The One with the Vows

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (6)

  • Monica: Do you realize that we're getting married in just four weeks? Four weeks, baby. Four weeks! Chandler: Do you realize that you get louder every week?

  • Phoebe: I just hope it works. You know, 9 out of 10 marriages end in divorce. Ross: Phoebe, that's not true. Phoebe: Yeah, you're right. How's the Mrs.?

  • Ross: (About Chandler's vows) Where did you get this? Chandler: I stole Monica's and changed the name. Shh. Ross: Dude, you can't do that. Joey: He can if he goes first.

  • Ross: (To Chandler and Joey) With Carol, I promised never to love another woman until the day I died. She made no such promise.

  • Chandler: Don't worry, honey. We'll make your vows funnier.

  • Ross: We were helping Chandler write his vows, but he kicked us out because Joey kept making inappropriate suggestions! Joey: How is "Monica, I love your sweet ass" inappropriate? Ross: How's Monica coming along with her vows? Phoebe: Well let's just say its she's lucky she has a sweet ass, because she's not so good at the writing!

Notes (5)

  • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui √©crivait les voeux (The One With The Vows)

  • Elliott Gould and Christina Pickles briefly appear in one of the flashbacks, yet they are uncredited.

  • This episode runs 21:49 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

  • This episode holds the distinction of being the least-watched first run episode of Friends ever, with only 15.6 million viewers.

  • Clip show #3.

Trivia (1)

  • Goof: When the girls are working on the wedding vows and Monica asks if she can lie, Monica is leaning on her hands. When the camera angle changes, a pen appears in her hand.

Allusions (2)

  • In the flashback when Chandler and Monica first met, Chandler is dressed as one of the guys in the 1980s band A Flock Of Seagulls.

  • Chandler: (About his vows) I thought I'd just buy those. "Pat, I'd like to buy a vow." A reference to Pat Sajak, the host of the game show Wheel of Fortune.