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The One with Ross's Library Book 

Monica runs into Janice and Janice is shocked to hear that she is getting married to Chandler but invites herself and her boyfriend to the wedding. Ross' doctoral dissertation can be found ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
Monica Geller (as Courteney Cox Arquette)
Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
the Head Librarian
the Librarian
Sarah Murdoch ...
The woman (as Sarah O'Hare)
Alexandra Margulies ...
the Waitress
Andy Brewster ...
the Guy in Library
the Guy Student
Jessica A. O'Sullivan ...
the Girl Student


Monica runs into Janice and Janice is shocked to hear that she is getting married to Chandler but invites herself and her boyfriend to the wedding. Ross' doctoral dissertation can be found at the library but when he goes to see it he finds out that the Palaentology section of the library is only used when students make out together. Therefore Ross decides to defend the area. Rachel and Phoebe find the perfect girl for Joey and he is really into her but she doesn't feel the same way. Chandler and Monica can finally get rid of Janice. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance


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16 November 2000 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jennifer Aniston's first episode with her short haircut. She later revealed regretting the cut, stating she feels sexier and more feminine with the longer hair. See more »


In Friends: The One with Ross's Library Book, Janice comments on Monica's engagement ring during their conversation in the kitchen at the restaurant where Monica works. However, chefs usually don't wear rings while cooking in case they are accidentally dropped in the food. See more »


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The One Where Monica Runs Into Janice...
28 April 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I really like this episode. It's so funny. Once again, suck it Ross, because he sucks. Wow, I'm so judgemental when it comes to him. He just irritates me so much.

In this episode, Janice comes to complain to Monica about her cooking at her restaurant, without knowing that Monica was the head-chef. They start talking and Janice finds out that she's engaged. Since Monica doesn't want to say she's marrying Chandler, she somehow invites Janice to the wedding. After she finds out that Monica's marrying Chandler, she is still thrilled. Monica and Chandler try to figure out a way to uninvited her nicely, so they say they just want to have a small ceremony with family only. Janice thinks that this means that they think of her as family and she plans to sing a song at their wedding. Meanwhile, Ross's dissertation is in the college library and he goes to look at it, only to find out that people hook up their, including him by the end of the episode.

Overall, I give this episode an 8 out of 10, which in my ratings book is: Awesome.

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