Friends: Season 5, Episode 5

The One with the Kips (29 Oct. 1998)

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Chandler and Monica go away for the weekend but spend the entire time fighting. Ross tries to tell Rachel about his agreement with Emily.

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Chandler and Monica plan a weekend on false work-related pretenses so they can be alone. Ross tells Rachel that Emily is coming to New York and they can't see each other anymore. On top of that, Rachel's dog Lapooh just died so she is furious and both her and Ross are inconsolable. Monica constantly demands new hotel rooms for silly reasons and Chandler can't keep his eyes from the TV. They argue, and when they return home Chandler tells Monica he thought their relationship was over. To his delight, Monica is determined to make up and continue. After a number of indelicate slips from Monica and Chandler Joey finally realizes they are involved but they swear him to secrecy. Written by KGF Vissers

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When Monica and Chandler are arguing in their hotel room after the car chase, the theme song for ER (1994) is playing in the background. See more »

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At the coffee house, Rachel claims that Chandler's old roommate Kip dated Monica and when they broke up he was "phased out." However, in an earlier episode, Chandler tells Joey that he and his old roommate Kip bought a Hibachi together and then Kip "ran off and got married". See more »

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Chandler: What else you got? Magazines, Diretoes... Condoms?
Joey Tribbiani: Hey, you don't know how long where going to be in here. We may have to repopulate the Earth.
Chandler: And condoms are the way to do that?
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The One with the Kips
11 August 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

And once again we get a whole load of Monica's nasty selfishness. After she gets together with Chandler it is always there. She is annoying, ruining their weekend, being a horrible customer to hotel staff and she even dares to complain and say that Chandler was wrong? He put up with her horrible personality and she doesn't appreciate it. And she thinks that it is funny that he believed that their relationship, because according to her staying together means that they are in an adult relationship. An adult relationship doesn't mean that one let's some nasty wench oppress you and ruin your life. Chandler should have told her to f off because she doesn't deserve someone like him, or anyone.

The good part of the show was Joey finding out that Chandler and Monica are together. His reaction was so funny

and it was very sweet of Ross to step back and let Rachel have the friends. but it still makes one feel sad that their friendship may soon be over


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