Friends: Season 9, Episode 18

The One with the Lottery (3 Apr. 2003)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Romance
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When everyone except Ross pools together to buy tickets for the lottery, Phoebe gets a prediction from her psychic that they will win. Ross, despite his skepticism, gets in on the action. ... See full summary »

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When everyone except Ross pools together to buy tickets for the lottery, Phoebe gets a prediction from her psychic that they will win. Ross, despite his skepticism, gets in on the action. Meanwhile, Chandler is anxious to find out if he gets a coveted assistant job at his advertising firm, and Emma is due to say her first word. Written by Kristie

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When Phoebe and Joey are holding the wishbone, the position of Joey's thumb changes between shots. See more »

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Monica Geller-Bing: [about Emma] How do you know she's gonna start talking?
Rachel Green: Well, when I talk to her I almost feel like she understands what I'm saying.
Chandler Bing: Kind of like Joey...
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The One with the Lottery
11 September 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This episode had a great idea and many hilarious moments but it also gave me a bit of a bad feeling. I think they really exaggerated with the selfishness of all the friends (especially Chandler and Monica) and them caring more about money than their friends. I understand and love some "evil" humor, but Friends is just a show where it doesn't fit. Monica saying "money" when asked what matters more didn't make me laugh at all

But other than that I loved many things about it. For once, Phoebe was finally her old self. This is the Phoebe I loved for many seasons, her message from the pigeon is hilarious. So is her excitement about winning $3!

Joey was a sweetheart. Unlike Chandler and Monica he cared more about his friends than cash. This is seen when he wishes for chandler to get a job and not to win lottery in the bone game. Which by the way was a great scene. Phoebe saying how vegetarians still may love to play with carcasses and Joey's little argument with Monica

And at last, Emma's first word was also a great story. It was a pretty funny scene and a good idea


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