The One with All the Cheesecakes

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (15)

  • David: Yeah, I'm just, I'm just in town for a conference. Um, God you look phenomenal! Phoebe: Well... Yeah. You look great too. Did you get a haircut? David: Yeah. Well, I, I got like thirty of them.

  • Joey: Okay, can I, can I make it up to you? Huh? I'm sorry. How about, uh, dinner tomorrow night? I'll pay for myself! Phoebe: Okay, you wore me down.

  • Phoebe: Oh here's Joseph Francis! Joey: Hey, what are you middle naming me for?!

  • Ross: (To his aunt) Why? Why on the lips?!

  • Joey: My girl from the other night was special! She was a scientist too! Phoebe: She was? Joey: Well, she graduated high school!

  • Rachel: (About her and Chandler) We are dessert stealers! We're living outside the law!

  • Joey: I got a big day at work. You know I'm in a coma? Today they do this test on me, and it turns out I'm not brain-dead. Chandler: So... Joey: No, hang on there, smart guy, it's just my character who's not brain-dead!

  • Phoebe: That's really beautiful. What does it mean? David: "Please clean my beakers." I don't get out of the lab much.

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Notes (3)

  • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui aimait les cheesecakes (The One Who Loves Cheesecakes)

  • Music: "Get Ready" by Rare Earth

  • This episode runs 23:35 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

Trivia (7)

  • Trivia: When Rachel and Chandler return from lunch they realized that neither of them paid. The same thing happens in "The One with Ross's Tan" when Rachel and Joey return from their first date only to realize that neither of them had paid for dinner.

  • Goof: When Chandler opens the door to Joey's apartment and finds Rachel eating the cheesecake, the Magna Doodle pen is hanging from the board. When the camera angle changes and the door shuts, the pen is in it's holder.

  • Goof: When Phoebe finds David at the coffee house, you can see between her sweater's buttons in one shot and in the other they're completely closed. It keeps changing throughout the scene.

  • Magna Doodle: A drawing of police cars and a helicopter surrounding a house

  • Factual Error: Throughout the episode they refer to Minsk as a town in Russia, when actually it is the capital of Belarus, a completely different country.

  • Trivia: Joey's middle name is Francis and Rachel's is Karen.

  • Trivia: The restaurant where Phoebe and Joey had dinner is the same restaurant that Monica worked at in season one, Iridium.

Allusions (3)

  • Monica: Frannie was the one who found your Playboys and showed them to mom. Playboy is an American adult entertainment magazine, founded in 1953 by Hugh Hefner.

  • David: There's a statue in Minsk that reminds me of you so much. I mean, it's actually of Lenin but, you know, at certain angles... This is a reference to Vladimir Lenin, a Russian communist and politician, who lead the October Revolution. He also theorized Leninism, an extension of Marxist theory.

  • Joey: Aw! Mel Torme died. Monica: Joey, that paper's like a year old! Mel Tormé was a famous jazz singer with important appearances in other series like Night Court and Seinfeld.