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26 Times Phoebe Buffay Was The Funniest Character On TV

We love that wonderful weirdo.

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1. When she came up with practical uses for maternity pants beyond pregnancy:

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2. When she got swept up in the Halloween spirit:

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3. When she got creeped out by Ross's baby talk:

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4. When her dream-life bled into reality:

"Then you took off your energy mask and you were Cameron Diaz. There's a chance this may have been a dream."
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"Then you took off your energy mask and you were Cameron Diaz. There's a chance this may have been a dream."

5. When she really, truly believed in Santa Claus:

Phoebe: Hey, Joey, when you said the deal with Santa Claus, you meant...?Joey: That he doesn't exist.Phoebe: Right.
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Phoebe: Hey, Joey, when you said the deal with Santa Claus, you meant...?

Joey: That he doesn't exist.

Phoebe: Right.

6. When she nailed that whole deadpan vibe:

7. When she got really turned on by an unlikely stripper:

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8. When she came up with this perfectly reasonable way of spelling her name out:

Phoebe: Ummm, Phoebe Buffay. Off screen: How do you spell that? So we can get it right. Phoebe: Oh okay, it's P as in "Phoebe," H as in "hoebe," O as in "oebe," E as in "ebe," B as in "be be," and E as in "Ello there mate!"
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Phoebe: Ummm, Phoebe Buffay.

Off screen: How do you spell that? So we can get it right.

Phoebe: Oh okay, it's P as in "Phoebe," H as in "hoebe," O as in "oebe," E as in "ebe," B as in "be be," and E as in "Ello there mate!"

9. When she used infallible logic to do her part for "the kids":

Phoebe: Because the more I drink, the less there is for the kids to drink.
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Phoebe: Because the more I drink, the less there is for the kids to drink.

10. When she wrote songs about heartbreak in vivid detail:

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11. And when she didn't shy away from telling kids the truth with her lyrics:

Phoebe: Now your mom and your dad said she moved to Peru, but the truth is she died and someday you will too.
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Phoebe: Now your mom and your dad said she moved to Peru, but the truth is she died and someday you will too.

12. When she had only one thing on her mind:

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13. When she came up with a brilliant but complicated scheme:

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14. When she caught a glimpse of the future:

Phoebe: Oh my god. You're rich.Mike: No, my parents are rich.Phoebe: Well, so? They gotta die someday.
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Phoebe: Oh my god. You're rich.

Mike: No, my parents are rich.

Phoebe: Well, so? They gotta die someday.

15. When she took advantage of the sexy, deep voice that her head cold gave her:

16. When she gave her audience realistic expectations:

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17. When she jumped to a logical conclusion:

Phoebe: Why do you want to kill yourself?Earl: It's just that I have been working for 10 years now at this meaningless, dead-end job and nobody here even knows that I exist!Phoebe: Chandler?
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Phoebe: Why do you want to kill yourself?

Earl: It's just that I have been working for 10 years now at this meaningless, dead-end job and nobody here even knows that I exist!

Phoebe: Chandler?

18. When she got drunk and talked trash to Ross:

Ross: I do not love getting divorced.Phoebe: Yes you do. This is your third divorce. You love divorce so much you're probably gonna marry it...and then it won't work out, so you're gonna have to divorce it. I'm so drunk.
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Ross: I do not love getting divorced.

Phoebe: Yes you do. This is your third divorce. You love divorce so much you're probably gonna marry it...and then it won't work out, so you're gonna have to divorce it. I'm so drunk.

19. When she knew the perfect name for a baby girl OR a boy:

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20. When she had two very simple wishes:

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21. When she was honest to a fault:

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22. When she was accepting of her life goals:

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23. When she nailed this fake sorority name:

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24. When she was seriously prepared for anything:

25. When she appreciated her friends telling her what they really thought about her music:

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26. And finally, when she enthusiastically sang along to Ross and his bagpipes:

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