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The One Where Rachel's Sister Babysits

‘The One Where Rachel's Sister Babysits’

Season 10, Episode 5 -  Aired October 30, 2003

When Amy shows up on the eve of her wedding to a man she doesn't love, Rachel takes her in and tries to help her sister plot a new life. Rachel quickly regrets letting Amy babysit Emma. Meanwhile, Phoebe unintentionally ruins Mike's surprise for her, and Joey tries to help Monica and Chandler in their quest to adopt a child.

Quote from Ross

Ross: Amy, l- I just- I just wanna-
Amy: What? What are you gonna do?
Ross: No more falafel for you!


Quote from Amy

Ross: Charlie, this is Rachel's sister Amy. Amy, this is Charlie.
Charlie: Hi. Nice to meet you.
Amy: Hi, hi. And you are?
Ross: Ross? I grew up on your block? We had Thanksgiving together last year? I had a baby with your sister?
Amy: No. I- Did I buy a falafel from you yesterday?
Ross: Yes. Yes, you did.

Quote from Chandler

Chandler: Hello, this is Chandler Bing. Someone just dropped off a handwritten recommendation letter and- Uh-huh. Uh-huh. Okay. Thank you. Goodbye.
Monica: We're screwed, aren't we? You know what? Just tell me on the way to the bird store.
Chandler: They loved it.
Monica: What?
Chandler: They thought it was very smart of us to have a child write the recommendation letter.
Monica: They thought Joey was a child?
Chandler: She guessed 8, 9, based on his drawings.

Quote from Phoebe

Phoebe: Where are you going?
Mike: I'm going to go to the bathroom.
Phoebe: Well, I think you should wait.
Mike: Why?
Phoebe: Well, if you don't hold it in, you don't get all the nutrients.
Announcer: Knicks fans, please turn your attention to the big screen on the scoreboard. Someone has a special question to ask.
Phoebe: Mike Hannigan, will you marry me?
Announcer: Get a load of this. She's proposing to him! Guess we know who wears the pants in that family.
Phoebe: Well, that's not very enlightened. Hey! Hey! Boo us? Boo you!

Quote from Joey

Chandler: I don't understand.
Joey: Some of the words a little too sophisticated for you?
Monica: It doesn't make any sense.
Joey: Well, of course it does. It's smart. I used a thesaurus.
Chandler: On every word?
Joey: Yep.
Monica: All right, what was this sentence originally?
Joey: Oh. "They are warm, nice people with big hearts."
Chandler: And that became, "They are humid, prepossessing Homo sapiens with full-sized aortic pumps."
Joey: Yeah. Yeah. And hey, I really mean it, dude.
Monica: All right, Joey, I don't think we can use this.
Joey: Why not?
Monica: Well, because you signed it: "Baby Kangaroo Tribbiani."

Quote from Joey

Joey: Hello? Yeah, this is Joey Tribbiani. Oh, hi. Well, I'm glad you liked my letter. No, my mommy and daddy aren't home right now. Okay, bye-bye. She was nice.

Quote from Chandler

Monica: Why don't you stop worrying about sounding smart and just be yourself.
Chandler: You know what, you don't need a thesaurus. Just write from here. Your full-sized aortic pump.

Quote from Joey

Rachel: You know, I'm thinking about letting Emma have her first cookie.
Joey: Her first cookie? She has cookies all the time.
Rachel: I've never given her a cookie. Have you?
Joey: No. No. And for the record, I've also never given her frosting from a can.

Quote from Monica

Monica: Hey, Rach, the adoption agency needs letters of recommendation and we wondered if you would write one for us?
Rachel: Of course. I would be honored.
Chandler: Thanks.
Monica: Thank you.
Joey: Ahem. I think there's been an oversight.
Chandler: Joe, we would have asked you. We just thought you wouldn't be interested.
Monica: Yeah, it's just that we don't think of you as really being so much with the words.
Joey: Wha-He-Wha-He-
Monica: Clearly, we were wrong.

Quote from Joey

Joey: I got a lot of nice stuff to say about you guys, okay? And I know how much you want to have a baby and I would love to help you get one.
Monica: You know what? Then, Joey, we want you to do it.
Joey: Thank you. All right. Let me see how I'm gonna start. "Dear Baby Adoption Decider People"
Chandler: So excited about your letter.

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