Ross Geller is Friends’ least-favourite pal. Ross was generally the straight man or voice of reason, while Phoebe and Chandler got the hilarious one-liners.
Despite his seriousness, Ross was often the funniest character on Friends. Ross had an excellent sense of humour and a propensity for attempting new things, which frequently led to unanticipated, unplanned consequences.
“Phoebe’s birthday dinner” (Season 9, Episode 5)
Phoebe’s buddies ruined her season 9 night out. Rachel’s inability to leave baby Emma with a sitter irritated Ross.
“Ross’s Teeth” (Season 6, Episode 8)
Ross‘s dating life wasn’t great, but his actions worsened it. In season 6, Ross sabotaged Monica’s brother’s date with teeth whitening strips.
“Joey’s Girlfriend” (Season 4, Episode 5)
Ross Geller has one of the Friends’ best running jokes. According to a season 4 episode, Ross invented a unique way to give Monica the finger as a toddler.
“Ross’ Sandwich” (Season 5, Episode 9)
5. Ross was receiving a second divorce, his best buddy was sleeping with his sister, and he was homeless. All these experiences culminated in his meltdown over a simple misunderstanding: a coworker ate his Thanksgiving leftover sandwich.
“Cops” (Season 5, Episode 16)
Friends fans have many inside jokes, but “pivoting” furniture is possibly the most renowned. Ross Geller directed how to bring a couch up his apartment’s stairs.
“Tiny-T-Shirt” (Season 3, Episode 19)
Ross’s stubbornness grew as the series went on. Following his breakup with Rachel, he was adamant that they were on a break and would not allow her to have his possessions.
“Ross’s Tan” (Season 10, Episode 3)
Ross went to a tanning salon for the first time in season 10 as self-care.
“Unagi’s” (Season 6, Episode 17)
Despite being a professor, Ross never feared being creative or playing by his own rules. In season 6, he taught his pals the technique of unagi or hyper-awareness.
“Resolution-filled” (Season 5, Episode 11)
In 1999, Ross vowed to do something new every day to make himself accountable for attempting new things. When he wore leather trousers for a date, he broke his resolution.
“Ross’s Good” (Season 10, Episode 2)
Ross’s reaction to Joey and Rachel’s dating was one of the funniest Friends episodes ever. Ross maintained he was comfortable with the information, but his gestures and tone suggested otherwise.