Top Ten Best Friends Characters

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1Chandler BingChandler Muriel Bing is a fictional character from the NBC sitcom Friends, portrayed by Matthew Perry.

There are 2 particular quotes that keep playing in my mind;
Joey drilling holes in the wall as he's building a new entertainment unit and the camera goes to the other side of the wall where Chandler nodded off and the drill bit is spinning rapidly going backwards and forwards in front of Chandlers face which wakes him up, scaring the hell out of him and rushes out the room slamming the door looking at Joey in annoyment and Joey looks to him and says;
'Oh sorry man, did I get you? '
Chandler;
'NO You didn't get me... It's an electric drill... You GET Me You KILL ME! '

The other one I also loved is when the scene shows Chandler sleeping, and you see Jimmy (His crazy rebound room mate) sitting watching him which scares the hell out of Chandler when he realizes he's there, about 30 seconds into them talking Chandler says;
'Hannibal Lecter... Better room mate than you'

These 2 quotes specially made me actually snort when laughing.

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I've watched all the friends episodes a few times and it seems to me that Chandler is the only one among the six main characters that evolves normally. He is the only one that goes from immature/childish to mature, with a few ups and downs. He is also the only one that has common sense and strong principles and he is the best one to have as a friend, in my opinion.

As for Ross, I really liked him in the first seasons, but he gets a little weird and hard to follow after his divorce with Emily. Same thing with Phoebe, who was my favorite character at the beginning, but just gets annoying after the 5th season. Joey never grows and acts like a child throughout the series, which can be frustrating at times. Rachel's life changes a lot, which is fun to witness, but she doesn't quite evolve as a person, except at the very beginning. Monica, as Ross said, is the glue who holds the group together, and the series sure wouldn't work without her, but she is not my favorite ...more

He is definitely the funniest friends character. The best one is when Joey offers them some chicken and while Monica's head is under the water he describes what he wants. A three piece meal, some beans, and a coke... AH, Diet coke!

Where can I even begin with Perry, he filled Chandler's shoes splendidly. Can you believe, a guy who laughed at a pen would develop into such a mature and perfect husband like character. Even his dressing sense got better by 9 season. I mean you can not compare the two Chandlers. Oft than not, he's the only guy who's not jealous and insane. He is good looking, is sentimental, a great friends and most of all a great husband and Father figure. I must say all the women to this day who think he's not attractive compared to Joey, are the ones who have selfsame brain as Joey's. I guess in the Friends Universe, Monica came off as the luckiest woman,

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2Joey TribbianiJoseph Francis "Joey" Tribbiani, Jr. is a character from the NBC sitcoms Friends and its spin-off Joey, portrayed by Matt LeBlanc.

I bet no one can be as selfless and caring as joey... He is the best.

He refused to watch ursula's port when they thought it was phoebe's.(while the others watched it).

He was concerned about chandler getting a job than winning a lottery, even when Monica was obsessed with the lottery.

He didn't want Rachel to move out. He was ready to stay away from women who had a problem with the baby. To be honest, joey and Rachel was a wonderful pair who would get along really well.

He asked Rachel to move in with Ross when he realized Ross was feeling left out on all the baby things.
He was ready even to pee on Monica during an emergency.

He offered to marry phoebe and Rachel when he came to know they were pregnant just because it would be difficult for single mother's.

He considered ross's feelings when Rachel confessed to him. He always wanted Ross and Rachel to be together despite his love for Rachel. He even made plans with phoebe for that.
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His "How you doing? ", his stupidities, his innocent nature, so good at heart... N just so simply funny... I love joey!

He's simply the best in fact he should be number one. I do understand your reasons 4 giving the 1st place 2 chandler, but I think amongst the 6, joey is the only one who isn't trying hard 2 make people laugh, instead he naturally has the humor. He's struggling more than the others which is unfair on him, but he's always around 2 give comfort 2 the rest. Joey is always comfortable with who he is, he won't change himself 4 anybody else. He's simply classic I have no words 2 describe him. He indeed is the world's best actor!

Dumb... Yet charming... His Charm outshines his dumbness..

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3Phoebe Buffay

She is the funniset person I have ever seen on T.V.. I love it when ross is on the bagpipes and she starts going e! Its hilarious!

Phoebe is one the best Friends character. After completing this series no one can forget get. She believes in what she thinks. She won't mind about others. Most of the time her activities would be childish but matured than others some time.

"I love all of the "Friends" about equally but, Phoebe has to be my favorite. She is by far the funniest one, to me. She's so weird and endearing, it's hard not to love her. Her best scenes are: When she sees Monica and Chandler doing it, trying to get Sting tickets, "This is madness, Monica", When she sings with her cold... And so many more

" some times men like woman, sometimes men like men. And then there's bisexuals, that just some say they're kidding themselves! "

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4Ross Geller

Ross needs to be number one seriously. This is the best show ever and he is the greatest thing about it. His tan, his roller skates, everything about him is hilarious. "I'm fine" " we were on a break" " Oh my God, you know what, I think you're right! I think, you know what, listen, listen... a pigeon... no, no, wait, an eagle flew in, landed on the stove, and caught fire! The baby, seeing this, jumps across the apartment to the mighty bird's aid! The eagle, however, misconstrues this as an act of aggression, and grabs the baby in it's talon! Meanwhile, the faucet fills the apartment with water! Baby and bird, still ablaze, are locked in a death-grip, swirling around the whirlpool that fills the apartment" sorry if I didn't mention your fave quote

You might not like Ross or even think he is funny, but if you look back he is clearly the best acted and most well developed character. Some people say there is no main character, but there is. Ross is the main character of this show. If you look at it the way they follow the story, Ross is the one that has the story. This is Ross's story. It's all about Ross and his friends. Ross's and Rachel's relationship goes on and on and on, and who do we follow thru this? Ross. He might not be the funniest or brightes. But if you think about it, he is the best character of the show.

Simply brilliant, Ross is very clumsy and shy but is deep down very good friend and therefor very good person. Amazing character!

Ross sucks. He's obsessive, condescending jackass. While watching him on the show, I wanted the show to kill him and cut Ross off the show.

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5Rachel Green

Rachel is my favourite character because she really develops over the course of the show. She starts out as a spoiled and somewhat vain little girl, and becomes a considerate, strong and intelligent woman by the end of the show.

She is the best friend in the series because of her caring attitude, and though she can let fashion get ahead of her, she eventually wizens up to what really matters.

A duck is higher on the list than Rachel? Yep this world is extremely messed up. Just why is only one of the six main characters not in the top six?! - Yoshinaruto

I once named my English name Rachel Green. Which was fun

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6Monica Geller

I love Monica. I think she was under rated. She was exremely stunning but she was not JUST a beautiful face.She was the best character of the three girls. And one of the strongest female characters of all times. She was selfless and lets Rachel live with her though they had grown apart and Rachel hadn't even invited her to her wedding. She is caring and mature and wise. She is competitive and a cleanliness freak, yeah, but that adds more points to women power. Unlike Rachel, who was pampered, spoilt and selfish and Phoebe who was kind of mean, Monica is independent, confident and realistic. She was a hard worker and was up for an any challenge. All girls need tips from her on how to lose weight ( because, hello? ) and how to accomplish your goals and follow your dreams even if your parents prefer your brother to you and how to make excellent excellent food.(Chandler is SO lucky). And she is a great girlfriend. Unlike Rachel and Phoebe, she has never broken up with Chandler during the ...more

Though strict and bossy, she is the one who keeps the group together. -

Best female character - by a mile - Alexandr

I'm not a fan of monica, but seriously guys. There is no way that Rachel is higher than her. It because Rachel is so selfish, she even tried to kick out monica from her own apartment when monica told her that she wanted to move in with chandler. So Monica is just way better than her

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7Mike Hannigan

So funny and when he first meet phoebe it was funny how joey said he hit his mother with a car and most importantly joey said they were friends when they have never actually met I found than really funny

Love Paul Rudd and I love Mike's relationship with Phoebe!

I would had liked to see more of mike

I love Paul Rudd with all my heart

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8Gunther

Lol, he has loved rachel for years. -

Joey: I like Rachel
Ross: Rachel? Rachel?
When he leaves and he looks into the window
Ross:RACHEL?
Gunther goes behind Joey
Gunther: RACHEL?

It's sooo funny when monica's and ross's mother, judy geller thinks gunther is cute

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9Janice Litman Garelnick

People find her annoying, but she doesn't mean to be. She is sweet and caring, and she always tries her best. She's actually very complex for a supporting role.

I love the Chandler/Janice storyline!

I'm from New Jersey so I can relate!

If I was someone on the show, I would had slapped her.

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10Jack Geller

Jack and his wife are so funny and cute. Jack Geller always makes me crack up to be honest.

Jack geller! Buried in the sea.. huh! He's such a fun loving character and I love how he and his wife interacts. sooo sweet!

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12Tag

Aww he's so cute! It's sad that rachel had to dump him because of the age gap :(

13Richard Burke

Richard was delicious! No wonder Monica had a hard time getting over him!

Oh him! Richard.. ! He wanted me to marry a grown up caring sweet guy like him :) I love him

14Amy Green

Rachel's self-centred and very unreasonable sister. Though she appeared only for two shows, her performance was superb. -

Like Janice, I would had slapped her.

15Ugly Naked Guy

Oh look! Cute naked guy is gaining weight.

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16Chandler and Joey`s Duck

AW! Loved this story line. Great time.

Joey: hey wouldn't it be cool if our duck and chick had a baby?! We could call it chuck!

Come on man!... Duck and chicken should be on way top.

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