Ross and Phoebe search frantically for Chandler. When they find him, Ross manages to calm him down. Meanwhile, Joey is trying to finish up on the movie set so he can officiate at their wedding, but the star of the movie is drunk. Chandler overhears Phoebe talking to Rachel about Monica's pregnancy. Joey arrives in time to perform the ceremony, and afterwards, Chandler tells Monica he knows about the baby, but it's news to her.moreless
While Monica finalizes plans for their wedding, Ross has an "older brother" talk with Chandler. Joey gets a part in a major WWI epic with a prestigious actor, but has problems since the actor tends to spit on him when he enunciates. Chandler hears a revised answering machine message in which Monica refers to herself and Chandler as "The Bings". The reality of it finally gets to him and he goes missing. Phoebe finds a positive pregnancy test in Monica's trash and assumes that Monica is pregnant.moreless
When Monica refuses to allow Rachel to drive her Porsche, she steals the keys from Ross's jacket and goes to take it for a spin. Ross, unable to stop her, goes along--much to his regret. Monica talks Chandler into traveling to Vegas to invite his estranged, drag-queen father to their wedding. Joey notices that Phoebe's new boyfriend is wearing her frilly underthings. After an enlightening chat about it with Phoebe, Joey decides to try it for himself.moreless
It is four weeks to their wedding, and as Monica and Chandler struggle to write their own wedding vows, we see clips from past episodes about the gradual evolution of their relationship.
In Central Perk, Rachel bumps into Melissa, an old sorority sister. It comes out that they got a little drunk at a luau once and made out. Rachel is somewhat proud of herself, since it's one of her few claims to not being "vanilla", but Phoebe doesn't believe her. Joey wants his parents at the wedding to see him officiate, which presents organizational problems for Monica. Rachel sets Chandler and Ross up with celebrity tuxes for the wedding.moreless
Joey auditions for a blockbuster period movie in which he is to play an Italian immigrant. He nails the audition, but then learns that the part requires full-frontal nudity, and that he must be anatomically "not Jewish". Rachel and Phoebe plan Monica's wedding shower at the last minute and invite everyone in Monica's address book--except Monica. Ross and Monica's cousin comes to visit and can't help dazzling most everyone with her slow-motion hair-tossing.moreless
Joey is nominated for a Soapie Award and brings Rachel along as his date. When he doesn't win, he tries to get one by other means. One of Ross's male students convinces him that he failed his midterm because he's in love with his teacher, namely Ross. Ross gives him a break, but when a second male student makes the same admission, he gets suspicious. Phoebe's new romantic relationship causes Monica to think about all the things she will be giving up by getting married.moreless
Monica picks out a gorgeous bridal gown at a fancy Manhattan shop but intends to actually buy it at a discount house in Brooklyn. She makes the mistake of telling another customer about the discount place. To Chandler's amusement, unbeknownst to one another, Ross and Joey end up dating the same woman, new to their neighborhood.moreless
When Monica and Chandler have trouble picking a minister to marry them, Joey gets ordained through the Internet so he can officiate at their wedding. Phoebe is thrilled with the effectiveness of some pills Monica gave her for a headache until she reads about the possible side-effects. Rachel feels awkward babysitting Ben until she starts sharing a few pranks he's never heard of. Phoebe spills the beans about what really happened in London.moreless
Monica and Chandler are horrified to discover that Ross is planning to play bagpipes at their wedding. The producers at Days of Our Lives are planning to bring back Drake Ramoray by transplanting into him the brain of soon-to-be-killed-off character Jessica Lockhart. A cute guy leaves his cell phone in Central Perk and Phoebe and Rachel fight over who gets to return it to him, thereby beginning "a fairy tale for the digital age".moreless
A 20-minute special hosted by Conan O'Brien featuring some of the cast's favorite outtakes from past episodes.
The gang throws Rachel a 30th birthday party which leads to them reminiscing about their own 30th birthdays.
In an attempt to make up for her slow massage business, Phoebe takes a job as a telemarketer for an office supply company. Monica and Ross discover that their parents are selling their childhood home. While attempting to rearrange the furniture, Rachel breaks Joey's favorite chair, "Rosita".
Ross assembles the gang on the roof to see a comet but they soon become bored and leave. After they've gone, thanks to Joey's stupidity, Ross and Joey find themselves locked out of the stairway. Rachel and Tag argue over which one of them forgot to send a package at work. Phoebe's smoke alarm defies all logic when it won't stop beeping. Chandler and Monica can't seem to fall asleep together, so they keep waking each other up.moreless
Phoebe gets angry with Joey when he cancels their dinner plans for a date with another woman. The tables are turned, however, when Phoebe's scientist boyfriend David returns to town for one night--the same night as her rescheduled dinner with Joey. Monica is upset about not being invited to her cousin's wedding, especially when she finds out that Ross was invited "with guest". Chandler accidentally gets a cheesecake delivered that was intended for another apartment.moreless
Since his son Ben is half Jewish, Ross would like to teach him about Hanukkah. The young boy, however, can't get his mind off Christmas and Santa Claus. When the costume store is all out of Santa costumes, Ross settles for an armadillo costume and claims to be Santa's Jewish friend. Phoebe's apartment is ready, but she fears that Rachel would rather keep living with Joey.moreless
When Phoebe tells the gang she was too poor to have a bike as a child, Ross gives her one as a present. Problem is, Phoebe has never learned how to ride a bike. Rachel writes a very intimate work evaluation of Tag as a joke. Instead of reading it, he dutifully hands it in to human resources. Monica decides to make candy and leave it outside her door as a way of getting to know the neighbors.moreless
Ross drives himself insane when he can't name all 50 states in a simple game. Tag joins the gang for Thanksgiving dinner where Joey accidentally spills the beans about Rachel's crush on him. Phoebe has been hiding a dog in the apartment and when Chandler finds out he freaks.
Joey asks Rachel to tell a girl he slept with he's not interested in a serious relationship. Instead, Rachel and Phoebe end up bonding with her and try to convince Joey she's perfect for him. When Janice learns of Monica and Chandler's engagement, she invites herself to the wedding. Now, Monica and Chandler have to find a way to tactfully un-invite her. Ross is proud his thesis is available at the university library, but upset that it is in a section so deserted, students go there to make out.moreless
Monica solves the problem of having to choose between Rachel and Phoebe to be her maid-of-honor by leaving it up to them. After watching Die Hard for the umpteenth time, Joey and Ross fall asleep on the sofa together. Problems arise when it turns out to be the best nap they ever had. Monica insists that Chandler apologize to an ex-girlfriend he dumped because she put on weight.moreless
While Monica and Chandler are having their picture taken for an engagement announcement, Chandler finds it impossible to smile without looking weird. When a woman in her office wants to date her new assistant Tag, Rachel asks Joey to waylay him with a guy's night out. Meanwhile, Phoebe is seeing a man who's in the middle of a divorce and to her regret, asks Ross to distract his soon-to-be-ex-wife.moreless
When hiring a new assistant, Rachel is torn between a qualified woman and an attractive but inexperienced young man. When Monica and Chandler agree to be more open with one another, Chandler shares an embarrassing secret about Ross. When Ross finds out, the gloves come off. Joey has a chance to return to Days of Our Lives, but takes offence when he's asked to audition again. When his TV show, "Mac & C.H.E.E.S.E." is canceled after just one airing, he becomes a bit more flexible.moreless
Rachel tries to teach Joey how to sail his boat and Chandler plays a particularly intimate game of racquetball with Ross and Monica's father. Meanwhile, Monica tries desperately to reproduce Phoebe's grandmother's secret chocolate-chip cookie recipe.
Monica and Rachel begin planning the wedding. Phoebe would like to give the newly-engaged Monica and Chandler some privacy, so moves in with Ross. Problems arise for Ross, however, when she also invites her massage clients. While napping in Rachel's bed because the duck threw up in his, Joey finds an erotic novel Rachel has been reading. When Monica and Chandler learn that her parents have spent all of her "wedding fund", they debate whether or not to spend Chandler's life-savings on the wedding.moreless
The gang congratulates Monica and Chandler on their engagement. Phoebe lobbies to provide the music for their wedding. Joey prepares for an audition where he must play a 19-year-old. When trying to consummate his engagement to Monica, Chandler encounters performance issues. Ross and Rachel realize that they've never had a "bonus night"--one last fling following their breakup. When they end up kissing in the hallway, Monica catches them and accuses Rachel of trying to steal her thunder.moreless