Ross's speech is a big hit. Monica and Mike end up in a marathon Ping-Pong match. Charlie breaks up with Joey, saying they have nothing in common. When Joey tells Rachel about it, she lets it slip that she has feelings for him. Meanwhile, Charlie lets Ross know that he is one of the reasons she broke up with Joey.moreless
Ross has been chosen as keynote speaker at a paleontology conference in Barbados, so the whole gang decides to go, including Charlie and Phoebe's current boyfriend, David. Chandler inadvertently erases the only copy of Ross's speech from his computer, so Charlie helps Ross recreate it. Rachel almost lets it slip to Joey that she has feelings for him. On Chandler's suggestion, David plans to propose to Phoebe, but before he can ask her, Mike shows up.moreless
Part 1: Ross has been chosen as keynote speaker at a paleontology conference in Barbados, so the whole gang decides to go, including Charlie and Phoebe's current boyfriend, David. Chandler inadvertently erases the only copy of Ross's speech from his computer, so Charlie helps Ross recreate it. Rachel almost lets it slip to Joey that she has feelings for him. On Chandler's suggestion, David plans to propose to Phoebe, but before he can ask her, Mike shows up.
Part 2: Ross's speech is a big hit. Monica and Mike end up in a marathon Ping-Pong match. Charlie breaks up with Joey, saying they have nothing in common. When Joey tells Rachel about it, she lets it slip that she has feelings for him. Meanwhile, Charlie lets Ross know that he is one of the reasons she broke up with Joey.
When Monica and Chandler learn they have little chance for natural conception, Chandler suggests a co-worker as an ideal sperm donor. Phoebe runs into her old love David who is permanently back from Minsk. Rachel, still interested in Joey, finds it difficult to be around him and Charlie. Ross makes every effort to become the keynote speaker at a paleontology conference in Barbados.moreless
Chandler and Monica have been unsuccessful in conceiving a child so go to a fertility clinic to get checked out. Ross helps Joey with dating advice despite the fact that he still wishes it was him dating Charlie. Against Phoebe's wishes, Rachel uses a free massage coupon from a soulless commercial spa.moreless
Joey throws a rooftop party for the cast of Days of Our Lives, but doesn't bother telling the gang since they tend to embarrass him by fawning over celebrities. To keep them from being there, he gives them tickets to a one-woman play. Ross meets a gorgeous female colleague named Charlie and becomes immediately smitten. Rachel is still attracted to Joey.moreless
While visiting Joey on the set of Days of Our Lives, Rachel watches him do an intimate love scene. That night, she dreams that she kisses him, and when she awakens, she begins looking at him much differently. Chandler buys a non-refundable weekend getaway for himself and Monica, but when Monica can't get time off at work, Ross goes in her place. Phoebe sullies the image of Monica's restaurant by singing outside to the people waiting to get in.moreless
Joey is planning to buy tickets in the Powerball lottery, with a grand prize of $300 million. At Rachel's suggestion, the gang gets excited about the idea of contributing $50 each and then splitting their winnings. Ross scoffs at the idea. Meanwhile, Rachel is convinced that Emma is about to say her first word. Chandler waits nervously for a call telling him whether he has secured one of three paying positions at his advertising agency.moreless
Chandler and Ross exchange prank entries on their college website. When Chandler claims that Ross is dead and no one responds, Ross stages his own memorial to give people a chance to grieve. Joey and Emma vie for possession of his prized bedtime penguin-pal, "Hugsy". Phoebe enlists Monica's help in preventing her from getting together with Mike following their breakup.moreless
Monica and Chandler are financially strapped, so not letting the other know, each ask Joey for a loan. When Chandler finds out about Monica's loan, Joey covers by saying it was for a boob job. Meanwhile, Phoebe and Mike decide to move in together. Rachel has Joey's apartment baby-proofed with the result that Joey is now denied access to all his favorite things.moreless
Joey has a chance to audition for a Broadway play with his idol Leonard Hayes. After she and Ross are almost mugged, Phoebe realizes that she and Ross have an embarrassing--to Ross--link to their pasts. Chandler begins his job as an intern with an advertising agency.
As a way of showing Ross and Rachel that they are better off with each other, Phoebe and Joey set them up on the worst blinds dates of their lives. While Monica and Chandler are babysitting Emma, Monica realizes that she's ovulating. They would like to take advantage of the situation, but then there's Emma's presence to consider.moreless
From his apartment, Ross saw Rachel and Gavin kissing at her birthday party and is livid. He decides that if she's going to move on, then so will he. Joey's photographer thinks that he should have his eyebrows waxed for some new headshots. Monica makes a very revealing singing debut at Mike's karaoke bar. Rachel calls in sick to avoid facing Gavin.moreless
Monica, thinking that Rachel actually likes Gavin, invites him to her birthday party. Meanwhile, the guys' tongues are hanging out over Emma's new female nanny. Mike discovers to his horror that Phoebe considers the rats and mice that infest her apartment to be guests.
Rachel discovers that while on maternity leave, a guy named Gavin was assigned to her former position. Joey has to deal with Phoebe acting like... well, Phoebe, when he gets her a job as an extra on his soap. Chandler considers a job as an unpaid intern with an advertising company, but with no income, he and Monica may have to reconsider starting a family.moreless
While Chandler is stuck in Tulsa having to work over Christmas and New-Year's, a gorgeous co-worker comes on to him. Meanwhile, a jealous Monica waits back in New York. As the situation escalates, we are shown clips from past Christmas episodes as well as ones which focus on Chandler's relationship with Monica.moreless
On Chandler's return from Tulsa, Joey wants them to go to a Knicks game, but Monica has a romantic evening planned. While having a girls' night out with Phoebe, Rachel meets a guy and gives him her home phone number, then worries about Ross taking the call. Meanwhile, Mike and Ross spend an uncomfortable evening together, taking small-talk to a new level.moreless
Rachel invites her sister Amy to Thanksgiving at Monica's. Joey forgets to show up for the Days of Our Lives cast float in the Macy's parade, so enlists Phoebe's help in coming up with an excuse. Monica reluctantly agrees to use her best china at dinner. Amy thinks that if Rachel and Ross should die, she will get custody of Emma.moreless
Ross makes Emma laugh by singing Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back." Monica's ex-boyfriend Richard's apartment is for sale. While Joey is checking it out as a possible investment, he and Chandler discover what appears to be a videotape of Richard having sex with Monica. Meanwhile, Phoebe and Mike are invited to dinner at his snobby parent's place.moreless
Chandler is deeply hurt to learn from Monica that she thinks a guy who works at her restaurant is the funniest guy she's ever met. Rachel is just crazy about the new male nanny she hires for Emma. Ross has trouble relating to a guy who is so gentle, soft-spoken and caring--especially since he's not even gay. Phoebe and Mike decide to exchange apartment keys just as her one-time great love David shows up for a visit.moreless
The friends are looking forward to Phoebe's birthday dinner as it will be a rare opportunity for them to all be together. Joey and Phoebe arrive at the restaurant, but Monica wants to try conceiving with Chandler before going to dinner and Rachel is reluctant to leave Emma for the first time.moreless
While talking to Ross, Phoebe realizes she's never been in a long-term relationship and it upsets her. Unfortunately for her, Ross tries to help out. Monica visits Chandler in Tulsa. When she walks in on him, unannounced, she believes she's caught him "molesting himself" while watching a documentary on shark attacks. Joey dates a girl he meets in Central Perk. He thinks he's slept with her before but is offended that she doesn't seem to remember him.moreless
Chandler and Monica break the news to the gang that they're moving to Tulsa. Rachel has been calling her pediatrician for every little concern about Emma, so he drops her as client, forcing her to find a new baby doctor. Phoebe and Joey agree to set each other up on a double date. When Joey forgets, he chooses a guy at random in Central Perk.moreless
Ross still can't get over the fact that Rachel said yes to Joey when she thought he was proposing. Chandler falls asleep during a divisional meeting and unintentionally agrees to run their Tulsa office. Rachel can't keep her hands off her adorable newborn baby and wakes her up. Now her problem is trying to get Emma to stop crying.moreless
Rachel still thinks that Joey proposed to her and Joey can't seem to find a moment alone with her to explain that he didn't. Monica and Chandler go back to the janitor's storage closet to try to make a baby, but this time they are mortified when Monica's father walks in on them.moreless