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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Alec Baldwin guest stars as Parker, Phoebe's date. Before heading out to the Gellars' 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
Monica hands the photo of the dog to a guy to give it to her parents. Then, the camera changes to Jack and Judy holding the photo and looking at it. However, when the camera turns back to Monica and the audience, you can see at the left the guy just now handing the photo to the Gellers. See more
He called the Long Island Expressway a "concrete miracle".
References 60 Minutes