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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 23 - TOI Vegas (1)

29 March 2012

Synopsis: Monica takes Chandler to Las Vegas to see Joey and have their anniversary. Phoebe horns in on the trip and invites Ross and Rachel. Ross embarrasses himself in front of Rachel and they begin trying to out-embarrass each other on the plane ride.

The Good: The trip to Vegas is a nice idea for the season finale and Phoebe inviting everyone makes sense as it was established that she felt left out after missing London. Monica and Chandler arguing over Richard is passable as a plot device. Ross keeps things funny by humiliating himself when trying it on with Rachel and their pranks on the plane are fun to see.

The Bad: Joey’s identical hand twin sounds like a stupid plot but I’ll save the harsh criticism for the next episode. Phoebe is her usual annoying self, being rude and dismissive to her friends. As ever, these set-up episodes struggle to be great on their own.

Best Line: (Ro – inner monologue after seeing Ra naked) “Unless she wants me to be looking at that? She knows I’m home. She knows I can see her. What kind of game is she playing? I think maybe someone’s lonely tonight. Oh Doctor Gellar, stop it. You’re being silly. Or am I?

Best Friend: Ross

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