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The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS 

Ross finally gets in touch with Emily and they try to work it out. Chandler gloats after Rachel reveals that Monica's secret boyfriend is the best sex she ever had. Phoebe and Joey debate if a selfless good deed exists.

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Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
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Dr. Ross Geller
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Gary Collins
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Almost caught once again, Chandler arrives with champagne for Monica, but instead finds the whole gang in her apartment so he says he is celebrating that his office just got wrinkle free fax paper. Joey thinks he has been hired as host for a PBS telethon, but is actually just one of many phone operators on screen. Phoebe says she hates PBS because it reminds her of the miserable days when her mother watched Sesame Street on it before committing suicide and even bitches Joeys telethon is selfishness masquerading as a good deed. When he retorts there is no such thing as a truly selfless good deed, she promises to prove him wrong. Ross tries to make up with Emily by phone and when she asks him to move to London he says no as he would be away from Ben. Emily agrees to move to New York but on the condition he won't see Rachel any more. The others consider her request to be unreasonable and after struggling to decide Ross becomes desperate enough to leave the decision to a Magic 8 ball ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Romance

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18 October 1998 (USA)  »

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The Magna-Doodle reads "Evil Joe." See more »

Goofs

After Rachel comes screaming out of Monica's bedroom, she's wearing an open toed sandal type shoe. Seconds later, when the she goes to the door to answer it, she's wearing a completely different pair of dress type shoes. See more »

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Phoebe: [on phone] I have found a selfless good deed. I went to the park and let a bee sting me.
Joey Tribbiani: How is that a selfless good deed?
Phoebe: It makes the bee look tough in front of his bee friends. The bee's happy and I am definitely not.
Joey Tribbiani: Uh, Pheebs, you know the bee probably died after it stung you?
Phoebe: [stares blankly] ...Dammit.
[hangs up]
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References Three's Company (1976) See more »

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Pizzicati
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(from the ballet "Sylvia")
Written by Léo Delibes
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