Friends: Season 3, Episode 1

The One with the Princess Leia Fantasy (16 Sep. 1996)

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Monica suffers from insomnia following her breakup with Richard. Joey struggles to accept Chandler and Janice's relationship. Ross confides in Rachel about one of his fantasies.

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Monica is a wandering zombie after dumping Richard for not sharing her child-wish. Ross confides in Rachel his sexual fantasy is princess Leia's gold bikini in Star Wars, but doesn't appreciate her telling it to blabbermouth Phoebe; when Rachel assures him boys miss out on true bonding because they don't tell each-other intimate details, he tries it with Chandler who brings up a very unfit confidence. As Joey really can't handle the prospect of Chandler not dumping Janice as usual, the two try spending whole 'day of fun' together for their common friend Chandler's sake. Written by KGF Vissers

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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) creator George Lucas sent the production team a letter, congratulating them on Ross's Princess Leia fantasy, which opened series 3 and is mentioned in the title. See more »

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The gang including Monica enter Central Perk talking and laughing but leave as soon as they see another group on the couch and chairs. In the next scene, Monica is in her bathroom and has been crying for nearly three days straight over breaking up with Richard and hasn't slept in three nights. See more »

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Janice Litman: So, I hear you hate me.
Joey Tribbiani: I didn't said "hate", I was really careful about that.
Janice Litman: A little birdy said something about ripping your arm off and throwing it at me.
Joey Tribbiani: You got "hate" from that?
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Featured in Friends: The One with All the Other Ones: Part 2 (2004) See more »

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Star Wars Main Title
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Written by John Williams
Performed by David Schwimmer
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Great For Aniston And Star Wars Fans
12 December 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This episode is great for Star Wars fans and Jennifer Aniston fans

Plot In A Paragraph: In an attempt to spice up their love life, Rachel asks Ross about his fantasies. He reveals a particular Star Wars one involving Princess Leia in a gold bikini, which leads to him being ridiculed by the girls when Rachel fails to keep it to herself. Meanwhile Joey is annoyed that Chandler is refusing to break up with the annoying Janice (Maggie Wheeler) and Monica is heartbroken following her split with Richard at the end of season two.

A great start back to the season, The Monica parts drag a bit, but there is a lot of fun to be had seeing Jennifer Aniston dressed as Princess Leia in THAT gold bikini and the Joey struggling with Janice storyline.


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