Season 3 Episode 11

The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 09, 1997 on NBC



  • Allusions

    • Monica: Order up! I've got a Yentl soup, James Beans and a Howdy, hold the Doody.
      "Yentl soup" is word play on "Lentil soup", and alludes to the 1983 Oscar-winning movie Yentl, written, produced and directed by, as well as starring, Barbra Streisand. The movie is an adaptation of the play Yentl by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer.
      "James Beans" is a word play on James Dean, the 1950's movie star who is best known for his performance in the teenage film Rebel Without a Cause.
      Howdy Doody was a children's television program from the 1950's, hosted by Bob Smith as "Buffalo Bob". Many of the characters, including Howdy, were marionettes.