Friends (1994–2004)
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The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends 

Monica's willpower is tested when she bumps into Richard. Joey and Rachel exchange their favorite books. Phoebe dates an athletic guy who doesn't realize he has a "wardrobe malfunction".

Director:

Robby Benson

Writers:

David Crane (created by), Marta Kauffman (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jennifer Aniston ... Rachel Green
Courteney Cox ... Monica Geller
Lisa Kudrow ... Phoebe Buffay
Matt LeBlanc ... Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
Matthew Perry ... Chandler Bing
David Schwimmer ... Dr. Ross Geller
Tom Selleck ... Dr. Richard Burke
James Michael Tyler ... Gunther
Markus Flanagan ... Robert
Gina Hecht ... Richard's Date
Steven Harad Steven Harad ... Clerk
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Storyline

Monica bumps into Richard at the video shop. They go out for a burger just as friends. Rachel gets in late from work every night. Phoebe is dating a sporty guy. Joey and Rachel exchange their favourite books to see which one is better. Monica shows Richard how to cook lasagna and they make love. They wanna try being friends who sleep together. They have a great time together and Monica wants to be with him for real again. Richard would love to be with Monica but they're right back where they were and they both know how it's gonna end. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the opening scene in the video store, when Monica is talking to the clerk behind the counter, a movie poster for the 1977 film "One on One" starring Robby Benson can be seen hanging on the wall behind the counter. Benson directed this particular episode, along with several others during the show's run. See more »

Goofs

When Joey is talking to Ross and Chandler in the coffee shop about The Shining he references the twins in the hallway and quotes, "All blank and no blank make a blank a blank blank." However, bother of these appear only in the movie and do not appear in the book. See more »

Quotes

Joey Tribbiani: [Robert's 'goods' are on display as he reaches for a quarter in his sock. Chandler is pushing against Joey to 'keep away' from the sight] What are you doing? Get back on your side of the-
[sees Robert's 'show.']
Joey Tribbiani: Helloooo!
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Connections

References Annie (1982) See more »

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