Season 2 Episode 19

The One Where Eddie Won't Go

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Mar 28, 1996 on NBC
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Episode Summary

Creeped out by his bizarre new roommate, Chandler demands he move out. Eddie agrees...but doesn't go. Joey has trouble coming to grips with the death of Dr. Drake Ramoray and the accompanying change in his lifestyle. And a new book on empowerment for women inspires the female friends to have a "goddess meeting."moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Jason Graae

Jason Graae

Casting Director

Guest Star

Tim Hutchinson

Tim Hutchinson


Guest Star

Adam Goldberg

Adam Goldberg

Eddie Menuek

Recurring Role

James Michael Tyler

James Michael Tyler


Recurring Role

June Gable

June Gable

Estelle Leonard

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • Goof: At the beginning of the tag scene there is an obvious cut. Several frames are missing as Joey suddenly appears in the doorway to his bedroom.

  • QUOTES (17)

    • Chandler: (waking up to find Eddie sitting near his bed) Hey, Eddie... Ach! What are you doing here?
      Eddie: Nothing, roomie. Just watching you sleep.
      Chandler: Why?
      Eddie: Makes me feel, um, peaceful, heh heh... (gesturing for him to go back to sleep) Please.
      Chandler: I can't sleep now.
      Eddie: You want me to sing?

    • Chandler: Get out now.
      Eddie: You really want me out?
      Chandler: Yes, please.
      Eddie: Okay. Do you really want me out? I want you to say it--you want me out!
      Chandler: I want you out!
      Eddie: No, no, no. I want to hear you from your lips.
      Chandler: Where'd you hear it from before?

    • Eddie: You know what, I'll be out by the time you get home from work tomorrow. (he leaves the room)
      Chandler: (mouthing) Thank-you!
      Eddie: I heard that!

    • Joey: (wearing an old-fashioned leather cap) Hey.
      Monica: Hey.
      Rachel: Hey. Well, look at you, finally got that time machine working, huh?
      Joey: Seriously, you like it? This guy was selling them on 8th Avenue and I looked at them and I thought, you know what I don't have?
      Monica: A mirror?
      Joey: Fine, make fun. I think it's jaunty.

    • Joey: Anybody want a cruller?
      Phoebe: Okay, this is a typical lightning-bearer thing. Right there. It's like, "Hello. Who wants one of my phallic-shaped man-cakes?"
      Joey: (looking at the twisted cruller) Who've you been datin'?

    • Rachel: Why do we always have to do everything according to your timetable?
      Ross: Actually it's the movie theater that has the timetable... It's so you don't miss the beginning.

    • Rachel: This is about you stealing my wind!
      Ross: Your wind?
      Rachel: Yes, my wind. How do you expect me to grow if you won't let me blow?
      Ross: You, you know I... I don't, have a... have a problem with that.
      Rachel: Okay, I just, I just really need to be with myself right now. I'm sorry.
      Phoebe: (cautioning) Mm-mm-mm! Mm!
      Rachel: You're right, I don't have to apologize. (to Phoebe) Sorry--damn it!

    • Ross: (about Rachel's book) I, I don't know, it's got all this stuff about wind and trees and there's some kind of sacred pool in it. I mean, I don't really get it but she's, she's pretty upset about it.
      Joey: See, this is why I don't date women who read.

    • Joey: It's my VISA bill. Envelope one of two. That can't be good.
      Ross: Open it, open it.
      Joey: Oh, my God.
      Ross: Whoa.
      Joey: Look at this, how did I spend so much money?
      Ross: Uh Joey, that's just the minimum amount due... (pointing) That's your total due.

    • Eddie: I got us a new goldfish. He's a lot feistier than the last one.
      Chandler: Yeah, maybe because the last one was made by Pepperidge Farm!

    • Eddie: (holding up a dehydrated tomato) Ah-ah-ah, you know what that is?
      Chandler: Your last roommate's kidney?

    • Chandler: Get out. Get out, get out, get out, get out, get out!
      Eddie: What?
      Chandler: You! Move out! Take your fruit--your stupid small fruit--and get out!
      Eddie: You want me to move out?
      Chandler: Uh-huh!
      Eddie: I gotta tell you man, that's kind of out of the blue. Don't you think?
      Chandler: This is not out of the blue... This is smack-dab in the middle of the blue!

    • Phoebe: (to Rachel) You are such a leaf-blower!

    • Ross: You spent $1200 dollars on a plastic bird?!
      Joey: Uh, it was an impulse buy... near the register.

    • Chandler: Do you remember talking to me yesterday?
      Eddie: Yes.
      Chandler: So what happened?
      Eddie: We took a road trip to Las Vegas, man.

    • Chandler: So, you want me to help you unpack your stuff?
      Joey: No, no, I'm okay. Oh and, uh, just so you know, I'm not moving back in because I have to. Well, I mean, I do have to. It's just that that place wasn't really, I mean, this is...
      Chandler: Welcome home, man.

    • Chandler: (about Joey's big ceramic dog) So is he house-trained or is he gonna leave little bathroom tiles all over the place? (to the ceramic dog) Stay! ...Oops! Stay! ...Good fake dog.

  • NOTES (4)


    • Joey: Be careful with that 3-D Last Supper. Judas is a little loose.
      According to the Gospels, The Last Supper was the last meal Jesus shared with his disciples before his death. It has been the subject of many paintings, perhaps the most famous being a mural by Leonardo da Vinci in the monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy.

    • Joey: I fell down an elevator shaft.
      Gunther: That sucks. I was buried in an avalanche.
      Joey: What?
      Gunther: I used to be Bryce on All My Children.
      All My Children is an American soap opera broadcast by the ABC TV network.

    • Ross: (to Joey about his credit card bill) What I do know is that you owe $2300 at "Isn't It Chromantic?"
      A word play on "Isn't It Romantic?" a popular song written by Richard Rodgers.

    • Ross: Joey, you owe $1100 at "I Love Lucite." A word play on I Love Lucy, a CBS television sitcom aired in the 1950s that was the most popular American sitcom of its generation.

    • Rachel: Is it kinda like The Hobbit?
      Monica: It's nothing like The Hobbit!
      The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien.

    • Chandler: Ding dong! The psycho's gone!
      This is a reference to the musical number "Ding Dong! The Wicked Witch is Dead" from the 1939 movie, The Wizard of Oz.

    • Chandler: Hannibal Lecter... better roommate than you!
      Hannibal Lecter is the cannibalistic serial killer from the book and movie The Silence of the Lambs.