Season 6 Episode 22

The One Where Paul's the Man

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM May 04, 2000 on NBC

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  • Bruce Willis back on Friends.

    Elizabeth's father, Paul, makes Ross dont continue seeing Elizabeth. Ross wants to keep seeing her, so she takes him to the family house in the woods. But Paul takes Rachel there too. Now, Ross is trying to avoid beeing seen by Paul. Monica writes hername and Chandler's in a wedding list "just for fun", but Chandler finds out and freaks out!

    This episode was amazing, so funny, it was more than funny, it was hilarous. Bruce Willis is an amazing actor, and this episode proves that he can be funny too. Also, this is the beginning of Chandler proposing Monica thing, so this show is going great!
  • One of the best.

    An amazing hilarious episode! I laughed through the whole thing. So much things happened! Elizabeth & Ross go up to a cabing. Paul & Rachel go to the same one. When Ross is hiding it's the funniest. Rachel & Elizabeth know, but Paul has no idea what's going on. Hilarious! And finally Ross can be with Elizabeth, after Paul made a fool of himself and Ross witnesses it. It was really great. How the blackmailing stopped after that. Monica's plot was a little more serious but still funny. And in the end. Whoa. Chandler is going to propose to Monica! Totally unexpected. Joey trying to put his picture up in the dry cleaners, was nothing compared to the first two plots! Can't wait for the next episode after that cliffhanger!
  • Monica puts her name on a two-year waiting list to use the museum for a wedding. Ross and Elizabeth take a trip up to her dad's mountain cabin. Paul has the same idea and takes Rachel up to the cabin.

    I missed the episode before. It sounded good because Ross meets Elizabeth's Father. This episode should be calle The One Where Paul is so not the Man. Lol. That would be so funny because he makes a foul of himself. All four of them in the cabin. Paul and Rachel!! Wow! What if Elizabeth and Ross got married then Paul and Rachel!! That would be so weird-Rachel would be Elizabeth's step mother who is married to Ross.
  • This episode is probably most famous for Paul (Bruce Willis) making an absolute fool of himself...

    When Ross and Elizabeth plan a romantic rendezvous at her fathers country cabin they didn't envisage Paul (Her Father) would return for a similar experience with Rachael. The whole thing plays out rather well and makes for some pretty humourous circumstances, especially considering Ross is forbidden from seeing her in any way, shape or form. Cut to Ross hiding in a multitude of predicatble places such as under the bed.

    This episode is probably most famous for Paul (Bruce Willis) making an absolute fool of himself in front of the mirror. Psyching himself up for a little romance he proceeds to tense his muscles and chant "i'm just a love machine" all of which is witnessed by Ross who uses this as a bargaining tool in the fight to date his daughter. Bruce plays the part superbly well and will go down as one of the most memroable guest stars the Friends saga has to offer.

    Meanwhile Monica books a venue for her and Chandlers future wedding without his consent, he predictably finds out via a cancellation message and proceeds to freak out in his usual over-the-top manner. However what Monica and the audience are unaware of is his secret plans to propose, this is revealed in a conversation with Phoebe in the closing moments of the show. While this episode is Ross-centric it does become over-shadowed by this huge cliffhanger and pushes the series in a rather unexpected direction. Take out this dramatic revelation and this would stand as nothing more than a filler, an enjoyable filler with some great comedic value but a filler none-the-less.