The One with Phoebe's Wedding

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (19)

  • Phoebe: I hope you know how much you mean to me. Joey: (Voice breaking) I hope you know... (Turns around) I don't want you to see your father cry. Go to your room!

  • Chandler: You told us both we could be in the wedding? Rachel: Well, in my defense, you were not supposed to tell each other.

  • Monica: Pheebs, spit that out, that has pork in it. Phoebe: I thought the pot stickers were supposed to be vegetarian! Monica: Yeah, I changed them. I sent you a fax about it. Phoebe: I don't have a fax machine. Monica: Ah, well then there are gonna be a few surprises.

  • Chandler: (About not playing a role in Phoebe's wedding) This is like figure skating team all over again. I mean synchronized swimming. I mean, I mean the balance beam. (To Ross) Help me! Ross: Football! Chandler: Thank you.

  • Phoebe: (Yelling) Monica I can't do it like this! This is my wedding! Okay, I don't want this (Mimes hand twirling gesture), or this (taps watch), or this (Mimes "cut" motion) Okay? I just wanted a simple wedding. Where my fiancé can go to the bathroom anytime he wants!

  • Joey: (To Mike) So what are your intentions with my Phoebe?

  • Joey: I'm glad we had this little talk. Mike: Yes. Yeah and thanks for all the wedding night advice. (Walks away) That didn't make me uncomfortable at all.

  • Phoebe: (On the phone) No! We're gonna do it my way. (Listens) Because your way is stupid! Alright I gotta go. I have another call, Reverend.

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Notes (8)

  • Phoebe's wedding was only one episode. However, "The One with Ross's Wedding" and "The One with Chadler and Monica's Wedding" are poth two-parters.

  • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui jouait le rôle du père (The One Who Pretended To Be The Father)

  • 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 received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series (Nick McLean).

  • This episode runs 32:05 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

  • This is the last episode with Phoebe's name in the title of the episode.

  • One of the only episodes in which we see both bedrooms in Joey and Rachel's apartment.

  • Music: "Here, There, and Everywhere" by The Beatles (Instrumental)

Trivia (4)

  • Trivia: Phoebe's entire family was absent from her wedding including Frank Sr., Phoebe Sr., Ursula, Frank Jr., Alice, and the triplets.

  • Continuity: Phoebe is superstitious. In "The One with All the Wedding Dresses" she believes that on the wedding day, the groom should not see the bride before the wedding. However, on her own wedding day, Phoebe and Mike hang out together before the ceremony.

  • Continuity: When Chandler asked Rachel if she ever got left out, she said no. In "The One with the Lottery" Rachel says she never got picked. In "The One with the Football" she was upset about being picked last, and was excluded from most of the game.

  • Continuity: After Phoebe tells Monica that she is fired from being her wedding planner, Monica says that she has never been fired. However, in "The One with Five Steaks and an Eggplant" Monica gets fired for taking the kickbacks.

Allusions (1)

  • Joey: How could I not get that part? Stupid Ralph Macchio. Ralph Macchio is an American actor with italian ancestry best known for his role in The Karate Kid.