USA Today 's Robert Bianco credits Rachel's pregnancy storyline with saving Friends , observing that the arc increased the show's ratings while ultimately "reversing the show's decline in ways ... that no one watching ' The One With Monica & Chandler's Wedding ' could ever have imagined."  Bianco concluded, "Indeed, without that fortune-altering twist, Friends probably would have ended sooner".  BDCwire ranked " The One With The Ball ", " The One With Rachel’s Inadvertent Kiss ", " The One With The Football ", " The One With The Fake Party " and " The One In Vegas, Part One " Rachel's five strongest episodes.  Meanwhile, TVLine criticized Rachel for sleeping with ex-fiancé Barry in season one's "The One With the Evil Orthodontist", panning the episode as "cringeworthy".  TVLine similarly criticized the character's role in season four's "The One With The Fake Party".  At times the character would generate mild controversy, specifically the second season episode " The One Where Dr. Ramoray Dies ", during which Rachel and Monica argue over who will get to use the last remaining condom in the apartment,  which Rachel ultimately wins via a game of rock-paper-scissors .   Additionally, fans would often approach Aniston and scold her for decisions that Rachel makes within the show that they do not particularly agree with. 
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