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The One with the Fake Monica ()


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Monica befriends the woman who stole her credit card. Ross is forced to give away Marcel. Joey tries to come up with a less ethnic-sounding stage name.

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Rachel Green
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Monica Geller
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Phoebe Buffay
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Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
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Chandler Bing
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Dr. Ross Geller
Claudia Shear ...
Fake Monica
Karla Tamburrelli ...
The Teacher
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Dr. Baldharar
Philip Rayburn Smith ...
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Coffee Shop Patron (uncredited)
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Marcel the Monkey (uncredited)
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Gunther (uncredited)

Directed by

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Gail Mancuso

Written by (WGA)

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David Crane ... (creator) (creator) &
Marta Kauffman ... (creator) (creator)
 
Adam Chase ... (written by) &
Ira Ungerleider ... (written by)

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Kevin Bright ... executive producer (as Kevin S. Bright)
David Crane ... executive producer
Jeff Greenstein ... supervising producer
Marta Kauffman ... executive producer
Wendy Knoller ... associate producer
Todd Stevens ... producer
Jeff Strauss ... supervising producer
Andy Zall ... associate producer

Cinematography by

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Richard Hissong ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Andy Zall

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Eric Johannsen ... assistant editor
Rick Dalby ... final colorist (uncredited)
Gordon Ferris ... negative conforming supervisor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Ellie Kanner

Art Direction by

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John Shaffner

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Greg J. Grande ... (as Greg Grande)

Costume Design by

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Debra McGuire

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DeeDee Altamura ... key makeup artist (as Dee Dee Altamura)
Debbie Easton ... hair stylist
Mark Sanchez ... makeup artist
Nina Kraft ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Maria Valdivia ... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)

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Steven Pomeroy ... unit production manager

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Steven Pomeroy ... first assistant director
Joel Wang ... second assistant director

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Marjorie Coster ... property master
Kevin Cross ... set designer (1994-1996)
Daren Janes ... set designer
G. Roger Abell ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Walter Baker ... sound mixer
John Bickelhaupt ... re-recording mixer
Charlie McDaniel ... re-recording mixer (as Charlie McDaniel III)

Special Effects by

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James Fredburg ... special effects supervisor

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Gary Armstrong ... assistant camera
Joey Del Valle ... still photographer
Vernon Kifer ... camera operator
Kevin McGill ... first assistant camera
Patricia Gregory ... dolly grip (uncredited)
Travers Hill Jr. ... camera operator (uncredited)

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Barbara Miller ... executive in charge of casting

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Diane Crooke ... costume supervisor
Maria Grieco ... costume supervisor

Music Department

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James Harrah ... musician
The Rembrandts ... performer: theme song
Greg Sill ... music supervisor (as Gregory Sill)
Michael Skloff ... composer: additional music / composer: title theme
Allee Willis ... lyrics

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Jeff Astrof ... story editor
Adam Chase ... story editor
Alexa Junge ... story editor
Don Ohlmeyer ... president of NBC West Coast
Mike Sikowitz ... story editor
Stacie L. Speaker ... production assistant
Ira Ungerleider ... story editor
Jeffrey Wheat ... technical coordinator
Mark A. Freid ... production assistant (uncredited)
Nerissa Politzer ... animal trainer (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Monica's credit card has been stolen, and she feels that the thief is living the life she ought to have. She tracks her down to a tap-dance class, and ends up liking her and spending lots of time with her. Ross's monkey is humping everything, so he has to give him away, but finding an appropriate zoo is a difficult task. Written by Pruneau

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Also Known As
  • The One with the Fake Monica (United States)
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  • 22 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia When the episode returns from commercial, Ross has just told Joey and Chandler that he has to give away Marcel. The 3 guys are shown on the couch mimicking the infamous "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" statue often portrayed by 3 monkeys. See more »
Goofs When talking about being the Gunnerson's, Monica pulls the top of the French bread to butter it twice. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Friends: The One Before the Last One - Ten Years of Friends (2004). See more »
Soundtracks You're a Big Boy Now See more »
Quotes Joey: I'll be reading for Mercutio.
Director: Name.
Joey: I'm Holden McGroin.
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