Description of Friends episodes that were first released on NBC September 26, 2002 – May 15, 2003; ganre – sitcom.
Friends overview of episodes (season 8)
1 (195) episode Friends description
“The One Where No One Proposes”
After Joey accidentally proposes to Rachel, he tries to tell her it was an accident, but can never find an opportune moment. Meanwhile, Monica and Chandler continue trying for a baby, while Ross, not knowing that Joey has proposed to her, plans to start things up again with Rachel.
2 (196) episode Friends description
“The One Where Emma Cries”
Rachel can’t get Emma to stop crying after waking her. Chandler accidentally agrees to relocate to Tulsa due to him falling asleep in a meeting. Meanwhile Joey and Ross end up in the hospital, as Ross, still angry at Joey for proposing to Rachel, attempts to hit Joey after he asks him to but misses and hits a pole in the coffeehouse.
3 (197) episode Friends description
“The One with the Pediatrician”
Monica is offered a great job in New York, and as a result of Chandler not being able to get out of moving to Tulsa, he is forced to leave during the week and return on the weekends since the only alternative is quitting . Phoebe and Joey set each other up on blind dates, and Joey finds a complete stranger named Mike (Paul Rudd) for Phoebe’s date. Rachel takes Emma to the pediatrician – and learns that Ross is still a patient.
4 (198) episode Friends description
“The One with the Sharks”
Monica goes to visit Chandler in Tulsa as a surprise, however he’s watching porn on the hotel television and when she arrives he, in a panic, switches on a shark documentary leading Monica to believe the sea creatures turn him on. Joey thinks he’s already slept with the girl he’s dating.
5 (199) episode Friends description
“The One with Phoebe’s Birthday Dinner”
Phoebe plans a night out for her birthday, but only she and Joey are on time as all the other friends have issues which make them late.
6 (200) episode Friends description
“The One with the Male Nanny”
Ross and Rachel hire a male nanny (Freddie Prinze, Jr.). Chandler freaks when Monica tells him that she has met somebody else who is the funniest man she has ever met. Meanwhile, Phoebe’s scientist ex David (Hank Azaria) resurfaces, and this time, he meets Mike.
Note: This is the longest episode of Friends (apart from the two-part ones), running with 31:56. This is also the 200th episode.
7 (201) episode Friends description
“The One with Ross’s Inappropriate Song”
Ross finds a way to make Emma laugh by singing “Baby Got Back”. Phoebe meets Mike’s parents and tries to impress them with a Katharine Hepburn accent. Chandler and Joey find a videotape in Richard’s apartment with Monica’s name on it.
8 (202) episode Friends description
“The One with Rachel’s Other Sister”
Rachel’s sister Amy (Christina Applegate) shows up and stays for Thanksgiving Dinner. With her arrival a big fight starts over who will get Emma if, hypothetically, Rachel and Ross were to pass away. Meanwhile, Monica obsesses over her expensive china plates and Phoebe tries to teach Joey how to lie.
9 (203) episode Friends description
“The One with Rachel’s Phone Number”
On a girls night out with Phoebe, Rachel gives a guy her phone number, but instantly regrets it after realizing she would need to move on from Ross. Joey thinks Monica is having an affair when Chandler claims he needs to work, as he does not want to lie to Joey about wanting to spend time with Monica, rather than going to a game with him. While Phoebe and Rachel are out, Ross invites Mike to hang out, but as Mike doesn’t want to talk about his divorce and Ross hasn’t got his keyboards with him, they realize they have little in common.
10 (204) episode Friends description
“The One with Christmas in Tulsa”
Chandler, stuck in Tulsa and forced to work on Christmas Eve, is alarmed when a female co-worker Wendy (Selma Blair, “the second prettiest girl in Oklahoma”) makes a pass at him. Deciding enough is enough, he quits his jobs and makes it home to Monica and his friends for Christmas. This story serves as a framing device for the fifth of Friends’ six clip shows.
11 (205) episode Friends description
“The One Where Rachel Goes Back to Work”
Rachel returns from maternity leave early when she finds out Ralph Lauren has hired a temp as her replacement, and she fears he might have the job permanently. Meanwhile, Phoebe works as an extra on Days of our Lives. (Special Guest: Phill Lewis & Dermot Mulroney)
12 (206) episode Friends description
“The One with Phoebe’s Rats”
(Phoebe adopts an orphaned rat family. Ross and Rachel hire a new nanny – Molly (Melissa George), but Ross becomes worried when Joey starts hitting on her. Rachel continues to quarrel with Gavin, but at her birthday party, kisses him on Monica and Chandler’s balcony. Unbeknownst to her, Ross, while caring for Emma, sees this and is shocked. Guest Stars Dermot Mulroney as Gavin)
13 (207) episode Friends description
“The One Where Monica Sings”
(Phoebe suggests that Monica sing at Mike’s piano bar. After some doubt, Monica does. The audience loves her but only because when the light is on her they can see her breasts as she isn’t wearing a bra. Meanwhile, an angry paranoid Ross is thinking Rachel is moving on ‘without the courtesy of telling’, tries desperately to find a date. Rachel, wanting to talk with Ross, realizes their situation isn’t working and decides to move back in with Joey, taking Emma with her.)
14 (208) episode Friends description
“The One with the Blind Dates”
To get Ross and Rachel to realize they’re perfect for each other, Phoebe and Joey set them up on bad blind dates.
Guest starring Sam Pancake as the waiter. Jon Lovitz as Steve.
15 (209) episode Friends description
(“The One with the Mugging”)
Phoebe and Ross get mugged by one of Phoebe’s old friends from the street (Kyle Gass), and Ross finds out that Phoebe was the person who had mugged him when he was a teenager. Meanwhile, Chandler gets a job in an advertising internship, but feels out of place due to his age. Joey auditions for a play starring Leonard Hayes (Jeff Goldblum), but must go to painful extremes to get the part.
Special Guest: Phill Lewis
16 (210) episode Friends description
“The One with the Boob Job”
Chandler and Monica each ask Joey for a loan behind each others back. When Chandler learns Monica asked Joey for money, even though he said that Bings never borrow money, Joey claims Monica needed the money for a boob job. Rachel tries to baby-proof the apartment but realizes she can’t. Mike tells Phoebe that he never wants to marry again, which leads Phoebe to question if they should live together.
17 (211) episode Friends description
“The One with the Memorial Service”
Ross and Chandler post false information about each other on their college’s alumni website, resulting in Chandler posted as being gay while Ross is dead. Meanwhile Joey and Emma fight over Joey’s ‘bedtime penguin pal’ Hugsy. Phoebe asks Monica to help her get over Mike.
18 (212) episode Friends description
“The One with the Lottery”
The gang buys lottery tickets and fight over how to divide them up. Chandler waits for a promotion, while Rachel and Ross anticipate Emma’s first word.
Special Guest: Phill Lewis
19 (213) episode Friends description
“The One with Rachel’s Dream”
After seeing him practice a scene from Days of Our Lives and watching the filming of it, Rachel develops feelings for Joey. Phoebe performs at Monica’s restaurant, much to Monica’s dismay. Chandler plans a weekend away in Vermont with Monica, but has to take Ross instead.
20 (214) episode Friends description
“The One with the Soap Opera Party”
While Rachel is in the same position as Joey was a year ago, Joey holds a Days of our Lives party for the cast, but doesn’t want any of his friends to come. Ross gets a crush on another professor, Charlie (Aisha Tyler), who has only ever dated “Nobel Prize” winners. He and Rachel catch her and Joey kissing at the party.
(Guest star: Alex Borstein)
21 (215) episode Friends description
“The One with the Fertility Test”
(Chandler and Monica undergo fertility testing and are surprised when they encounter Janice. Rachel makes an appointment at a massage place, Phoebe tells her the place is horrible and rips up Rachel’s certificate. Rachel tapes the certificate back together and goes to the massage place against Phoebe’s wishes, but she doesn’t know that Phoebe actually works there. Joey needs help advancing in his relationship with Charlie, and turns to Ross for advice.)
Guest star: Maggie Wheeler
22 (216) episode Friends description
(“The One with the Donor”)
After finding out they’re both infertile, Chandler and Monica search for a sperm donor, but, after interviewing a potential donor, even though he is suitable — Chandler describes him as ‘Spermtastic!’ they realize they don’t want a donor, so look to adoption. Phoebe finds out about Rachel’s feelings for Joey when she and Rachel take Charlie shopping, and Rachel fears Charlie heard that she likes Joey. While getting ready to go to Mike’s sister’s party, Phoebe meets David, the scientist guy again. Ross has an interview for a conference in Barbados. Hank Azaria and John Stamos guest star.
23/24 (217/218) episode Friends description
(“The One in Barbados”)
The gang goes to Barbados for Ross’s conference. David (Hank Azaria), Phoebe’s Scientist Guy, almost proposes to her – but her ex-boyfriend Mike does so before he gets the chance. Ross and Charlie find they have a lot in common. Rachel and Joey get even closer. Monica’s hair reacts to the humidity. Joey and Charlie break up when he realizes they have nothing in common. He later sees Charlie and Ross kissing, and so he kisses Rachel. Monica and Mike play ping-pong to the distaste of Chandler and Phoebe.
Friends overview of episodes (season 10)