The One with the Candy Hearts

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (20)

  • Kristin: (About Carol and Susan) Who are they? Ross: The blond woman is my ex-wife, and the woman touching her is her... close, personal friend. Kristin: You mean they're lovers. Ross: If you wanna put a label on it.

  • Carol: Uh, I don't think she's in the bathroom. Her coat is gone. Ross: Well maybe it's cold in there. Or maybe I screwed up the first date I had in nine years.

  • Monica: Look, here's a picture of Scotty Jared naked. Rachel: Hey he's wearing a sweater. Monica: No.

  • Phoebe: Okay, so now we need, um, sage branches and the sacramental wine. Monica: All I have is, is oregano and a Fresca.

  • Chandler: Oh, what a crappy night! Janice: Although, I have enjoyed the fact that, uh your shirt's been sticking out of your zipper ever since you came back from the bathroom.

  • Phoebe: Okay. We can, um, we can burn the stuff they gave us. Rachel: Or? Phoebe: Or... or we can chant and dance around naked, you know, with sticks. Monica: Burning's good.

  • Phoebe: Oh! You know my friend Abby who shaves her head? She said that if you want to break the bad boyfriend cycle, you can do like a cleansing ritual. Rachel: Pheebs, this woman is voluntarily bald.

  • Joey: No, no, no, don't! I've been waiting for, like, forever to go out with Lorraine. Just calm down. Chandler: Calm down? Calm down? You set me up with the woman that I've dumped twice in the last five months!

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Notes (4)

  • Nancy Valen who plays Lorraine, Joey's date, played Samantha Thomas on Baywatch, Chandler and Joey's favorite TV show.

  • International Episode Title: Czech Republic: Na svatého Valentýna (On St. Valentine's Day)

  • Monte's Restaurant (Monte's A Trattoria), where Chandler and Joey have their double date, is located at 97 MacDougal Street in New York.

  • This episode runs 24:46 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00). The added material includes Chandler miming shooting Janice in the hallway, the firemen giving the women bonfire advice, and the women asking the firemen about sliding down the pole.

Trivia (4)

  • Goof: In the tag ending, when the girls are returning from showing the firemen out, the post and a chair that are supposed to represent the "fourth wall" of the set are visible. However, in the background the door wall, which includes a framed picture, goes well beyond this perimeter, and of course, there's no wall behind the post and chair.

  • Goof: When the firemen are going through the trash bin, Monica is already holding the burnt picture of her ex boyfriend, before the fireman can even take it out.

  • Trivia: This is the first time Janice says her catchphrase "Oh, my God!"

  • Trivia: Phoebe mentions her friend Abby who shaves her head. In a later series she has a friend named Bonnie who shaves her head, who she sets up with Ross.

Allusions (3)

  • Joey and Lorraine nibbling from opposite ends of a noodle and ending up kissing in the middle alludes to Disney's 1955 animated movie, Lady and the Tramp, in which Lady and Tramp do the same thing (in the movie, however, unlike Joey and Lorraine, they are surprised when they meet in the middle).

  • Janice: Hello, funny Valentine. "My Funny Valentine" is a famous jazz tune, originally from the musical Babes in Arms. It was written by Richard Rodgers and has been sung by numerous famous musicians over the years.

  • Rachel: And here we have the last of Paolo's Grappa. Grappa is a grape-based pomace brandy between 80 to 120 proof, of Italian origin.