After calling Monica to verify their information, Ross and Phoebe race to the right airport. Afraid they are not going to make it in time to catch Rachel, who is actually on the plane, Phoebe calls Rachel, telling her there's something wrong with the plane's left phalange. The guy sitting next to Rachel freaks out and alarms the rest of the passengers, making everyone get off. This diversion is perfect for Ross, who catches Rachel just before she takes off again, also thanks to Phoebe's screaming, which makes Rachel turn around at the gates. Ross confesses his love for Rachel and how he wants to be with her, but it's too much for Rachel to take at the moment and she leaves him without a reply.Meanwhile, Chick Jr. and Duck Jr are stuck inside the foosball table, which Joey and Chandler don't want to break. Breaking it apart is a piece of cake for Monica, and she busts the table open. Joey and Chandler try to hide the awkward moment they have together as best friends, but they can't ...
Did You Know?
The final episode drew an audience of 52.5 million people, when it was first shown in the USA. This was the fourth most watched finale in US television history. Interestingly, "The One After The Superbowl" (aired 28 January 1996), in season two, had higher figures with 52.9 million viewers. See more
When Rachel attempts to board the plane the first time, the man at the desk looks at her passport upside down. Also, if you pause it here, you can see that the passport picture is a woman with dark, wavy hair, as though Rachel might have Monica's passport. See more
[screaming at the answering machine
Did she get off the plane? God did she get off the plane!
[Rachel shows up at the door
I got off the plane.
Referenced in Family Guy: Petergeist
Written by Jeff Ament
, Mike McCready
and Eddie Vedder
Performed by Pearl Jam See more