Start of the series takes place in a favorite institution of heroes - a coffee house. Five friends over a cup of coffee to discuss the divorce of Ross and his ex-wife Carol, who was a lesbian. At that time, Rachel appears in a wedding dress, which has decided to quit the groom during the ceremony directly and start living on their own, abandoning the financial help of his father. The main story line - a relationship Rachel and Ross, who is in love with a girl from school. From passionate love - until the cold hostility, so changing their relationship. But after the appearance of the general's daughter Emma, a couple decides to again be together.
In the fifth season, there is a second story line - the romance between Monica and Chandler, which the couple decided to hide. But soon one by one friends know the truth. Relationships grow from an affair in true love and lead to marriage. Phoebe also finds a companion. But his plans do not include marriage to a girl. And after quarrels, separation, novels and other unexpected reconciliation, Phoebe is still married. Since the end of the series only Joey remains in the search of the second half.