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13 Moments On "Friends" That Made You Cry

The one with the list of all the times we cried.

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1. Phoebe says good-bye to the triplets.

Episode: "The One Hundredth"

Season: 5

After a last-minute attempt to keep one of her brother’s surrogate babies, Phoebe has a tearful heart-to-heart with the triplets — where she heartbreakingly admits that labor wasn’t the hard part, but rather saying good-bye to them.

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2. Richard and Monica break up on the dance floor of Barry and Mindy's wedding.

Episode: “The One with Barry and Mindy's Wedding”

Season: 2

Monica makes a difficult decision and breaks up her perfect relationship with Richard over her desire to have children (with someone who wants to).

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4. When Rachel says good-bye to everyone.

Episode: "The One with Rachel's Going Away Party"

Season: 10

Rachel gives everyone an emotional good-bye — one that also felt like it was for us viewers. While the focus may have been on her difficult good-bye to Ross, it was the genuinely sweet moment she has with Chandler that really gets us.

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5. The Monica and Chandler proposal.

Episode: "The One with the Proposal"

Season: 6

An emotionally overwhelmed Monica gets down on her knees and proposes to Chandler, in one of the most romantic scenes of the entire series.

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10. The moment before Joey proposes to Rachel.

Episode: “The One Where Rachel Has a Baby, Part Two”

Season: 8

While Joey proposing to Rachel is the worst story line of the entire series, the moments leading up to it — where he promises to always be there for Rachel and that she will never be alone — are him at his best.

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11. Chandler's moving speech to convince Erica to give him and Monica and her baby.

Episode: "The One With The Fertility Test"

Season: 9

Chandler convinces birth mother Erica to give them a second chance at adopting her baby by telling her that Monica is “a mother…without a baby.”

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