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The One Where Rachel Smokes

‘The One Where Rachel Smokes’

Season 5, Episode 18 - Aired April 8, 1999

Rachel feels her boss and co-worker are making important decisions without her when they go outside for a smoke. Meanwhile, Joey auditions for a soup commercial along side Ross's son, Ben, and Phoebe is upset that Monica is taking charge of everything when they throw a birthday party for Rachel.

Quote from Joey

Joey: Pick a card. All right. Now, memorize it. You got it?
Chandler: Oh, yes.
Joey: Is that your card?
Chandler: [still holding his card] Yes.

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Quote from Phoebe

Phoebe: Let's discuss Rachel's birthday. I say we throw a surprise party this weekend.
Joey: Whoa. But her birthday's not for, like, another month.
Phoebe: Yeah, but if we throw her a party on her birthday, then it's not a surprise.

Quote from Joey

Joey: Wouldn't it be great if I got to play Ben's dad?
Ross: Joey, you look nothing like Ben.
Joey: I look more like him than you do. [winks at Carol]
Carol: You know, I really don't know you well enough for you to do that.

Quote from Rachel

Kim: Rachel, you smoke?
Rachel: No. My dad's a doctor and he would always tell me just horror stories ... about ghosts and goblins, who totally supported the princess's right to smoke.

Quote from Phoebe

Phoebe: Looks like you took care of everything. Thanks a lot, co-host.
Monica: Wait a minute. I didn't take care of everything. There's plenty of things for you to do.
Phoebe: Like what?
Monica: Cups.
Phoebe: Cups? You're giving me cups?
Monica: And ice.
Phoebe: Cups and ice? Oh, I get to be in charge of cups and ice? All right. Fine. I will be in charge of cups and ice.
Monica: Wait a minute. I can get ice at the restaurant-
Phoebe: I got it! Mine!

Quote from Rachel

Nancy: I thought you didn't smoke.
Rachel: You know, I thought you guys meant marijuana cigarettes. You know what I mean? Like, doobies? Actually, I thought to myself, "Those guys are crazy!" But no, I smoke the regular ones all the time.
Kim: We get high.
Rachel: Me too.
Kim: I'm kidding.
Rachel: Oh. Me too.

Quote from Chandler

Ross: Seriously, that's a lot of cups.
Phoebe: Yeah, well, that's because I'm in charge of cups and ice. And Monica is gonna rue the day she put me in charge of cups and ice.
Chandler: You know, I rued the day once. Didn't get a whole lot else done.

Quote from Joey

Casting Director: You know what? We need to move on.
Joey: No, I could do it one more time. Look. Mm, noodle soup. Damn it!

Quote from Rachel

Rachel: What? My birthday is not for another month.
Monica: That's the surprise.
Rachel: Oh, my God, you guys. This is so great. It's so unexpected. I mean, Chandler's birthday is even before mine.
Group: Surprise!

Quote from Joey

Joey: It's not your fault I suck. I mean, what kind of an actor can't even say, "Mm, noodle soup"?

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