Joey calls Phoebe; refusing to take Chandler's apologies for not believing in his film, he barks for him to not come over- he's working as a gladiator in armor in a Vegas casino. Monica tells Phoebe, who may not tell Chandler, that she met and lunched with Richard, but felt nothing. Monica decides to give Chandler one anniversary present a day early: tickets for Las Vegas; Phoebe insists everyone goes, to make up for her missing London. Ross and Rachel have previous engagements but decide to follow the next day. As Phoebe put the idea in her head, Rach tests out walking around alone and naked; Ross sees her and comes over, thinking it was a sexual invitation; this misunderstanding escalates on the plane to embarrassing each-other in outrageous ways. In Vegas, Joey must admit he's just earning cash while the movie is delayed lacking funds. Chandler and Monica fight whether she may see Richard again. Joey loses his only tip in one hand, but thinks he'll make a fortune because he found ... Written by
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Thomas Lennon appears in this episode as a blackjack dealer that Joey believes is his hand twin. Lennon and Matthew Perry would later star in the movie 17 Again and the television reboot of The Odd Couple. See more
When Ross is leaving Rachel's, a stagelight can be seen by the bathroom. See more
[throws off her light blue robe and gasps at herself, completely naked
Oh! Look what happened...
[looking about, thinking to herself
Check me *out*. I'm in my kitchen... *naked*.
[shrugs, picks up an orange
I'm pickin' up an orange... and I'm *naked*.
[puts the orange down, heads over to the couch with a smile
I'm lighting the candle... *naked*. And carefully.
In an episode made shortly after Courteney Cox married actor David Arquette and considered taking the name "Courteney Cox Arquette", the producers of Friends jokingly added "Arquette" likewise to the end of the names of every actor in the opening credits. See more
Viva Las Vegas
Written by Doc Pomus
and Mort Shuman
Performed by Elvis Presley See more