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The One with the Cop 

Joey has a dream about Monica and becomes convinced he is in love with her. Meanwhile, Phoebe finds a police badge in Central Perk, and Ross tries to get his new sofa into his apartment.

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Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
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After Joey saw Monica and Chandler doing a crossword together, he dreams about non-sexual closeness with her; they stop him moving out, and suggest their relationship probably looks so appealing because it started as friendship; so Joey transfers his interest to Rachel, who isn't interested. Phoebe finds a wallet with NYPD badge at Central Perk; after Chandler points out playing cop with real people is a serious crime, she decides to bring it to the police station, but pulls it a last time on her way- to the real cop, Gary. Ross buys a couch, refuses to pay almost as much for delivery just three blocks, but can't manage getting it up the staircase with Rachel; Chandler as third man just gets caught, the couch gets it even worse. Everyone is scared when Gary shows up, but he only wants to take Phoebe out. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Romance

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25 February 1999 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The saleswomen who gives Ross cm store credit also starred in Scrubs, whose creator Bill Lawrence was a writer for season one in Friends. See more »

Goofs

When Ross, Chandler, & Rachel are moving the couch up the stairs, Rachel is heard saying " "Ross I just don't think it is going to fit." It is clear that Rachel's lips are not moving and the sound does not match. See more »

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Phoebe: I'm in Vice. Yeah, in fact, I'm undercover right now. I'm a whore.
Cop: Who... who else is in vice up there?
Phoebe: Um, do you know, um Sipowicz?
Cop: Sipowicz? No, I don't think so.
Phoebe: Yeah, Sipowicz. Yeah, um, big guy, kind of bald.
Cop: No, I don't know him.
Phoebe: Don't try to call him or anything, 'cause he's not there. He's out. His, um... his partner just died.
Cop: Wow. Well, tell Sipowicz I'm real sorry for his loss.
Phoebe: I sure will. Take care.
Cop: Hey! By the way, I'm sure Sipowicz is gonna be all right. I heard that kid from ...
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The One with the Cop
14 August 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good episode. The story of Ross's couch is a total winner. The scenes where him and Rachel try to get it up the stairs are too funny, also when Chandler is added to it. And Ross yelling "Pivot" makes one laugh. How it ends is hilarious as well, Ross was great in the last scene at the furniture store

The way Joey tries to get a relationship with someone who was his friend first is a great story as well. The way he tells Rachel that he is hitting on her because he "saw her first" was a great joke

The story of Phoebe and the batch is a good idea as well. And the new character seems very nice and fitting well into the show


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