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The One with the Hypnosis Tape 

Monica goes out with a guy who turns out to be a software billionaire. Chandler's stop smoking hypnosis tape has an unexpected side effect. Frank makes a surprise announcement that he is getting married - to a woman twice his age.

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
Jon Favreau ... Pete Becker
Giovanni Ribisi ... Frank Buffay Jr.
Debra Jo Rupp ... Alice Knight
James Michael Tyler ... Gunther
Jeff Brooks ... Trent (as Jeffrey D. Brooks)
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Storyline

Phoebe's brother Frank is getting married to a woman twice his age who used to be his teacher. Phoebe asks Joey and Ross to talk Frank out of getting married at 18. But they see that Frank really loves Alice and they agree to be best man and ring bearer. Monica is asked out by a millionaire. Chandler is using a hypnosis tape to quit smoking. The tape tells him he is "a strong confident woman" who doesn't need to smoke. He begins to act like a female. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Debra Jo Rupp, who played Alice, was later cast in a show called That 70's Show, in this show her husband, Red Foreman, calls people "dumbass" a lot, in this episode of friends , we see one of the friends swear, which was rare for the show to do, Joey called Ross a "dumbass" See more »

Goofs

At the diner when Pete is asking Monica out, the amount of cake pieces behind Monica changes between shots. Also Monica puts a lid on them and suddenly it has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Phoebe Buffay: This is not fair to Frank, and it's not fair to the babies, and you know what? It's not good home economics.
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References Leave 'em Laughing (1928) See more »

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That's Amore
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