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24 Episodes 2001 - 2002

Series 8 of the sitcom that reflects the lives of six twenty-something friends, three men and three women, living in New York.

Episode 1

The One After 'I Do'

Thu, Sep 27, 2001 30 mins

Rachel reveals a bit of baby news at Monica's reception, while Chandler tries---and fails---to dance in rented shoes. Also, Ross gets stuck at the kids table after trying to impress his sister's sexy co-worker; and Joey uses his best-man speech as an audition for a director on the guest list.

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Episode 2

The One with the Red Sweater

Thu, Oct 4, 2001 30 mins

Phoebe arranges a meeting between Rachel and the possible father of her baby after finding a clue to the daddy's identity; Joey has a proposal for whichever friend of his is pregnant; and Chandler finds that replacing a few missing wedding photos is a snap if you crash someone else's reception.

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Episode 3

The One Where Rachel Tells...

Thu, Oct 11, 2001 30 mins

As Rachel sets off to tell her baby's father that he's going to be a daddy, the new Bings hit a dead end trying to get to their honeymoon.

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Episode 4

The One with the Videotape

Thu, Oct 18, 2001 30 mins

The truth about Rachel and Ross's fateful one-night stand comes out after one of them admits they have the whole thing on video. But when the gang steals a peek, they all realise that a third party played a big hand in helping them get together.

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Episode 5

The One with Rachel's Date

Thu, Oct 25, 2001 30 mins

Rachel's date with Joey's soap-opera costar has Ross up in arms about her going out with his unborn baby onboard. Meanwhile, a case of mistaken identity gives Chandler the chance to ruin a clueless colleague; and Monica and Phoebe have to let the same guy down after he fails as both a cook and a beau.

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Episode 6

The One With the Halloween Party

Thu, Nov 1, 2001 30 mins

At Monica's Halloween bash, Phoebe takes to her semi-evil twin Ursula's nice-guy fiancé, who may be engaged under false pretenses. Also, goofy costumes fuel a grudge match between Ross and Chandler; and Rachel's maternal skills are put to the test by a batch of tricky trick-or-treaters.

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Episode 7

The One with the Stain

Thu, Nov 8, 2001 30 mins

Phoebe tries to help Eric get over Ursula, but the sisters' similarities prove a bit too distracting---and disturbing. Also, Ross has his eye on an ailing neighbour's apartment for Rachel; and Monica fears that her new maid may be cleaning her out of clothes.

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Episode 8

The One with the Stripper

Thu, Nov 15, 2001 30 mins

Monica throws Chandler an after-the-fact bachelor party that turns out to be hotter than she expected. Or paid for. Meanwhile, Rachel's dad blasts Ross for not marrying his pregnant little girl in front of the woman Ross actually wants to spend his future with.

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Episode 9

The One with the Rumor

Thu, Nov 22, 2001 30 mins

An old high-school loser who's now a looker joins the gang's Thanksgiving, where he takes on teen tormentor Rachel for her past snobbery by revealing his and Ross's rumour-spreading activities back in the day. Meanwhile, Joey vows to leave no leftovers uneaten; and Phoebe sees Chandler's football scam as a way to avoid helping his wife in the kitchen.

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Episode 10

The One with Monica's Boots

Thu, Dec 6, 2001 30 mins

Phoebe uses Ross's son to score tickets to a Sting concert after learning that Ben attends school with the pop star's little boy; Monica hides the truth about her pricey new leather boots from a clueless Chandler; Rachel helps Joey's sister break unexpected news to her brother.

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Episode 11

The One with Ross's Step Forward

Thu, Dec 13, 2001 30 mins

Ross goes postal over Mona's plan to send out a too-cute Christmas card; Rachel's rioting hormones have her eyeing up a familiar face; and Chandler feeds his newly divorced boss a line about his own marriage in hopes of escaping a night out with him.

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Episode 12

The One Where Joey Dates Rachel

Thu, Jan 10, 2002 30 mins

Joey tries to lift a lonely Rachel's blue mood by taking her on a pretend date, but ends up with some very real feelings of his own; Phoebe's wedding gift triggers a war between video-game junkies Monica and Chandler; and Ross lands a new teaching job that could land him in the hospital.

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Episode 13

The One Where Chandler Takes a Bath

Thu, Jan 17, 2002 30 mins

Ross and Rachel are at odds over knowing their baby's sex---and their own odd choices in names for the kid; Monica inducts Chandler into the world of bathroom relaxation; and Phoebe confronts Joey about his feelings for the wrong friend.

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Episode 14

The One with the Secret Closet

Thu, Jan 31, 2002 30 mins

Monica's mysterious locked closet has a too-curious Chandler all keyed up; Joey finds a way for Ross to spend more time with Rachel, which also gets him out of living with a woman he secretly loves; Phoebe learns the truth about Monica's sexy massage mannerisms.

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Episode 15

The One with the Birthing Video

Thu, Feb 7, 2002 30 mins

Valentine's Day finds Ross fibbing about his new roomie to Mona and Joey coming clean about his feelings for Rachel. Meanwhile, a childbirth video ruins Monica and Chandler's romantic mood.

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Episode 16

The One Where Joey Tells Rachel

Thu, Feb 28, 2002 30 mins

A jealous Ross coerces Joey into telling Rachel about his feelings; Phoebe introduces Monica to the soul mate she didn't get to marry, much to Chandler's chagrin.

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Episode 17

The One with the Tea Leaves

Thu, Mar 7, 2002 30 mins

A faulty tea-leaf reading leads Phoebe into a fling with a freak; Rachel tries to smooth things out with a jilted Joey by asking him for advice on an odd---and untrue---situation at work; Ross gets caught in a tight spot while trying to retrieve a shirt from his ex-girlfriend.

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Episode 18

The One in Massapequa

Thu, Mar 28, 2002 30 mins

Alec Baldwin guest stars as Phoebe's overly optimistic new beau, who brings out the worst in everyone at the Gellers' anniversary bash. Meanwhile, Monica hopes to craft a toast to her folks that's sure to get the guests crying.

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Episode 19

The One with Joey's Interview

Thu, Apr 4, 2002 30 mins

Clip show. Joey bumbles down memory lane while being interviewed by a soap-opera magazine, while the gang takes on the full-time job of making sure he doesn't say anything stupid.

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Episode 20

The One with the Baby Shower

Thu, Apr 25, 2002 30 mins

Monica incurs the wrath of Mrs. Green by forgetting to invite her to Rachel's baby shower, where the mum-to-be begins to see that she may not be ready for motherhood after all. Meanwhile, Ross and Chandler help Joey prep for an audition to host the world's worst game show.

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Episode 21

The One with the Cooking Class

Thu, May 2, 2002 30 mins

Ross's date with a baby-furniture saleswoman brings out the brat in Rachel; Joey and Monica sneak into a cooking class after a bad review sends the crestfallen chef on a mission to disprove her detractor; Phoebe teaches Chandler how to interview for a new job without annoying his future boss.

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Episode 22

The One Where Rachel Is Late

Thu, May 9, 2002 30 mins

A week past her due date, a grumpy Rachel's only hopes for inducing labour include spicy foods and something even spicier with Ross. Meanwhile, Monica and Phoebe try to make the baby wait interesting---and profitable; and Chandler catches heat for catching some sleep during Joey's big-screen debut.

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Episode 23

The One Where Rachel Has a Baby

Thu, May 16, 2002 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. Rachel goes into labour, while in the waiting room, Chandler tests Monica's patience with his change of heart about starting a family and Phoebe flirts with a patient.

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Episode 24

The One Where Rachel Has a Baby

Thu, May 16, 2002 30 mins

Conclusion. The birth of Ross and Rachel's baby leads to a surprising turn of events for the proud parents.

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