It is Valentine's day and only the boys have got dates. After an opening line about an egg that Joey and Chandler recommended, Ross gets his first date since his divorce with the ladylike Kristen. However Carol and her lesbian partner Susan end up in the same restaurant. Susan gets called away to work so Ross makes everyone shift seats to let Carol sit with him and his date. Alas their conversation gets a bit too exclusive. Joey insists that Chandler comes to a restaurant as his foxy date Lorraine demanded a double-date. Her unknown friend turns out to be Chandler's ex Janice. When Joey and Lorraine leave early, Chandler and Janice use his credit card to order the best champagne. The two bottles contain so much alcohol they wake up together. Meanwhile the date-less girls take Phoebe's advice to perform a cleansing ritual: burning in a keepsakes from boys they want to forget. Paolo's grappa contains so much alcohol the ebullient effect requires calling three hunky firemen to the ... Written by
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Phoebe mentions having a friend named Abbey who is bald. In season three, Phoebe sets Ross up with her (formerly) bad friend, but her name is now Bonnie. See more
After the "boyfriend bonfire" gets out of control and the fireman are over, Monica is standing beside Rachel and we can see her holding a piece of something in her hand. This can be identified as the partly burned picture she threw into the fire. However moments later, one of the fireman is seeing pulling this photo out of the garbage bin. See more
[on a blind double date with Joey
Okay, now remember: no trading. You get the pretty one, I get the mess.