22 September 1994
Monica and the gang introduce Rachel to the "real world" after she leaves her fiancé at the altar.
29 September 1994
Ross finds out his ex-wife is pregnant. Rachel returns her engagement ring to Barry. Monica becomes stressed when her and Ross's parents come to visit.
6 October 1994
Monica becomes irritated when everyone likes her new boyfriend more than she does. Chandler resumes his smoking habit. Phoebe is given $7000 when she finds a thumb in a can of soda.
13 October 1994
Joey and Chandler take Ross to a hockey game to take his mind off the anniversary of the first time he slept with Carol, while the girls become depressed when they realize they don't have a 'plan'.
20 October 1994
Eager to spend time with Rachel, Ross pretends his washroom is rat-infested so he can join her at the laundromat. Meanwhile, Joey has Monica pose as his girlfriend, and Chandler struggles to break up with his girlfriend.
27 October 1994
Monica's obsessiveness is put to the test after Rachel cleans the apartment. Joey lands a film role as Al Pacino's butt double. Chandler enjoys a relationship with all of the fun but none of the responsibility.
3 November 1994
When New York suffers from a blackout, Ross tries to tell Rachel that he likes her, and Chandler gets stuck in an ATM vestibule with a model.
10 November 1994
Monica and Ross mourn the loss of their grandmother. Chandler is shocked to find that people think he is gay.
17 November 1994
The gang's plans for Thanksgiving go awry after they get locked out of Monica and Rachel's apartment.
15 December 1994
The gang make (and break) a pact not to bring dates to their New Years Eve party. Phoebe starts dating a scientist. Ross compensates for his loneliness by getting a monkey.
5 January 1995
Chandler's flamboyant romance-novelist mother comes to visit, and Joey catches her kissing Ross. Meanwhile, Monica and Phoebe fight over a guy in a coma.
12 January 1995
Ross refuses to find the aex of his baby until it's born; Chandler and Joey go shopping for a new kitchen table and come home with a Foozball table.
19 January 1995
Joey finds out his dad has a mistress. Rachel tries to even the score after Chandler inadvertently catches a glimpse of her breasts. Phoebe dates a shrink who analyzes the gang.
9 February 1995
As Valentine's Day approaches; Ross and his date end up at the same restaurant as Carol and Susan, Joey inadvertently sets Chandler up on a blind date with Janice, and the girls burn mementos of their old boyfriends.
16 February 1995
Monica cooks a gourmet meal for a restaurateur who is looking for a new chef, however he arrives at the apartment stoned. Meanwhile, Ross tries to master 'dirty talk'.
23 February 1995
Phoebe feels neglected when Joey falls for her twin sister. Chandler struggles to fire an attractive co-worker. Ross attends Lamaze classes with Carol and Susan.
23 February 1995
Rachel switches identities with Monica so she can use her health insurance. Meanwhile, Ursula continues to come between Phoebe and Joey.
2 March 1995
As Rachel interviews for a new job, the girls take on the guys in a game of poker.
9 March 1995
The gang frantically search for Ross's monkey Marcel after Rachel loses him.
6 April 1995
Rachel and Barry start dating again, despite the fact that he's now engaged to Mindy; Chandler goes nuts when a woman he likes won't return his phone calls.
27 April 1995
Monica befriends the woman who stole her credit card. Ross is forced to give away Marcel. Joey tries to come up with a less ethnic-sounding stage name.
4 May 1995
Monica gets a shock when she finds out her boyfriend is a high school student. Chandler finds out his colleagues don't like him when Phoebe temps as his secretary.
11 May 1995
As Carol goes into labor; Ross and Susan argue, Rachel flirts with Carol's doctor, and Joey assists a pregnant single mother.
18 May 1995
As Ross leaves for China, Chandler accidentally reveals Ross's feelings for Rachel. Joey takes part in a fertility study and is unable to sleep with his new girlfriend.
21 September 1995
Rachel waits for Ross at the airport, unaware he has a new girlfriend. Meanwhile, Chandler has a frightening experience with Joey's tailor, and Phoebe gives Monica a bad haircut.
28 September 1995
Monica goes shopping with Julie and tries to keep it a secret from Rachel. Ross is grossed out by Carol's breast milk. At his day job, Joey competes with a fellow cologne spritzer.
5 October 1995
After Mr. Heckles dies and leaves all his belongings to Monica and Rachel, Chandler worries he will die alone just like him. Meanwhile, Phoebe and Ross argue over evolution.
12 October 1995
When the gang find out Phoebe married a gay Canadian ice dancer for a green card, more of their secrets are revealed. Meanwhile, Rachel gives Ross bad advice on his relationship with Julie.
19 October 1995
The gang are divided by income issues; Monica, Ross and Chandler have money, and Rachel, Phoebe and Joey don't.
2 November 1995
Joey and Chandler are left to babysit Ben when Monica takes Ross to the hospital. Meanwhile, Phoebe loses her singing gig at Central Perk to a professional singer.
9 November 1995
A drunken Rachel calls Ross and reveals her feelings for him on his answering machine. Meanwhile, Monica finds work as Chandler's personal trainer.
16 November 1995
Ross makes a list of pros and cons to decide whether to be with Julie or Rachel. Meanwhile, Monica gets a job making food with a disgusting synthetic chocolate substitute.
14 December 1995
Phoebe tracks down her father, but isn't sure whether she should meet him. Ross asks Rachel to make a list of pros and cons about him.
4 January 1996
Monica gets back together with 'Fun Bobby' and realizes why he is always so upbeat. Rachel starts dating a guy called Russ who bears an uncanny resemblance to Ross.
18 January 1996
Rachel's mom comes to visit with big news. Monica caters Carol and Susan's wedding. Phoebe becomes 'possessed' by the spirit of a recently deceased client.
28 January 1996
Ross goes to visit Marcel whilst on a trip to California and discovers he is working in commercials. Joey receives a fan letter from an attractive but unstable woman. Phoebe is asked to sing for children at a library.
28 January 1996
Ross finds Marcel on the set of a new movie, where Chandler bumps into a former schoolmate. Meanwhile, Rachel and Monica compete for the affections of Jean-Claude Van Damme.
1 February 1996
The gang watches a home video from the night of Monica and Rachel's prom. Joey gives Chandler a hideous bracelet.
8 February 1996
Monica becomes infatuated with a friend of her parents when she caters a party for him. Ross and Rachel go on their first date. Joey and Chandler refuse to move when they get a new TV and two armchairs.
15 February 1996
Joey and Chandler's friendship is jeopardized when Joey decides to move out. Monica worries about her parents finding out about her relationship with Richard when they attend a party together. Rachel and Phoebe go to get tattoos.
22 February 1996
Chandler gets a new roommate. Phoebe gets the chance to make a music video for her song "Smelly Cat". Ross and Monica clash when he is always at her and Rachel's apartment.
21 March 1996
Joey's soap opera character is killed off after he brags about writing his own lines. Chandler is unnerved by Eddie's strange behaviour
28 March 1996
Chandler demands that Eddie move out, however he doesn't seem to get the message. Meanwhile, a book on empowerment for women inspires the girls.
4 April 1996
Phoebe's world view is shattered when she learns how Old Yeller really ends. Monica becomes jealous when Richard starts hanging out with Chandler and Joey. Rachel panics when she learns that Ross has planned their whole life together.
25 April 1996
Chandler and Ross run into two bullies at Central Perk. Monica tries her luck at the stock market to avoid taking a job at a tacky 1950s themed diner. Phoebe drives upstate for a second time to meet her father.
2 May 1996
Chaos ensues when Rachel's recently divorced parents show up at her surprise birthday party.
9 May 1996
Phoebe catches chicken pox just as an old flame arrives in town on leave from the Navy. Joey gets a job at Chandler's office. Monica is upset that Richard doesn't have any quirks.
16 May 1996
Rachel reluctantly agrees to be maid of honor at her ex-fiancé Barry's wedding. Monica ponders her future with Richard. Joey tries to practice kissing guys to get a role in Warren Beatty's new movie.
16 September 1996
Monica suffers from insomnia following her breakup with Richard. Joey struggles to accept Chandler and Janice's relationship. Ross confides in Rachel about one of his fantasies.
26 September 1996
A stressed Ross desperately tries to get the rest of the gang ready for a black tie event at the museum.
3 October 1996
Monica tries to get over Richard by using her free time to make jam and considers artificial insemination through a sperm bank. Phoebe is stalked by a man who mistakes her for Ursula.
10 October 1996
Chandler tries to get over his fear of commitment. Phoebe poses as Joey's agent after she forgets to tell him about an audition. Ross panics after seeing Ben with a Barbie doll.
17 October 1996
Phoebe has trouble bonding with her half-brother Frank when he comes to visit. Joey attempts to build an entertainment center. Ross is challenged to name the five celebrities he'd like to sleep with most.
31 October 1996
The gang remember the events three years ago, when several of them almost slept together.
7 November 1996
Joey becomes a learning extension teacher in soap acting, and loves the respect from even more clueless kids. Monica chooses a ridiculously cheap bed from Janices ex; Phoebe signs for her at delivery- of another bed, a childish race car! Rachel convinces Ross to dine with her dad, who takes him down even worse then he feared; the next day Ross and Dr. Green find each-other making fun about Rachel's chiropractor and various lack of good sense. When Joey hears one of his students also auditions for the same role he wants, he tries to eliminate him by bad advice to play the boxer gay, but the effect surprises him, though less then what he sees at the Mattress King when trying to get Monica's original bed.
14 November 1996
Chandler is devastated after Joey tells him he saw Janice kissing her ex-husband. Monica accidentally bumps Ben's head into a post when she and Rachel babysit.
21 November 1996
Sibling rivalry between Monica and Ross dominates Thanksgiving proceedings when the gang decide to play a game of football.
12 December 1996
Ross accidentally breaks a little girl's leg and tries to help her sell boxes of cookies. Rachel quits her job at Central Perk.
9 January 1997
A drunken Chandler fools around with one of Joey's sisters - but he can't remember which one. Ross becomes skeptical when a guy at the diner gets Rachel an interview for a position at Bloomingdales.
16 January 1997
Ross becomes insanely jealous of Mark. Monica hooks up with a co-worker, who writes her a poem with a hidden meaning. Joey's numerous lies on his resume catch up to him when he takes part in a Broadway production.
30 January 1997
Monica's willpower is tested when she bumps into Richard. Joey and Rachel exchange their favourite books. Phoebe dates an athletic guy with a wardrobe malfunction.
6 February 1997
Phoebe is reunited with her former singing partner who thinks "Smelly Cat" has hit potential; Chandler dates a woman with a prosthetic leg.
13 February 1997
Ross seeks solace at a party after a bitter fight with Rachel and ends up in the arms of another woman; Phoebe's date needs an interpreter to communicate.
20 February 1997
Ross is guilt-ridden after sleeping with Chloe and desperately tries to stop Rachel from finding out.
6 March 1997
When Ross rescues the group after they've become stranded on the way to a ski trip he wasn't invited on, the rest of the gang are forced to address the hostility between him and Rachel after their split.
13 March 1997
Monica goes out with a guy who turns out to be a software billionaire. Chandler's stop smoking hypnosis tape has an unexpected side effect. Frank makes a surprise announcement that he is getting married - to a woman twice his age.
27 March 1997
Rachel goes on her first date, after splitting from Ross, with Mark. Joey clashes with his co-star in his new play. Monica continues to date Pete, even though she is still not attracted to him.
10 April 1997
Monica's aunt dies and leaves her an antique dollhouse that she doesn't want Phoebe to play with; Rachel regrets setting up Chandler with her boss, Joanna.
17 April 1997
Joey buys a chick for him and Chandler, Pete offers Monica a job at his restaurant, and Ross gives up being on TV for Rachel.
24 April 1997
Ross witnesses Rachel's date screaming at people, however no one believes him. Meanwhile, Joey becomes upset when Kate is offered a job in Los Angeles, and Phoebe refuses to hang up the phone when she is placed on hold by her phone company.
1 May 1997
Ross seeks medical help when he finds a mysterious skin condition on his behind. Phoebe struggles to choose between two guys. Monica can't decide what to do about Pete when she thinks he is going to propose.
8 May 1997
Monica struggles to support Pete in his goal to become the Ultimate Fighting Champion. Chandler is unnerved when his boss slaps his butt. Rachel becomes jealous when Ross starts dating a new woman.
15 May 1997
While at the beach, Phoebe meets a family friend with links to her past; Ross discovers that Rachel still loves him and must decide between her and Bonnie.
25 September 1997
Ross chooses between Rachel and his bald-headed girlfriend Bonnie; Joey, Chandler, and Monica have a perilous encounter with a jellyfish at the beach.
2 October 1997
Phoebe becomes convinced that the spirit of her dead mother is inside a cat. Chandler and Joey are robbed. Monica goes on a date with a guy from her high school.
9 October 1997
Monica tries to avoid criticism when she caters a party for her mother. Chandler ends up half naked and handcuffed to a chair in Rachel's boss's office. Joey tries to get educated.
16 October 1997
Joey is forced to help Treeger learn how to dance after he threatens to have Monica and Rachel evicted. Phoebe develops a crush on one of her clients. Ross tries to help Chandler quit the gym.
30 October 1997
Chandler develops feelings for Joey's new girlfriend. Ross and Rachel try to make each other jealous with their dates. Phoebe's cold gives her a sexy singing voice.
6 November 1997
Ross's new girlfriend seems nearly perfect until he discovers that her apartment is incredibly dirty. Chandler buys a better birthday present for Kathy than Joey. Phoebe helps Monica cater an event.
13 November 1997
Chandler is guilt-ridden after kissing Kathy. Ross starts playing the keyboard again and everyone except Phoebe thinks he's terrible.
20 November 1997
Chandler desperately tries to earn Joey's forgiveness. Monica accidentally gets ice in her eye and her doctor turns out to be Richard's son.
11 December 1997
Phoebe and Monica get a van for their catering business. Rachel applies for a job as assistant buyer. An old friend and party wizard wants to visit Ross and Chandler. They are excited like two small children and can hardly sit still but the friend cancels their reunion. Monica wrote her first review and the owner of the restaurant comes to complain about it. Joanna doesn't want to lose a good assistant as Rachel and makes Rachel look bad at the interview for the new job. Rachel wants to quit but Joanna offers her the position of assistant buyer in Joanna's department. Ross and Chandler are depressed because they wanted to party with their friend so Joey offers to take them to party. Monica shows the owner of the bad restaurant how to make a sauce and he wants her as head chef. Joey, Chandler and Ross are out partying but realize they have become adults and are too tired after a few clubs and didn't like it much. Phoebe is really upset because Monica will leave their business buts lets Monica take the job because that's all Monica ever dreamed of. Joanna is hit by a cab and dies. Rachel probably won't get promoted because no one else knew of their agreement. Monica starts at the restaurant and the staff hate her because their relation and ex head chef Emilio got fired.
18 December 1997
Ross meets an amazing girl from Poughkeepsie on the train. Rachel hates to be alone around the festive season. She doesn't necessarily need a real relationship but would love to have a fling. Monica is still being picked on at the restaurant. Chandler promised Rachel to fix her up with someone from work and the guys at work all suck up to Chandler because they want to go out with Rachel. Monica hires Joey only to fire him again to show the others at the restaurant who the boss is. Ross can't decide between the girl from Poughkeepsie and another girl who isn't as fun but lives in the city. Rachel goes out with a guy named Patrick and really liked him but is furious when she finds out that Chandler told everyone she was looking for a fling. Joey refuses to be fired because he makes so much money with the tips he gets. Ross decides to break up with both women because he is so exhausted from seeing the one in Poughkeepsie and doesn't really like the other one. Patrick breaks up with Rachel because Chandler told him Rachel was thinking about getting serious with Patrick. Joey lets himself be fired and the people at the restaurant finally respect Monica.
8 January 1998
Phoebe's brother Frank and Alice got married. They were trying to get pregnant but it didn't work out. They ask Phoebe if she could bear their baby. Joey gets a job as a tour guide at Ross' museum. The friends want Phoebe to think it through before she makes the decisions about having Frank's and Alice's child. Things are going really well for Kathy and Chandler but they haven't had sex because Chandler is afraid he won't be able to fill Joey's shoes. Joey is a terrible tour guide. Phoebe goes to see her mother to ask whether she should have the baby or not. Her mother tells her not to do it because she knows how hard it is to give up a baby. Joey realizes that he can't be friends with Ross at work because tour guides and scientists don't mix. Chandler sleeps with Kathy but it wasn't great and he asks Rachel and Monica for advice on good sex. Ross proves his friendship to Joey by having lunch with him at work. Ross and Joey set a good example and all the others at work stop dividing the group between tour guides and scientists. Phoebe decides to have the baby because it will be good to make Alica and Frank happy.
15 January 1998
Phoebe's uterus is examined for implantation of the embryos. Meanwhile, a seemingly harmless game between Chandler and Joey and Monica and Rachel escalates into a full-blown contest.
29 January 1998
After seeing Kathy's play, Chandler becomes convinced she is cheating on him with her co-star. Rachel develops a crush on one of her customers. Monica becomes jealous when she realizes she is no longer the 'hostess'.
5 February 1998
Joey arrives on the set of his latest movie unwashed, after a three-day fishing trip with his dad; Ross has it off with the niece of Rachel's boss.
26 February 1998
Chandler bumps into Janice, and finds her more irritating than ever. Meanwhile, Ross attempts to learn how to play rugby to impress Emily, and Monica obsesses over a switch.
19 March 1998
Rachel organizes a leaving party for Emily so she can spend time with Joshua. Phoebe develops cravings for meat.
26 March 1998
Chandler and Joey discover that they're getting a free porn channel on their TV. Ross tells Emily he loves her just as she leaves for London. Phoebe gets a shock when she visits her Ob/Gyn.
2 April 1998
Rachel has an awkward encounter with Joshua's parents. Phoebe is offered the chance to name one of the triplets. Ross becomes paranoid when Emily goes to London with Susan.
9 April 1998
Ross proposes to Emily. Monica and Rachel try to win their apartment back from Chandler and Joey.
16 April 1998
Monica tries on Emily's wedding dress, and can't stop wearing it. Jealous of Ross's proposal to Emily, Rachel tries to talk Joshua into marriage. Chandler takes Joey to a sleep clinic when he starts snoring.
23 April 1998
As Ross and Emily send out wedding invitations, he and Rachel each look back on their relationship together.
30 April 1998
Ross decides that Joey will be his best man but after the bachelor party Joey sleeps with the stripper they hired and she steals Ross' ring. Phoebe has terrible mood swings and is bitchy because of the hormones. Monica and Rachel throw her a very depressing baby shower because Phoebe won't have the babies so they give her presents she can use after her pregnancy but it only makes Phoebe angry. Joey desperately tries to retrieve the ring which has been in the Geller family for generations. Ross freaks out when he hears about the ring so the guys ring the stripper to get the ring back. It turns out she didn't take the ring but the duck swallowed it so they go to the vet and get the ring back. Joey wants to step back and let Chandler be best man but Ross wants them both to be there.
7 May 1998
Phoebe tries to help Rachel deal with her feelings as the rest of the gang head to London for Ross and Emily's wedding.
7 May 1998
Phoebe tries to warn the gang that Rachel is coming to London to tell Ross she still loves him. Ross and Emily's parents get into an argument over the bill for the wedding.
24 September 1998
A humiliated Emily runs away after Ross says Rachel's name at the altar. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica struggle to get time alone together.
1 October 1998
Chandler kisses Rachel and Phoebe to cover up a kiss he gave to Monica. Phoebe becomes irritated when the gang constantly talk about London. Rachel puts Monica in charge of her love life.
8 October 1998
The gang take Phoebe to the hospital after she goes into labor. Monica threatens to go on a date with a nurse after Chandler claims they are 'just goofing around'.
18 October 1998
Ross finally gets in touch with Emily. Chandler begins to gloat after Rachel reveals that Monica's 'secret boyfriend' is the best sex she ever had.
29 October 1998
Chandler and Monica go away for the weekend but spend the entire time fighting. Ross tries to tell Rachel about his agreement with Emily.
5 November 1998
The gang become frustrated with Emily's demands. Monica and Rachel mistake their new neighbor for a yeti. Phoebe receives a fur coat from her mother.
12 November 1998
Ross moves in with Chandler and Joey after Emily's cousin kicks him out of his apartment. Phoebe dates a health inspector. Rachel plays hard-to-get with Danny.
19 November 1998
The gang remember their worst Thanksgivings.
10 December 1998
Joey finds himself constantly covering for Monica and Chandler. Ross becomes angry when someone at work eats his sandwich. Phoebe and Rachel attend a literature class.
17 December 1998
A bored Ross wreaks havoc in Chandler and Joey's lives. Rachel is disturbed by Danny's relationship with his sister. Phoebe runs into trouble whilst collecting donations for the poor.
7 January 1999
The gang make their New Years resolutions. Chandler struggles to not make jokes about everyone. Rachel uncovers a secret. Ross runs into trouble when he wears leather pants on a date.
21 January 1999
Monica becomes annoyed at how Chandler sucks up to his boss. Ross hooks up with Janice when he finds out Emily is getting married.
4 February 1999
Phoebe's grandmother dies, and is shocked when her father turns up at the funeral. Meanwhile, Rachel gives Joey a "man's bag" for an audition, and Chandler is scared to tell Monica he doesn't like her massages.
11 February 1999
When Phoebe finds out about Monica and Chandler, she and Rachel start messing with them and attempt to get them to confess their relationship.
18 February 1999
Ross makes enemies out of his new neighbours. Chandler freaks out about his relationship with Monica. Joey dates a girl who likes to punch him.
25 February 1999
Joey has a dream about Monica and becomes convinced he is in love with her. Meanwhile, Phoebe finds a police badge in Central Perk, and Ross tries to get his new sofa into his apartment.
18 March 1999
Rachel has an awkward encounter when she interviews for a new job. Monica becomes jealous of Phoebe and Gary. Joey searches for a 'hot girl' in Ross's building.
8 April 1999
Rachel takes up smoking to feel more included at work. Joey auditions for a soup commercial with Ben. Monica and Phoebe plan Rachel's birthday party.
22 April 1999
As Joey's grandmother visits to watch him on TV, Ross has trouble flirting with the pizza delivery girl, and Rachel tries to find one of Monica's earrings.
29 April 1999
The guys go on a ride along with Gary. Rachel accidentally deletes a message from Emily on Ross's answering machine.
6 May 1999
Gary asks Phoebe to move in with him. Ross and Joey start a ball throwing contest. Rachel buys a cat.
11 May 1999
Joey drives to Las Vegas to shoot for a new movie. Rachel gets an eye infection. Phoebe is mad at Ross, but doesn't know why.
20 May 1999
The gang go to Las Vegas to visit Joey. Chandler is angry when he finds out Monica had lunch with Richard. Ross and Rachel try to embarrass each other after an awkward encounter.
20 May 1999
Chandler and Monica reconcile and hastily decide to get married. Ross and Rachel get drunk and roam the casino. Phoebe deals with a 'lurker' on the slot machines.
23 September 1999
Ross and Rachel deal with the aftermath of their drunken escapade. Phoebe and Joey take a road trip back to New York in Phoebe's grandmother's cab. Monica and Chandler ponder the idea of marriage.
30 September 1999
Monica and Chandler try to tell Rachel and Joey that they're moving in together. Phoebe thinks that Ross didn't get the annulment because he still loves Rachel.
7 October 1999
Ross tries to deny he still has feelings for Rachel. Joey interviews for a new roommate. Monica and Chandler argue over what to do with the spare room when they move in together.
14 October 1999
Joey's health benefits lapse just as he develops a hernia. Ross is given a professorship at NYU and eager to impress his students, he puts on a fake English accent.
21 October 1999
Ross and Rachel try to get an annulment, Joey finds the keys to a porsche in Central Perk, and Phoebe, Monica and Chandler babysit the triplets.
4 November 1999
On the last night before Chandler and Monica move in together, Monica and Rachel argue, and Chandler tries to give Joey money to help him pay the bills.
11 November 1999
Rachel is embarrassed by Phoebe's odd running style. Joey gets a new roommate. Chandler tries to impress Monica by cleaning the apartment but forgets how everything is supposed to look.
18 November 1999
Ross goes too far while trying to impress a date by over-whitening his teeth. Rachel uses gossip to get her boss to like her after Phoebe supposedly makes out with Ralph Lauren.
25 November 1999
Ross is forced to reveal the reason why Jack and Judy don't like Chandler. Rachel tries to make dessert for the gang. Joey and Ross try to get out of Thanksgiving when they are invited to hang out with Janine and her dancer friends.
16 December 1999
On the set of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve", Joey tries to kiss Janine at midnight and Monica and Ross resurrect their dance routine from high school. Meanwhile, Rachel, Phoebe and Chandler look for Monica's Christmas presents.
6 January 2000
Joey is caught in the middle when Janine tells him she doesn't like Monica and Chandler. Meanwhile, Rachel buys an apothecary table from a store that Phoebe hates.
13 January 2000
Chandler and Ross argue over a joke. Meanwhile, Joey reluctantly takes a waiter job at Central Perk, and Monica becomes annoyed when Phoebe says she would choose Rachel over her as a girlfriend.
3 February 2000
Rachel's younger sister arrives in New York and goes on a date with Ross. Meanwhile, Monica won't admit that she is sick.
10 February 2000
Rachel desperately tries to stop Ross and Jill from starting a relationship. Joey is shocked to find that people think Phoebe is a porn star. Chandler admits he hasn't cried since he was a child.
17 February 2000
When Rachel hears Barry and Mindy are getting divorced, the gang wonder how different their lives could have been.
17 February 2000
The gang continue to think about how different their lives could have been.
24 February 2000
Rachel and Phoebe take self-defense classes. Chandler and Monica agree to give each other homemade presents for Valentine's Day. Joey tries to get money through medical research.
9 March 2000
Ross jeopardizes his career when he starts dating a student from one of his palaeontology classes. Rachel and Phoebe's apartment catches fire.
23 March 2000
Joey tries to get everyone to pay for his broken fridge. Ross becomes paranoid when Elizabeth makes plans for spring break. Monica and Chandler compete against Phoebe to find Rachel a date.
13 April 2000
Chandler forgets to write down a message for Joey when the time of his audition for the lead in a TV show is changed.
27 April 2000
Elizabeth's father takes an instant disliking to Ross. Joey almost gets fired from "Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E." after offending the operator of the robot. Phoebe writes a book based on Monica and Chandler.
4 May 2000
Paul threatens to have Ross fired from the university if he continues to date Elizabeth. The girls put their names down on a waiting list for a wedding venue.
11 May 2000
Chandler and Phoebe go looking for an engagement ring for Monica. Rachel tries to get Paul to open up to her.
18 May 2000
Chandler's plan to propose to Monica at dinner is interrupted by Richard. Joey accidentally buys a boat at a silent auction. Ross and Elizabeth's relationship comes to a crossroad.
18 May 2000
Chandler continues to pretend to hate the idea of marriage, unaware Richard wants Monica back. Meanwhile, Rachel and Phoebe discuss their 'back-up' plans.
12 October 2000
The gang celebrate Monica and Chandler's engagement, however Ross and Rachel upstage them by briefly reuniting. Joey tries to dress and act like a nineteen year for an audition.
12 October 2000
Monica learns her parents have spent her entire wedding fund. Phoebe temporarily moves into Ross's apartment, bringing her massage clients with her. Joey mocks Rachel when he finds an erotic novel she is reading.
19 October 2000
Monica tries to figure out Phoebe's grandmother's secret cookie recipe. Meanwhile, Rachel tries to teach Joey how to sail, and Chandler has an awkward encounter when he tries to bond with Jack.
26 October 2000
Chaos ensues when Monica and Chandler decide to share each other's secrets. Rachel gets a promotion and interviews for an assistant. Joey is offered the chance to go back on "Days of our Lives".
2 November 2000
Chandler struggles to photograph well for his and Monica's engagement picture. Joey teaches Tag how to pick up women, much to Rachel's annoyance. Phoebe and Ross date a couple who are divorcing.
9 November 2000
Joey and Ross accidentally take a nap together and much to their dismay, find that they like it. Phoebe and Rachel compete to become Monica's maid of honor.
16 November 2000
Monica runs into Janice and Janice is shocked to hear that she is getting married to Chandler but invites herself and her boyfriend to the wedding. Ross' doctoral dissertation can be found at the library but when he goes to see it he finds out that the Palaentology section of the library is only used when students make out together. Therefore Ross decides to defend the area. Rachel and Phoebe find the perfect girl for Joey and he is really into her but she doesn't feel the same way. Chandler and Monica can finally get rid of Janice.
23 November 2000
It's Thanksgiving and the friends and Tag are preparing for dinner. Phoebe secretly keeps a dog she is watching for friends who went out of town in her room at Monica and Chandler's apartment. Everybody thought Chandler was allergic to dogs but the truth is that he hates dogs because he scared of them because you can never tell what they're thinking. Tag broke up with his girlfriend and Rachel is thinking about making a move. When Rachel tells Tag that she likes him he doesn't reply because he sees his car being stolen. Later on Rachel says he should just forget about what she said but Tag likes her too and they kiss.
7 December 2000
Monica makes candy for their neighbours even though they don't know them. The neighbours love the candy and Monica becomes very popular in the building. Rachel and Tag try to hide their relationship at work but when Rachel writes a revealing evaluation as a joke and Tag sends it on to human resources without reading it, they have a problem. Ross finds out that Phoebe never owned a bike so he buys her the prettiest pink bike there is and teaches Phoebe how to ride. Tag and Rachel almost get fired but manage to solve the problem. TOns of people hang around the apartment waiting for more of Monica's candy so Chandler stands up for Monica and tells everyone to go away and leave her alone. Ross buys Phoebe training wheels.
14 December 2000
Ross wants to introduce Ben to Hanukah. In order to entice Rachel to move back into their refurbished apartment, Pheobe must drive a wedge between Rachel and current roomie Joey.
4 January 2001
Chandler and Rachel eat a cheesecake that was accidentally delivered to their door and it's the best cheesecake they've ever had. Another cheesecake gets delivered and they try to resist and drop it off to their neighbour that was supposed to receive it. Ross is invited to a cousin's wedding but Monica isn't. Monica is very upset because she was the girl's best friend when they grew up together so she gets Ross to take her instead of a date. Rachel and Chandler find the cheesecake untouched in front of the neighbour's door so they take it. Monica wasn't invited to the wedding because she used to date the groom. Phoebe meets David, the love her life, again but he lives in Russia.
11 January 2001
After the gang head up to the roof to see a passing comet, separate events unfold that lead to them all having a sleepless night.
1 February 2001
Rachel wants to have a place to sit in front of the TV but Joey tells her Rosita, the armchair, does not move. Rachel tries to move it anyway and breaks it in half. The Gellers sell their house and Monica and Ross have to take their childhood memories home but Monica's boxes were ruined in a flood. Phoebe starts working as a telephone sales woman and talks to Earl who want to kill himself. Chandler sits in the armchair and thinks he broke it so he secretly exchanges Rosita with his chair. Meanwhile Joey and Rachel went to buy a new armchair as well so now they have two. Rachel keeps the super cool new armchair while Joey is stuck with his normal old one. When Chandler finds out he didn't break Rosita he wants to take it back but Joey broke Chandler's chair in order to get Rachel's cool chair. Phoebe talks Earl out of killing himself. Monica's dad gives her his Porsche to say that he loves her just as much as he loves Ross.
8 February 2001
Rachel's 30th birthday prompts the rest of the gang to reminisce about their own 30th celebrations.
15 February 2001
Joey gets an opportunity to rejoin Days of Our Lives when his comatose character is implanted with the brain of a female character. Joey approaches her to get some advise on how to play her character but she's unaware that she's being written off and freaks out at Joey. Later she tries to give him some pointers and they end up spending the night together. Ross tells Chandler and Monica he has a surprise for their wedding which turns out to be him playing the bagpipes which is terrible. Rachel and Phoebe have their eye on a guy at the coffee house and when he leaves his cellphone, they see it as an opportunity to hook up with him only problem is who will it be.
22 February 2001
Chandler is shocked to find out who Monica really wanted to sleep with the night they first got together. Meanwhile, Rachel gets into trouble with Ross when she teaches Ben practical jokes.
15 March 2001
Monica takes the other girls to an overpriced store to choose her wedding dress, briefing as if they were in the military as bargain-hunters are far more ruthless then Rachel can usually handle. The worst shopper is Megan who grabs the dress Monica wants then blackmails her over booking of a particular swing band which is about the only thing Chandler really wants for the wedding. Ross and Joey independently meet and date Kristen Leigh while helping her move in. The rivals agree to let her choose after one date with each but they get so carried away cheating on the deal that she runs off altogether.
29 March 2001
Joey is nominated for a Soapy Award for his part on Days of Our Lives and Rachel is his date to the ceremony. Joey doesn't win the award but takes someone else's award home. Rachel convinces him to take it back because he can't be happy with an award he didn't win. One of Ross' students failed the midterms because he is in love with Ross and can't concentrate in class so Ross changes his grade. But now more students come to Ross pretending to be in love with him in order to get a better grade. When Rachel and Joey take the Soapy back the real winner just throws it away saying it's not good enough for her so Joey takes it back home. Monica really loves Chandler but it scares her that she will never have the rush of the beginning of meeting someone new again. Chandler reassures her and she realizes she is going to have a lot of new things with Chandler as well.