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Friends is a sit com about three guys and three girls living in New York who become best friends. Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey deal with life's adversities together. NBC 1994-2004


Episode 10 - TOW The Girl From Poughkeepsie

29 March 2012

Synopsis: Ross is dating two women, one who is nice but lives far away and a local one who is less fun. Chandler sets up Rachel with one of his work colleagues but tells him she only wants a fling. Monica hires Joey as a waiter so she can fire him to make her workers fear her and Phoebe tries to write a rhyming Christmas song using the friends’ names.

The Good: The Monica plot is a good story. She replaced a popular chef and now she faces the consequences. The Rachel and Chandler plot is also good as he understandably does not consider the situation from a woman’s perspective. The Phoebe plot is ok and offers a nice cheap laugh.

The Bad: But none of the four plots really land a punch here. The Phoebe and Ross plots are just fluff and the Rachel story doesn’t really go anywhere. The Monica story ends ok but is slightly odd. Joey suddenly having a problem with what she said the day before comes across as very strangely. Surely the other kitchen staff would have seen through the charade. There aren’t many laughs in this episode, though Chandler does fine.

Best Friend: (Ro) “Well I wanna give her another chance, you know, she lives so close. And at the end of the date, the other time, she said something that was (laughs) if she was kidding, was very funny. On the other hand if she wasn’t kidding she’s not fun – she’s stupid and kind of a racist.”

Best Line: Chandler



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  • Can't ever find fault with Chandler even if he goofs up by telling Patrick about Rachel wanting to have just a fling! He does it so charmingly and innocently. It's obvious he doesn't do it intentionally!

    Posted by Meena, 20/09/2011 1:40pm (9 years ago)

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