Friends (1994–2004)
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The One with the Flashback 

The gang remember the events three years ago, when several of them almost slept together.

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
... Rachel Green
... Monica Geller
... Phoebe Buffay
... Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
... Chandler Bing
... Dr. Ross Geller
... Mr. Heckles
... Eric
Michele Maika ... Kiki
... Betsy
... Janice
Christy L. Medrano ... Waitress
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After Janice asks about past relationships between the friends, we go back three years earlier. Phoebe and Monica live together, but Phoebe is moving out - without Monica knowing. Chandler is looking for a roommate, but his first choice, a photographer who works with models, is frightened away by Mr. Heckles, so Joey moves in instead. It turns out that living with Joey isn't that bad after all, and Monica fancies him, leading Joey to get naked in her apartment. Rachel is engaged to Barry, but she wants one last meaningless relationship, and Chandler is just the man she needs. Ross is happy his wife finally has a friend, until he finds out they are lesbians. Phoebe consoles him, and they almost sleep together. Written by Pruneau

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Comedy | Romance

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31 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Trivia

There's a scene where Joey thinks that Monica is attracted to him. This is a partial nod to what the show's creators had planned before all of the casting of the roles had been completed. They had originally planned on Joey and Monica being the first couple to emerge from the group; but when Jennifer Anniston was cast to play Rachel the idea was changed to Ross and Rachel being the first couple.. See more »

Goofs

When Monica and Joey are flirting in the hallway and Monica is talking about the heat and humidity, someone can be seen behind her in her apartment through the crack of the door. But when Monica and Joey go into her apartment a moment later, no one's in there. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Ross Geller: [Ross and Phoebe are kissing] Wait, wait, wait, wait. My foot is stuck in the pocket. No I can't get it out.
Phoebe: Well, that's not something a girl wants to hear.
Dr. Ross Geller: Come on, don't start. Ow!
Phoebe: What?
Dr. Ross Geller: Stupid balls are in the way.
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Features Baywatch (1989) See more »

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Time of the Season
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By Rod Argent
Performed by The Zombies
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Great TV
17 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

A classic Friends episode.

Plot In A Paragraph: After Janice asks about past relationships between the friends, we go back three years earlier. Phoebe and Monica live together, but Phoebe has moved out (without Monica knowing). Chandler is looking for a roommate, it seems his choice is easy, a photographer who works with models, or Joey who is "ok with the whole gay thing". It turns out Monica fancies Joey, and urges Chandler to pick him. Rachel is engaged to Barry, but she wants one last meaningless relationship, and Chandler thinks he is just the man she needs. Ross is happy his wife finally has a friend, "Susan something from the gym" until he finds out they are lesbians.

I loved the scenes with Chandler comforting Monica and him bonding with Joey over 'Baywatch'


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