Phoebe brings in her late mother's Christmas memorial candy dish, shaped like a skull. Ben stays with Ross for the holidays who intends to teach his son about their Jewish heritage. He feels Ben is only exposed to Christmas traditions. Ross certainly makes his mark on Ben but the idea of a year without Santa sounds like a serious punishment. Chandler presumes that Rachel wants to stay living happily with Joey but Monica wants her to go back to Pheobes so gives Joey drums to drive Rachel out. That doesn't work so they try a tarantula which scares Joey but not Rachel who had one as a kid. Chandler's wait for a restaurant table means he might miss a theater performance; tipping the host doesn't work either as he can't find the paper money. Ross, wants to surprise Ben but can't rent any Christmas suit this late, so he invents Santa's Tex-Mex friend: the Holiday Armadillo. The Armadillo explains about Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights but Chandler appears as Santa to help out Ross. Ross ... Written by
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Rachel says that she had a pet tarantula when she was a kid. If this was true then she wouldn't have been so scared to put the drum sticks in the cage. See more
When Phoebe gets into Joey's apartment and Rachel and Joey play the "Tequila" song, the camera takes Pheobe and the door is close, after the song, before Pheobe leaves, the door is opened. See more
I'm the Holiday Armadillo.
References The Music Man
Written by Jerry Bock
and Sheldon Harnick See more