Season 7 Episode 19

The One with Joey's Award

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Mar 29, 2001 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Goof: When Phoebe tries to show Monica her hickey, she rebuttons her shirt as Monica walks across the kitchen. However, when the camera angle changes back to Phoebe, she is holding a bowl of food, although she did not have time to pick it up.

    • Goof: When Lewis, the second student who says he's in love with Ross tries to kiss him to prove it, part of what was written on the blackboard is not there anymore. (This scene can be only seen on the DVD.)

    • Magna Doodle: A drawing of a big fish

    • Goof: When Joey tells Rachel, "If I can't have it, you can't have it", the award moves on the counter between shots.

    • Goof: When Rachel tells Joey that he doesn't want to win an award that way, he is holding the Soapie with both hands. When the camera angle changes, he is holding it with one hand and the other is behind the award.

    • Goof: When Joey and Rachel are talking about if he doesn't win, the maple syrup bottle's label is towards Rachel. When the camera angle changes, the label is facing straight at the camera.

    • Goof: When Rachel walks in on Joey pretending a maple syrup bottle is an award statuette, he sets it down. When the camera angle changes, he is holding it again.

    • Goof: When Ross's student is telling him that he is in love, Ross has his arms crossed in front of him. When the camera angle changes, his arms are down by his side.

    • Goof: When Monica and Chandler are talking in the living room, Monica asks him if there is anything that he'd like to talk about. On the left of the screen the shadow of a boom mike can be seen moving on the lounge cushion.

    • Trivia: McKenzie Westmore, who plays Sheridan Crane on Passions, announces the nominees and winner in Joey's category.

  • Quotes

    • Ross: Mr. Morse, I need to talk to you about your mid-term exam? I'm afraid I had to fail you.
      Morse: Why?
      Ross: Well, you need sixty-percent to pass...
      Morse: What'd I get?
      Ross: Seven.
      Morse: That's not so good.
      Ross: No, no it's not. What, what happened there, Ned?
      Morse: Well, maybe you can cut me some slack... I'm sort of in love.
      Ross: Well, I'm sorry but, that... that's really not my problem.
      Morse: I'm in love with you.
      Ross: Well that brings me in the loop a little.

    • Phoebe: (about her new boyfriend) I just like him so much that I feel like I've had ten drinks today! ...and I've only had six!

    • Rachel: (about Ross's male student) Oh, see... now I feel bad for the kid! I had a crush on a teacher once and it was so hard! Y'know... I couldn't concentrate and I blushed every time he looked at me... I mean, c'mon... you remember what's it's like to be nineteen and in love...?
      Ross: Yeah... I guess I can cut him some slack.
      Rachel: Yeah.
      Joey: (to Rachel) How'd you get over that teacher?
      Rachel: I didn't... I got under him.
      Joey: (to Ross) Problem solved!

    • Rachel: (to Joey) If you win you have to hug me.
      Joey: Okay... Oh, can I squeeze your ass?
      Rachel: (incredulous) On TV? (after thinking about it) Yeah!

  • Notes

    • International Episode Title:
      France: Celui qui récupérait le prix (The One Who Picked Up the Award)

    • In this episode Phoebe pretended she was the host of Saturday Night Live. Actually, Lisa Kudrow hosted Saturday Night Live in 1996.

    • Alison Sweeney guest stars as Jessica Ashley on this fictional version of Days of our Lives. Actually, Alison Sweeney plays Sami Brady on the real Days of our Lives.

    • This episode runs 24:12 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00). There's extra scenes at the beginning of the show in the coffee house, with Rachel talking about Monica's cake for the party and an extra scene at the end where the second student tries to kiss Ross.

  • Allusions

    • Phoebe: (giving a pretend Nobel Prize acceptance speech) Please... don't play the music...
      On awards show broadcasts, in order to shorten a lengthy acceptance speech, the orchestra will begin to play music signaling the end of the speaker's alotted time.

    • Phoebe: Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!
      This is the signature phrase that begins every episode of Saturday Night Live.

    • Phoebe: Reservations at Eight by Neil Simon.
      Neil Simon is an American playwright, best known for his Broadway comedies, many of which have been made into motion pictures.

    • Rachel: I was in the bathroom and Susan Lucci came out of a stall and she had toilet paper on her shoe, so I took it.
      Susan Lucci, who has starred on All My Children for over twenty years, is known as Daytime's Leading Lady.

    • Rachel: I was this close to getting Luke and Laura to sign Susan Lucci's toilet paper.
      Luke and Laura are two characters from the soap opera General Hospital.

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