Overcome with lottery fever, the gang buys up a block of tickets, causing a division over the division of the potential Powerball winnings. Meanwhile, Chandler learns the fate of his internship at the ad agency. Steve: Phill Lewis. Phoebe: Lisa Kudrow.
Rachel has an unsettling dream involving Joey. (Or is it his soap character, Drake?) Ross fills in for Monica on Chandler's weekend getaway. (He's not a cheap date.) And Phoebe, guitar in hand, camps out in front of Monica's restaurant. (Monica isn't amus (more…)
Chandler tries to make a good impression on Monica's parents (Elliott Gould, Christina Pickles) at Thanksgiving; Janine invites Joey and Ross for some holiday fun. Janine: Elle Macpherson. Chandler: Matthew Perry. Ross: David Schwimmer. Rachel: Jennifer An (more…)
An old high-school loser who's now a looker (Brad Pitt) joins the gang's Thanksgiving, where he takes on teen tormentor Rachel for her past snobbery by revealing his and Ross's rumor-spreading activities back in the day. Meanwhile, Joey vows to leave no le (more…)
Rachel's brittle sis Amy (Christina Applegate) ignites a Thanksgiving-dinner war over which friend should be named Emma's guardian. Meanwhile, Monica's fit to be tied over her husband's plans to use their good china for dinner; and Phoebe shows Joey how to (more…)
Ross's flirting with the pizza-delivery girl falls flat; Joey's scene in a TV crime drama is cut. Caitlin: Kristin Dattilo. Nonni: Lilyan Chauvin. Ross: David Schwimmer. Joey: Matt LeBlanc. Chandler: Matthew Perry.
Part 1 of two. Chandler and Monica celebrate their first anniversary; the gang goes to Vegas to visit Joey; Chandler finds out about Monica's lunch with Richard. Casino Boss: James Paradise. Croupier: Rick Pasqualone. Joey: Matt LeBlanc.
Conclusion. In Vegas, Monica and Chandler reconcile and literally roll the dice on whether to get married, while one couple actually do tie the knot. Monica: Courteney Cox. Chandler: Matthew Perry. Randall: Thomas Lennon. Croupier: Rick Pasqualone.
Chandler eyes up---and picks out---a coworker (John Stamos) who could be the prime sperm donor for him and Monica; Phoebe runs into an ex (Hank Azaria) en route to a party where she plans to spite Mike; Rachel buddies up to Charlie after opening her big mo (more…)
Conclusion. A rainy trip to the tropics pits Monica against Mike in a ping-pong showdown, and puts Joey in line to break Rachel's heart and bust Ross in a very compromising position. Charlie: Aisha Tyler. Mike: Paul Rudd.
Rachel and Joey struggle to tell Ross about their kiss in Barbados, while Monica comes up with a corny fix for her rapidly growing 'fro. Back in New York, Phoebe is forced to dump Mike's girlfriend for him after realizing that she's engaged to another woma (more…)