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The One with Ross's Tan 

Ross goes to a tanning salon but fails to follow the 'simple' instructions. Joey and Rachel struggle to make the transition from friends to lovers. Monica and Phoebe try to avoid an annoying woman that used to live in their building.

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Monica Geller-Bing (as Courteney Cox Arquette)
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Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
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Joey and Rachel consider themselves ready for lovemaking, but their hands strangely refuse to deliver normal service: she keeps slapping him, he is unable to undo her bra, a standard model, which he normally can handle with only one hand. Ross is envious of Monica's tan, so he goes to the studio to get sprayed himself, but messes up the simple instructions so he ends up dark on the front and lily-white on the back. Meanwhile Phoebe and Monica are annoyed by their old friend Amanda Buffamonteezi and her fake British accent, so they decide to ignore her calls, without telling Chandler... Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Romance

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Trivia

Jennifer Coolidge guest starred as Amanda in this episode. She later played Joey's agent, Bobby, in the spin off series Joey (2004). See more »

Goofs

In the coffee shop, Chandler asks Monica if she is trying to do a British accent. The camera then cuts to Monica for her reaction, but you can see Chandler's mouth on the side of the screen say the word "accent" again. See more »

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[Monica gives Ross the address to the tanning salon]
Ross: Hey, I know where that is. It used to be an X-Rated video... florist.
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Soundtracks

Rule, Britannia!
Written by James Thomson
Set to music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Performed by Michael Skloff
Heard as a guitar cover as Amanda is dancing for Chandler seconds before the scene changes
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