Friends: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Friends: Season 1 (1994-1995)




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The lives, loves, and laughs of six young friends living in Manhattan.


Critic Reviews for Friends: Season 1

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (11)

Friends isn't a sitcom. It's a soapcom, a soap opera masquerading as a situation comedy.

November 15, 2017 | Full Review…

The show's saving grace is that as the weeks go by, the characters begin to grow on you. That has more to do with the actors' animation than it does with the rimshot writing.

November 28, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

It's a very strong cast...Schwimmer and Cox are the pick of the litter.

November 15, 2017 | Full Review…

NBC's new sitcom "Friends" comes across like a 30-minute commercial for Dockers or Ikea or light beer, except it's smuttier.

April 17, 2018 | Full Review…

What draws me back to Friends again and again are the characters themselves, and how they build, as you say, from those archetypes to something potentially more fleshed-out.

December 4, 2017 | Full Review…

Unlike Ellen and Seinfeld, which pride themselves on exploring the trivial, Friends wants to be about something-which I suppose is its attempt to be a deeper, more poignant show. It isn't, not yet anyway.

November 15, 2017 | Full Review…

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