Ryan, a guy in the navy who Phoebe used to go out with is coming to the city for 2 whole weeks. Ben has chicken pox and everybody except Phoebe has had them. So of course Phoebe has the chicken pox now but unfortunately Ryan hasn't had them but he wouldn't let the pox stand between them. Chandler organizes a job as a processor for Joey and Joey does a little too much acting like he was a processor. Ryan and Phoebe both have the chicken pox and the itching drives them crazy. Joey is really annoying at work and always ratting Chandler out. They agree that Joey will quit. Monica is upset that Richard doesn't have one thing he is obsessive about. Ryan leaves. Written by
Did You Know?
In this episode, Phoebe says she met Ryan when she was playing guitar at the park and he threw in salt water taffy because he didn't have any change. However, in season 8 episode 15, "The One with the Birthing Video", Phoebe tells Ross she's never had salt water taffy before because her mother, "Was too busy planning her suicide to provide saltwater treats". See more
When Monica is making the bed and Richard walks back into her bedroom, she jumps on the bed and the duvet is mostly under her, with a corner bunched up in front of her. In the next shot, none of the blanket is under her, and it is all bunched up toward the head of the bed. See more
[lamenting that Richard isn't as obsessive as she is
I can't believe my boyfriend doesn't have a thing! My boyfriend doesn't have a thing!
Dr. Richard Burke
See, if anyone overheard that, I didn't come off well there.
Up Where We Belong
Written by Will Jennings
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Performed by Joe Cocker
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