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The One in Vegas: Part 1 

The gang go to Las Vegas to visit Joey. Chandler is angry when he finds out Monica had lunch with Richard. Ross and Rachel try to embarrass each other after an awkward encounter.

Director:

Kevin Bright (as Kevin S. Bright)

Writers:

David Crane (created by), Marta Kauffman (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
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
Thomas Lennon ... Randall
Rick Pasqualone ... The Croupier
Todd Glass ... The Airplane Guy
Baillie Gerstein Baillie Gerstein ... The Tourist
Lisa Cash ... The Flight Attendant (as Lisa Jamie Cash)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeanette Miller ... Lurker
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Storyline

Joey calls Phoebe; refusing to take Chandler's apologies for not believing in his film, he barks for him to not come over- he's working as a gladiator in armor in a Vegas casino. Monica tells Phoebe, who may not tell Chandler, that she met and lunched with Richard, but felt nothing. Monica decides to give Chandler one anniversary present a day early: tickets for Las Vegas; Phoebe insists everyone goes, to make up for her missing London. Ross and Rachel have previous engagements but decide to follow the next day. As Phoebe put the idea in her head, Rach tests out walking around alone and naked; Ross sees her and comes over, thinking it was a sexual invitation; this misunderstanding escalates on the plane to embarrassing each-other in outrageous ways. In Vegas, Joey must admit he's just earning cash while the movie is delayed lacking funds. Chandler and Monica fight whether she may see Richard again. Joey loses his only tip in one hand, but thinks he'll make a fortune because he found ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), reluctantly takes advantage of being naked while having the apartment to herself. Jennifer Aniston did the whole sequence herself. The scene was written because Aniston was dating Brad Pitt at the time and Pitt was known for walking around his home in the buff. See more »

Goofs

Chandler comes down to find Monica and sees that she's playing some game and having fun. He makes a sad and dejected face. The scene cuts back to Monica, and then to the exact same shot again of Chandler making the sad and dejected face. See more »

Quotes

[Ross and Rachel are both drunk]
Joey: Hey.
Ross: Hey! It's Joey, I love Joey!
[Hugs Joey]
Rachel: Oh, I love Joey! Joey lives with a duck.
Joey: Hi.
[Hugs Rachel]
Joey: Alright look, I need some help, okay?Someone has to convince my hand twin to cooperate!
Ross: I'll do it. Whatever you need me to do, I'm your man.
Ross: [Sits down on nothing and falls to the ground]
[...]
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Soundtracks

Viva Las Vegas
(uncredited)
Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 1999 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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