When a power-cut blacks out most of New York City, Chandler, to his delight finds himself trapped inside an ATM vestibule with Victoria's Secret model Jill Goodacre. She lets him use her cell-phone, and offers him gum which he instantly regrets refusing. He accidentally spits out her gum which he finally accepted, then picks up some to put back in his mouth and begins to choke when he realizes it wasn't the original gum. The others kill time in Monica's apartment, lit by the light from a Menorah, telling stories of the weirdest places they ever had sex. Joey tells Ross he waited too long moving onto Rachel and is now too far into the 'friend's zone.' Ross still tries to make a move on Rachel while stargazing on the balcony. Joey keeps the other girls inside by pretending Ross prepares a birthday surprise party for Monica. A wandering cat scratches Ross. Rachel and Phoebe go knocking on their neighbor's doors to find the cat's owner, seeing through odd neighbor Mr. Heckles's who lies ... Written by
Did You Know?
The name of the Bank that Chandler is caught inside is called Emerson Bank. It has a purple logo. Executive Producer Kevin Bright is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA. The college also has a purple logo. See more
During the blackout, Monica uses the phone. If the phone were cordless, she would have been able to use it. However, the phone clearly has a cord, which means that it was plugged in and therefore would not usable if all of the power is knocked out. See more
Mental note - if Jill Goodacre offers you gum, you take it. If she offers you mangled animal carcass, you take it!
New York City Has No Power
Performed by Lisa Kudrow See more