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The One Where Paul's the Man 

Paul threatens to have Ross fired from the university if he continues to date Elizabeth. The girls put their names down on a waiting list for a wedding venue.

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Monica Geller (as Courteney Cox Arquette)
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Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
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The Museum Official
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Elizabeth's dad Paul tells Ross not to see Elizabeth anymore or he will call the university and have him fired. Monica, Phoebe and Rachel go to a museum and learn that the beautiful museum can be hired for weddings. There is a 2-year waiting list and they all make a reservation - if they don't have a guy by then they can always cancel it. Elizabeth and Ross don't stop seeing each other and agree to hide their relationship from Paul. They go to Elizabeth's grandma's cottage for the weekend but Rachel and Paul turn up as well. Ross catches Paul doing an embarrassing little dance calling himself "the man" and "the love machine" so Ross won't tell Rachel if Paul won't get him fired. Chandler finds out that Monica hired the museum for the wedding in his and her name. Chandler freaks out and tells Monica he isn't ready. She promises that it didn't mean anything and that she didn't mean to pressure him. As soon as Monica leaves the room we find out that Chandler is going to ask Monica to ... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance

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4 May 2000 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Joey talks about Air Force One to the dry cleaner. Air Force One also starred Gary Oldman, who was also in Friends and starred with Joey in both Friends and Lost in Space. See more »

Goofs

When Paul and Ross are talking in Central Perk, two women, one wearing a blue top and the other green enter twice behind Ross. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth Stevens: [while making out at Paul's cabin] Hey umm, you brought protection right?
Dr. Ross Geller: Why? Are there like bears or something?
[He looks around nervously and then sees that Elizabeth is shaking her head no]
Dr. Ross Geller: Ohh. Oh, protection. Yeah-no, yeah-no, that-that-that I forgot.
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References Days of Our Lives (1965) See more »

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Love Machine, Part II
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Performed by Bruce Willis
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