Friends: Season 5

Friends: Season 5

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Season five of NBC's Friends juggernaut. The season where Rachel ruins Ross' wedding (actually right at the end of last season), Monica and Chandler try to keep their relationship a secret, Phoebe dates a cop (Michael Rapaport).

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Episodes

EPISODE 5.1

The One After Ross Says Rachel

In the aftermath of his Freudian slip, Ross tries to... More rescue his marriage with Emily. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica try and find a moment alone in order to continue their affair while overseas.

EPISODE 5.2

The One with All the Kissing

Ross continues to try and mend his marriage to Emily.... More When Chandler accidentally kisses Monica in front of everyone before leaving for work, he tries to recover by kissing everyone. Meanwhile, Phoebe starts getting irritated by everyone's London stories.

EPISODE 5.3

The One Hundredth

Phoebe is rushed to the hospital for the birth of... More her brother's triplets. While there, Joey winds up with severe sympathy pains that turn out to be kidney stones. Meanwhile, Rachel tries to set Monica up on a date with a male nurse.

EPISODE 5.4

The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS

Joey lands a job with a PBS telethon, which ignites... More an old hatred Phoebe has towards the network. Meanwhile, Monica tries to convince Rachel that she's dating someone from work to hide her relationship with Chandler.

EPISODE 5.5

The One with the Kips

Monica and Chandler plan an Atlantic City getaway in order... More to have an intimate weekend away from their friends. Meanwhile, Ross prepares himself to tell Rachel that he can't see her anymore.

EPISODE 5.6

The One with the Yeti

Emily decides that the only way to continue her marriage... More with Ross is to have him get rid of all traces of Rachel in his apartment. Meanwhile, Rachel and Monica mistake a hairy neighbor for a yeti.

EPISODE 5.7

The One Where Ross Moves In

Chandler and Joey let Ross move in with them once... More his marriage to Emily falls apart. Meanwhile, Phoebe gets involved with the local health inspector and Rachel becomes convinced that Danny is trying to seduce her with mind games.

EPISODE 5.8

The One with All the Thanksgivings

Although the Thanksgiving meal is great, Chandler is still moody... More over his parent's divorce during the holiday when he was a boy and Ross is depressed about his second divorce. The group reminisces about their worst Thanksgivings in order to cheer them up, and Monica's worst memory is revealed.

EPISODE 5.9

The One with Ross's Sandwich

Joey starts to get uncomfortable with protecting Monica and Chandler's... More secret, especially when it places him in embarrassing situations with the rest of the group. Meanwhile, Ross becomes enraged at work when someone swipes his turkey sandwich.

EPISODE 5.10

The One with the Inappropriate Sister

Joey teaches Ross how to be unemployed. Phoebe is working... More for the Salvation Army during the holidays. Monica is tired of Rachel's obsessing about Danny and asks him to go out with her. Ross convinces Joey to write a play about himself. Phoebe is distressed after finding out that New Yorkers are mean. Rachel meets Danny's sister and is dismayed when the two seem a little too playful. Phoebe vows a return to "Street Phoebe."

EPISODE 5.11

The One with All the Resolutions

With the New Year, the friends make New Year's resolutions.... More Ross resolves to try a new thing every day. Chandler resolves to not make fun of his friends for a week. Joey resolves to learn how to play the guitar, with Phoebe as his teacher. Rachel resolves to give up gossiping. Chandler nearly goes insane holding it all in. Ross is stuck in a sticky situation at his date's apartment, in constricting and hot leather pants. Rachel discovers a big secret (Monica and Chandler) that threatens to spoil her resolution.

EPISODE 5.12

The One with Chandler's Work Laugh

Monica begins to hang out with Chandler during his work... More functions, since they don't have to keep their relationship a secret among his coworkers. However, she learns that Chandler has a second, more annoying personality when he's around his boss. Meanwhile, Ross learns that Emily is getting remarried and in his grief hooks up with an old nemesis of the gang: Janice.

EPISODE 5.13

The One with Joey's Bag

Monica gives Chandler a painful massage. Joey wears a... More top hat for an audition. A disgusted Rachel offers to dress him. Phoebe's grandmother died. Rachel hooks Joey up with a "shoulder bag". Phoebe tells Ursula, who is disinterested. At the memorial service, Phoebe meets her father, who plays it off and runs away. At his audition, Joey's bag distracts the casting people. Phoebe and her father talk at Central Perk.

EPISODE 5.14

The One Where Everybody Finds Out

When the friends discover that Ugly Naked Guy is moving... More out of his apartment, Ross leaps at the opportunity to get his own place again. Phoebe finds out about Monica and Chandler's relationship, and tries to get them to reveal the truth by seducing Chandler.

EPISODE 5.15

The One with the Girl Who Hits Joey

Joey starts dating Katie, a little girl who packs a... More mean punch. When Ross refuses to contribute to the retirement fund of the building's maintenance man, he winds up offending everyone in the building.

EPISODE 5.16

The One with the Cop

Joey has a dream about Monica. Phoebe finds a... More police badge under her seat at Central Perk and uses it to go on missions of mercy. Ross buys a sofa but has trouble moving it up the stairs into his new apartment.

EPISODE 5.17

The One with Rachel's Inadvertent Kiss

Monica and Chandler try to prove that they're more hot... More and heavy than Phoebe and Gary. Rachel accidentally kisses her job interviewer at Ralph Lauren. Joey tries to meet a girl living in Ross's building, but Ross meets her first.

EPISODE 5.18

The One Where Rachel Smokes

Rachel decides to start smoking in order to avoid missing... More important meetings with her boss. Meanwhile, Ben gets offered an audition for a soup commercial, and Joey auditions to be Ben's father during the ad. Also, Monica and Phoebe plan a surprise birthday party for Rachel together, but Monica takes over.

EPISODE 5.19

The One Where Ross Can't Flirt

Joey lands a role in Law & Order, and his... More Italian-speaking grandmother comes over to watch his network debut. Meanwhile, Ross tries unsuccessfully to flirt with the pizza delivery girl.

EPISODE 5.20

The One with the Ride Along

As the date for Emily's remarriage draws closer, the group... More tries to keep Ross distracted. As a result, Ross and the other guys get invited to take a ride along with Gary.

EPISODE 5.21

The One with the Ball

Rachel buys a psychotic sphynx cat and Phoebe learns that... More Gary is going to ask her to move in with him. Thinking this is way to fast, she tries to get Chandler to talk him out of this decision. Ross and Joey start throwing a ball while they are bored but it changes from a time-filler to a super-competitive obsession when Monica joins in.

EPISODE 5.22

The One with Joey's Big Break

Joey seems to have finally hit big when he gets... More offered a lead part in a movie shooting outside of Las Vegas. However, when Chandler begins expressing doubts about the film's legitimacy, it causes a rift in their friendship.

EPISODE 5.23

The One in Vegas (1)

Chandler decides the only way to mend his friendship with... More Joey is to fly out to Vegas and visit him. Phoebe is determined not to be left out on another adventure, so everyone winds up going. Trouble is in the water, however, when Chandler finds out that Monica had lunch with Richard.

EPISODE 5.24

The One in Vegas (2)

Chandler and Monica reconcile and hastily decide to get married.... More Ross and Rachel get drunk and roam the casino. Phoebe deals with a 'lurker' on the slot machines.

Friends: Season 5 | Release Details

Friends: Season 5 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix and TVNZ On Demand.