Friends: Series 4 - Episodes 9-12 [VHS] 
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Four episodes from the fourth series of the twentysomething sitcom/soap opera from the US. In 'The One Where They're Going to a Party', Monica is offered a job as head chef at a restaurant she has mauled in a newspaper review, and the guys realise that they're not into partying anymore. In 'The One With the Girl from Poughkeepsie', Ross debates whether to date a beautiful woman who lives miles away, or the woman he doesn't fancy as much who lives down the road. In 'The One With Phoebe's Uterus', Phoebe's half-brother Frank and his wife ask her to become a surrogate mother. Finally, in 'The One With the Embryos', Phoebe finds out if she is preganant or not and an innocent game between Chandler, Joey, Monica and Rachel escalates into a full-blown contest.
Season 4: The New Year begins by telling the fans in no uncertain terms that it's over for Ross and Rachel. There are a few episodes of pure silliness--such as "T.O.W. Chandler in a Box" after he kisses Joey's girlfriend--then two distinct story arcs take over. Usually when an actress falls pregnant, a show will hide them behind objects or in bigger clothes. For Kudrow it was decided to celebrate the fact on-screen by having her carry a child for her brother Frank (Giovanni Ribsi) and his wife. Being Phoebe, it naturally gets weird when "T.O.W. The Embryos" reveals she'll be having triplets. The hilarity resulted in an Emmy for her hard work. Subplot number two came with the arrival of British babe Emily (Helen Baxendale), who rapidly steals Ross's heart. The same episode ("T.O.W. Joey's Dirty Day") also features an amazing cameo from Charlton Heston giving Joey acting tips. But this couldn't have prepared fans for the stars and shocks of the gang's trip to London in the two-part finale "T.O.W Ross' Wedding". Somehow squeezed into the budget were: Richard Branson, Tom Conti, Sarah Ferguson, Hugh Laurie, Jennifer Saunders and June Whitfield. At the climax of what should have been the perfect wedding, the year ends by telling the fans in no uncertain terms that it'll never be over for Ross and Rachel. --Paul Tonks