Ross finds out that his ex-wife Carol is pregnant with his child. He's stunned to learn she wants to give the baby her and her lesbian lovers last name. Ross and Monica's parents come for dinner which makes Monica really stressed. Rachel decides to return her engagement ring to Barry, the man she left at the altar and learns that he didn't let their honeymoon go to waste. He spent it with her maid of honor Mindy.
Did You Know?
Carol Willick, Ross's ex-wife, makes her first appearance in this episode and was played by Anita Barone
. Barone was looking for a role as a series regular and in 1995 was cast as Karen Foxworthy in The Jeff Foxworthy Show
(1995). The character was recast as Jane Sibbett
, who starred in 16 episodes over the length of the series. See more
At the gynecologist's office, Ross picks up a piece of medical equipment and nervously manipulates it to mimic a duck quaking. Carol (incorrectly) says, "Ross, that opens my cervix." The device, called a speculum, is used to dilate an orifice in the body to allow inspection. In this case, it would open the vaginal canal to allow inspection of the cervix. See more
Well, at least she had the chance to leave a man at the altar.
What's that supposed to mean?
Nothing. It's an expression.
No, it's not.
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