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The One with the Blackout

‘The One with the Blackout’

Season 1, Episode 7 -  Aired November 3, 1994

When a blackout hits New York, Ross decides to make the most of the romantic ambience and confess his feelings to Rachel. After a feline intrusion sends Rachel and Phoebe looking for the cat's owner, a new man comes into Rachel's life. Meanwhile, Chandler is trapped in an ATM vestibule with model Jill Goodacre.

Quote from Phoebe

Phoebe: [playing her guitar, singing] New York City has no power, And the milk is getting sour, But to me it is not scary, 'cause I stay away from dairy. [writes the song down]


Quote from Chandler

Chandler: You know, on second thought, gum would be perfection. [inner monologue] Gum would be perfection? Gum would be perfection. Could've said, "Gum would be nice." Could've said, "I'll have a stick." But, no, no, no, no, no. For me, gum is perfection. I loathe myself!

Quote from Chandler

Chandler: [inner monologue] All right. Okay. What next? Blow a bubble. A bubble's good. It's got a boyish charm. It's impish. Here we go. [gum flies out of Chandler's mouth and lands on the counter] Nice going, imp! Okay, okay. It's okay. All I need to do is reach over and put it back in my mouth. Good save! We 're back on track and ... I'm chewing someone else's gum.
This is not my gum! Oh, my God! Oh, my God! And now you're choking. [choking]
Jill Goodacre: Are you all right? Oh my God! You're choking! [she Heimlichs Chandler] Better?
Chandler: Yes. Thank you. That was ... That was ...
Jill Goodacre: Perfection?

Quote from Chandler

Monica: [answering the phone] Hello?
Chandler: Hey, it's me.
Monica: It's Chandler. Are you okay?
Chandler: Yeah, l'm fine. [mumbling] I'm trapped in an ATM vestibule with Jill Goodacre.
Monica: What?
Chandler: [mumbling] I'm trapped in an ATM vestibule with Jill Goodacre.
Monica: I have no idea what you said.
Chandler: Put Joey on the phone.
Joey: What's up, man?
Chandler: [mumbling] l'm trapped in an ATM vestibule with Jill Goodacre!
Joey: Oh, my God! He's trapped in an ATM vestibule with Jill Goodacre!

Quote from Joey

Joey: Chandler, listen. [mumbles indistinctly]
Chandler: Yeah, like that thought never entered my mind.

Quote from Ross

Ross: So you do know a little English?
Paulo: Little.
Ross: Do you know the word "crap-weasel"?
Paulo: No.
Ross: That's funny. Because you are a huge crap-weasel.

Quote from Chandler

Chandler: [inner monologue] Oh, my God! It's her. It's that Victoria 's Secret model. Something Goodacre.
Jill Goodacre: Hi, Mom, it's Jill.
Chandler: [inner monologue] She's right. It's Jill. Jill Goodacre. Oh, my God! I am trapped in an A TM vestibule with Jill Goodacre. Is it a vestibule? Maybe it's an atrium. Oh yeah, that is the part to focus on, you idiot.

Quote from Chandler

Jill Goodacre: I'm fine. I'm just stuck at the bank in an ATM vestibule.
Chandler: [inner monologue] Jill says vestibule, I'm going with vestibule.
Jill Goodacre: I'm fine. No, l'm not alone. I don't know, some guy.
Chandler: [inner monologue] Oh, some guy. I am some guy. Hey, Jill, I saw you with some guy last night. Yes, he was some guy.

Quote from Chandler

Chandler: [inner monologue] All right, all right! It's been 14 1/2 minutes and you still haven't said one word. God! Do something! Just make contact. Smile! There you go. You're definitely scaring her.

Quote from Monica

Joey: Okay, my weirdest place would have to be the women's room on the second floor of the New York City Public Library.
Monica: Oh, my God! What were you doing in a library?

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