Everyone is preparing for the 35th wedding anniversary of Jack and Judy Geller. For this event, Monica wants to make the toast instead of Ross, and she's considering talking about the subject of Chi-Chi, the late family dog. Phoebe's date is an extremely enthusiast man, Parker, who likes to make an exuberant fuss about everything. He starts with Rachel, telling her about the "miracle of birth." At the party, Ross and Rachel are stunned that his parents have told everyone that they've gotten married, and want them to maintain the pretense for the guests. Everyone starts to make jokes about Parker and his ridiculously effusive comments about the freeway, the city and how he takes a "mental picture" of happy moments. Phoebe hears their jokes and gets angry, arguing that she has never criticized their dates, and that Parker's enthusiastically way of seeing life isn't all bad. But eventually she realizes that Parker indeed makes a big fuss over everything: the plates on the buffet, the ...
Did You Know?
In the photo of Jack and Judy Geller that is at the anniversary party, not only are they wearing the same clothes that they are at the party, if you look closely, they are also standing in Monica and Chandler's kitchen (in front of the refrigerator). See more
Customarily, money and presents given to the bride and groom are from people who were invited to the wedding ceremony and reception; therefore, Rachel and Ross likely wouldn't have gotten all the money from their family and friends. See more
You know, this apartment is... there are no words.
Oh, thank God.
It's a haven. A modern-day Eden in the mist of...
Yeah, I know. I know. Uh-huh. Yeah. Yeah.
References Terms of Endearment