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Season 3

16 Sep. 1996
The One with the Princess Leia Fantasy
Monica is a wandering zombie after dumping Richard for not sharing her child-wish. Ross confides in Rachel his sexual fantasy is princess Leia's gold bikini in Star Wars, but doesn't appreciate her telling it to blabbermouth Phoebe; when Rachel assures him boys miss out on true bonding because they don't tell each-other intimate details, he tries it with Chandler who brings up a very unfit confidence. As Joey really can't handle the prospect of Chandler not dumping Janice as usual, the two try spending whole 'day of fun' together for their common friend Chandler's ...
 
26 Sep. 1996
The One Where No One's Ready
Ross becomes very frustrated with his friends when they fail to be ready on time for a speech that he is giving at the museum. When he publicly moans at Rachel, she get her revenge by dressing outrageously.
 
3 Oct. 1996
The One with the Jam
Monica makes tons of jam to take control of her life and to get over Richard. Monica abandons the jam plan and decides to have a baby instead. Phoebe is dating a guy who used to be obsessed with her sister and now has a restraining order to keep away from Ursula. Monica doesn't want a child from a sperm donor after all because she wants a family not just a child.
 
10 Oct. 1996
The One with the Metaphorical Tunnel
Joey misses an important audition because Phoebe forgot to give him the message about it. Phoebe gets him another appointment for the audition acting as his agent. Chandler is afraid to see Janice again because suddenly he scared of the commitment. He wants to get through the tunnel where at the end there is no fear of commitment. Joey gets the job and asks Phoebe to manage his other auditions too. Commitment doesn't scare Chandler anymore but it scares Janice and she leaves. Rachel and Monica help Chandler cope with his feelings because he is on their side of the ...
 
17 Oct. 1996
The One with Frank Jr.
Phoebe meets her brother Frank for the second time. The friends make lists which celebrities they would sleep with.
 
31 Oct. 1996
The One with the Flashback
The friends remember the events three years earlier, when several of them almost slept together.
 
7 Nov. 1996
The One with the Race Car Bed
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 ...
 
14 Nov. 1996
The One with the Giant Poking Device
Phoebe doesn't want to go to the dentist because every time she does, someone dies. Monica plays the airplane game with Ben and bumps his head really hard and Rachel and Monica try to cover the bump on his head. Joey sees Janice kissing her ex-husband and tells Chandler. Phoebe is checking if she killed someone by going to the dentist and finds that Ugly Naked Guy hasn't moved since the morning. They build a massive poking device out of chopsticks to poke him and see if his alive or just taking a nap. Chandler leaves Janice so she can go back to her husband and child....
 
21 Nov. 1996
The One with the Football
It's Thanksgiving, so everyone is dining Monica's festive meal. After watching pros on TV, they decide to have a friendly American Football game in the park, despite the fact the Geller parents forbade Ross and Monica to play each-other ever again after years of vicious rivalry for the 'Geller Cup'. Rachel and Phoebe prove worse then worthless. Joey and Chandler are totally absorbed by Margha, a Dutch girls who stays watching and get competitive about her. Now the teams start playing to win; then the Geller-rivalry takes over- Monica even makes it boys-girls, and ...
 
12 Dec. 1996
The One Where Rachel Quits
Ross breaks a girl's leg who was selling cookies in order to win a place at the space camp. Ross feels guilty and tries to sell 400 boxes of the cookies so the girl can win the competition. Rachel sucks at waitressing and Gunther is showing her everything again but she doesn't want to be trained in a job she hates. Rachel then quits her job at Central Perk. Phoebe is heart-broken to see all the trees "killed" to be Christmas trees. Rachel gets a new job.
 
9 Jan. 1997
The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister
Rachel hates her new 'fashion' job too as another dead end- Monica isn't the most sympathetic audience in her job serving with fake boobs, but there she meets Mark, a Bloomingdale's executive who may get her a job in his department; of course Ross believes his intent must be dishonorable. At Joey's birthday party Chandler drinks too much vodka now Janice is back with her ex, gets intimate with one of Joey's seven sisters and can't even remember which one- more proof for Ross; he must go over to break up at the Tribbiani house where grandmother doesn't even let him get...
 
16 Jan. 1997
The One with All the Jealousy
It's Rachel's first day at the new job. Mark is taking her out for lunch and Ross is extremely jealous. Monica hooks up with "poet" Julio from work. Joey gets a part in a musical because he lied about having dancing experience. Ross sends Rachel flowers, musical bugs and even a singing quartet to the office to let Mark know she has a boyfriend. Chandler and Ross go to Chandler's cousin's stag night and Ross takes Ben to play with the stripper's kid the following day. Rachel is jealous even though she just told Ross to stop being jealous of her friendship with Mark.
 
30 Jan. 1997
The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends
Monica bumps into Richard at the video shop. They go out for a burger just as friends. Rachel gets in late from work every night. Phoebe is dating a sporty guy. Joey and Rachel exchange their favourite books to see which one is better. Monica shows Richard how to cook lasagna and they make love. They wanna try being friends who sleep together. They have a great time together and Monica wants to be with him for real again. Richard would love to be with Monica but they're right back where they were and they both know how it's gonna end.
 
6 Feb. 1997
The One with Phoebe's Ex-Partner
Phoebe's ex singing partner Leslie plays at Central Perk. Leslie left the duo and Phoebe is still mad but Leslie wants them to play together again. Ross is delighted to hear that Mark quit his job. Chandler meets Ginger and goes out with her. Joey used to date Ginger but accidentally threw her artificial leg into a fire and ran away. Phoebe and Leslie are back together playing music. Ross goes to a fashion seminar with Rachel so she won't go with Mark. They fight because Ross was so bored he fell asleep. Ross doesn't like that he is not involved in Rachel's "other" ...
 
13 Feb. 1997
The One Where Ross and Rachel Take a Break
After a bitter fight with Rachel, Ross ends up sleeping with another woman. Phoebe dates a Diplomat who needs an interpretor to speak with her.
 
20 Feb. 1997
The One the Morning After
Rachel discovers that Ross slept with another woman and breaks up with him with the other four friends trapped in Monica's bedroom listening.
 
6 Mar. 1997
The One Without the Ski Trip
It's a week after Ross and Rachel broke up and they still don't get along and just shout at each other. The group splits up because Rachel and Ross can't be in the same room anymore. Everyone goes off to a ski trip except Ross. They all get stuck at a rest stop on the way and have to call Ross to go get them. No one wants to be caught in the middle between Rachel and Ross and they want them to get along so they can all hang out together again. Rachel and Ross promise to be civil.
 
13 Mar. 1997
The One with the Hypnosis Tape
Phoebe's brother Frank is getting married to a woman twice his age who used to be his teacher. Phoebe asks Joey and Ross to talk Frank out of getting married at 18. But they see that Frank really loves Alice and they agree to be best man and ring bearer. Monica is asked out by a millionaire. Chandler is using a hypnosis tape to quit smoking. The tape tells him he is "a strong confident woman" who doesn't need to smoke. He begins to act like a female.
 
27 Mar. 1997
The One with the Tiny T-Shirt
Monica thinks Pete is perfect but she is just not attracted to him. Joey gets the part and hates his stage-wife Kate because she tells everyone Joey was in the infomercial and can't open a milk carton. Mark asks Rachel out but Rachel doesn't want to see anyone because she would feel like she was cheating on Ross. But Ross and Rachel get in a fight when Rachel returns Ross' stuff so they can move on. Rachel goes on a date with Mark. Mark kisses Rachel but Rachel tells him she can't be with him because she only went on a date to get back at Ross. Joey has a crush on ...
 
10 Apr. 1997
The One with the Dollhouse
Kate is the first woman Joey liked who doesn't like him back. Monica's and Ross' aunt Sylvia died and Monica inherits the dollhouse with which she was never allowed to play. Monica invites Phoebe to play with the dollhouse but doesn't let her play anymore when Phoebe brings out a dinosaur, a giant dog and a ghost. Phoebe makes her own dollhouse which is way cooler than Monica's. Chandler has a date with Rachel's boss Joanna and finds her really dull and boring. Joanna thinks they have chemistry and loves Rachel for introducing her to Chandler. Joey and Kate are ...
 
17 Apr. 1997
The One with the Chick and the Duck
Joey buys a chick for him and Chandler, Monica gets offered a restaurant by Pete, and Ross gives up being on TV for Rachel.
 
24 Apr. 1997
The One with the Screamer
They all go to Joey's play together. Joey is bringing Kate, Ross is there with a date so Rachel has to get a date as well. Rachel turns up with her freaky date Tommy. Joey and the cast get really bad reviews for their performances and Joey finally gets the chance to be with Kate again. They stay up all night and talk. Rachel stops seeing Tommy because Ross was right and he really is a maniac. Kate leaves for a job in L.A..
 
1 May 1997
The One with Ross's Thing
"Ross' Thing" is something on his derrière. He doesn't know what it is. Chandler doesn't know what it is. Joey doesn't know what it is. A large contingent of conventional doctors don't know what it is. So Phoebe sends him to Guru Saj, her herbalist, to figure out what it is. Guru Saj doesn't know exactly what it is, but solves the problem, not with medicine, conventional or otherwise. Meanwhile Pete mentions to Monica that he has something important to tell her. When Joey finds out that Pete has paid $50,000 to a ring designer, engagement ring comes to everyone's mind...
 
8 May 1997
The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion
Monica begs Pete to stop fighting after he is beaten up. Chandler is unnerved when his boss slaps his butt. Ross starts dating a new woman.
 
15 May 1997
The One at the Beach
The friends go to the beach to learn more about Phoebe's family. Rachel starts flirting with Ross.
 

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