Friends (1994–2004)
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The One with the Proposal 

Chandler continues to pretend to hate the idea of marriage, unaware Richard wants Monica back. Meanwhile, Rachel and Phoebe discuss their 'back-up' plans.

Director:

Kevin Bright (as Kevin S. Bright)

Writers:

David Crane (created by), Marta Kauffman (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jennifer Aniston ... Rachel Green
Courteney Cox ... Monica Geller (as Courteney Cox Arquette)
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
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Storyline

Richard tells Monica that letting her go was the stupidest thing he's ever done and he wants to marry her and have kids. Monica is getting weary because Chandler is carrying on about not wanting to get married in order to hide his plans to propose. Rachel finds out that Phoebe and Joey have each other as backup, meaning if they're both not married by the age of 40 they'll marry each other. Rachel is very jealous of Monica and wants a backup as well and asks Ross but Phoebe is Ross' backup. Chandler realizes he has to stop messing with Monica and propose already. Monica goes to see Richard and says wants to be with a grown-up but it isn't fair that Richard wants to marry her now and not before. Monica says she will need some time to think things over. Rachel trades Phoebe and Ross is now Rachel's backup. Chandler talks to Richard and Richard tells Chandler to go get Monica and to never let her go. When Chandler gets home Monica has decorated the whole apartment with candles and they ... 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:

18 May 2000 (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

This is the second season finale with no cliffhanger at the end. The other one is season 2 finale. See more »

Goofs

At the end, when Chandler walks into the apartment full of candles and Monica is standing there, you can clearly see the stage lights up above. See more »

Quotes

Chandler Bing: I was gonna propose tonight.
Dr. Richard Burke: You were gonna propose?
Chandler Bing: Yeah - I even got a ring.
[Puts ring on center cushion]
Chandler Bing: Did you get a ring?
Dr. Richard Burke: No, I don't have a ring.
[thinks a moment, then decides]
Dr. Richard Burke: You go get her, Chandler. And can I give you a piece of advice? If you do get her, don't let her go. Trust me.
Chandler Bing: Y'know, Richard... you *are* a good guy.
Dr. Richard Burke: I know. I hate that!
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Connections

References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Wonderful Tonight
(uncredited)
Written and Performed by Eric Clapton
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CRYING!!!
30 October 2019 | by skt-lifeSee all my reviews

10 stars is not enough... Best ending to a season so far!


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