Special Edition: Friends Week: The Best of Rachel

And we’re back! Who doesn’t love Rachel? In the first episode of Friends, we meet her – soaking wet and in a wedding dress. We then find out that she knew Monica and Ross back in high school and college, but drifted apart from them. A character who starts as a helpless daddy’s girl evolved over ten seasons into a powerful, independent, career-driven mom and love of Ross’s life. Let’s revisit some of her finest moments!

Day 2 – Rachel Green

When she looks like this after a serious pranking in Vegas.

Season 5, Episode 23: “The One In Vegas, Part 1”

Season 5, Episode 23: “The One In Vegas, Part 1”

When she buys a hairless cat and tries her hardest to like it.

Season 5, Episode 21: “The One With The Ball”

Season 5, Episode 21: “The One With The Ball”

When Phoebe tricks her by saying the pregnancy test is negative and she realizes how much she actually wants to be a mom.

Season 8, Episode 1: “The One After I Do”

Season 8, Episode 1: “The One After I Do”

When she makes up a fake (illogical) work problem as an excuse to talk to Joey: “My boss wants to buy my baby!”

Season 8, Episode 17: “The One With The Tea Leaves”

Season 8, Episode 17: “The One With The Tea Leaves”

When she eats cheesecake off the floor.

Season 7, Episode 11: “The One With All The Cheesecakes”

Season 7, Episode 11: “The One With All The Cheesecakes”

When she and Ross teach Emma “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot in efforts to make her laugh.

Season 9, Episode 7: “The One With Ross’s Inappropriate Song”

Season 9, Episode 7: “The One With Ross’s Inappropriate Song”

When she realizes her true feelings and shows up at the airport with flowers for Ross, only to find out he has gotten together with Julie.

Season 2, Episode 1: “The One With Ross’s New Girlfriend”

Season 2, Episode 1: “The One With Ross’s New Girlfriend”

When she drunkenly leaves Ross a voicemail to declare “I am over you!”

Season 2, Episode 7: “The One Where Ross Finds Out”

Season 2, Episode 7: “The One Where Ross Finds Out”

When she bravely sings ‘Copacabana’ at Barry’s wedding.

Season 2, Episode 24: “The One With Barry and Mindy’s Wedding”

Season 2, Episode 24: “The One With Barry and Mindy’s Wedding”

And last, but not least:

When she writes a scandalous performance report of Tag as a joke – and he submits it to HR.

Season 7, Episode 9: “The One With All The Candy”

Season 7, Episode 9: “The One With All The Candy”

Have another Rachel moment you want to see on our list? Let us know in the comments below.