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Friends: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review

Friends-S1-Blu-ray-CoverU.S. Release

  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Video Codec: AVC/MPEG-4
  • Resolution: 1080p/24 (23.976Hz)
  • Audio Codec: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 2.0, German Dolby Digital 2.0, Portuguese Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish (Castilian) Dolby Digital 2.0
  • Subtitles: English SDH, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, Finnish, German SDH, Norwegian, Spanish (Latino), Swedish
  • Subtitles Color: White
  • Region: ABC (Region-Free)
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 587
  • Discs: 2 (2 x Blu-ray)
  • Digital Copies: UltraViolet
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • Blu-ray Release Date: April 30, 2012
  • List Price: $29.98

The Series
Video Quality
Audio Quality
Supplemental Materials

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The Series



This is the season that kicked off the series and introduced us to the “friends” who would gather every week in New York’s Central Perk and become a part of our circle of TV friends. The entire Friends collection was previously reviewed here in November, 2012. So, for a more complete listing of supplements and screen captures, please see that review. This individual release is identical to that in every way, other than it also includes an UltraViolet digital copy.

Episode listing:

1. Pilot
2. The One with the Sonogram at the End
3. The One with the Thumb
4. The One with George Stephanopoulus
5. The One with the East German Laundry Detergent
6. The One with the Butt
7. The One with the Blackout
8. The One where Nana Dies Twice
9. The One where Underdog Gets Away
10. The One with the Monkey
11. The One with Mrs. Bing
12. The One with the Dozen Lasagnas
13. The One with the Boobies
14. The One with the Candy Hearts
15. The One with the Stoned Guy
16. The One with Two Parts, Part 1
17. The One with Two Parts, Part 2
18. The One with All the Poker
19. The One where the Monkey Gets Away
20. The One with the Evil Orthodontist
21. The One with the Fake Monica
22. The One with the Ick Factor
23. The One with the Birth
24. The One Where Rachel Finds Out

Special Features include:

  • Pilot Episode Producer’s Commentary
  • Remember Friends of Friends via Clips of Memorable Guest Stars
  • Check out the Season Two Trailer



Friends: The Complete First Season [2 Discs] - AC3 - Blu-ray Disc

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