Everyone is preparing for the 35th Wedding Annyversary of Jack and Judy Geller. For this event, Monica wants to make the toast instead of Ross, and she's considering talking about the subject of Chi-chi, the family dog. Phoebe's date is an extremely enthusiast man, Parker who likes to make a big fuss about everything. He starts with Rachel, telling her about the "miracle of birth." In the party everyone starts to make jokes about Parker and his ridiculous comments about the freeway, the city and after he takes a "mental picture" of the moment. Phoebe hears their jokes and gets angry, arguing that she has never criticized them and that Parker's enthusiastically way of see life isn't all bad. But eventually she realizes that Parker indeed makes a big fuss of everything: the plates, the food, the oysters, the place. Joey tries to convince her that there's nothing wrong about Parker and encourage her to have a good time with him. Later, Monica's toast is a big mess, because she starts to ... Written by
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In, "The One in Massapequa" (episode #8.18), Alec Baldwin guest stars as Parker, Phoebe's date. Before heading out to the Gellar's 35th wedding anniversary, Parker inquires about the location of the anniversary party. Monica tells him it's in Massapequa. Parker says he's never been there. In real life, Alec Baldwin was born in Massapequa. See more
When referring to the dead dog in the photograph, Monica refers to it as "she" and then minutes later refers to the same dog as "he." See more
Dr. Ross Geller
[after Rachel exaggerates their fake wedding
What are you doing?
What? I'm not you. This may be the only wedding I ever have!
References Terms of Endearment