The One After the Super Bowl (2)

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (16)

  • Monica: You know, I gotta admit that I was kinda surprised that you agreed to go on a blind date. Jean-Claude Van Damme: Normally I would not do it. Monica: Well, what made you make the exception for me? Jean-Claude Van Damme: 'Cause Rachel told me you were dying to have a threesome with me and Drew Barrymore. Oh, by the way, Drew has some ground rules.

  • Susie: All right mister, let's see those panties. Chandler: All right. (Chandler's pants drop from under the bathroom stall door) Susie: Ooh. Ooh. But you know what would be even sexier? Chandler: What? Susie: If you didn't have your shirt tucked into them.

  • Susie: (About wearing her panties) How you doing there squirmy? Chandler: I'm hanging in... and a little out.

  • Ross: Hey Joey, I have to cancel racquetball for tonight. That was Marcel's trainer. He's gonna let me have him for a couple of hours. Joey: You're blowing me off for a monkey? Ross: Hey, we can reschedule for Saturday. Joey: Yeah, unless you hook up with a bunch of pigeons.

  • Chandler: No, Stephen Hurs was the kid who would eat anything for money, David Stein was the guy who had no elbows. Susie: Okay, well then who was the kid that got caught masturbating? Chandler: (Defending himself) Okay, that's not what he was doing. Alright, he was looking for his bus money.

  • Susie: Excuse me. Chandler: Ah. Susie: Uh, is your name Chandler? Chandler: Uh, yes, yes it is. Susie: Chandler Bing? Chandler: Do you know me or are you just really good at this game?

  • Susie: I'm Susie Moss. Fourth grade, glasses, I used to carry around a box of animal crackers like a purse. Chandler: Susie Moss, right, yeah, wow, you look... great job growing up.

  • Susie: How come all I can think about is putting that ice in my mouth and licking you all over? Chandler: Because I went to an all-boys high school and God is making up for it?

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Notes (11)

  • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Rande s Van Dammem (Date with Van Damme)

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme received the "And" credit.

  • The other production assistant that Julia Roberts is conversing with in this episode is her actual sister, Lisa Roberts Gillan.

  • This is one of the few two-part episodes. These episodes were originally aired in their entirety, but written to be aired separately in syndication. These episodes are: "The One with Two Parts (1)" "The One with Two Parts (2)" "The One After the Super Bowl (1)" "The One After the Super Bowl (2)" "The One Where Ross and Rachel Take a Break (1)" "The One with the Morning After (2)" "The One with Ross's Wedding (1)" "The One with Ross's Wedding (2)" "The One In Vegas (1)" "The One In Vegas (2)" "The One with Rachel's Sister (1)" "The One Where Chandler Can't Cry (2)" "The One That Could Have Been (1)" "The One That Could Have Been (2)" "The One with the Proposal (1)" "The One with the Proposal (2)" "The One with Chandler and Monica's Wedding (1)" "The One with Chandler and Monica's Wedding (2)" "The One Where Rachel Has a Baby (1)" "The One Where Rachel Has a Baby (2)" "The One in Barbados (1)" "The One in Barbados (2)" "The Last One (1)" "The Last One (2)"

  • This episode is one of the few titles that doesn't begin with "The One Where..." or "The One With..." These episodes are: "The One After the Super Bowl (1)" "The One After the Super Bowl (2)" "The One At the Beach" "The One Hundredth" "The One in Vegas (1)" "The One in Vegas (2)" "The One After Vegas" "The One On the Last Night" "The One That Could Have Been (1)" "The One That Could Have Been (2)" "The One After "I Do"" "The One in Barbados (1)" "The One in Barbados (2)" "The One After Joey and Rachel Kiss" "The Last One (1)" "The Last One (2)"

  • The producers, David Crane, Kevin S. Bright and Marta Kauffman, make a cameo appearance in this episode. They can clearly be seen standing behind the director for around three seconds in the opening scene.

  • Marcel, the monkey, was filming Outbreak II - The Virus Takes Manhattan in this episode. The monkey who plays Marcel was in the movie Outbreak.

  • This episode was the most-watched episode of Friends ever, surpassing the show's series finale.

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Trivia (6)

  • Goof: When Monica and Rachel are fighting, Phoebe intervenes by grabbing their ears. Phoebe is clearly saying something while Monica and Rachel are saying "ow," but Phoebe's voice is inaudible.

  • Goof: Monica and Rachel get into a fight and Phoebe breaks it up. Later that night Monica goes out with Jean-Claude Van Damme. In the next fight scene, all three girls are wearing the same clothes again.

  • Goof: When Chandler leaves the restaurant carrying the door from the bathroom stall, a glimpse of clothing, possibly a pair of shorts, is seen as he maneuvers the door through the tables. This is despite the fact he is supposed to be naked except for a hot pink thong.

  • Trivia: During the Ross and Marcel goodbye scene at the limo, the music heard is a slow version of the chorus of the Friends theme song "I'll be There for You."

  • Trivia: After Ross's date with Marcel is broken, he, Chandler, Joey, and their dates have dinner at a restaurant named Marcel's. This is subtly seen on the cover of the restaurant menus.

  • Trivia: This episode, along with "The One After The Super Bowl (1)" was the most watched Friends episode, surpassing even the series finale. It was watched by 52.9 million viewers.

Allusions (7)

  • In the bathroom at the restaurant Joey and Chandler whistle "Buffalo Gals" an American folk song.

  • Monica: I can't believe this. Just like two weeks ago, I was watching Sudden Death and now I'm on a date with Jean-Claude Van Damme. Sudden Death is a film, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, about a disgraced former fireman who takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals.

  • Susie: Somebody's been doing his Buns of Steel video. Buns of Steel is a popular workout video series.

  • Ross: (To Marcel) Look who I brought! It's your old friend Harry Elefante. This refers to Harry Belafonte, an African-American musician, actor, and radical social activist of Jamaican ancestry.

  • Rachel: And that's where we hung out with Drew Berrymore. Drew Barrymore is an American actress and film producer.

  • Monica: Oh, my God. Oh, my God. Oh, my God. Rachel: What? What? What? What? Monica: Jean-Claude Van Damme. I didn't know he was in this movie. He is so hot. Rachel: Ya think? Monica: The muscles from Brussels. Wham bam Van Damme. Did you see Time Cop? Rachel: No, was he any good in it? Monica: Rachel, he, like, totally changed time. Rachel: Wow, so why don't you go talk to him? Monica: Oh, yeah. Rachel: What, so you go over there, you tell him you think he's cute. What's the worst that could happen? Monica: He could hear me. Jean-Claude Van Damme, nicknamed the "Muscles from Brussels," is a Belgian actor and martial artist best known for making action movies. Timecop is a science fiction thriller film about a time traveling federal agent played by Jean-Claude van Damme.

  • Susie: It looks like one of her eyebrows fell down. Now unless someone convinces her to let me bleach it, Jean-Claude Van Damme is gonna be making out with Gabe Kaplan. Gabe Kaplan was the star of the 1970s TV show Welcome Back, Kotter.