Goof: When Chandler shows the bill back to Monica after she tells him of the purchase, you can clearly see that the piece of paper is blank, save for a 'MORON' scrawled across the top of the paper which Chandler partially covers with his index finger.
Continuity: In this episode, Ross states that Ben is seven years old. Since Ben was born in 1995, Ben would be six years old.
Factual Error: Trudie Styler, Sting's wife, played herself in the episode. In real life Sting and Trudie have four kids, Bridget, Jake, Eliot, and Giacomo, none of which are named Jack. Giacomo was born in 1995, the same year as the fictional Ben Geller.
Magna Doodle: A drawing of the Statue of Liberty, with FDNY written below.
This is clearly a tribute to the New York Fire Department in the wake of 9/11.
Goof: When Monica is putting on her boots in the hallway to make Chandler believe she is wearing them, she only pulls one of her pant legs over them, but when she stands up, both pant legs are suddenly pulled down.
Joey: Dear Lord, we are gathered here today-
Rachel: Joey, this is ridiculous!
Joey: Don't interrupt when I'm talking to God! Dina, do you take Bobby-
Joey: Oh, you'll take him! Look, you don't get a say in this!
Dina: Yes, I do!
Joey: I heard I do! We're halfway there! Do you Bobby-
Rachel: Joey, as beautiful a ceremony as this is, it isn't legal. They don't have a marriage license, there are no witnesses... and the groom only has on one shoe!
Bobby: He took the other so he could hit me with it!
Ross: Phoebe, you can't force kids to be friends.
Phoebe: Sure you can! Just give em some blocks, put 'em in a playpen.
Ross: Blocks? Phoebe, Ben's seven.
Phoebe: Your kid's seven? He's really small!
Joey: (To Dina) What are you gonna do? You're gonna have the baby and raise it by yourself... without a husband? You can't be a single mother alone! You're gonna ruin your life!
Rachel: Oh, excuse me! Am I ruining my life?
Joey: No! No! No! It's different for you. You're so strong and together. You're not some dumb kid who doesn't know what she's doing.
Dina: Excuse me?
Joey: One pregnant woman at a time, please!
Joey: (About Bobby and Dina) What am I supposed to do?
Rachel: You're supposed to realize that they are adults! And that they can make their own decisions.
Joey: No, they can't! They were stupid enough to get knocked up!
Rachel: Hey! Contraceptives are not always effective! (To Bobby and Dina) Right?
Bobby: Yeah... we kinda didn't use any...
Rachel: Oh, come on kids! A little help here!
Joey: Can you do me a favor? I was talkin' to my sister and she knows you work at Ralph Lauren--
Rachel: No, forget it! No way! I am not sending anymore Ralph Lauren clothes to prison. It is a waste.
Joey: No-no-no-no-no-no, not her, not her. My youngest sister, Dina, she's really interested in fashion, and she wants to talk to someone successful, y'know, to give her some advice.
Rachel: I guess I can talk to one of my supervisors...
Joey: She wants to talk to you.
Rachel: Really? Oh my God! I'm successful!
Monica: (About the boots) They're a little more than I normally spend on boots... or rent (She shows the receipt to Chandler)
Chandler: Oh my God!
Monica: I know.
Chandler: I'm gonna miss being able to afford food.
Monica: I'm sorry, they just, they just look so good! And the saleswoman was looking at me like, "Oh, these are way too expensive for you."
Chandler: She had a point.
Phoebe: (About the concert tickets) Ooh, where are the seats?
Ross: Uh, middle balcony.
Phoebe: Okay, now would you say that that's more than 50 yards away from Sting, his wife, or a member of his family?
Phoebe: Then that's not breaking the law! I'm there!
Monica: Okay you were right! All right, I never should have bought them! They're killing me! One toe at a time!
Chandler: So I was right. This is what it feels like to be right. It's oddly unsettling.
Ross: Well it turns out that Ben and Sting's son do not get along.
Phoebe: How come?!
Ross: Apparently, Sting's son made fun of the fact that Ben's moms are "lesbinims."
Ross: Hey, I uh just picked up Ben from school...
Chandler: (Looking around) I don't think you did a very thorough job!
Joey: (To Rachel and Dina) I'll let you two fash... ists get down to business.
Phoebe: (About Ross talking to Rachel's stomach) How can you let him talk to your crotch like that?
Rachel: He's talking to the baby.
Phoebe: Oh, okay! Okay, 'cause when he said "I can't wait to hear your first words," I thought "there's a trick!"
Phoebe: Sting's son, seven years old and there's a picture!
Ross: What are you reading, the Kidnapper's Guide to Manhattan's private schools?
Joey: Dina, if you're having a baby, you should be married! Even if it is to Bobby. (Bobby smiles) Dude, that's not a compliment!
Phoebe: Return them and get your money back.
Monica: I can't do that, either. The soles are already a little scuffed, and the insides are filled with my blood!
Monica: Okay, I'm sorry, I think I can walk the rest of the way now. Just give me my boots.
Chandler: I don't have your boots.
Monica: Well, I don't have them, either. Where are they?
Chandler: Well, why don't you check in one of my saddlebags while I chew on a bale of hay?
Monica: I'm afraid your bosses will see them and think that they pay you too much. Or that your assistants will see them and want a raise.
Chandler: Do you think I work at some kind of boot-pricing company?
Monica: See, Chandler? I'm getting a lot of use out of them already. They're very practical. See, you can wear them with dresses, with skirts, with pants...
Chandler: You can wear them with shorts on the street corner to earn the money to pay for them.
Phoebe: (About Ben going to school with Sting's son) You knew this and you didn't say anything with all the stupid dinosaur stuff you tell us!
Trudie: (About Ben and Jack) I'm sure there are two sides to this story. But all I've heard so far is that Ben's a bit of a poo-poo head.
Monica: Get me closer so I can see the price.
Chandler: I can see the price from here. It's gonna cost you one husband.
Monica: Anyway, I picked up this outfit that I want to wear and the, and the boots don't really go with it.
Chandler: You said that you paid all that money because those boots go with skirts, dresses, and pants! What were you going to wear? A chicken suit?
Joey: She is the smartest of all the Tribbiani children. You know the SATs?
Joey: She took 'em!
Phoebe: (About Sting's son) Now Ben, sometimes people may seem like jerks on the outside, but they have famous fathers.
Monica: I mean, have you ever had something that was so beautiful, everyone wants it?
Chandler: I have you!
Monica: Nice try. I'm keeping the boots.
International Episode Title:
France: Celui qui défendait sa soeur (The One Who Stood Up For His Sister)
This is the only episode in season 8 that uses Monica's name in the title.
Marla Sokoloff receives the "And" credit.
In this episode, Joey's sister Dina is played by Marla Sokoloff. However in "The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister", she is played by Lisa Melilli.
This episode runs 23:32 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).
Joey: (To Dina, while at Ralph Lauren's) And if she takes you to the freebie room, I need shirts... but none with that creepy logo with the guy riding the dog, holding the bone.
Joey is referring to the Ralph Lauren logo, which in reality, is a man riding a horse while swinging a polo mallet.
Phoebe: Your friend Doug looks a lot like Billy Joel.
Billy Joel is a an American singer, pianist, and composer. His songs included hits such as "Piano Man," "Uptown Girl," and "We Didn't Start the Fire."
Joey: Ralph Lauren just smiled at her in the elevator.
Ralph Lauren is a famous American fashion designer and business executive.
Phoebe: It's New York Magazine.
New York Magazine, founded by Milton Glaser and Clay Felker in 1968, features articles on the life, culture, politics, and style of New York City.
Phoebe: Sting has a son that goes there too.
Phoebe: (Singing) Ross can! Ross can!
This is a word play on the song "Roxanne" by Sting.
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