The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (11)

  • Cookie: Hey. What are we drinking over here? Phoebe: Well, I have, ah, vodka and cranberry juice. Cookie: No kidding. That's the exact same drink I made myself right after I shot my husband. Phoebe: Wow. Okay, I don't know how to talk to you.

  • Ross: (About Mark offering Rachel a job) Well, I’m just saying, I mean why else would he just, ya know, swoop in out of nowhere for no reason. Rachel: To be nice. Ross: Hey, Joey. Are men ever nice to strange women for no reason? Joey: No, only for sex.

  • Joey: Man, I remember the first time I saw that girl Katherine, after we broke up. She was just walking with her friend Donna, just laughing and talking. God, it killed me. Chandler: Yes, but you ended up having sex with both of them that afternoon.

  • Chandler: Hey, anybody got a length of rope about six feet long with a little noose at the end?

  • Joey: Oh My God. How many of these have you had? These are pure vodka. Chandler: Yup, Jello just like mom used to make.

  • Ross: Am I? Am I? Am I out of my mind? Am I loosing my senses?

  • Rachel: (To Mark) Well, then. So I'm just gonna go back to talking to my friend here, you can go back to enjoying your little hamburger. Stranger: Just one other thing. Rachel: Yes? Stranger: I work at Bloomingdale's, I might know of a job possibility if you're interested. Rachel: Do you want my pickle?

  • Ross: What's Joey gonna do when he finds out you blew his sister off with a letter? Chandler: That's the part where you tell him I moved to France. (Ross looks at Chandler) ... When actually I'll be in Cuba. Ross: All right, look, look, you've got to do this yourself, okay. In person. At least you know her name. You just go to the house and you ask for Mary-Angela, okay. When which ever one she is comes to the door, you take her for a walk, you let her down easy. Chandler: What if Mary-Angela comes to the door and I ask for Mary-Angela? Ross: Where in Cuba?

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Notes (9)

  • International Episode Title: Czech Republic: Chandler si nemůže vzpomenout (Chandler Can Not Remember)

  • In this episode, Joey's sister Gina is played by K.J. Steinberg. However in spinoff show Joey, Gina is played by Drea de Matteo.

  • In this episode, Joey's sister Mary Therese is played by Mimi Lieber. However in "Joey and the Fancy Sister" from the spinoff show Joey, Mary Therese is played by Christina Ricci.

  • This is the first appearance of Steven Eckholdt as Mark Robinson. Mark was in 6 episodes of Friends.

  • The noisy upstairs neighbor is actually Ira Ungerleider, a writer for the show.

  • In this episode, Joey's sister Dina is played by Lisa Melilli. However in "The One with Monica's Boots", she is played by Marla Sokoloff.

  • This is the first episode with Chandler's name in the title of the episode.

  • Music: "She's a Bad Mama Jama" by Carl Carlton

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Trivia (3)

  • Goof: When Rachel and Monica are talking at the diner, there is a red glass sitting in front of Rachel. In the next shot, when she says "It's not funny!" to Mark, the glass is gone. Then after that it's back again.

  • Goof: In the guy's apartment when Ross and Chandler are talking about Mary Angela, Ross raises his drink. Then the camera cuts and he raises it up again.

  • Trivia: Joey's seven sisters are Veronica, Mary Angela, Mary Therese, Gina, Dina, Tina, and Cookie.

Allusions (3)

  • Joey: Why don't you go into the den? I think Cops is on. C.O.P.S. is an American reality television series that follows police officers during their patrols.

  • Monica: Actually, that's a Barbara Streisand-wich. What? I named that one. Barbra Streisand is an Academy Award-winning American singer, theater and film actress, composer, liberal political activist, film producer, and director.

  • Monica: Order up! I've got a Yentl soup, James Beans and a Howdy, hold the Doody. Yentl is a play by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer that was adapted into a musical and a movie. James Beans is a word play on James Dean, the 1950s movie star who is best known for his performance in the teenage film Rebel Without a Cause. Howdy Doody was a children's television program.