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Excellent comedy series
on 29 July 2006
I am a great fan of Friends and although this isn't the best season out of the ten the mayhem and jokes are excellent and still intelligent and witty. The first episode (The One With The Jellyfish) begins with a recap of what happened at the end of series 3 with Ross dating a bald woman but falling in love with Rachel at the same time, leaving him stuck between whether to choose Rachel or his bald lover. Also, Phoebe finds out that her real mother is actually still alive but Phoebe wants nothing to do with her.
The episodes in Season 4 are as follows:
1. The One With The Jellyfish
Ross falls asleep whilst reading an 18-page letter from Rachel and when confronted by her, has to pretend to agree with what she wrote. Phoebe and her mother, Phoebe senior, reconcile their differences.
2. The One With The Cat
Phoebe is convinced that her adoptive mother's spirit inhabits a stray cat. Meanwhile, Chandler and Joey trade in Joey's home made entertainment centre for a canoe and Monoica upsets Rachel by dating a guy who used to tease Rachel at school.
3. The One With The Cuffs
Desperate for some extra cash, Monica agrees to cook the food for a party hosted by her mother. Unfortunately, one of her false nails goes missing during preparation. Chandler gets himself into a comprimising position with Rachel's boss, when she handcuffs him pantless to a chair in the office before rushing off to a meeting.
4. The One With The Ballroom Dancing
The girls recieve an eviction notice, after Joey jumps to Rache's defence when the gruff building superintendent insults her. Desperate to make amends, Joey appeases him by agreeing to give him ballroom dancing lessons, so that he can impress the famale manger of another building.
5. The One With Joeys New Girlfriend
Ross and Rachel continue their power games, trying to make each other jealous. Meanwhile, Chandler falls for Joey's girlfriend Kathy and can only control his feelings by avoiding her.
6. The One With The Dirty Girl
Ross's beautiful new girlfriend has a disgusting secret, which jeopardises their relationship. Chandler gets closer to Kathy and buys her a thoughtful, expensive birthday present. Meanwhile, Rachel proudly completes a crossword puzzle without help.
7. The One Where Chandler Crosses The Line
Thinking that Joey has lost interest in Kathy, Chandler kisses her when she comes over to their apartment. Ross perofrms on his keyboard in public and his musical brilliance makes Phoebe feel intimidated, although the others reamin convinced by his genius.
8. The One With Chandler In A Box
Still angry that Chandler had kissed Kathy whilst they wer still dating, Joey decides to punish him bu shutting him in a box during the Thanksgiving meal so he can think about what he has done. Monica gets a surprise when she visits the eye doctor.
9.The One Where They're Going To A Party
When the guys try to be spontaneous and wild, they reluctantly realise that they would rather behave like responsible adults. Working as a temporary restaurant critic, Monica is offered a job when the restaurant she slates asks her to take the position of head chef to improve the quality.
10. The One With The Girl Poughkeepsie
Ross debates whether to date a beautiful woman who lives far away, or not-so-great woman who lives much closer by. Meanwhile, Chandler tries to set up a date for Rachel with some men from his office. Monica's cunning plan to establish some authority in her new job falls flat when Joey refuses to co-operate.
11. The One With Phoebe's Uterus
Phoebe's half-brother Frank .Jr makes an astounding announcement and a thoughtprovoking request of Phoebe, who agrees to his plan. Meanwhile, when Joey gets a job as a guide at the museum where Ross works, he's upset at the class distinction between the guides and the scientists. Chandler asks Monica and Rachel for personal advice on how to please Kathy sexually.
12. The One With The Embryos
Phoebe finds out whether or not she is pregnant. Meanwhile, a seemingly harmless game between Chandler and Joey, Monica and Rachel escalates into a full-blown contest as they compare which pair knows more about their personal lives and habits of the other.
13. The One With Rache's Crush
Rachel schemes to get a handsome client to ask her on a date. Chandler's jealousy causes problems with his girlfriend.
14. The One With Joey's Dirty Day
On Joeys's first day of his new acting job in a major movie, superstar actor Charlton Heston (played by himself) finds him in a comprimising position in his trailer. Rachel ends up regretting Ross for a favour, when it sparks off a new romance in his life. Recurring guest star Helen Baxendale.
15. The One With All The Rugby
Chandler's annoying former girlfriend Janice reappears and he finds himself forced to lie to her, in order to get rid of her. Meanwhile, Monica is intrigued by a mysterious switch which she discovers in Joey and Chandler's old apartment. Ross tries to impress Emily by joining in a game of rugby.
16. The One With The Fake Party
In an attempt to become better acquainted with a sexy client, Rachel inadvertently thwarts Ross's plans for a romantic wekend with his new girlfriend Emily (Helen Baxendale). Phoebe's pregnancy makes her crave meat; to compensate for this, Joey agrees to become a temporary vegetarian.
17. The One With The Free Porn
Monica helps Ross to tell his girlfriend that he loves her. Phoebe gest some surprising news about her pregnancy, which has a large impact on Frank Jr's carrer plans.
18. The One With Rachel's New Dress
Desperately wanting to have sex with Joshua, Rachel sprawls on the couch of his parents' luxurious penthouse in sexy lingerie as a surprise. Unfortunately, Joshua's mother and father come home early. Meanwhile, Chandler and Joey battle against each other to convince Phoebe to name one of her triplets after them.
19. The One With All The Haste
Drastic developments occur in Ross's relationship with emily. Monica and Rachel try to win back their new apartment, much to Chandler and Joey's delight.
20. The One With All The Wedding Dresses
Distraught over Ross's engagement to Emily, Rachel takes Joshua aside and suggests that they also get married, despite only having been on four dates together. Meanwhile Chandler forces Joey to go to a sleep clinic to stop his loud snoring.
21. The One With The Invitation
Rachel and Ross reminisce seperately about when they used to date one another. Much to the friends; dissapointment, Rachel decides not to attend the wedding in England.
22. The One With The Worst Best Man Ever
When Joey's duck swallows the ring, he is distraught at the idea of having to sacrifice the duck to retrieve it.
23. The One With Ross And Emily's Wedding
(Special Feature Length Episode in England)
Ross is bitterly dissapointed when Rachel announces that she will not be attending his wedding in England. On arrival in London, Joey and Chandler decide to go sight seeing but Joey's over-enthusiastic bhaviour irritates Chandler so much he goes off on his own.
Special features include:
Friends go to London
Friends on location in London
The Rembrandts music video I'll Be There For You