Season 9 Episode 19

The One with Rachel's Dream

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Apr 17, 2003 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Phoebe's Songs:
       And there's a country called Argentina, 
       It's a place I've never seen. 
       But I'm told for 50 pesos, 
       You can buy a human spleen, 
       Human spleen.

      "The Woman Smelled Like Garbage" 
       It wasn't just that she was fat, 
       The woman smelled like garbage. 
       It wasn't just that she was fat, 
       The woman smelled like garbage.

      "The Food at Javu" 
       The food here at Javu will kill you! 
       The food here at Javu will kill you!

    • Magna Doodle: A drawing of a covered wagon hitched to a single horse that is sitting down.

    • Goof: When Phoebe sits down in Central Perk to show her top-hat to Monica, her big red purse falls on the floor, but when the camera angle changes, it's beside her on the chair.

    • Trivia: Monica took the same psychology class twice in college.

  • Quotes

    • Joey: I'm rehearsing my lines. They gave me a big romantic story on Days of Our Lives. It's the first time my character's gotten one. I'm so nervous, y'know? I really want it to be good.
      Rachel: Wow. I haven't seen you this worked up since you did that dog food commercial and you thought you were going to be with a real talking dog.
      Joey: Yeah, that was a disappointment.

    • Monica: Does anyone want to eat at my restaurant any time in the next few weeks...? Well, you can't! We're booked solid for the next month!
      Phoebe: Well, I can't give you a massage... because my license has been revoked--again!
      Ross: Phoebe, what happened?
      Phoebe: Well, it was an accident, y'know? There's a lot of oil, and sometimes your hand just slips.

    • Rachel: (on the Days of Our Lives set) Is this the bed where Olivia lost her virginity?
      Joey: I dunno... but one of the extras sure did!

    • Phoebe: (to Monica about the crowd outside the restaurant) Y'know, some of these people must have seen me play before because they were requesting a bunch of my songs! Yeah... "You Suck!", and, um... "Shut Up and Go Home"...

    • Chandler: (about his trip to the Lodge with Ross) So, I pay for everything and don't have sex. Ahh, life before Monica.

    • Ross: (calling the desk) Hi, this is Ross Geller in suite 206. It seems you forgot a couple of things. Could you have some complimentary toiletries sent up to my room? Thank-you! Okay, toothbrush, toothpaste, razor, mouthwash, deodorant, dental floss, band-aids, shaving cream, after shave... and I feel like I'm forgetting something. Is there anything else you have that I haven't asked for already? (listens for a moment) Yeah, go ahead. Send up some tampons.

    • Chandler: ...I also got these great salt and pepper shakers from the restaurant.
      Ross: Dude... that's not cool.
      Chandler: Dude... none of this is "cool".
      Ross: No, Chandler, you have to find the line between stealing and taking what the hotel owes you. Um, for example... hair dryer?, no, no. Shampoos and conditioners? ...ah, yes, yes, yes. Now, the salt shaker is off limits, but the salt... (empties the salt shaker into his hand) ...I wish I'd thought this through.

    • Ross: (hyped-up on sugar) Let's celebrate by having some maple candy!!
      Chandler: No!
      Ross: (upset) At least tell me where you hid it!

    • Rachel: Have you ever had any weird romantic dreams?
      Monica: Well, when I was young, I used to dream that I married Mayor McCheese... and on our wedding night, I ate his head.

    • Monica: When it comes to psychology, I know what I'm talking about. I took two psych classes in college.
      Rachel: You took the same class twice!
      Monica: It was hard!

    • Phoebe: (about her top hat) Who knows, it may even class up "The Ballad of the Uncircumcised Man."

    • Monica: Have you ever heard of a key? That's what some people sing in.
      Phoebe: Well at least all my songs don't taste like garlic!

    • Monica: I take back what I said before. You keep playing at the restaurant, because with your music driving people inside, my bar sales have gone up like crazy!
      Phoebe: What are people having... the garlic martini?!

    • Monica: (about Phoebe's singing) Thank God it's just you! I thought someone was swinging a bag of cats against the wall!
      Phoebe: You'd better get back in that kitchen, Monica... the garlic's not gonna overuse itself!

    • Rachel: How... how's it going with Drake?
      Joey: Oh, uh, I don't think it's going very well.
      Rachel: What? That scene I saw was so good.
      Joey: Well, I'm feeling really insecure about the one we're shooting tomorrow.
      Rachel: Joey, is this that thing that you do when you say you're bad so I'll give you a compliment?
      Joey: A little.

    • Joey: No, I really am worried, y'know? I have to make it convincing that... that I'm in love with Olivia.
      Rachel: So?
      Joey: So, I've never played that.
      Rachel: Oh, honey it can't be that hard. I mean, you've been in love before.
      Joey: Uh, well, just once... with you.
      Rachel: Okay, well this could be a little awkward, I'm just going to blow past it. Well, can't you just use that, that method-actor thing? ...where you use your real-life memories to help you in your performance.
      Joey: What the hell are you talking about?
      Rachel: Alright, look. Just, um... just try to remember how you felt when you were in love and think about that when you're playing the scene.
      Joey: Okay, yeah, I think I can do that. Yeah, okay... (thinks for a moment) There's this, there's this party scene coming up.
      Rachel: Uh-huh...
      Joey: Olivia and her husband are there and all Drake wants to do is grab her and kiss her, but he can't. And that makes me think about all those times I wanted to grab you and kiss you, but you didn't know, so I just would pretend everything was cool, but really it was killing me.
      Rachel: (genuinely touched) Joey you never talked about that before.
      Joey: (shrugs it off) Hey, y'know what else I could use? There's this scene where Drake sneaks into Olivia's bedroom and she doesn't know he's there--which never happened with us--and, uh, he knows he shouldn't be there but he just... wants to look at her, y'know? And I remember all those mornings before you even had put on your makeup and I would think to myself, "My God, she is beautiful"... and it hurt so much because I knew I could never tell you, but it was worth it just to be there looking at you... (just as Rachel becomes overwhelmed with emotion) Thanks dude! This is great!

    • Chandler: I got you something from Vermont.
      Monica: Besides tampons and salt? (sees a box) Oh my God! Maple candy! That's so sweet of you. (opens the box) That's weird, it's empty.
      Ross: (coming into the apartment all hyped up) Hi you guys! What's going on? You, you guys want to hang out or...? (looks around the room) Do you... do you guys hear a buzzing?

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Ross: (hyped-up on sugar) Let's celebrate by having some maple candy!!
      Maple candy is just pure maple syrup that's been allowed to solidify by cooling. In tourist locations where maple sap is harvested and reduced to syrup by boiling, they just pour the heated syrup onto the snow and voila! Maple candy!

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