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The One with the Hypnosis Tape 

Monica goes out with a guy who turns out to be a software billionaire. Chandler's stop smoking hypnosis tape has an unexpected side effect. Frank makes a surprise announcement that he is getting married - to a woman twice his age.

Director:

Robby Benson

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
Jon Favreau ... Pete Becker
Giovanni Ribisi ... Frank Buffay Jr.
Debra Jo Rupp ... Alice Knight
James Michael Tyler ... Gunther
Jeff Brooks Jeff Brooks ... Trent (as Jeffrey D. Brooks)
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Storyline

Phoebe's brother Frank is getting married to a woman twice his age who used to be his teacher. Phoebe asks Joey and Ross to talk Frank out of getting married at 18. But they see that Frank really loves Alice and they agree to be best man and ring bearer. Monica is asked out by a millionaire. Chandler is using a hypnosis tape to quit smoking. The tape tells him he is "a strong confident woman" who doesn't need to smoke. He begins to act like a female. Written by Anonymous

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foreplay | ringbearer | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First appearances of the characters of Alice Knight (played by Debra Jo Rupp) and Pete Becker (played by Jon Favreau). See more »

Goofs

Just after Chandler has used the chapstick, in a shot from the side the stick is in his right hand, and then in the next shot he is instantly putting a tissue (which wasn't visible before) up to his lips, and the stick has moved to his left hand. See more »

Quotes

Hypnosis Tape: You do not need to smoke. You are strong, confident woman, who does not need to smoke.
Joey: Joey's your best friend... and you want to buy him hundreds of dollars worth of pants...
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Connections

References Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

That's Amore
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Performed by Dean Martin
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