The One with Rachel's Other Sister

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Quotes (28)

  • Amy: (To Ross and Rachel) How about this, you guys die and the crazy plate lady dies, then do I get the baby? Chandler: No, if crazy plate lad... (Monica stares at him) If Monica dies then I would get Emma, right? Rachel: Well actually... Chandler: Actually what? Ross: Well.. it's just, it's just in that case, then... Emma would go to my parents. Chandler: What? Amy: Hurts, doesn't it?

  • Monica: I want to have a kid with you because I think you're going to be an amazing dad... at the fun parts and the hard parts. Chandler: Oh yeah, well can you picture me saying "Go to your room! You're grounded?" Monica: Can you hear me say "You're grounded?" Chandler: You said that to me last week. Monica: How hard is it? No shoes on the furniture.

  • Rachel: Amy, you remember Ross. Amy: Not really. But you are much cuter then that geeky guy she used to date. Ross: That was me. Amy: No, he was this creepy guy from high school who had this huge crush on her since like the ninth grade. Ross: Still me. Amy: No, I'm not talking about you. (To Rachel) It was your fat friend's brother with that bad afro, do you remember? Ross: Amy. I'm going to save you some time, okay. All me.

  • Rachel: I would like to invite Amy to Thanksgiving. Ross: You know, I think that's a great idea. It'll be like the Pilgrims bringing the Indians syphilis.

  • Amy: (About Emma) Oh, she's precious. Do you ever worry that she's gonna get your real nose? Rachel: Amy! (Pause) Yes, I do. I really do.

  • Ross: Dude, well done! If I die, and Rachel dies and Monica dies, then you can totally take care of Emma. Chandler: Oh yeah? Well thanks. Ross: So, now do I get Joey? Chandler: Okay. But you should know, he eats five times a day and shoves pennies up his nose.

  • Rachel: Monica is Ross's sister. Amy: No. Ross's sister was really fat. Monica: That was me. Amy: No. She was this really dorky girl in high school, that used to follow Rachel around like a puppet-- Rachel: Amy, you have got to stop doing that!

  • Ross: Hey, dude, you okay? Sorry about before. Chandler: That's okay. You're totally right. I don't know anything about disciplining a child. But it did hurt my feelings, and I want you to know that if I die... you don't get Joey.

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Notes (7)

  • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui était vexé (The One Who Was Offended)

  • Central Perk, the coffeehouse, was not seen in this episode.

  • Christina Applegate, who played Amy, was the star of Jesse, another show that aired on NBC in the late 1990s which was also produced by David Crane, Martha Kauffman, and Kevin S. Bright.

  • Christina Applegate and Matthew Perry had previously worked together in the 1988 TV movie Dance 'til Dawn.

  • Christina Applegate and Matt LeBlanc has previous worked together on several episodes of Married ... With Children.

  • This episode runs 26:16 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

  • Christina Applegate won an Emmy for Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her work in this episode.

Trivia (10)

  • Continuity: Monica's fancy guest china is clearly very expensive dinnerware, whereas the plates that get broken are (understandably) cheap stoneware. The real continuity problem is that the cheap plates don't even look like the expensive dinnerware.

  • Trivia: Upon hearing the name "Muskogee" on television, Chandler exclaims, "Muskogee!? That's like four hours from Tulsa!". Chandler is indeed new to Oklahoma. Muskogee is only fifty miles from Tulsa, less than a one hour drive.

  • Goof: As Rachel's sister comes out from the back of Ross's apartment to say that she has been dumped by her boyfriend, a microphone is visible at the top of the screen as she walks towards the sofa to sit down.

  • Goof: In the scene where Rachel and her sister are fighting, a few seconds before they break the first plate, the flaps on the box Chandler is holding are open. However seconds later the flaps are now closed with Chandler still holding the box.

  • Goof: When Chandler breaks Monica's dishes, Emma's carseat rotates and then switches back between shots.

  • Goof: In the scene where Rachel and her sister are fighting and Phoebe says to Joey, "Should we stop this?," Joey is mouthing the same line right before saying his own line.

  • Goof: In the scene where Rachel is introducing her sister to the rest of the gang in Monica's apartment, there are napkins on the plates on the table. However in the next shot nothing is on the plates.

  • Goof: When Chandler puts the box of plates down on the chair, the top flaps are down. When he knocks it off, the box is open.

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