Season 1 Episode 5

The One with the East German Laundry Detergent

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Oct 20, 1994 on NBC
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Joey would like to become reacquainted with an old girlfriend but she's now going with someone. He suggests a double date and enlists Monica's help to pose as his girlfriend and ultimately become his accomplice in breaking them up. As a way of spending time with Rachel, Ross suggests doing their laundry together. It turns out that it is Rachel's first time doing laundry, so Ross guides her through the process, and ultimately becomes her hero. Chandler has the unenviable task of breaking up with his girlfriend, Janice. He enlists Phoebe's help and discovers she has a unique talent for it.


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