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24 Episodes 2002 - 2003

Series 9 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 Where No One Proposes

Thu, Sep 26, 2002 30 mins

At the hospital, Rachel thinks Joey proposed, Phoebe thinks Ross did and no one knows how to tell the other the truth. In the meantime, Monica and Chandler revisit the janitor's closet in an effort to conceive.

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Episode 2

The One Where Emma Cries

Thu, Oct 3, 2002 30 mins

Emma's crying jag has Rachel nearly hysterical herself; Joey's effort to apologise for his semi-proposal proves all-too painful for Ross; and a sleep-deprived Chandler nods off in a staff meeting and wakes up with a nightmarish new job in Tulsa.

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Episode 3

The One with the Pediatrician

Thu, Oct 10, 2002 30 mins

Joey sets Phoebe up with a stranger to score a date with one of her friends; Rachel catches Ross visiting his pediatrician from childhood; and a job offer stands between Monica and Chandler's relocation to Tulsa.

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Episode 4

The One with the Sharks

Thu, Oct 17, 2002 30 mins

Ross makes up a faux beau for Pheebs after telling her latest crush too much about her lack of long-term loves. Meanwhile, Monica fears that Chandler is getting cheap thrills from nature documentaries; and Joey's convinced he is re-romancing a woman from his past who doesn't remember him.

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Episode 5

The One with Phoebe's Birthday Dinner

Thu, Oct 31, 2002 30 mins

Phoebe's birthday dinner is stalled by Rachel's refusal to leave Emma at home. Elsewhere, the Bings feud over Chandler's return to smoking.

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Episode 6

The One with the Male Nanny

Thu, Nov 7, 2002 30 mins

Phoebe's "big step forward" with Mike is tripped up by the return of the Scientist Guy; Emma's new nanny gets under Ross's skin; and Monica's cut-up of a co-worker has funnyman Chandler singing the blues.

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Episode 7

The One with Ross's Inappropriate Song

Thu, Nov 14, 2002 30 mins

Phoebe makes a lasting---and loathsome---impression on Mike's folks; Rachel and Ross tickle Emma's funny bone with a raunchy rap song; and Chandler frets over the contents of a videotape he stole from Monica's ex's pad.

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Episode 8

The One with Rachel's Other Sister

Thu, Nov 21, 2002 30 mins

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 lie his way out of missing a "Days of Our Lives" parade appearance. Joey: Matt LeBlanc. Monica: Courteney Cox Arquette.

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Episode 9

The One with Rachel's Phone Number

Thu, Dec 5, 2002 30 mins

Joey fears that Monica has a new man after Chandler sneaks home to see his wife; Ross tries---and fails---to bond with Mike (Paul Rudd), while Rachel gives out her number a little too hastily during a night out with Phoebe. Kevin: Alan F. Smith. Bartender: Kevin Brief. Crazy Cat Lady: Irene White.

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Episode 10

The One with Christmas in Tulsa

Thu, Dec 12, 2002 30 mins

The idea of not spending the holidays with his new wife leads Chandler to make a not-so-very merry career choice. Ross: David Schwimmer. Phoebe: Lisa Kudrow. Chandler: Matthew Perry.

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Episode 11

The One Where Rachel Goes Back to Work

Thu, Jan 9, 2003 30 mins

Rachel shortens her maternity leave to keep a hotshot (Dermot Mulroney) from taking her job at Ralph Lauren; Joey gets Phoebe a gig as an extra on his soap, but she drives the director crazy. Actor: Paul Logan. Director: Evan Handler. Zelner: Steve Ireland. Female Extra: Heather Simms.

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Episode 12

The One with Phoebe's Rats

Thu, Jan 16, 2003 30 mins

Gavin (Dermot Mulroney) gives Rachel a very interesting birthday gift; Ross begs Joey to stay away from Emma's hot new nanny (Melissa George); Mike meets---and then murders---Phoebe's unusual pet. Mike: Paul Rudd. Woman: Carly Thomas.

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Episode 13

The One Where Monica Sings

Thu, Jan 30, 2003 30 mins

A night at Mike's piano bar gives Monica a very showy moment in the spotlight; Ross tries to move on after spying Rachel and Gavin's kiss; Chandler employs his secret skill to repair Joey's botched eyebrow-waxing job.

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Episode 14

The One with the Blind Dates

Thu, Feb 6, 2003 30 mins

To get Ross and Rachel back together, Joey and Phoebe find them dire blind-date options, including a loser from Monica's past. Meanwhile, the Bings try to balance baby-making with baby-sitting and nearly get busted when Emma up and disappears.

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Episode 15

The One with the Mugging

Thu, Feb 13, 2003 30 mins

Joey endures a draining audition at the hands of a pompous actor-director (Jeff Goldblum); Ross and Phoebe discover a secret link after being mugged together on the street; and Chandler's advertising internship gets off to an impressive---and depressing---start. Jordan: Teck Holmes. Lowell: Kyle Gass. Steve: Phill Lewis.

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Episode 16

The One with the Boob Job

Thu, Feb 20, 2003 30 mins

Mike and Phoebe decide to live together, and she's thinking that it could be only the beginning. "Load up the Volvo," she says to Ross. "I want to be a soccer mum!" Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica are having money woes, so each goes to Joey to borrow money (without the other knowing, of course). And now that Emma's crawling, Rachel decides that it's time to baby-proof her flat.

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Episode 17

The One with the Memorial Service

Thu, Mar 13, 2003 30 mins

Chandler's jokey entry on his and Ross's university Web site leads to a faux burial service for the allegedly dead---and obviously unpopular---Geller; Joey refuses to give Emma his favorite stuffed animal; Phoebe begs Monica to help her avoid a post-breakup tryst with Mike.

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Episode 18

The One with the Lottery

Thu, Apr 3, 2003 30 mins

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.

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Episode 19

The One with Rachel's Dream

Thu, Apr 17, 2003 30 mins

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 amused.)

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Episode 20

The One with the Soap Opera Party

Thu, Apr 24, 2003 30 mins

Joey's soap-star-studded party helps Rachel forget about getting romantic with her roomie, who catches the eye---and maybe more---of Ross's newest love interest (Aisha Tyler). Meanwhile, Chandler endures the attacks of a man-hater (Alex Borstein) during a wild one-woman show. Daytime actors Matthew Ashford and Kyle Lowder appear in cameos. Dirk: Ethan Erickson.

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Episode 21

The One with the Fertility Test

Thu, May 1, 2003 30 mins

Rachel runs into a familiar face during her free massage from one of Phoebe's corporate-chain foes, while the Bings try to run away from a frightening face at their doctor's office. Meanwhile, Ross tutors Joey on the ways to win over a brainiac like Charlie, who may have her mind set on another man.

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Episode 22

The One with the Donor

Thu, May 8, 2003 30 mins

Chandler eyes up---and picks out---a coworker who could be the prime sperm donor for him and Monica; Phoebe runs into an ex en route to a party where she plans to spite Mike; Rachel buddies up to Charlie after opening her big mouth about Joey; and Ross secures a speaking gig in the tropics.

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Episode 23

The One in Barbados

Thu, May 15, 2003 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. The gang heads to Barbados for Ross' seminar, where he impresses Charlie; Rachel confesses to Joey; and Mike professes his love to Phoebe.

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Episode 24

The One in Barbados

Thu, May 15, 2003 30 mins

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.

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