The One Where Rachel Is Late

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (10)

  • Rachel: Hi Dr. Long, how are you? Ross: (To Rachel) Oh, you're nice to her. Rachel: She has the drugs!

  • Joey: (To Monica, Chandler and Phoebe) Did you hear that? I only get one extra ticket to my premiere. So I have to pick between you three and Ross. Rachel: What-what about me? Joey: You said you didn't want to go. Rachel: I don't. But I would still like to be acknowledged. What? Just because I'm pregnant you think I'm invisible. Joey: Definitely not invisible. Monica: Well, well Ross didn't care enough to be here, so I think he's out. You snooze, you lose. Chandler: He's not snoozing, he's teaching a class. Monica: Well then somebody's snoozing.

  • Joey: Hey, Sleeping Beauty. Chandler: Where have you been? I tried to call you. I want to talk to you. I still feel so bad. Joey: Oh, no. Were you upset? Did you lose sleep?

  • Rachel: I have to pee. If I don't come out in five minutes, it's because I've choked to death on the potpourri stink.

  • Ross: (Gets up out of his chair) Sweetie, maybe you'd be more comfortable here. Rachel: You. Like you haven't done enough!

  • Joey: I'm coming to a theater near you! I'm in THX! I'm unsuitable for children!

  • Chandler: (To Rachel, sarcastically) Hey, have you had the baby yet? Rachel: Do you want me to come over there and sit on you, because I'll do it?!

  • Rachel: But you will, you will be performing a service. Okay? Just think of me as a ketchup bottle. Ya know you sometimes you have to bang on the end of it just to get something to come out. Ross: I love when you talk dirty to me.

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Notes (3)

  • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui assistait à la première (The One Who Attended The Premiere)

  • This episode runs 23:08 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

  • A nice bit of continuity: Joey stated in the 7th season finale that his World War I movie would be released on Memorial Day 2002.

Trivia (3)

  • Continuity: At the red carpet Chandler seems to be very excited about all the photographers. However, in "The One with the Engagement Picture" he is incapable of smiling in a picture.

  • Continuity: Joey says that Chandler always supported his career, but in "The One With Joey's Big Break" they have a fight because Chandler was not supporting him.

  • Goof: When Monica and Phoebe are first betting about Rachel's baby, Phoebe unscrews the cap of a water bottle and brings the bottle to her lips. In the next shot she is again seen unscrewing the bottle.

Allusions (1)

  • Joey: Hey, Sleeping Beauty. Chandler: Where have you been? I tried to call you. I want to talk to you. I still feel so bad. Joey: Oh, no. Were you upset? Did you lose sleep? Sleeping Beauty is a fairy tale and tells the story about a beautiful princess who is enchanted by an evil witch to fall sleep, and she has to be kissed by a handsome prince to wake up.