The One with Phoebe's Cookies

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (27)

  • Jack: Meeting in-laws is stressful. I remember when I first started dating Judy, I was unemployed. When her parents asked what I did for a living, I panicked and told them I was a lawyer.
    Chandler: What did they do when they figured it out?
    Jack: They never did. So if you ever see me giving Judy's father legal advice, just nod along.

  • Ross: Hey, I'm playing tennis with my dad and he told me I could invite you.
    Chandler: Really? That's really cool, thanks.
    Ross: Well actually, he told me I could invite Chauncy, but I assumed he meant you.

  • Phoebe: I froze the last batch of cookies my grandmother ever made. This is the last one, and I want you guys to have it.
    Chandler: We can't accept this.
    Phoebe: Why not?
    Chandler: Because it's gross.

  • Monica: (To Phoebe) You know what I want for an engagement present?
    Chandler: What we want, honey!
    Monica: No, you don't this. It'd be your grandmother's cookie recipe.
    Phoebe: The chocolate chip cookie recipe?
    Monica: Yeah.
    Phoebe: The one that's been passed down through generations that she made me promise on her deathbed never to let out of our family?
    Chandler: Dying people say the craziest things.

  • Chandler: Why did that room have to have so much steam anyway?
    Ross: Cause otherwise it would be called the "room room."

  • Monica: I'm gonna be the mom who makes the best chocolate chip cookies!
    Chandler: Our kids are gonna be fat, aren't they?

  • Rachel: All right, ya know what? I, I'm sorry. I will try to tone it down and, uh, stop yelling. Joey: You won't boss me around anymore? Rachel: I won't boss you around. Joey: And you'll be nice? Rachel: And I'll be nice. Joey: And you'll be topless? Rachel: And, Joey! Joey: Do you want me to learn?

  • Ross: Hey Chandler, what are you doing tonight? Chandler: Uh, why, do you have a lecture? Ross: No, why?Chandler: Then free as a bird. What's up?

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Notes (2)

  • International Episode Title:
    France: Celui qui portait des lunettes (The One Who Wears Glasses)

  • This episode runs 21:14 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

Trivia (8)

  • Continuity: Phoebe says she promised her grandmother on her death bed to keep the cookie recipe in the family. But in The One with Joey's Bag, she says that her grandmother died in the grocery store.

  • Goof: When Chandler removes his robe while going into the steam room, his underwear is visible. However the episode insinuates that he was nude.

  • Goof: At the end of the episode when Rachel and Joey start eating sandwiches, Rachel clearly loosens her grip to let the meat fall out.

  • Goof: When Rachel and Joey are sailing on the boat, the background changes between shots.

  • Goof: Rachel tightens the windward sheet of the jib. In other words, she tightens the right side rope on the front sail, while the sail is on the left side of the boat.

  • Continuity: When Ross invites Chandler to the health club, he says that Mr. Geller requested "Chauncy." Yet in the previous episode, the Gellers clearly knew Chandler's name when they were out to dinner, not to mention that they've known him since he was Ross's college roommate, and he has visited the family several times.

  • Continuity: In this episode Rachel teaches Joey how to sail, saying she owned a boat when she was younger and has been sailing her whole life. But in "The One Where Ross Moves In" Rachel says she doesn't sail.

  • Goof: When Monica, Phoebe, and Ross are taste-testing the cookie batches, Monica breaks the whole cookie in her hand in half. When the shot changes, the cookie is whole and she breaks it again. Then the shot changes again and the cookie is missing a different chunk at the top.

Allusions (1)

  • Rachel: I did not see the piece of Styrofoam that was shaped like Mike Tyson! Mike Tyson a former American world heavyweight boxing champion. He is known for the controversy when he bit off a piece of Evander Holyfield's ear during a match.