Ross and Phoebe race to the other airport, afraid they are not going to make it in time to catch Rachel. Phoebe calls Rachel, and tells her there is something wrong with the "left phalange" which creeps out the rest of the passengers so everyone gets off. Ross and Phoebe get to the correct airport but Rachel has just boarded again. Phoebe screams as loud as she can, and Rachel comes back out. Ross tells Rachel he loves her, but she gets on the plane anyway. Meanwhile, Chick Jr and Duck Jr are stuck inside the foosball table, and Monica volunteers to break the table. When Ross gets back to his apartment, he finds a message that Rachel had left him. She says that she is trying to get off the plane. Ross listening to this, does not know that Rachel is standing beyond him and they finally get back together. Monica and Chandler pack the final things in their apartment, and leave their keys, along with the rest of the gang who produce keys. Monica & Chandler, their twins, Joey, Phoebe , ... Written by
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The final episode drew an audience of 52.5 million people, when it was first shown in the USA. This was the fourth most watched finale in U.S. television history. Interestingly, "The One After The Superbowl" (aired 28 January 1996) in season two had higher figures with 52.9 million viewers. See more
When Ross and Phoebe go to see Rachel at JFK airport, they make a big point of having to stop and buy tickets so they have boarding passes to get through security. However, when they go to Newark airport they make it all the way to the gate but are blocked from seeing Rachel because they don't have boarding passes. Post-911, all airports require boarding passes to get through security, but it is never explained how Ross and Phoebe slip past security in Newark without them. See more
[after telling him that Phoebe said that there was something wrong with the plane's "fillange"
Sir, what are you doing?
Nervous Male Passenger
I'm getting off this plane. I can't go on a plane if there's something wrong with its "fillange".
Sir, sir! That's OK, this plane doesn't have a "fillange".
Nervous Male Passenger
Oh, my God! This plane doesn't even have a "fillange"!
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Written by Jeff Ament
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