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The One After Ross Says Rachel 

A humiliated Emily runs away after Ross says Rachel's name at the altar. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica struggle to get time alone together.


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Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
Peter Eyre ...
The Registrar


Emily, embarrassed by the encounter at the alter, runs away and Ross tries to find her. Chandler and Monica try to get alone time together, but it will be harder than thought to get privacy. Rachel thinks that the reason Ross said her name at the altar is that he loves her, much to Monica's denial.

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Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

24 September 1998 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mike Hannigan's parents' "boring friends" from season 9 are at the wedding reception in London. They're standing at the buffet. See more »


Rachel could not have used the airline ticket to Athens as it would have been in Emily's name, and a last-second change of passenger name at the gate would never be permitted under security regulations. See more »


Joey Tribbiani: Hey, dude! Let me in, I got a girl out here.
Chandler Bing: Well I've got a girl in here.
Joey Tribbiani: No you don't, I just saw you go in there with Monica.
Chandler Bing: Well, we're... we're hanging out in here!
Joey Tribbiani: Which one of us is gonna be having sex in there, me or you?
Chandler Bing: Well, I suppose I would have to say
[the last word in a growl]
Chandler Bing: YOU. Look, what if we're watching a movie in here?
Monica Geller: Yeah, which we are, and we already paid for it. It's My Giant.
Joey Tribbiani: My Giant? I love that movie!
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Crazy Credits

All the scenes in the opening credits are from the London episodes. See more »


References Armageddon (1998) See more »


God Save the Queen
Lyrics by Henry Carey
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The One Where Chandler And Monica Try To Hookup Again...
19 October 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I love this episode. I think Ross was so completely stupid for saying Rachel's name at his own wedding. My God, how dumb is he? Really. The answer is really.

In this episode, we pick up right where Season 4 left off. After Ross and Emily's wedding. He tries to get Emily to forgive him, instead she climbs out the window of the bathroom, at her own wedding reception. Just like Rachel did at her wedding, but before. Ross is devastated and tries to convince Rachel that he didn't mean to say her name. But we all know he did. Monica and Chandler are trying to hookup again, before they have to leave London. They think it will only work if they do it there, then stop when they get home, and pretend it never happened. But they never seem to get the chance. Something always interrupts them. At the end of the episode, Ross goes to the airport, hoping Emily will show up for their flight for their honeymoon. Instead, Rachel shows up to tell him that she loves him. And they agree to go on the honeymoon together. Rachel goes to get on the plane, and then Emily shows up. Ross runs after her, and abandons Rachel on a plane to Greece. What a douche.

Overall, I give this episode a 9 out of 10.

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