Phoebe talks Rachel into getting a tattoo despite, or rather because of, Ross's disapproval. At dad Jack Geller's birthday party, Dr. Richard Burke has some trouble hearing comments about his unspecified date, Monica more hearing about hers and the worst when she's accidentally in the bathroom while her parents get intimate. After a tiny row about using each-others stuff, even soap, Joey considers moving out of Chandler's apartment to live alone for the first time now he has a good contract and another actor moves to an even posher one. Written by
Did You Know?
At Jack's birthday party he has a signed Harmon Killebrew baseball bat. Killebrew played for the Minnesota Twins who are at times called "The Twinkes" the same nickname unknowingly given to Monica for dating the much older Richard. See more
Phoebe says 1922 was a long time ago "and then there was suffrage". In the USA, women received the full right to vote in 1920. However, it is well known that Phoebe gets her facts mixed up due to her traumatic and unusual upbringing. She is not meant to be correct in her facts as her comments are generally driven by her emotional responses to the subject matter at hand. All of the characters acknowledge her goofiness, love her and move on, it's part of the endearing charm of the character. See more
Hey why can't we use the same toothbrush, but we can use the same soap?
Because soap is soap. It's self cleaning.
Alright, well next time you take a shower, think about the last thing that I wash and the first thing you wash.