The One With The Jellyfish (4.01)

32. The One With All The Jealousy (3.12)

31. The One With Five Steaks and an Eggplant (2.05)

30. The One Where Ross is Fine (10.02)

29. The One In Vegas, Part 2 (5.24)

28. The One With All The Rugby (4.15)

27. Pilot/The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate/The First One/The One Where It All Began (1.01)

26. The One After Vegas (6.01)

25. The One With the East German Laundry Detergent (1.05)

24. The One With The Proposal, part 1 (6.24)

23. The One With The Videotape (8.04)

22. The One Where Everybody Finds Out (5.14)

21. The One With Monica's Thunder (7.01)

20. The One With Monica and Chandler's Wedding, Part 2 (7.24)

19. The One Where Ross Finds Out (2.07)

18. The One Where Ross Can't Flirt (5.19)

17. The One With The Truth About London (7.16)

16. The One With Two Parties (2.22)

15. The One With All the Poker (1.18)

14. The One With the List (2.08)

13. The One The Morning After (3.16)

12. The One With The Football (3.09)

11. The One With All The Thanksgivings (5.08)

10. The One With The Proposal, part 2 (6.25)

9. The One With the Blackout (1.07)

8. The Last One, Part 2 (10.18)

7. The One where Rachel Finds Out (1.24)

6. The One Where Ross Got High (6.09)

5. The One With The Rumor (8.09)

4. The One With The Embryos (4.12)

3. The One With Chandler In A Box (4.08)

2. The One Where No One's Ready (3.02)

1. The One With The Prom Video (2.14)

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