Friends

Season 2 Episode 20

The One Where Old Yeller Dies

7
Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Apr 04, 1996 on NBC

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    • Phoebe: Please, I almost fell for that with, uh, Pride of the Yankees. I thought I was gonna see a film about Yankee pride, and then, boom! The guy gets Lou Gehrig's disease.
      Richard: Uh, the guy was Lou Gehrig. Didn't you kinda see it coming?
      The Pride of the Yankees is a 1942 biographical film about the New York Yankees' star baseball player, first baseman Lou Gehrig, who had his Hall-of-Fame career tragically cut short at 36 years of age when he was stricken with the fatal disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, more commonly known as "Lou Gehrig's Disease").