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The One with the 'Cuffs 

Monica tries to avoid criticism when she caters a party for her mother. Chandler ends up half naked and handcuffed to a chair in Rachel's boss's office. Joey tries to get educated.

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Chandler sleeps with Rachel's boss Joanna. Rachel makes him end it. Monica needs money so she agrees to cater her mother's party. Monica loses a fake fingernail in the quiche and discovers her mother bet with her dad that Monica would screw up catering the event. Chandler goes to break up with Joanna but ends up being handcuffed to the chair in her office half naked. Rachel has to uncuff him because Joanna is stuck with her boss and isn't coming back. But Rachel has to handcuff him back the way he was, otherwise Joanna will know Rachel was in her office. Monica impresses her mum with a wonderful dish for her guests after all and they finally get along. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance

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9 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Penn Jillette has his left hand ring finger painted red throughout the episode. See more »

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Joanna exits the bathroom in a towel, says hi to Rachel, goes to Chandler's room and closes the door behind her. In the shot where Chandler promises Rachel he will end the relationship, you can see in the background that the door is open again. See more »

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Joanna: What are you doing?
Chandler: I'm getting dressed.
Joanna: Why?
Chandler: When I walk outside naked, people throw garbage at me
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The One with the 'Cuffs
18 July 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Now this is another great episode. All three story lines are great.

The one about Chandler handcuffed in the Joanne's office is just perfect. Matthew Perry's acting is great including all his mimic and gestures. The dialogue is awesome and I really liked the dynamic between Rachel and Chandler when they were arguing as well as how it all ended

The story of Monica was pretty sweet. I liked how well they could make a story that can make one feel sad for Monica and that is funny at the same time.

And the story of Joey's encyclopedias is lots of fun as well, i must say i also love the new furniture in their house


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