Friends

The One with the Blind Dates

Season 9, Ep 14, Aired 2/6/03
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  • Episode Description
  • Joey and Phoebe conspire to set up Rachel and Ross on their worst blind dates ever, hers being a pitiful lug, as they hope to reunite them out of mutual appreciation for what they had together. Meanwhile, while babysitting Emma, an ovulating Monica wants to become romantically intimate with Chandler but their privacy is compromised because they can't leave the infant alone or she'll scream bloody murder.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Sam Pancake

    The Waiter

  • Jennifer Aniston

    Rachel Green

  • John Eric Bentley

    Waiter #2

  • Courteney Cox

    Monica Geller-Bing

  • Lisa Kudrow

    Phoebe Buffay

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • The blind dates.

    By Black_Grace, May 30, 2007

  • good

    By simpfan90210, May 06, 2007

  • The One With the Blind Dates

    By super_friend21, Mar 11, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (22)

    • Phoebe: (Watching Ross and Rachel through the window) Look, they're bonding! Oh, they're falling in love all over again! Oh, they see us. Oh, they look mad. Oh, they figured it out. Run! Joey: Where? Phoebe: Mexico!

    • Monica: Yeah, I guess having sex in front of a baby is kind of... Chandler: Gross? Scarring? The kind of thing you go to jail for? Monica: Yeah, I guess you're right. Chandler: You guess I'm right? You didn't want to do it with me in a lodge because you thought a deer was watching! Monica: Well, what kind of sick bastard does it in front of a deer?

    • Ross: Monica told me you had a blind date. Rachel: Yeah. Ross: I did, too. Rachel: Oh. Ross: But is it technically a date if the other person doesn't show up? Rachel: Oh, oh no. Do you think she walked in, saw you, and left? Ross: Why does everyone keep saying that?!

    • Rachel: Now, come on, come on, Steve. There must be something that you like about yourself. Steve: I do like my hair. Rachel: Really?

    • Chandler: Well, I think it's great that you're going on a date, you know? I mean, it sounds healthy. I mean, you have needs. Embrace your womanhood! Monica: You want a job? Turn off Oprah, and send out a resume!

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    Notes (3)

    • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui se faisait poser un lapin (The One Who Got Stood Up)

    • This is the first appearance of Alexandra and Athina Conley as Emma Geller-Green. Although Emma appeared in 19 episodes of Friends, Alexandra and Athina only played her in 3 episodes.

    • This episode runs 24:21 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

    Trivia (7)

    • Goof: Why would Rachel ask Phoebe to set her up with someone? In the previous episode, Gavin was still very interested.

    • Goof: The restaurant menus where Rachel has dinner with Steve are the same ones used in "The One with Phoebe's Birthday Dinner", even though it's not the same restaurant.

    • Magna Doodle: A drawing of three ABC blocks stacked on top of each other

    • Trivia: The waiter was also the waiter in "The One Where Joey Tells Rachel".

    • Goof: In the end of the episode, when Rachel and Ross are talking in Central Perk, Rachel keeps switching from wearing a necklace to not wearing a necklace between shots.

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    Allusions (1)

    • Phoebe: Then we'll head off to sunny Mexico. Oh wait, that was the end of another plan. Probably referring to the movie Bandits where their plan was to rob banks until they had enough money to disappear in Mexico and open a nightclub.

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