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The One Where Chandler Crosses the Line 

Chandler is guilt-ridden after kissing Kathy. Ross starts playing the keyboard again and everyone except Phoebe thinks he's terrible. Joey dates someone else while still attached to Kathy.

Director:

Kevin Bright (as Kevin S. Bright)

Writers:

David Crane (created by), Marta Kauffman (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jennifer Aniston ... Rachel Green
Courteney Cox ... Monica Geller
Lisa Kudrow ... Phoebe Buffay
Matt LeBlanc ... Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
Matthew Perry ... Chandler Bing
David Schwimmer ... Dr. Ross Geller
Paget Brewster ... Kathy
James Michael Tyler ... Gunther
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Storyline

Chandler sees Kathy naked and feels like he is being tortured because he thinks she likes him too. Joey has a date with a different girl and Chandler sees his chance to talk Joey out of seeing Kathy anymore. Phoebe hears that Ross used to play the keyboard and has his own sound. Ross' "sound" is just a serious of feature sounds like ringing bells, glass crashing, helicopter sounds... Everybody hates it except Phoebe who makes Ross play his "music" in public. Kathy cuts Chandler's hair and they kiss. Chandler says they have to forget their feelings for each other for Joey's sake but Kathy can't do it. Ross plays at Central Perk and the place empties. Chandler buys new furniture for him and Joey and Chandler learns that Joey hasn't lost interest in Kathy but wants to make their relationship even stronger. Phoebe doesn't want to play music anymore because she thinks she could never measure up to Ross so Ross gives up his music for Phoebe. Chandler tells Joey that he kissed Kathy and ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The uncut DVD version of the episode features an extra sub-plot where Rachel starts eating out by herself. She starts to enjoy it so much that she blows off a date with a doctor. Monica later convinces Rachel to change her mind, however the doctor silently rebuffs her when he sees Rachel eating out by herself. See more »

Goofs

Monica is wearing a cross as one of the 2 pendants on her necklace. A cross is a Christian symbol, but Monica and Ross are Jewish. Phoebe famously wishes Monica "Happy Hanukah" in her holiday song. The pendant is best visible when Ross goes to get the helicopter CD and Monica is saying: "God bless my dad for soundproofing the basement". See more »

Quotes

[after Chandler kisses Kathy]
Joey: You're so far past the line, you can't even see the line. The line is a dot to you.
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Connections

References Leave 'Em Laughing (1928) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Tiny Tarzan
(uncredited)
Performed by Lisa Kudrow
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