The One with the Breast Milk

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Quotes (20)

  • Julie: Hey, listen, would you like to go to a movie sometime or something? Rachel: Yeah, that'd be great. I'd love it. Julie: I'd love it too. Shoot, I gotta go. So, I'll talk to you later. Rachel: All right, Julie. (Julie leaves) What a manipulative bitch.

  • Monica: Rachel, say that I'm friends with her, we spend some time together. Is that so terrible? Rachel: Yes. Monica: It's that terrible? Rachel: Yes. Monica, you don't get it. It's bad enough that she's stolen the guy who might actually be the person that I am supposed to be with, but now, she's actually, but now she's actually stealing you. Monica: Me? What are you talking about? Nobody could steal me from you. I mean, just because I'm friends with her doesn't make me any less friends with you. I mean, you're my... We're, we're... Oh, I love you. Rachel: I love you too. (They hug) Phoebe: You guys, um, I know that this really doesn't have anything to do with me, but, um, I love you guys too! (Phoebe gets in the hug) Oh, I really needed that.

  • Carol: Okay, and this is Funny Clown. Funny Clown is only for after his naps, not before his naps or he won't sleep. Ross: Carol, we've been through this before, okay? We have a good time. We laugh, we play. It's like we're father and son. Susan: Honey, relax. Ross is great with him. (To Ross) Don't look so surprised. I'm a lovely person.

  • Joey: Hey, how ya doin'? Todd: Morning. Joey: Listen, I know you're new, but it's kinda understood that everything from Young Men's to the escalator is my territory. Todd: Your territory, huh? Joey: Yeah. (To a customer) Bijan for men? Customer: No thanks. Todd: Hombre? Customer: Yeah. All right. Todd: You were saying?

  • Joey: (About the new guy at work) These new kids, they never last. Sooner or later, they all... stop lasting.

  • Joey: (About breast milk) Yeah, it's kinda sweet, sort of like, uh... Susan: Cantaloupe juice. Joey: Exactly. Ross: You've tasted it? You've tasted it. Susan: Uh huh. Ross: Oh, you've tasted it. Susan: You can keep saying it, but it won't stop being true.

  • Rachel: Monica, what is with you? Who'd you have lunch with? Monica: Judy. Rachel: Who? Monica: Julie. Rachel: (Shocked) What? Monica: Jody.

  • Monica: (Answering the phone) Hello? Oh, Hi, Ju-- Hi, Jew! Uh huh? Uh huh? Okay. Um, sure, that'd be great. See ya then. Bye. Rachel: Did you just say "Hi, Jew?" Monica: Yes. Uh, yes, I did. That was my friend, Eddie Moskowitz. Yeah, he likes it, reaffirms his faith.

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Notes (2)

  • International Episode Title: Czech Republic: Mateřské mléko (Breast Milk)

  • This episode runs 22:40 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

Trivia (1)

  • Trivia: Joey's cologne-selling job is at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Allusions (3)

  • Chandler: (after serving "cowboy" Joey juice like a western bartender) Now, go see Miss Kitty and she'll fix you up with a nice hooker.

    This alludes to the long-running TV series, Gunsmoke. Miss Kitty, played by Amanda Blake, although never stated, was understood to be a madam.

  • Joey's competition, "The Hombre man" is styled after Clint Eastwood in his early spaghetti westerns. Annabel says that "nobody knows his name". In those early westerns, Clint's character was known as "The Man With No Name".

  • Phoebe: (To Ben about his new shoes) Just do it. "Just do it" is the famous Nike tagline introduced in 1988.