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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

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Episode 22 - TOW The Worst Best Man Ever

29 March 2012

Synopsis: Rachel and Monica tread carefully as Phoebe has violent mood swings. Ross makes Joey his best man and he loses the ring.

The Good: The girls have one nice scene comforting Phoebe about having to give up the babies. There are one or two nice moments in the guys plot as they have a bachelor party and then track down the stripper.

The Bad: Did you know pregnant women have mood swings? Well I bet you didn’t know that that meant they are irrationally horrible to their friends during them. I know characters reacting out of character is a standard sit com plot, but there is nothing funny, subtle or original about Phoebe’s moods. The guys plot is fine but it is a very obvious way of getting Ross to pick them both as his best men.

Best Line: (J) “This is what I got goin for the party so far, liquor-wise…get a lot of liquor.”
(Ro) “Great.”

Best Friend: Joey

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  • I noticed these last 4 episodes of the season can be the defining episodes of what the characters, and the show will become. Joey is showed really really slow and child-like, more than ever before; Phoebe is a bitch(even if it was about mood swings); Monica is irrational and more obsessive than usual; Chandler will lose everything of his complex personality and will only become the "Monica's boyfriend who says stupid one-liners"; and Ross and Rachel will start their 5 seasons long "will they\won't they".

    One can notice a little drop in quality in seasons 3 and 4 too, but the show was still strong and believable; these last episodes instead are the line between a truly great show and the show FRIENDS will become.

    Posted by asc123, 03/01/2018 9:48am (10 months ago)

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