In a New York City coffee house called Central Perk, we're introduced to six friends: chef Monica Geller, data controller Chandler Bing who lives across the hall from Monica, Chandler's roommate/actor Joey Tribbiani, Monica's brother Ross Geller, new ageist Phoebe Buffay, and "born to be a wife" Rachel Green. One of the friends is just getting into a relationship and two are just getting out of one each. Monica is in the former category, going on a real/not-so-real date, dates with guys she's interested in being a rare occurrence. But she is excited by her upcoming one with Paul the Wine Guy from her place of work. Out on their date, their intimate conversation includes the fact that trauma from his last relationship has left him sexually incapable, something that only the right woman like Monica can fix, and she apparently does. Later however she finds that it was just a line to get her into bed, and thus her streak with the "wrong guy" continues. Ross is one of the two in the ... Written by
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When Joey is comparing women to ice cream he says that "You can get them with jimmies or nuts or whipped cream". In New York, jimmies are called chocolate sprinkles. But Matt LeBlanc
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Look, Gippetto, I'm a real live boy.
I will not take this abuse.
[Walks to the door and opens it to leave
You're right, I'm sorry.
[Burst into song and dances out of the door
Once I was a wooden boy, a little wooden boy!
References The Sound of Music
Sky Blue and Black
Written and Performed by Jackson Browne See more