Season 2 Episode 12

The One After the Super Bowl (1)

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 28, 1996 on NBC



  • Allusions

    • Ross: You're never gonna believe this.
      Chandler: Let me guess.
      Ross: What? What? Some Weebles actually do fall down? Huh? A stitch in time now only saves seven? Whaddaya got?
      Chandler: Well... never mind.
      Weebles are a line of children's toys from Playskool. Shaped like eggs with a weight at the bottom, they wobble when pushed, but never fall completely over, hence the name. 
      "A stitch in time saves nine" is an 18th Century proverb meaning that a small but timely intervention will ensure against the need for much more substantial repair later. The saying was originally a couplet, with "nine" chosen as the number for its near-rhyme