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Monica is not dealing well with her breakup with Richard. top mad, and Ross meets Isabella Rosellini just after Chandler convinces him to take her off his list. In season 2, Joey and Chandler tried to be friends with Richard . When the newlyweds met up, Monica revealed that she found the cameras. Monica and Richard have a chance meeting in a video store and decide to see each other as friends--but it doesn't stop there. Phoebe dates Robert, a jock whose.
You ready to go to the batting cage? Why, those are the greatest things in the world! If I were you I would wear them every day, every day! Jeez, thank you really that is so nice.
Hey, Rach, how you doing with The Shining? Oh, Danny just went into room Oh no-no-no, no, the end when Jack almost kills them all with that blank, but then at last second they get away. Mine was by accident! All right, the boiler explodes and destroys the hotel, and kills the dad.
Joey recoils and gasps in horror. If I keep reading is Beth gonna die? Then why would you say that?!
Because, I wanted to hurt you. I-I dropped my keys. He bends over to pick them up, right in front of Rachel, who then gets a free peep show. You would not believe my day! I had to work two shifts, and then to top it off, I lost one of my fake boobs, opens her coat revealing a large burn mark over her left breast. What are you smiling at?
She goes into her bedroom, and sees Richard who has covered the room in roses and has two glasses of wine and a rose between his lips. I love this friend thing! Central Perk, Phoebe, Chandler, and Ross are there. He stops and thinks about what he just said. No, I can spot you from here. Yeah, we got, um-hmm. Here we go again. Why does this keep happening to me? However, he loses the job by overacting. Rachel cleans the apartment by herself for the first time; however, she moves the green ottoman, which starts Monica obsessing.
Chandler finds out Aurora is married and already has another boyfriend. When she picks up still another, Chandler isn't sure he can take it. The rest of the gang hangs out at Monica and Rachel's apartment.
Ugly Naked Guy lights a bunch of candles and has a slight accident. While trying to share his feelings with Rachel, Ross is attacked by a cat. While searching for the cat's owner, Rachel and Phoebe meet "the Weird Man", known in later episodes as Mr. He tries to claim the cat, but it obviously isn't his. The cat turns out to belong to Paolo, an Italian hunk who lives in the building and doesn't speak much English.
Paolo gives Rachel calls and shoes from Rome. Ross and Monica's grandmother dies Monica tries to deal with her mother's criticisms.
Ross finds out Susan is reading to the unborn baby and decides he must, too. Ross and Monica plan their own Thanksgiving dinner because their parents are away; Phoebe joins them, because she celebrates with her grandmother and her grandmother's boyfriend Chandler plans to boycott Thanksgiving because his parents announced their divorce on that day; Rachel has plans to go to Vale to be with her family.
The Underdog balloon breaks free during the parade; everyone goes to the roof to watch but they get locked out of Monica's apartment; the dinner is burned and Rachel misses her flight.
Everyone ends up eating Chandler's cheese sandwiches and Funyuns for Dinner. Everyone makes a pact not to bring dates to their New Years Eve Party. While performing at Central Perk, Phoebe confronts some noisy boys and ends up dating one of them: Their relationship develops well until he gets offered a grant to go to Minsk, and doesn't know what to do.
Everyone breaks the no-date pact except Ross; Phoebe brings David, Joey brings Sandy, someone he met while working as an elf in a department store; Rachel plans to bring Paolo, who's flying in earlier than expected; Chandler snaps and asks Janice; Monica invites Fun Bobby; Ross just brings Marcel.
However, no one ends up with their date or monkey at midnight. Bing Monica and Phoebe distract an attractive guy who then gets hit by a car and ends up in a coma; they both take care of him in the hospital but begin getting very competitive and possessive over him.
Chandler's mom who embarrasses Chandler with her forwardness is on Jay Leno and then pays Chandler a visit. Paolo returns from Rome. Bing takes everyone out to dinner Bing gives Rachel advice on writing romance novels.
Ross tells Chandler about the kiss and convinces him to confront his mother about his feelings. Monica is stuck with a dozen lasagnas because she didn't know they were supposed to be vegetarian. Paolo and Rachel prepare for their first weekend away together; Paolo makes a pass at Phoebe, which ends his relationship with Rachel. Phoebe makes the best oatmeal-raisin cookies in the world. Joey and Chandler have to get a new table, but can't agree on which one; they end up with a foosball table; Monica rules the foosball field.
Carol finds out the gender of the baby, but Ross doesn't want to know Phoebe's new psychiatrist boyfriend, Roger, depresses and angers everyone.
Joey finds out his dad has been having an affair with Ronni, a pet mortician, for six years; he insists his dad either break it off or confess, but it turns out his mom already knew--and didn't want it to stop. Joey can't go out with his date, Lorraine, unless he brings a friend for her friend; Chandler agrees to go, but the date turns out to be Janice; Somehow they end up together again; Janice buys Chandler candy hearts for Valentines Day; Chandler breaks up with her--again.
Phoebe, Monica, and Rachel have a cleansing ritual to rid themselves of bad luck with men, which turns into a small fire; Fireman guys come to the rescue. A client of Phoebe's needs a new head-chef, so Monica auditions for him; unfortunately, he's stoned and the evening is a disaster. Ross goes out with Celia, a woman from the museum, who wants him to talk dirty; it's a skill he hasn't quite mastered Ross attends Lamaze class with Carol and Susan; Carol isn't sure she can go through with the delivery; Ross realizes he's really going to be a father.
Chandler can't bear to fire an employee he's attracted to, so he starts to date her and tells everyone else she's mentally unbalanced, so it isn't safe to fire her; she begins to notice people treating her oddly, so Chandler has to come clean. Ross has trouble controlling his monkey, Marcel, who switches Monica's TV into Spanish mode; no one can figure out how to switch it back. Heckles could have cats. Rachel finally gets around to taking down the Christmas lights, but falls off the balcony in the process, and ends up hanging upside down outside Mr.
Ross worries about whether he can be a good father; he seeks comfort from his friends and advice from his father. Joey continues to date Ursula, which interferes with his friendship with Phoebe--he misses her birthday; however, when Ursula stands Joey up and won't return his calls, Phoebe talks to her and finds out she isn't even planning to tell Joey it's over; Phoebe pretends to be Ursula so she can let him down nicely--a ruse which doesn't last.
Marcel chokes on scrabble tiles and has to be rushed to the hospital; Ross realizes he can cope with the responsibilities of parenthood. Ugly Naked Guy has a hula-hoop. Ross pines for Rachel. The girls decide they want in on the guys' poker games; reluctantly, the guys accept. The girls don't do so well, but they want a rematch. Monica's competative side comes out Monica inlists the help of her Aunt Iris to give them some poker tips; the girls still don't do so well.
Then at the third game, the girls are going down again. Rachel gets some bad news about the job for which she's been interviewing, and gets aggressive at cards; she taunts Ross into a high stakes hand However, before he gets the chance, she loses Marcel while monkey-sitting, which temporarily drives a wedge between them.
Heckles is missing a waffle and saw Regis Philbin once. Rachel, not knowing Marcel is a illegal exotic animal, calls Animal Control; the animal-catcher turns out to be Luisa, who went to high-school with Monica and Rachel. Luisa's memories of high school aren't favorable toward Rachel, so she decides not to cut them any breaks. While looking for Marcel, Joey and Chandler meet some hot girls Samantha and Tia with a broken radiator.
Luisa tries to shoot Marcel with a tranquilizer but hits Phoebe instead. A delivery of bananas leads everyone to Mr. Heckles apartment; he claims the monkey as his own until Luisa shows up. Rachel pleads with Luisa to let Ross keep Marcel, but it's only the threat of reporting her for shooting Phoebe that convinces her. Ross and Rachel finally sit down for some wine, but before Ross can ask Rachel out, Barry barges in, saying he's still in love with her. Someone is peeping into the apartment building with a telescope; Joey discovers it's a woman, and that she's very complimentary.
Ugly Naked Guy gets gravity boots. Chandler has a good first date with Daniel and then obsesses about trying to call her again without seeming too needy. Rachel ends up sleeping with Barry instead of telling him to get lost; but after she and Mindy Barry's fiance' get together and talk, Rachel decides Barry is evil. Joey has a one-track mind after Rachel mentions that her best friend, Mindy, taught her to kiss. Ross does a crossword puzzle. She meets 'Fake Monica' at a dance class which was charged to her card, and suprisingly they become friends.
As Mononna, she and Fake Monica have a great time Ross' monkey, Marcel, reaches sexual maturity and starts humping everything in sight; Ross has to find a zoo in which to put his pet. Joey tries to choose a stage name. Phoebe looks for supplemental income, and works part time as Chandler's secretary. This leads to Chandler's discover that the people at the office don't like him anymore Monica dates Ethan, a younger man who turns out to be even younger than she thought; she breaks up with him because it's just too icky.
Ross gets a beeper so Carol can page him when she goes into labor; after several false alarms, he gets beeped for the real thing, and everyone heads to the hospital. Ross and Susan fight; Rachel flirts with the doctor The baby is named Ben, after Phoebe. The gang has a barbecue, but Ross only shows up long enough to drop off Rachel's birthday present and announce he's going to China to get a bone for the museum.
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Later, while Rachel opens her presents, Chandler lets slip that Ross is in love with her; she goes to the airport to catch him before he leaves, but just misses him. While he's gone, she debates what to do do.
Finally, she decides to go for it and goes to the airport for his return. Unknown to her, however, Ross has become involved with another woman during his week in China.
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Second Season Plots 2. Chandler, already feeling guilty about revealing Ross's feelings to Rachel, now feels worse that he encouraged Ross to forget about her. The gang watches Sumo Wrestling. Phoebe gives Joey and Chandler haircuts; Monica wants one, too. Phoebe is reluctant because of Monica's picky nature, but finally gives in. Chandler needs a suit made, and Joey refers him to the family tailor; while getting measured for pants, Chandler gets a little more attention than he bargained for.
Ross sickens everyone especially Rachel with his constant gushing for Julie. In Rachel's depression, she sleeps with Paolo again. However, even stronger reactions occur when Ross is taking care of Ben and Phoebe checks the temperature of the bottled breast milk by tasting it. Julie invites Monica to go shopping; Rachel finds out and feels betrayed. Joey's status as the Bijan Cologne Man is threatened when his department store hires someone to be the Hombre Man. Rachel tries to be nicer to Julie, but is less than sincere.
Heckles complains again about the noise--it's disturbing his birds he could have birds. Phoebe, Rachel, and Joey impersonate Janice. Heckles dies, apparently while hitting his ceiling with a broom because of the noise from above.
Phoebe doesn't believe in evolution, which bothers Ross enough that he feels he has to convince her of the theory.
Rachel and Monica inherit all of Mr. Heckles earthly possesions; while clearing out his apartment, they discover that Heckles was quite a funny guy in his time.
Chandler is upset to find how much he has in common with Mr. Heckles, and in his determination not to die alone, he calls Janice While trying to decide which of Heckles' things to keep, Rachel realizes that Monica doesn't consider the apartment to be "their" apartment. Phoebe did love him, and finds those feelings returning. Now six years later he's back and needs a divorce.
Turns out he's not gay, and is getting married to someone else. The revelation of Phoebe's secret marriage prompts several other discoveries: The underwear on the telephone pole outside is Monica's, from when she had sex with Fun Bobby on the terrace; Chandler has a third nipple; Joey was in a porn movie which they then watch. Ross is nervous about the prospect of having sex for the first time with Julie. He approaches Rachel for advice; her own interest in Ross keeps her from being completely honest, and she tries her best to see that it doesn't happen.
On the phone, he pretends to be Bob and arranges to meet her, so he can console her when "Bob" stands her up. Their relationship seems to be going very well, until she calls "Bob" back and complains of Chandler's sexual inadequacies. Chandler plans a big birthday hoopla for Ross, but the expense involved touches a nerve with Phoebe, Joey, and Rachel, who don't make as much money as the others. Monica, Chandler, and Ross celebrate his birthday by attending Hootie and the Blowfish in concert; they end up partying backstage afterwards with the band.
Monica gets a new position as Head Lunch Chef, also in charge of purchasing, who has her own little desk when Roland's not thereand a beeper. However, she is soon fired for accepting a gift from the restaurant's new meat supplier. Ross has an allergic reaction to Monica's Kiwi Lime Pie; his tongue swells up and he has to go to the hospital. Chandler and Joey take care of Ben for the day, but accidentally leave him on a city bus while meeting women.
They retrieve him from Human Services, but are a little unsure whether they've got the right baby. Phoebe is displaced when Terry, the manager of Central Perk, hires Stephanie, a professional singer, to play at the coffee house. Rachel arranges for Phoebe to play after Stephanie, but Phoebe feels slighted because, unlike Stephanie, she won't be getting paid.
She becomes a street musician, outside Central Perk. The results are great, but Monica is a bit too intense for Chandler's liking. Phoebe's dating a guy she really likes, but is perplexed that they haven't had sex yet.
Ross and Julie plan to get a cat together. Rachel has her first real date since finding out about Ross' feelings for her. She spends the whole date obsessing about Ross and Julie, and drinking too much wine. While drunk, she leaves Ross a message saying she's over him.
The next morning, Ross retrieves his messages while at Rachel's apartment. Confronted with the truth at such an inconvenient time, Ross can't deal with it and leaves. Later, they argue, and Ross says it's too late, because he's with Julie now; he leaves again. However, he comes right back and kisses her.
Ross is depressed about having to chose between Julie and Rachel. Chandler suggests they make a list of pros and cons, which somehow never makes it past the cons. Ross choses Rachel, but then she finds the list and decides she doesn't want to be with Ross anymore.
Monica's finds a new job creating Thanksgiving recipes for Mockolate, a synthetic chocolate substitute. Monica and Rachel, low on funds, make cookies to give instead of cash as holiday tips to the paperboy, the mailman, the superintendent, etc.
Then they receive mangled papers and smashed packages; when their heater won't turn off and the super doesn't fix it, they fear he's also upset about not getting cash. Despite the heat, Rachel and Monica have a big Christmas party. Ross tries to make amends with Rachel. He tells her to make a list about him, so she does; he obsesses about her complaints. Phoebe discovers that everything she thought she knew about her biological father including his picture is a lie.
Her grandmother knows where he lives, and it's not far. Phoebe accompanied by Chandler and Joey goes to visit him, but eventually decides she's not ready. Chandler and Joey have to do their Christmas shopping late on Christmas eve.
He finds out, however, that he'd have to sleep with the casting director to get the part. Monica starts dating Fun Bobby again; she notices he seems to have a drinking problem.
She confronts him and he decides to quit, after which Monica notices he's no longer any fun. Rachel dates Russ, who bears a striking resemblence to Ross. Or rather, one of the brides. Monica caters the wedding, but falls behind and recruits everyone to help. Joey's begins appearing in Days of Our Lives as Dr. One of Phoebe's customer's dies on the massage table, and her spirit enter's Phoebe's body so she can attend to unfinished business.
Rachel's mother comes to visit, then announces she's thinking about leaving Rachel's father. Ugly Naked Guy plays the Cello. Once there, he is told by a zoo representative that Marcel has died; however, an eccentric zoo keeper tells him Marcel was stolen and put into show business. The Virus Takes Manhattan.
Joey begins dating Erika, a stalker who thinks he's really his soap opera character, Dr. Phoebe dates Rob, a guy who hires her to sing songs for children at the library. Her songs are a little too real for the kids' parents. She gets fired, but all the kids come to the coffee house so they can still hear her.
II The gang spends time on Marcel's movie set. Ross has a hard time getting time or attention from Marcel. Chandler bumps into Susie Moss, a girl he knew in the fourth grade, whom he embarrased by lifting her skirt during the class play. She comes on really strong but it turns out to be an elaborate scheme to get back at him. Ross taking over Ugly Naked Guy's apartment? That whole building was actually destroyed. It's found out that Ugly Naked Guy is finally moving out, Ross is determined to take over the apartment.
He goes over to Ugly Naked Guy's place, strips down and has mini-muffins. The rest of the group watches in delight. Maybe just a bit of a fun stretch, but if you look closely, the building outside the window completely changed as the series went on.
At some point between the introduction of Ugly Naked Guy and this encounter, the building must have been demolished and rebuilt. It seems unlikely that Ugly Naked Guy would gain another apartment in this new building, especially at the same downward angle from Monica's apartment. Speaking of architecture -- it's all messed up. The balcony on Monica's apartment varies in size, and from the exterior shot shouldn't exist at all.
The exterior also shows that neither Monica or Joey's apartments should have fire escapes. This seems like a plot hole the show's writers were aware of and decided to embrace anyway. Bruce Willis actually agreed to make this cameo for free after losing a bet to Matthew Perry. One Reddit user pointed out more of these instances: Friends has lots of these. Susan Sarandon was on Ross's "list" of women he was allowed to sleep with; Joey later slept with a character played by Susan Sarandon.
Ross referred to himself as "Cro-Magnum P. They try to get a table by giving the name "Winona Ryder", Rachel went to school with a character played by Winona Ryder.