The One Where Eddie Won't Go

Season 2, Ep 19, Aired 3/28/96
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  • Episode Description
  • Creeped out by his bizarre new roommate, Chandler demands he move out. Eddie agrees...but doesn't go. Joey has trouble coming to grips with the death of Dr. Drake Ramoray and the accompanying change in his lifestyle. And a new book on empowerment for women inspires the female friends to have a "goddess meeting."

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jennifer Aniston

    Rachel Green

  • Jason Graae

    Casting Director

  • Adam Goldberg

    Eddie Menuek

  • Courteney Cox

    Monica Geller

  • Tim Hutchinson


  • Fan Reviews (11)
  • Friends

    By efc91, Aug 10, 2009

  • Joey moves back in.

    By Canogaparkcindy, May 27, 2009

  • "Hannibal Lecter? Better roommate than you!"

    By Jacky1989, Jun 08, 2007

  • "Yes, my wind. How do you expect me to grow if you won't let me blow?"

    By Monica-Geller, May 09, 2007

  • This episode is about Chandler trying to get rid od Eddie , but he won't go !!!

    By Diamonddoll_07, Feb 03, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (17)

    • Chandler: Get out. Get out, get out, get out, get out, get out! Eddie: What? Chandler: You. Move out! Take your fruit. Your stupid small fruit and get out! Eddie: You want me to move out? Chandler: Uh huh. Eddie: I gotta tell you man, that's kind of out of the blue. Don't you think? Chandler: This is not out of the blue. This is smack-dab in the middle of the blue!

    • Joey: Anybody want a cruller? Phoebe: Okay, this is a typical lightning-bearer thing. Right there. It's like, "Hello. Who wants one of my phallic-shaped man-cakes?" Joey: Who've you been dating?

    • Chandler: So, you want me to help you unpack your stuff? Joey: No, no, I'm okay. Oh and, uh, just so you know, I'm not moving back in because I have to. Well, I mean, I do have to. It's just that that place wasn't really, I mean, this is... Chandler: Welcome home, man.

    • Chandler: Do you remember talking to me yesterday? Eddie: Yes. Chandler: So what happened? Eddie: We took a road trip to Las Vegas, man.

    • Ross: You spent $1200 dollars on a plastic bird? Joey: Uh, I was an impulse buyer, near the register.

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    Notes (4)

    • International Episode Title: Czech Republic: Jak se Eddie nechtěl stěhovat (How Eddie Did Not Want to Move)

    • This is the final appearance of Adam Goldberg as Eddie Menuek. Eddie was in 3 episodes of Friends.

    • Joey's large ceramic dog was given to Jennifer Aniston as a good-luck gift from a friend. She donated it for use on the show.

    • This episode runs 24:00 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

    Trivia (1)

    • Goof: At the beginning of the tag scene there is an obvious cut.

    Allusions (7)

    • Joey: Be careful with that 3-D Last Supper. Judas is a little loose. According to the Gospels, The Last Supper was the last meal Jesus shared with his disciples before his death. It has been the subject of many paintings, perhaps the most famous by Leonardo da Vinci.

    • Joey: I fell down an elevator shaft. Gunther: That sucks. I was buried in an avalanche. Joey: What? Gunther: I used to be Bryce on All My Children. All My Children is an American soap opera broadcast by the ABC TV network.

    • Ross: What I do know is that you owe $2300 at "Isn't It Chromantic?" A word play on "Isn't It Romantic?" a popular song written by Richard Rodgers.

    • Ross: Joey, you owe $1100 at "I Love Lucite." A word play on I Love Lucy, a CBS television sitcom aired in the 1950s that was the most popular American sitcom of its generation.

    • Rachel: Is it kinda like The Hobbit? Monica: It's nothing like The Hobbit. The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien.

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