The One with the Pediatrician

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (19)

  • Mike: Do you think maybe sometime we could... if you would want to...
    Phoebe: It's okay, you can say it.
    Mike: Would you want to go out sometime?
    Phoebe: Oh, you just caught me off guard! That would be nice.
    Joey: Look at this! My two best friends!

  • Phoebe: Why did you go along with it?
    Mike: Because I was told I'd get a free dinner... which I didn't. And that I'd meet a pretty girl... which I did.
    Phoebe: True.

  • Phoebe: Joey, why did you set me up with a stranger? Joey: I don't know, I just forgot. I'm so sorry. Mike: I'm sorry too. And just to be clear, I didn't hit his mom with a car.

  • Chandler: Honey, we're leaving tomorrow. You've still got a lot of packing to do. Monica: You're right. (She pauses) Maybe I shouldn't go. Chandler: What? Monica: Nancy told me about this job at this great restaurant, Javu. It's just a little outside of Tulsa. Chandler: How far outside? Monica: Manhattan.

  • Phoebe: (To Mike) You know, it's so surprising that you and Joey have known each other for so long and I've never heard about you. Joey: Yeah, that's because we had a bit of a falling out. Mike hit my mom with a car. Mike: No, I didn't. Joey: That's okay Mike, I have forgiven you. And now we're friends again. Everything's great! Mary Ellen: (To Mike) Wait, is your mom okay? Joey: Please, we're trying to have a conversation.

  • Chandler: I've got good news! Monica: You got out of the whole Tulsa thing? Chandler: Okay, I have news.

  • Rachel: I wonder why Ross said that he died? Monica: Oh, maybe he was getting him confused with his childhood therapist. Chandler: He saw a therapist? Monica: He used to have this recurring nightmare. It really freaked him out. Rachel: Wow, what was it? Monica: That I was going to eat him.

  • Ross: Hey! Monica: How was the pediatrician? Rachel: Oh, I really liked him. (Looks at Ross) Yeah, it was really, really, really good. Ross: You promised you wouldn't say anything. Rachel: I know. (Pause) Ross still sees his pediatrician! (To Ross) I don't care!

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Notes (4)

  • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui allait chez le p├ędiatre (The One Who Had A Pediatrician)

  • This is the first appearance of Paul Rudd as Mike Hannigan. Mike was in 17 episodes of Friends.

  • Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston costarred in The Object of My Affection, a 1998 comedy-drama.

  • This episode runs 26:03 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

Trivia (7)

  • When Joey knocks over Chandler's suitcase as he is saying his goodbyes, the suitcase is clearly empty.

  • Goof: When Mike and Joey are waiting for Phoebe and Mary Ellen, a boom mike is visible.

  • Continuity: In the previous episode Ross broke his thumb. Yet there is no mention of this and he has no cast.

  • Goof: In the scene where Rachel is talking to Monica about a doctor for Emma, Rachel moves the hair out of her face. The next shot is of Monica then to goes back to Rachel and her hair is perfect again.

  • Goof: When Mary Ellen is having a martini, we can see her eating both the olives in her drink but in the next shot her glass is shown again with the two olives still in it.

  • Trivia: It was stated in this episode that Ross had a recurring nightmare that Monica was going to eat him and that he had to go to therapy for it.

  • Factual Error: Ross says there is a page with a circus in Where's Waldo, but the girl is really looking at Waldo on the beach. Also, that Waldo book does not even have a circus themed page in it.

Allusions (1)

  • Phoebe: I play a little guitar myself. Mike: Really? That's great, what kind of music do you play? Phoebe: Well, like acoustic folksy stuff, you know, but right now I'm working on a couple of Iron Maiden covers. Iron Maiden, formed in Britain in 1975, is one of the biggest heavy metal bands of all time, selling over 80 million albums world wide. They are known for songs such as "The Number of The Beast," "Fear of The Dark," and "Run To The Hills."