The 90s were the years of great movies, sitcoms, movies, etc. It gave us a lot of good memories. That all will cherish for generations. One of the most famous sitcoms of all time also came in the 90s. Its name is the F.R.I.E.N.D.S. And generally, it is referred to as Friends. Today, we will discuss the most-watched episode of Friends. But first, we must know more about it.
It is one of the best sitcoms of all time. Friends started in the year 1994 and was running till the year 2004. In total, it has 10 seasons and 236 episodes. And it was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman. The main star cast during all the ten seasons included Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer. ‘
All the seasons were so good that each season was in the top ten television shows running at that time. Not only that, but the eighth season was on the top of the rankings. When the sitcom came to an end, the last episode gained the audience of 52.5 million viewers in America. And due to this, this episode became the fifth-most-watched episode (final) of all time.
Another thing that proves it to be one of the best sitcoms is that it was nominated for around 62 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Most Watched Episode
Friends have a lot of famous episodes, but the episodes that lie in the top three spots are:
The One After the Super Bowl – These are the twelfth and thirteenth episodes of the second season. The viewers of this episode are 52.9 million people. In this episode, Chandler came together with Julia Roberts. And not only this, Joey had a stalker in this episode who was Brooke Shields. And Jean Claude Van Damme was the reason behind the fight between Rachel and Monica.
The Last One – This is the last episode of the sitcom. And many believe it to be the most viewed one. But it is not true as it is the second most-watched episode. The total views of this episode are 52.46 million. This episode includes Monica and the Children having twins, and Rachel leaves the plane to come together again with Ross.
The One Where Rachel Has a Baby – This was the episode of the eighth season that gained entry to the Emmy. And this was the last episode of that season, and had views of around 35 million people. In this episode, Rachel gives birth to her daughter Emma. And another thing that makes it special is the appearance of Janice again on the show.
The sitcom has a lot of awards on its name:
- Six Primetime Emmy Awards
- One American Comedy Award
- One GLAAD Media Award
- One Golden Globe Award
- Three Logie Awards
- Six People’s Choice Awards
- One Satellite Award
- One Screen Actors Guild Award
Out of these, Emmy was won only by Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Anniston. And Courtney Cox was the only member who was never nominated for the Emmys.