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Friends

Friends is a sit com about three guys and three girls living in New York who become best friends. Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey deal with life's adversities together. NBC 1994-2004

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Season 1

# Episode Overview Score Viewer score Podcast
1 TOW Monica Gets a Roomate Rachel leaves her own wedding and seeks out her hi...
Rachel leaves her own wedding and seeks out her high school friend Monica for help. Monica goes out on a date with Paul from the restaurant where she works. Meanwhile Ross is struggling to get over his divorce from his ex-wife who he didn’t know was a lesbian.
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2 TOW the Sonogram At The End Ross discovers his ex-wife Carol is pregnant with ...
Ross discovers his ex-wife Carol is pregnant with his baby. He has to tell his parents who don’t yet know that he is divorced. He then has to go to the OB-GYN with Carol and her new partner Susan. Meanwhile Rachel has to return her engagement ring to her ex-fiancée Barry.
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3 TOW The Thumb A series of errors by Phoebe’s bank lead to her ...
A series of errors by Phoebe’s bank lead to her finding a thumb in a can of soda. Monica starts to lose interest in her boyfriend but the other friends love him. Chandler takes up smoking again.
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4 TOW George Stephanopoulos The guys take Ross to a hockey game to take his mi...
The guys take Ross to a hockey game to take his mind off the anniversary of the first time he slept with Carol. Meanwhile Rachel’s old friends appear and make her question her new life.
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5 TOW The East German Laundry Detergent Joey recruits Monica to help him win an ex-girlfri...
Joey recruits Monica to help him win an ex-girlfriend back. Chandler and Phoebe break up with their partners on the same night and Ross helps Rachel do her laundry for the first time.
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6 TOW The Butt Chandler starts dating a beautiful woman who is ma...
Chandler starts dating a beautiful woman who is married. Joey gets the part of Al Pacino’s butt double and Monica realises just how anal she is.
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7 TOW The Blackout New York suffers a black out. Chandler is trapped ...
New York suffers a black out. Chandler is trapped in an ATM vestibule with a model while the other friends congregate at Monica’s. Ross tries to ask out Rachel but a cat and its owner Paulo get in the way.
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8 TOW Nana Dies Twice Ross and Monica’s Nana dies and all the friends ...
Ross and Monica’s Nana dies and all the friends go to the funeral. Meanwhile a woman from work thinks Chandler is gay and he soon discovers that she is not the only one.
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9 TOW Underdog Gets Away The friends’ various plans for thanksgiving are ...
The friends’ various plans for thanksgiving are ruined and they are forced to have dinner together.
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10 TOW The Monkey Phoebe falls in love with David, a scientist, but ...
Phoebe falls in love with David, a scientist, but then she learns that he is leaving for Russia. It’s New Years Eve and the guys all break their pact to not invite people to their party. Ross buys a monkey called Marcel and their relationship rapidly deteriorates.
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11 TOW Mrs. Bing Nora Bing, Chandler’s mother and best-selling er...
Nora Bing, Chandler’s mother and best-selling erotic novel author comes to town. Ross kisses her when drunk forcing Chandler to confront her about her behaviour. Rachel is inspired to write her own erotic novel. Meanwhile Phoebe and Monica care for a guy they accidentally put into a coma.
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12 TOW The Dozen Lasagnas Paulo makes a pass at Phoebe so Rachel dumps him. ...
Paulo makes a pass at Phoebe so Rachel dumps him. Ross discovers he is going to have a son. Chandler and Joey buy a new table together.
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13 TOW The Boobies Phoebe’s new boyfriend Roger is a psychiatrist a...
Phoebe’s new boyfriend Roger is a psychiatrist and his insightful analysis of the friends makes them all hate him. Joey’s Dad comes to stay but Joey discovers he has been cheating on his mother for six years. Chandler accidentally sees Rachel’s boobs and she tries to get revenge by seeing him naked.
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14 TOW The Candy Hearts It is Valentines Day and Joey takes Chandler on a ...
It is Valentines Day and Joey takes Chandler on a double date without knowing that the girl his date brought is Janice. Ross goes on his first date since his divorce and ends up at the same restaurant as Carol and Susan. The girls decide to have a “boyfriend bonfire” to cleanse themselves of bad relationships.
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15 TOW The Stoned Guy Chandler is offered a promotion so he quits his jo...
Chandler is offered a promotion so he quits his job because it is not what he really wants to do with his life. Ross dates a woman from work who wants him to talk dirty and Monica has a chance to become the chef at a new restaurant.
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16 TOW Two Parts (1) Joey starts dating Ursula, Phoebe’s twin sister....
Joey starts dating Ursula, Phoebe’s twin sister. Phoebe fears that she might lose Joey because Ursula treats people so badly. Chandler has to fire a cute girl at work and instead asks her out. Ross is going to lamas’ classes and it begins to dawn on him that he will soon be a father.
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17 TOW Two Parts (2) Ursula dumps Joey and Phoebe decides to step in an...
Ursula dumps Joey and Phoebe decides to step in and try and help her friend. Rachel hurts her ankle and Monica takes her to the hospital. Rachel has no insurance and convinces Monica to give her information instead. The deception leads them to fight while they are on a date with two doctors (Noah Wyle and George Clooney). Ross worries about being a father until he has to take Marcel to the hospital.
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18 TOW All The Poker Rachel is applying for jobs so she can stop being ...
Rachel is applying for jobs so she can stop being a waitress. She gets an interview for one in the fashion business but doesn’t get it. The girls learn how to play poker so that they can join the guys in their games.
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19 TOW The Monkey Gets Away Rachel learns that Barrie and Mindy are getting ma...
Rachel learns that Barrie and Mindy are getting married. Then she agrees to look after Marcel for Ross but he escapes.
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20 TOW The Evil Orthodontist Rachel and Barrie start sleeping together again be...
Rachel and Barrie start sleeping together again before Rachel gets a call from Mindy. Chandler has a great first date but becomes increasingly insecure as the woman doesn’t call him back.
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21 TOW The Fake Monica Monica’s credit card is stolen and she tracks do...
Monica’s credit card is stolen and she tracks down the woman who did it. Monica is so impressed with the thief’s attitude to life that she becomes her friend. Marcel has become sexually mature and Ross has to give him to a zoo.
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22 TOW The Ick Factor Monica is dating a younger guy, Ethan, who turns o...
Monica is dating a younger guy, Ethan, who turns out to be even younger than he said. Ross has a pager and is waiting for Carol to go into labour but keeps getting messages from a different number. Phoebe covers for Chandler’s assistant for a couple of weeks and discovers that no one in the office likes Chandler now that he is the boss. Rachel has sex dreams about the guys.
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23 TOW The Birth Carol gives birth to baby Ben as Ross and Susan ar...
Carol gives birth to baby Ben as Ross and Susan argue over everything. Monica worries that she won’t ever have a baby; Joey helps another lady give birth while Rachel flirts with Carol’s doctor.
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24 TOW Rachel Finds Out Ross goes to China for work and while away Chandle...
Ross goes to China for work and while away Chandler accidentally lets it slip that he is in love with Rachel. After thinking about it she decides to go to the airport to meet him when he returns and start something up. Meanwhile Joey is participating in a fertility study and can’t conduct any “personal experiments” during the study. But his new girlfriend wants to have sex and he ends up impressing her by being so giving.
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 Season 1