The One with Joey's Dirty Day

Season 4, Ep 14, Aired 2/5/98
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  • Episode Description
  • After a three-day fishing trip with his dad, Joey is in a jam when he doesn't have time to take a shower before going to the set of Charlton Heston's new movie. Rachel, continuing to fawn over clothing shopper Joshua, sets Ross up with her boss's niece when she is unable to take her to the opera. Ross ends up spending a weekend in Vermont with the niece, Emily. And while Chandler is despondent after his breakup with Kathy, the girls take him to a strip club.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Paxton Whitehead

    Mr. Waltham

  • Jennifer Aniston

    Rachel Green

  • Carlos Lacamara

    The A.D.

  • Courteney Cox

    Monica Geller

  • Rocky McMurray

    The Cigarette Guy

  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • Joey's in a movie with Charlton Heston. Rachel tries to get further with Joshua, and Chandler tries to get over Cathy.

    By singme_tosleep, Jun 21, 2009

  • The aftermath.

    By Canogaparkcindy, Dec 30, 2008

  • a good episode

    By simpfan90210, Apr 27, 2007

  • Chandler goes through the stages of a break-up as he is depressed that he has parted ways with Kathy, Ross meets Emily--his future bride--and Rachel still pines for Joshua, while Joey runs into Charleston Heston while using his shower.

    By shelley06, Nov 24, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (18)

    • Ross: You were so right. Rachel: What? Ross: Uh, what you said, about us being in a place where we could finally be happy for each other. Rachel: Oh, hmm. Ross: I mean, I, I, I admit I, I wasn't quite there. Y'know, I mean the thought of you and that, that Josh guy... Rachel: Joshua. Ross: Joshua... guy at that club, dancing and having a good time, the thought of it kinda... y'know. Rachel: Yeah, I... Ross: But now, I'm there! I'm totally there. I'm, I'm finally where you are.

    • Monica: (About Ross and Emily) Why do you care so much anyway? Rachel: I don't care! All right, you know what I'm just upset that I'm getting nowhere with Joshua that. You know what? Still, you do not meet someone and go flitting off to Vermont! Monica: Well, when you first met Barry, you flitted off to Vail. Rachel: Oh, you know, would you just for once, not remember every little thing!

    • Chandler: You don't have to stop having fun just because I'm here. Kathy didn't cheat on all of you. (To Joey) Well, except you.

    • Joey: I wanted to go to the strip club! Chandler: I know, I know, but you're gonna have plenty of chances. There are literally thousands of women out there just waiting to screw me over.

    • Phoebe: (To Chandler) Ya know you, you just stop being such a wuss and get those off and you come with us and watch naked girls dance around!

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    Notes (5)

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Joey není ve své kůži (Joey Is a Bit Out Of Sorts)

    • This is the first appearance of Helen Baxendale as Emily Waltham. Emily was in 14 episodes of Friends.

    • There is a new opening sequence during the theme song. Clips are added in from different episodes.

    • Music: "It's No Good" by Depeche Mode

    • This episode runs 22:29 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

    Trivia (7)

    • Goof: When Rachel is asking Ross if he will take Emily to the opera, the size of his cracker changes between shots.

    • Goof: After Charlton Heston catches Joey in his shower, Joey wraps a towel around his waist while they talk. You can see his underwear through the towel.

    • Goof: When Rachel is talking to Monica and Phoebe about going to Joshua's club, the amount of orange juice in Monica's glass keeps changing.

    • Trivia: This is the first episode that Rachel says her catchphrase, "Nooooo!"

    • Trivia: There is a typed sign on Joey and Chandler's fridge that says Hand Grenades.

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    Allusions (4)

    • Charlton: Every actor thinks he stinks, even Lawrence Oliver at sometimes thought he stank, Bob Redford won’t even watch himself. Lawrence Oliver was an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award winning English actor, director, and producer. Robert (Bob) Redford is an American actor, director, and producer.

    • Joey: I guess you wouldn't believe me if I said I was Kirk Douglas, huh? Kirk Douglas is an American actor and film producer. He is also father to Hollywood actor and producer Michael Douglas.

    • Mr. Waltham: For you and Emily. Tonight. Die Fledermaus. Rachel: Oh, oh right. Mr. Waltham: I think you'll like it. It has two out of The Three Tenors. Die Fledermaus is a comic operetta composed by Johann Strauss II to a German libretto. The Three Tenors is a name given to collaborative concerts of the three operatic tenors Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, and Luciano Pavarotti.

    • Joey: I'm doing a movie with Charlton Heston. Charlton Heston is an iconic Academy Award-winning American film actor, best known for playing larger-than-life heroic roles such as Moses in The Ten Commandments and Judah Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur.

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