Fans’ most disliked main character in Friends, according to poll

1998 The Cast in Year 4 of Friends
1998 The Cast in Year 4 of Friends /

Though fans of the beloved sitcom Friends can all agree that the show is one of the best of all time, there are varying opinions when it comes to the best episodes, the worst seasons, and of course, how people feel about each character. The six main friends of the series — Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston), Monica Geller (Courteney Cox), Phoebe Buffay (Lisa Kudrow), Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry), Joey Tribbiani (Matt LeBlanc), and Ross Geller (David Schwimmer) — are all hilarious in their own ways, and viewers have a hard time deciding who their favorite and least favorite is.

As for the actors in real life, Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox might be the most popular, having gone on to star in multiple successful TV shows and movies. But what about the characters they play? You’ll be surprised to find out who fans’ least favorite Friends character is, according to a poll.

Fans’ least favorite character in Friends is Monica

The site YouGov once surveyed British fans of the comedy to find out how many people watch Friends by age, and who their favorite (and least favorite) characters are. According to their findings, Chandler Bing came out victorious as the best character in Friends, with an impressive 20%. After Chandler came Joey Tribbiani with 17%, Phoebe Buffay with 15%, Rachel Green at 13%, and Ross Geller at 6%.

In last place came Monica Geller with a sad 5%, making her the most disliked character in Friends, according to this poll. Making up the remaining percentage were people who weren’t familiar with the characters.

YouGov also surveyed


fans on different characteristics of the Central Perk gang, finding that people believe Phoebe is the nicest character, Rachel is the most attractive, and Chandler is the funniest. Fans also said Ross is the most annoying character, while Monica is the least nice. As for Joey, fans voted him as the most fun one.

Because most fans of


love all the main characters, many might find it hard to believe that Monica is the most disliked. Of course, each of the main six have their flaws, but that’s what makes the show so fun! Who is your least favorite character? Be sure to let us know!

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