Joey is delighted to get an audition for a stage-play directed by the legendary Leonard Hayes, who also stars in the lead; when he's only allowed to finish his performance because a female producer has the hots for him, but pleases Leonard because of his tortured expression, he decides to reproduce its cause: a bursting blather and bulge full of liquids, which must come eventually come out again. When a robber who just took Ross's wallet at gunpoint is recognized by Phoebe as her street friend Lowell, she admits to have been a mugger herself, and soon remembers one of her nerdy teenage victims was Ross, then a comics fan, from whom she took his backpack containing the sketches for his own nerdy superhero "Science Boy". Chandler gets and aces his own audition, for an unpaid intern job as writer in a publicity firm, where he is considered the old dude, but proves wit transcends generations by elaborating the only bright idea for a product which rather appeals to childish Joey, sneakers ... Written by
Did You Know?
In Episode 7.02, ("The One with Rachel's Book"), Ross claims to have come up with the original idea for Jurassic Park
(1993). Joey in this episode auditions for a character played by Jeff Goldblum
, who of course appeared in the film. See more
When Joey goes into Monica's fridge for a bunch of drinks for his audition he has a variety of drinks, including juice. When the camera goes back to him, he has a completely different set of drinks, all pop, no juice. See more
[walking in the door
Honey, I'm old.
I didn't know you were coming home from lunch. Can I get you anything?
Sure, a tube of polident. Some Depends. Birthday wishes from Willard Scott.