The 15 Funniest "Friends" Episodes
If you have only seven hours to spend watching Friends (which is available to stream on Netflix starting Jan. 1) on New Year's Day, these are the flat out funniest episodes — ones you don't need to have any prior knowledge about the show's intricate history to enjoy. Presented in chronological order.
A quick note: With 236 episodes to choose from, there were countless worthy contenders for this list, but in the end, the episodes selected had to be funny from start to finish and represent the very best whole installments of Friends. So, while some major and hugely memorable moments are not represented below — Phoebe's free-balling boyfriend, Ross' preachy pivot, Monica's sexual "seven," etc. — that does not make them any less iconic.