Friends: Season 1, Episode 3

The One with the Thumb (6 Oct. 1994)

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Monica becomes irritated when everyone likes her new boyfriend more than she does. Chandler resumes his smoking habit. Phoebe is given $7000 when she finds a thumb in a can of soda.

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Monica is reluctant to introduce her new boyfriend, Alan, to her friends because they've mocked all of the boyfriend they've met before. To her surprise, they love Alan. However, she realizes she doesn't feel a spark with Alan and breaks up with him. Her friends take the news very hard, but Alan is relieved (since he couldn't stand her friends). Chandler resumes his smoking habit. Phoebe encounters a problem with her bank account, when a bank error in her favor nets her $1,000. She gives the money (and a complementary football phone) away to a homeless friend, who in turn buys her a soda. When Phoebe opens it, she sees a thumb, so the soda company gives her $7,000. Written by Rachel

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When Chandler is shown smoking in his office, a Toronto Blue Jays cap is prominently displayed in his office. Actor Matthew Perry, who portrays Chandler, grew up in Canada and is a Toronto Blue Jays fan. See more »

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Yellow coffee cup jumps from Rachel's hands to Phoebe's hands instantly during camera angle switch at Central Perk. See more »

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Chandler: [imitating a lisp] We loved Schteve! Schteve was schexy.
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Friends: The One with the Thumb (#1.3)
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Plot: Monica is reluctant to introduce her new boyfriend, Alan, to her friends because they've mocked all of the boyfriend they've met before. To her surprise, they love Alan. However, she realizes she doesn't feel a spark with Alan and breaks up with him. Her friends take the news very hard, but Alan is relieved (since he couldn't stand her friends). Chandler resumes his smoking habit. Phoebe encounters a problem with her bank account, when a bank error in her favor nets her $1,000. She gives the money (and a complementary football phone) away to a homeless friend, who in turn buys her a soda. When Phoebe opens it, she sees a thumb, so the soda company gives her $7,000.

The third episode is the best since the pilot. It further includes the craziness of Phoebe, it shows the one boyfriend of Monica that the group has liked, and Chandler resumes his smoking habit. of course, the episode is funny and I personally think Chandler's smoking habit is the best of the episode.


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