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The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends

‘The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends’

Season 3, Episode 13 -  Aired January 30, 1997

After Monica runs into her ex-boyfriend Richard at a video store, the two test the limits of friendship. Meanwhile, Phoebe's boyfriend is putting a little too much on display, and Rachel gets Joey to read Little Women as she reads his favorite book, The Shining.

Quote from Gunther

Gunther: Hey, buddy? This is a family place. Put the mouse back in the house.


Quote from Joey

Joey: Beth is really, really sick. Jo's there, but I don't think there's anything she can do.
Rachel: Joey?
Joey: Yeah?
Rachel: You wanna put the book in the freezer?
Joey: Okay.

Quote from Joey

Rachel: Why do you have a copy of The Shining in your freezer?
Joey: I was reading it last night and I got scared, so.
Rachel: But you're safe from it if it's in the freezer?
Joey: Well, safer. I mean, I never start reading The Shining without making sure we've got plenty of room in the freezer.

Quote from Joey

Joey: Now, Rach, these little women. How little are they? I mean, are they, like, scary little?

Quote from Monica

Monica: Richard? Hi.
Richard: Hi.
Monica: Wow. Your lip went bald.

Quote from Chandler

Chandler: What do we do? What do we do?
Ross: Well, I suppose we just try to not look directly at it.
Chandler: Like an eclipse.

Quote from Ross

Phoebe: What? You guys, what is going on? Do you not like Robert? Why are you laughing?
Ross: Calm down. No reason to get testy.

Quote from Monica

Richard: Well, you look great.
Monica: Right.
Richard: No, you do. You just-
Monica: What?
Richard: You got panties stuck to your leg.
Monica: Ahem, that's because I was just grabbing some things out of the dryer, and static cling. Or maybe it's just because God knew I'd be running into you and saw an opportunity.

Quote from Rachel

Ross: What time will you get off tonight?
Rachel: It could be really late.
Ross: Not again.
Rachel: I know. I'm sorry. I'll make a deal with you, okay? Every night that you're asleep before I get home, I will wake you up in a way that has proved very popular in the past.
Ross: Well, if you need to stay late, I want to be supportive of that.

Quote from Phoebe

Monica: We talked for a while, and then we went out for an innocent burger.
Phoebe: Oh. There's no such thing as an "innocent burger".

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