Joey is envious when Ross' son Ben gets an audition for a commercial, but is delighted to hear there also is a role for the boy's father, so he teams up with his godchild; both pass the first round. Everybody is hoping for free stuff, now that Rachel is starting her job with Ralph Lauren. Phoebe suggests they throw an intimate dinner as a surprise birthday party for Rachel, a month in advance, but Monica quickly takes over in grand style; Phoebe insists on being in charge of something, so she gets cups and ice. Rachel quickly finds that her boss Kim and collaborators tend to make all decisions on the balcony during smoking breaks, so after trying just to join them - which doesn't get her close enough - she adopts the terrible habit her dad, a doctor, always warned against with true horror stories. After Ben and Joey are selected for the final cut, Joey is told their lack of physical resemblance means they will be paired with different actors, and only one of them will be cast. ...
Did You Know?
In real life, at the time of filming, Jennifer Aniston (Rachel) actually was a smoker but on the verge of quitting. See more
When Rachel is talking to Kim and Nancy about quitting smoking, there is a close up of Nancy and Rachel and Nancy has her right arm tucked under her left arm pit and then in the wide shot, Nancy's arms are both in front of her. See more
[trying to convince Ross to let him appear in a commercial instead of Ben
Come on, Ross! I should be in this commercial! Even Chandler thinks so!
Is this true, Chandler?
Uh... um... Hey, who's that at the door?
[gets up and answers the door; no one's there
Oh - hi, no one!
[Chandler bolts out the door
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