Top Ten Best Friends Characters

F.R.I.E.N.D.S is my most favorite sitcom of all time. It is a great show, with some very lovable characters...

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1Chandler Bing

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? '
'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!

Chandler bing is brilliant!

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2Joey Tribbiani

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!

All I can say is - "How you doin'? "! -

I love it when his voice cracks. One example: "You broke my fridge! "

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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!

"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

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.

Rachel Green USED to be the favourite character back in the 1990's. Yes she has inspired hairstyles etc. But nowadays the funny ones are the most remarkable.

Although Jennifer is my favourite actress we are talking about characters

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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!

An amazing character, so funny and sweet with a personality unique from anyone else.

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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

When she sarcastically says to Ross: "I think I'm falling in love with you all over again! "

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6Monica Geller

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

At first I didn't like her so much, but now I have appreciated her passion, her fighting spirit and how much she loves her friends.

She's such an awesome person as I see, because she's the only one in the group who is equally close with all the others. she's the center of the group, simply.

She is the most sexiest of them

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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

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Joey: I like Rachel
Ross: Rachel? Rachel?
When he leaves and he looks into the window
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!

I actually laugh my head off every time Janice is on.

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10Jack Geller

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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The Contenders

11The Monkey

"The Monkey" has a name!

Marcel is the bomb


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

13Amy Green

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

14Richard 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

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.

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

The best (apart from chandler)

Hello?! He's a duck!

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17Mr. Heckles

I could have been number 1!

His randomness cracks me up! - dddhdhh

You owe me first place

"I could have a cat! "

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18Susan Bunch
19Susie Moss
20Nina Bookbinder
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