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The One with the Chick and the Duck 

Joey buys a chick for him and Chandler, Pete offers Monica a job at his restaurant, and Ross gives up being on TV for Rachel.



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Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)


After seeing chicks on television, Joey decides to buy one for him and Chandler. This leads to fights between them, so they decide to take it back, but end up adopting a duck too instead. Ross is supposed to be on television, on the Discovery Channel, but gives up the opportunity to help Rachel go to the hospital after she broke her rib. Pete is still in love in Monica, and he offers her a restaurant. She refuses at first, but they end up making out. Written by Pruneau

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17 April 1997 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


The scene where Joey hugs the little chicken and Chandler remarks, "Easy Lenny", is a reference to the character 'Lenny' from the John Steinbeck classic novel, 'Of Mice and Men', who held small animals too tightly and killed them accidentally. See more »


When Ross is asking Chandler and Joey for their opinion about the suit he should wear, he is holding a blue suit in his right hand and a brown one in the other hand; in the next shot the suits switch places. See more »


Chandler Bing: That's a bad duck!
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Features Quincy M.E. (1976) See more »

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The One with the Chick and the Duck
16 May 2008 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

While watching TV, Joey sees cute chicks being sold and decides to buy one for him and Chandler. Since the chick needs attention, one of them needs to be at home to take care of it, what makes Joey and Chandler fight and decide to donate the chick to an animal shelter. When Chandler goes to the animal shelter, he stays upset to see so many animals abandoned, and he stays not only with the chick, but he also brings a duck for him and Joey.

Pete, the millionaire, buys a restaurant and wants Monica to be the head Chef. Monica accepts the invitation because she thinks that Pete doesn't like her anymore, since Pete lied about meeting a new woman in one of his travels.

Ross lost his interview to National Geografic because he helped Rachel to go the hospital in the same time he should be giving the interview. (She has a broken rip) Rachel realizes the sacrifice Ross did in order to help her.

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