Wednesday, January 10, 2007

DVD Review ( Friends: Season 6 )

After starting off great then going downhill, Friends started to get better again in season 5. This is my review of season 6 - let's see if it's as good or better than the last season.


[*] Indicates a "Season Great"

The One After Vegas: 4/5 Ross and Rachel realize that they did get married and Ross says he'll get an annulment.

[*]The One Where Ross Hugs Rachel: 4.5/5 Monica tells Rachel that Chandler is moving in with them, but Rachel doesn't understand that Chandler is taking her place.

The One With Ross's Denial: 4.25/5 Ross tries to deny he has no feelings for Rachel; Chandler and Monica fight over what to do with the spare bedroom.

[*]The One Where Joey Loses His Insurance: 4.75/5 Joey loses his health insurance; Rachel finds out Ross is still her husband.

[*]The One With Joey's Porsche: 4.5/5 Joey finds keys to a Porsche and acts like it is his by standing around it, cleaning it, and doing other things besides drive it; Chandler, Monica, and Phoebe babysit triplets; Ross and Rachel try to end their marriage.

[*]The One On The Last Night: 4.5/5 Chandler "loses" to give money to Joey without him knowing; Rachel moves in with Phoebe.

The One Where Phoebe Runs: 4.25/5 Rachel and Phoebe run together, but Rachel hates the way Phoebe runs and finds it embarassing; Chandler tries to clean Monica's apartment but forgets where everything goes; Joey gets an Australlian female room mate.

[*]The One With Ross's Teeth: 4.5/5 Ross whitens his teeth for a date with Monica's co-worker; Phoebe makes out with who she thinks is Ralph Lauren; Rachel spreads rumors that she sleeps with Ralph Lauren.

[*]The One Where Ross Got High: 4.75/5 Rachel makes a disgusting Thanksgiving dinner; Chandler is disliked by Ross's parents because Ross lied to them about him; Joey and Ross want to go to Janine's Thanksgiving party.

The One With The Routine: 4/5 Janine invites Monica and Ross to the Rockin' New Year with Dick Clark; Joey and Janine kiss; Rachel and Phoebe look for their Christmas presents.

[*]The One With The Apothecary Table: 4.5/5 Janine tells Joey she thinks Monica and Chandler are boring; Rachel buys something from Pottery Barn and lies to Phoebe about it.

The One With The Joke: 4/5 Chandler and Ross argue over a joke published in Playboy magazine; Phoebe gets Monica mad at her.

[*]The One With Rachel's Sister: 4.5/5 Monica tries to convince Chandler she's not sick when she really is; Rachel's sister Jill comes to New York.

[*]The One Where Chandler Can't Cry: 4.5/5 Chandler admits he hasn't cried since childhood; Rachel tries to stop Jill from makign a move on Ross.

The One That Could Have Been ( Pt. 1 ): 4/5 A flashback episode after Rachel finds out Barry and Mindy are getting divorced. Rachel is obsessive over Joey; Monica is still fat and dating a doctor; Chandler writes to Archie comics; Ross is married to Carol; and Phoebe works for Wall Street.

The One That Could Have Been ( Pt. 2 ): 4.5/5 Ross and Carol have a threesome; Rachel kisses Joey; Chandler and Monica have sex; Rachel catches Barry cheating.

The One With The Unagi: 4/5 Phoebe and Rachel take self-defense classes; Chandler forgets to make Monica a Valentine's gift, and gives her a fake mixed tape; Monica forgets to get Chandler a present too.

The One Where Ross Dates A Student: 4/5 Rachel and Phoebe's apartment catches on fire; Ross dates a student.

[*]The One With Joey's Fridge: 4.75/5 Joey's fridge breaks, and he blames everyone else for breaking it - hoping he can money he doesn't have to buy a new one.

The One With The Mac And C.H.E.E.S.E.: 4/5 Joey auditions for the lead in a show called Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E. This is a sort of flashback episode.

[*]The One Where Ross Meets Elizabeth's Dad: 4.5/5 Ross meets Elizabeth's dad. ( Guest starring: Bruce Willis )

[*]The One Where Paul's The Man: 4.5/5 Ross and Elizabeth go to Paul's cabin ( Elizabeth's dad ) not knowing Rachel and Paul had the same plans; Chandler tells Monica about his plans.

The One With The Ring: 4/5 Phoebe helps Chandler find a ring for Monica for his proposal.

[*]The One With The Proposal ( Pt. 1 ): 4.75/5 Chandler's plan to propose doesn't workout after Richard meets them in a restaurant.

[*]The One With The Proposal ( Pt. 2 ): 4.75/5 Richard tells Monica he still loves her; Phoebe and Rachel fight over back-ups; Chandler and Monica get engaged.


Friends: Season 6 is definitely one of the best so far. It maintains a lot of good jokes, and there are a lot of entertaining episodes. Friends: Season 6 isn't a perfect season, since every show has seasons with some bad episodes, but overall, it's one of the most balanced seasons of Friends so far.


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