The One Where the Stripper Cries

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (22)

  • Ross: (About his first kiss with Rachel in college) She was lying on my bed, all buried in people's coats. I leaned in to kiss her forehead, but I accidentally got her lips. I started to pull away, but then I felt her start to kiss her back. It was only for a second, but it was amazing. And now, now I find out that you kissed her first!
    Chandler: Wait, what bed did you say she was on?
    Ross: Mine.
    Chandler: I'm pretty sure I put her on my bed.
    Ross: No, she was definitely on mine.
    Chandler: Why would I kiss a girl and then put her on your bed?

  • Rachel: There's gotta be something else that you can do. I mean, what skills do you have? Roy: I don't know... I can make my pecs dance... I can pick up a dollar bill with my butt cheeks... I can go to that special place inside me where I feel no shame. Rachel: So maybe something in an office.

  • Ross: So, I made out with Adrienne and you made out with Missy. Well, I guess we're even. Chandler: Hmm hmm... Ross: We are even, right? Chandler: Just one more thing. I was so pissed at you that night that I wanted to get back at you. So I thought, who does Ross like the more than anybody? Ross: What did you do to my mom? Chandler: Not her!

  • Ross: Listen Adrienne, you can't tell Chandler about this. Adrienne: Oh believe me, Ross, I won't be telling anybody about this.

  • Ross: So weird to see all these people again... Oh my God, look, there's Geoffrey Cleric. Chandler: Who? Ross: He was roommates with John Rosoff. He went out with Andrea Tamburino. She dumped him for Michael Skloff. Chandler: Did I go to this school?

  • Joey: (To Gene) Hey, I know this won't put your kid through college, but would you like a Days of Our Lives mug?

  • (The category is Types of Trees) Gene: Oak, maple, elm, birch... Joey: Uh, I dunno. Types of trees? (The category is Spanish Words) Gene: Uh, buenos dias, enchilada, por favor... Joey: Oh, I'm sorry, I don't know any Spanish words. (The category is Things that Burn) Gene: Wow. A match. A candle. Joey: Things that go "tssst" when you put them out! Gene: A torch. A bonfire. Uh, your pee! Joey: Things that burn! (The category is What a Dog Might Say) Gene: "I'd like to go for a walk." "Scratch my belly." Joey: Dude, I think you're losing it. Gene: "I have fur." "I like to bark." Joey: Oh, oh, oh, what a dog says! (The category is Pizza Toppings) Gene: Pepperoni... Joey: Pizza toppings! Next! (The category is Supermodels) Gene: Cindy Crawford. Uh, Christie Brinkley. Heidi Klum. Claudia Schiffer. Joey: Oh, uh, uh... Gene: Christie Turlington. Uh, Kate Moss. Joey: Girls Chandler could never get! (The time runs out) Gene: (Irritated) Supermodels! Joey: Where?

  • Missy: Well, Chandler and I used to make out. A lot. Ross: You did? Missy: Yeah. We'd go to the science lab after hours. Ross: (Angrily) And on my turf?!

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Notes (10)

  • This is the last episode in the series to feature flashbacks. Flashbacks have also been used in "The One with the Prom Video," "The One with the Flashback," "The One with the Thanksgiving Flashbacks," "The One Where They All Turn Thirty," and "The One with the Truth About London."

  • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui trahissait le pacte (The One Who Didn't Respect The Pact)

  • According to the credits, Officer Good Body's real name is Roy.

  • Courteney Cox-Arquette was pregnant during the filming of this episode. It is visible, especially in her face, that she gained weight from her real-life pregnancy. She also wears larger clothes to try to disguise this. On June 13th, 2004 Courteney and her husband David Arquette welcomed the birth of their daughter Coco Riley Arquette.

  • This episode runs 30:14 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

  • Danny DeVito received an Emmy nomination for Guest Actor for his work in this episode.

  • When Ross is trying to explain who people are at the reunion he mentions Michael Schloff, a nod to the writer of the series theme tune. He also mention Jeffrey Klarik, who, is series co-creator, David Crane's partner and, would later create CBS sitcom, The Class, along with David Crane.

  • The names mentioned at the reunion of the class of 91, were actually the names of some people in the producers' lives.

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Trivia (2)

  • Goof: When Monica collapses onto the beanbag chair at the very end of the episode, we can see the bottom of her fat suit below the hem of her skirt.

  • Continuity: This episode confirms the fact that Chandler and Rachel met in 1987 at the Geller's house for Thanksgiving, as seen in "The One with the Thanksgiving Flashbacks". The flashback seen in this episode is also from 1987, and Monica is still mad at Chandler for calling her fat.

Allusions (1)

  • Donny: She'll be playing with star of General Hospital, Leslie Charleson! Leslie Charleson is actually the star of General Hospital. General Hospital is the longest running soap opera, as it debuted on April 1, 1963 and continues today.