Friends: Season 3, Episode 13

The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends (30 Jan. 1997)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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. Written by Anonymous

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While the books Rachel and Joey are reading are a part of the storyline, Ross is seen reading a book in Central Perk. Rachel and Joey agree to read each other's favorite books. Rachel reads "The Shining" by Stephen King and Joey reads "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott. The book Ross is reading is "Race: How Blacks & Whites Think & Feel about the American Obsession" by Studs Terkel. See more »

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When Monica goes into her bedroom to find Richard in his tuxedo sitting on the bed, backstage areas of the set are very clearly visible through the bedroom door behind Monica. See more »

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Rachel: Joey... Why is there a book in the freezer?
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The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends
13 May 2008 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Monica and Richard accidentally meet each other at a video shop(Richard doesn't have his mustache!). They both get really well along, and they decide to go out as a friends. When Monica tries to teach Richard how to cook a Lasagna, they end up having sex.

Phoebe dates an athlete guy who doesn't wear underwear, making Ross and Chandler have funny moments laughing at this. She decides to give him an underwear as a gift present, but she doesn't have much success in her idea.

Joey and Rachel exchange their favorite books. Joey's favorite is ''The Shinning'' and Rachel's ''Little Women''. They want to know which is the best book, but they both enjoy a lot both books.


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