Friends: Season 6, Episode 2

The One Where Ross Hugs Rachel (30 Sep. 1999)

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Monica and Chandler try to tell Rachel and Joey that they're moving in together. Phoebe thinks that Ross didn't get the annulment because he still loves Rachel.



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Episode cast overview:
Monica Geller (as Courteney Cox Arquette)
Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)


Chandler and Monica tell everyone they're going to move in together. Rachel is happy because she thinks the three of them will live together. Ross decides to get the annulment because people think he is still in love with Rachel and that's why he doesn't want to get divorced, but he needs Rachel to annul it and thus has to tell her they're still married. Monica tells Rachel that she and Chandler want to live together on their own. Monica is surprised that Rachel doesn't seem upset at all. Rachel isn't upset because she doesn't think they're gonna go through with it but Monica tells her it really is gonna happen and Rachel cries her eyes out. Ross is about to tell Rachel about their marriage, but she is upset and he just hugs Rachel to comfort her instead. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance


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When Ross is meeting with his divorce attorney, the tip of the attorney's index finger is wiggling in a shot from behind his head despite his arms being down before and after the shot. At the end of the scene, he is wiggling his index finger at Ross. They clearly used a shot from behind Ron Glass when he was wiggling his finger to fill some space earlier in the scene. See more »


Monica: [on Chandler moving in] Have you found a way to tell Joey yet?
Chandler: Np. I keep saying "Joey, I have to..." and then I end with "go to the bathroom". I think he may think I'm sick.
Joey: [enters the apartment] Hey, you feelin' better, man?
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The One Where Monica And Chandler Move In Together...
31 October 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I love this episode. It's so good. It's one of my favorite episodes. Mainly because Rachel is quite stupid in it.

In this episode, Monica and Chandler decide it's time for them to move in together. They mean, in Monica's apartment, just them, no one else. When they tell Rachel, she automatically assumes that they are all going to be living there. I feel bad for her, because she didn't even figure it out. Monica tries to work up the courage to tell Rachel how it's actually going to work. And when she does, Monica is crushed that Rachel isn't more upset. Monica was expecting tears and hugs and lots of things like that. But Rachel was quite fine. Joey, on the other hand, was deeply crushed. He was so sad. But Rachel wasn't sad because she doesn't think it will actually happen, and that they'll back out. When Monica assures her that they will be moving in together, Rachel gets upset and starts crying. Ross decides to get the annulment because people think he's still in love with Rachel. When he goes to get their marriage annulled, he finds out that Rachel needs to be there, to sign papers. Of course she would. I can't believe she was stupid enough to believe that Ross got it on his own. So, he needs to tell her the truth. When he goes to tell her, Rachel is upset, so instead of telling her, Ross just gives her a hug instead.

Overall, I give this episode a 10 out of 10.

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