Friends: Season 5, Episode 10

The One with the Inappropriate Sister (17 Dec. 1998)

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A bored Ross wreaks havoc in Chandler and Joey's lives. Rachel is disturbed by Danny's relationship with his sister. Phoebe runs into trouble whilst collecting donations for the poor.


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Episode cast overview:
Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
June Gable ...
Tom Bailey ...
The Man
Robyn Pedretti ...


Joey's new roommate Ross is bored out of his mind, while on sabbatical, and shows absolutely not aptitude for relaxing and pranks. Phoebe is determined to 'spread joy' all over the city as Santa's elf collecting for charity, but takes it too personal while many New Yorkers rather dump trash then actually donate money in the bin, thus reviving 'street Phoebe'. Joey is exasperated: even a part for an Italian Brooklyn actor his age is nailed by an unfit celebrity, so Ross makes it his mission to coach him creating his own part by writing a script; alas Chandler's idea for a self-invented game gets Joey's attention far easier. Tired of Rachel's hopelessly procrastinating 'plan' Monica plainly asks Danny 'who ignored her on purpose' to data Rachel, and he immediately accepts; she sees him kissing a girl in town, but at his apartment finds it's just his sister Krista, yet instead of relieved she is rather appalled how physically close the adult siblings still are, and the other friends ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Romance


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17 December 1998 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


When Phoebe is receiving donations outside of the department store a man says "bite me blondie" but she is wearing a Santa Claus hat and her hair is not visible. See more »


When Chandler enters the room to convince Joey and Ross of going to an ice hockey game, a microphone is visible on the top of the left side of the screen. See more »


Ross: Hey! I am not unemployed, I'm on sabbatical.
Joey: Okay Ross, don't get all religious on me!
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References Good Will Hunting (1997) See more »

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found a blooper
28 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There is a scene in this episode where Chandler is walking from his room to the kitchen. The camera moves from that corner and widens to the rest of the apartment and finally into the kitchen. This is when Joey says that he has finished what he was supposed to write for his script according to Ross's schedule for Joey. In this short period of time, there is a split second where you can see what looks like a boom microphone peeking into the frame on the left side of the shot. I was surprised to see this and I just had to share. Maybe others have noticed it too? Anyway, just thought I'd share this little blooper, especially since I didn't see it at all in the goof section.

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