Monica tries to avoid criticism when she caters a party for her mother. Chandler ends up half naked and handcuffed to a chair in Rachel's boss's office. Joey tries to get educated from a salesman trying to sell him a set of encyclopedias.
Ross's new girlfriend is nearly perfect until he discovers her apartment is very dirty. Chandler buys a better birthday present for Kathy than Joey. Phoebe helps Monica cater an event. Rachel is obsessed at finishing a crossword puzzle by herself.
Chandler tries to earn Joey's forgiveness by lying in a wooden box for six hours. Monica accidentally gets ice in her eye and her doctor turns out to be Richard's son and it's discovered Rachel exchanges the gifts she received in the past.
Monica ends up having to choose between a head chef position or the catering business she started with Phoebe. Rachel is close to getting a promotion but tragedy strikes. Chandler and Ross are excited when an old friend is coming to town.
In order for her kitchen staff to acknowledge her authority, Monica hires Joey so she can fire him in front of them. Chandler unsuccessfully tries to set Rachel up with a co-worker. Ross can't choose between two girls.
Phoebe's uterus is examined for implantation of the embryos. Meanwhile, a seemingly harmless game between Chandler and Joey against Monica and Rachel escalates into a full blown contest where the stakes are raised higher and higher.
After seeing Kathy's play, Chandler becomes convinced she is cheating on him with her co-star. Rachel develops a crush on one of her customers. Monica becomes jealous when she realizes she is no longer the 'hostess'.
Joey arrives on the set of his latest movie unwashed, after a three day fishing trip with his dad. Rachel sets up Ross with the niece of her boss. Chandler goes through three phrases to help recover from Kathy cheating on him.
Chandler runs into Janice, and finds her more irritating than ever and creates an elaborate plan to break up with her, meanwhile, Ross attempts to learn how to play rugby to impress Emily and Monica obsesses over a electric lighting switch.
Chandler and Joey discover that they're getting a free porn channel on their TV. Monica encourages Ross to tell Emily he loves her just before she leaves for London. Phoebe gets a shock when she visits her OB-GYN.
Monica tries on Emily's wedding dress, and can't stop wearing it. Jealous of Ross's proposal to Emily, Rachel tries to talk Joshua into marriage. Chandler takes Joey to a sleep clinic when he starts snoring.
at first Ross chooses Joey to be his best man but after a mishap at his bachelor party, he decides he wants both Joey and Chandler as his best men. Phoebe's mood swings makes Monica and Rachel nervous.
Phoebe tries to warn the gang that Rachel is coming to London to tell Ross she still loves him. Ross and Emily's parents get into an argument over the bill for the wedding. Monica and Chandler sleep together. The wedding ends with a gaffe.