The One with Chandler and Monica's Wedding (1)

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (15)

  • Rachel: Ross said there's still no word from Chandler. Phoebe: Oh man. Rachel: Oh, but he did say that they found the grandmother wandering down Fifth Avenue. Phoebe: Okay. Well, there's one down.

  • Rachel: Whatcha doin' Mon? Monica: I'm making a list of all the things that are most likely to go wrong at the wedding. Now, that way I can be prepared. Phoebe: What are they? Monica: Well, so far I have, uh, my bridesmaids dresses won't get picked up, my veil gets lost, or I don't have my something blue. Rachel: Hey! Those are all the things I'm responsible for! Monica: I had to go with the odds, Rach.

  • Joey: Okay, uh, look I know you're a great actor, okay? And you play all those Shakespeare guys and stuff... Richard: Oh, thanks. Joey: But you're spitting all over me man!

  • Nora: When we got married, I seem to remember seeing the groom in the wedding dress! Charles: When your saw me in the wedding dress, it was after the wedding. So it wasn’t bad luck. Nora: It certainly wasn’t good luck!

  • Judy: I wish your grandmother had lived to see this. Monica: She’s right there. Judy: Not that old crone. My mother!

  • Ross: (Convincing Chandler he can handle the wedding) We’re just gonna go home and take a shower. And that’s not scary! Chandler: Well it depends on what you mean by we!

  • Ross: Chandler, have you ever put on a black cocktail dress and asked me up to your hotel room? Chandler: No! Ross: Well then you are neither of your parents!

  • Judy: (To Ross) I certainly see why the girls like coming here. (Ross looks confused) The sexy blond behind the counter! (Waves at Gunther)

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Notes (9)

  • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui a épousé Monica - 1ère partie (The One Who Marries Monica - Part 1)

  • According to the DVD commentary for this two part episode, the show was filmed over two weeks, with all of the scenes featuring Gary Oldman being filmed in the first week. The wedding was filmed in the second week, with the final shot of Rachel filmed after the studio audience had left.

  • Elliot Gould was credited as a "Special Appearance."

  • Kathleen Turner (as a "Special Guest Star") and Christina Pickles (as a "Guest Star") received the "And" credit.

  • This is one of the few two-part episodes. These episodes were originally aired in their entirety, but written to be aired separately in syndication. These episodes are: "The One with Two Parts (1)" "The One with Two Parts (2)" "The One After the Super Bowl (1)" "The One After the Super Bowl (2)" "The One Where Ross and Rachel Take a Break (1)" "The One with the Morning After (2)" "The One with Ross's Wedding (1)" "The One with Ross's Wedding (2)" "The One In Vegas (1)" "The One In Vegas (2)" "The One with Rachel's Sister (1)" "The One Where Chandler Can't Cry (2)" "The One That Could Have Been (1)" "The One That Could Have Been (2)" "The One with the Proposal (1)" "The One with the Proposal (2)" "The One with Chandler and Monica's Wedding (1)" "The One with Chandler and Monica's Wedding (2)" "The One Where Rachel Has a Baby (1)" "The One Where Rachel Has a Baby (2)" "The One in Barbados (1)" "The One in Barbados (2)" "The Last One (1)" "The Last One (2)"

  • Gary Oldman received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his work in this episode.

  • This episode received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Art Direction for a Multi-Camera Series (John Shaffner, Joe Stewart, Greg J. Grande).

  • Matt LeBlanc and Gary Oldman costarred in Lost In Space, a 1998 film.

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Trivia (7)

  • It's unusual how they all agree Ross could win against Chandler in the season 8 episode The one with the Halloween party and then in this episode when Ross tells Chandler he would kick his ass they all laugh it off.

  • Goof: When Monica leaves the apartment, you can see the wall to the left of the door swing forward on hinges to align with the door.

  • Continuity: In this episode, we hear the outgoing message Monica has recorded on her answering machine happily announcing to callers that if they are calling after Saturday (the day of the wedding) they've reached "The Bings!" However, in "The One with the Holiday Armadillo," Monica told Chandler she was not planning to change her last name. Additionally, more than two years after their wedding, in "The One with Princess Consuela," we learn that Monica still has not officially changed her last name to "Bing."

  • Goof: When Joey and Phoebe are talking at the rehearsal dinner and she says she doesn't want to talk about who spits on her at work, Joey puts his hand on her arm. When the camera angle changes, he puts his hand on her arm again.

  • Goof: When Monica and Chandler are talking in the apartment about how they actually made it, Chandler's arms are crossed in front of him. When the camera angle changes, his arms are down by his side.

  • Continuity: It is revealed this episode that Chandler had a childhood dog. Yet in "The One Where Chandler Doesn't Like Dogs", it is revealed that Chandler doesn't like dogs.

  • Trivia: Chandler's parents, Charles and Nora Bing, were named after the favorite Thin Man series character Nora Charles, one half of a very famous movie detective couple of the thirties.

Allusions (2)

  • Jack: And if you see Rita Moreno, let her know I'm looking for her. Rita Moreno is a Puerto Rican actress, singer, and dancer. She has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony.

  • Phoebe: Well you didn't see Chucky 3. Chucky 3, or Child's Play 3, was a horror film where the spirit of a killer possesses a doll.