The One with Unagi

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (18)

  • Doctor: (coming into waiting room) Joey and Tony Tribbiani.
    Joey: That's us.
    Doctor: This is a study for identical twins.
    Joey: That's right. Two thousand dollars.
    Doctor: But...you're not identical twins.
    Joey: (stammers a bit, then yells) DAMMIT, CARL!

  • Joey: Carl is a guy I hired to be my identical twin for a medical research project.
    Chandler: Y’know, sometimes the good ideas are just right in front of you, aren’t they?
    Joey: Okay, I know it sounds crazy, but I think it might work. Ya know? The only problem is, Carl’s acting is… (gestures 'so-so')
    Monica: The only problem?!?!

  • Carl: (entering Monica's)) Hey Mon! Hey Chan! Just getting a soda (does so)
    Monica: Who the hell are you?!?!
    Carl: I'm Joey! How are you doing?!?
    Joey: (running in) No! No! No! No! No! 'How you doin'; how you doin'?' Dammit, Carl! Go wait in the hall. (Carl exits) Look, I got to apologize on the behalf of Carl.
    Chandler: Who the hell is Carl?!?!
    Joey: Oh; did I not mention?

  • Rachel & Phoebe: (Jumping out from behind the curtains) Danger! (Ross screams) Rachel: Ah... salmon skin roll.

  • Chandler: Guys, I need your help, I don't know what to get Monica for Valentine's Day. Rachel: Well, Valentine's Day was two weeks ago so I wouldn't get her a calendar!

  • Phoebe: Now we can kick anybody's ass! Rachel: Yeah! Ross: After one class? I don't think so. Rachel: You wanna see me self-defense myself? Go over there and pretend you're a sexual predator! (Starts screaming) Go on I dare ya!

  • Ross: Why don't you pick up some extra shift here Joey? Phoebe: Or, you know, I used to beg for money! Of course, it helps if you have a little of this going on. (Shakes her chest) Wow! I still have it!

  • Joey: What's with the twenty percent tip? Did I do something wrong? Chandler: I think that's a generous tip Joe. Joey: Hey, you know what's more generous than that? Fifty percent! You know what's even more generous than that? Chandler: I see where you're going!

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Notes (5)

  • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Síla unagi (Power Unagi)

  • There is a new opening sequence during the theme song. Clips are added in from different episodes. This happens in almost every 14th episodes throughout all 10 seasons, but in the previous episode "The One That Could Have Been" the whole fountain scene for the opening is changed.

  • Alternate Title: The One With The Mix Tape

  • This episode runs 21:46 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

  • Music: "The Way You Look Tonight" by Tony Bennett "My Funny Valentine" by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart from Babes in Arms.

Trivia (7)

  • Goof: In this episode Chandler says that Monica was working on Valentines Day, but in "The One with Rachel's Sister," Ross says that Jill asked him out for Valentines Day. In that episode Monica is sick, not at work.

  • Factual Error: Ross explains to Chandler that his Saturn V Rocket model is from the Apollo 8 mission and that Apollo 8 did not land on the moon but instead orbited the moon twice and returned safely to earth. In fact, Apollo 8 orbited the moon a total of ten times, not two.

  • Goof: When Joey shouts at Carl about pizza, Chandler, although backwards, is clearly laughing. However when the camera angle changes, his face is serious.

  • Goof: When Monica plays "The Way You Look Tonight" on the mix tape, after the first verse the song should go straight onto the second verse. But the song goes into an instrumental verse and Janice's voice is dubbed over.

  • Goof: When Chandler is in the bedroom trying to make Monica a present, He stretches out a hanger. When the camera angle changes, the hanger is not as stretched as it was before.

  • Goof: When Gunther tells Joey that a customer has been waiting for his coffee for ten minutes, he hands a mug to Joey. You can clearly see that the mug is empty.

  • Goof: When Monica got upset over the tape, why would Chandler keep playing it instead of turning it off?

Allusions (1)

  • Phoebe: Pat Sajak? Rachel: Yep! Phoebe: Alex Trebek? Rachel: Oh, of course! Phoebe: Chuck Woolery? Rachel: Definitely! Phoebe, you will not find a single game show host whose ass I cannot kick. Pat Sajak is the host of Wheel of Fortune. Alex Trebek is the host of Jeopardy!. Chuck Woolery was the host of Wheel of Fortune and Love Connection, and is now the host of Lingo.