Friends (1994–2004)
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The One with All the Resolutions 

The gang make their New Years resolutions. Chandler struggles to not make jokes about everyone. Rachel uncovers a secret. Ross runs into trouble when he wears leather pants on a date.



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Episode cast overview:
Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
Elizabeth Hornswoggle (as Sara Rose Peterson)
Charles Thomas Allen ...
Ben Geller (as Charlie Allen)
John Christopher Allen ...
Ben Geller (as Jack Allen)


The gang tries to keep their New Years resolutions. Phoebe teaches Joey how to play guitar, Ross wears leather pants on a date, Chandler tries to make a week without making fun of each other, and Rachel tries to stop gossiping. But all of these New Years resolutions will be hard to keep, especially for Rachel.

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Comedy | Romance


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7 January 1999 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Phoebe is arguing with Joey about learning to play guitar, she mentions him annoying everyone with "Bad Bad Leroy Brown". In season 2 episode 23, Richard says he will be singing this song in the shower and asks Monica for clarification on the lyrics. See more »


When Ross comes out of the bathroom with no pants on, Elizabeth walks to the edge of the frame. After she turns around, she can been seen lifting up her hands, but in the next frame, she repeats her actions. See more »


Chandler: [frustrated from being unable to make fun of Ross] Phoebs, you may know this, you know strange things. What is the boiling point of brain?
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References Fraggle Rock (1983) See more »

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It's New Year's day!
25 June 2009 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

This episode starts with all the Friends kissing each other in New Year's day, a smart idea Joey had to help Monica and Chandler kiss each other without everybody notice.

Ross makes a bet with Chandler that he cannot stay without mock people. Chandler accepts the challenge and tries a lot to not say anything when someone says something dubious.

Ross decides to do something new everyday, so he buys a leather pants to use in a date.

Joey wants to learn how to play the guitar and Phoebe tells him that she can give him classes. But Phoebe has a strange way to teach, not giving the proper names for the notes and forbidding Joey to touch the guitar,so Joey prefers to find another teacher, letting Phoebe upset.

Rachel listens Monica and Chandler's sensual chat on the telephone and discovers that they are having an affair.

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