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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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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: I can't take it any more! So you win, okay? Pheebs? Flying a jet? Better make it a spaceship so that you can get back to your home planet! And Ross, phone call for you today - Tom Jones, he wants his pants back! And Hornswoggle? What? Are you dating a character from "Fraggle Rock"? Ahh.
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References A Man and a Woman (1966) See more »

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The One with All the Resolutions
13 August 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

In this episode we get to see how they follow their resolutions The best one is of course Ross (what a surprise!). His pants are great on their own but it goes further! The whole scene in the bathroom where he tries to put his pants back on is a riot. And Joey's great advices make it even better. The look of him coming out of the bathroom without pants and white paste over his legs is just too good.

Phoebe teaching Joey guitar was great as well. Very good idea, and so Phoebe-like! Matt LeBlanc's acting in this episode is definitely worth mentioning

And of course it is just greatyto see Rachel finding out about Chandler and Monica and how she was struggling wanting to talk to someone. It was a great scene of her and Joey so carefully trying to find out if the other one knows

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