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...

The Top Ten

1 Chandler Bing Chandler Bing Chandler 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? '
'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!

He is so funny, he was definitely the funniest on the show. But he also was serious too. Him and Joey were the best T.V. roommates in my opinion, him and Monica might've been a better couple than Ross and Rachel in my opinion.

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2 Joey Tribbiani Joey Tribbiani Joseph 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!

Best male character next to pheobe as the best female character

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3 Ross 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

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

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.

He is the best

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4 Phoebe Buffay Phoebe Buffay Phoebe Buffay-Hannigan is a fictional character, portrayed by Lisa Kudrow, one of the six main characters from the American sitcom Friends.

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.

She is funny caring and doesn't even try

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5 Rachel Green

Rachel is definitely number 6. She might have evolved from a runaway bride to a successful business women. And I definitely support her boldness for breaking up with Ross on cheating her on the pretext of a "technicality". But other than that she's too irritating and never once I remember her giving any serious comedy. She is pretty of course but Jennifer's acting wasn't really up to the mark. The Ross-Rachel love story lagged on for too long while it should have ended at least when she became pregnant. She is the one who won't let off Ross and ruins his marriage,at least blows up six of his dates and in the end comes back only when Ross desperately pleads to her. But its still sad that Jennifer was the most successful of the friends cast after the show's end although much greater talent was found in Kudrow,Perry and even Courtney. - kattapa

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.

I love rachel so much she develops the most out of all the characters and is honestly caring she is a very funny character and her relationship with Ross is nice but funny love you rach!

Rachel is the best I would shag her so hard especially season 1 and. She stays funny throughout the full series. Chandler maybe is number 1

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6 Monica Geller Monica Geller Monica E. Geller is a fictional character, one of the six main characters who appear in the American sitcom Friends.

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

She is the best there was. best there is and the best there will be. My favourite character of all time. Love you monica!

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7 Gunther

Lol, he has loved rachel for years. -

I love his crush on rachel!

I love it when he found out that Rachel and Ross are together so he went in what I assume is the cafe's kitchen and destroyed everything in it out of anger causing a commotion. And when he comes back he says: I dropped a cup...

Lol the moment Joey hurts Ross's hand, his reaction is price less!

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8 Mike 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

crap bag - Demogorgan

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9 Janice 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!


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10 Jack 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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The Contenders

11 Amy 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.

12 The Monkey

"The Monkey" has a name!

Marcel is the bomb

Screw the monkey


13 Ugly Naked Guy

Oh look! Cute naked guy is gaining weight.

Look Ulgy Naked Guy is...

Look Uguly Naked Guy

14 Tag

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

15 Mr. Heckles

I could have been number 1!

Most underrated character on the show

His randomness cracks me up! - dddhdhh

I could be number 2 too

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16 Richard 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

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17 Chandler 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.

I love the duck ❤

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18 Susan Bunch

Susan must be the most annoying T.V. character of all time.

She is such a bitch in this show! She stole Ross's wife away from him and made her a lesbian! She was the true main antagonist in the first and I think second season of the show. She also appears as a villain whenever she appears in any later episodes. I really can't stand her. - Daviddv0601

19 Nina Bookbinder

Like once it was not like was going to za mans place boom jimmy


20 David

Underrated character, great actor and very funny! I can't believe he is below marcel the monkey!

21 Frank Jr.
22 Susie Moss
23 Richard Crosby
24 Emma Geller-Green
25 Eddie Menuek

One of the funniest character ever on the show.

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26 Carol Willick

She is so sweet! Ross and her still cares about each other after the divorce and they're so sweet

Carol is kind of an empowering lesbian role model.

She is a sweet character - Daviddv0601

27 Dutch Lady (The One with the Football)

Dutch lady is the best acting most well developed character on the show

Why would anyone think that random lady is number 1

Margha is the name

28 Judy Geller

Two reasons: 1) horrible mother 2) horrid hag bottom line, she is a awful person

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29 Estelle Leonard


30 Nora Bing

She's sexy for someone her age

I pity chandler for his parents. A dad that's a slut and a mom you can't plow

31 Ugly Naked Girl

Best Unseen Character Ever

32 Emily

Hated her, she was such a brat.

Ross' British second wife who can get a bit moody!

She was a bitch

33 Jack Bing
34 Heckles
35 Jill Green

Rachel's nice spoiled and very beautiful sister - Electricbassguy

36 Ursula Buffay

Phoebe's twin sister is stranger than she is. -

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37 Ben

Why is Ben this low he is better than mike

I don't know him very well but the reason am voting is because he grow up and plays on Riverdale... which is my favorite show and his character in the show is the reason am watching it

38 Hugsy

Cutest little bedtime penguin pal there is. Cracks me up every time they mention him

Ahh! I love hugsy!

Legend, respect.

Joey isisiisisisi

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39 Barry Farber
40 Charles Bing
41 Erica
42 Erica Bing
43 Elizabeth Stevens
44 The Triplets
45 Terry
46 Faith and Hope

They r kind and have never been mean probably because they r only rabbits and can't talk

47 Tommy
48 Joey Tribbiani Sr.
49 Young Ethan
50 The Dirty Girl
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