Box set: Friends: The Complete Seasons 1-10: The One With All Ten Seasons
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Friends: Season 8
National Broadcasting Company (NBC) (2001)
TV Series  /  Comedy, Romance
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IMDB   8.9
1440 mins USA / English
Blu-ray    US - TV-PG
Matt LeBlanc Joey Tribbiani
Jennifer Aniston Rachel Green
Lisa Kudrow Phoebe Buffay
Courteney Cox Monica Geller-Bing
David Schwimmer Dr. Ross Geller
Matthew Perry Chandler Bing
James Michael Tyler Gunther
Bonnie Somerville Mona
Amanda Carlin Dr. Long
Alec Baldwin Parker
Michael G. Hagerty Mr. Treeger
Christina Pickles Judy Geller
Cole Sprouse Ben Geller
Geoffrey Pierson Mr. Franklin
Sean Penn Eric
Elliott Gould Jack Geller
Maggie Wheeler Janice
Eddie McClintock Clifford Burnett
Maurice Godin Sid
Evie Peck the Nurse
Kevin Bright
Gary Halvorson
David Schwimmer
Ben Weiss
Producer Scott Silveri
Richard Allen
Todd Stevens
Sherry Bilsing
Writer David Crane
Marta Kauffman
Dana Klein
Brian Buckner
Cinematography Nick McLean

Six young people, on their own and struggling to survive in the real world, find the companionship, comfort and support they get from each other to be the perfect antidote to the pressures of life.
 25 mins    9/27/2001  1.  The One After I Do
The excitement of Monica and Chandler's wedding is diminished by the news that someone may be pregnant. Chandler's hopes of not embarrassing Monica on the dance floor are ruined by his slippery new shoes, and Ross' attempts to flirt with an attractive wedding guest.
Director:  Kevin Bright  / Kevin S. Bright  Writer:  David Crane  /  Marta Kauffman 
Guest starring:  Elliott GouldMorgan FairchildBonnie SomervilleCole SprouseJim Piddock, Allen Lulu, Matthew Mullany, Dane Anthony, Steffani Brass, Kendall Hebert, Rachel Snow,  Christina Pickles
 25 mins    10/4/2001  2.  The One with the Red Sweater
Speculation regarding the father of Rachel's baby leads to a misunderstanding when Joey discovers a red sweater left behind in a one-night stand Rachel had. Meanwhile, Chandler and Ross search for the disposable cameras left behind at the wedding and Monica goes on an opening-present binge.
Director:  David Schwimmer  Writer:  Dana Klein Borkow 
Guest starring:  Eddie Cahill, Phil Abrams, Harry S. Murphy, Teresa Parente, Reggie Jordan, George Alan
 25 mins    10/11/2001  3.  The One Where Rachel Tells...
Chandler and Monica prepare to leave for their honeymoon as Rachel prepares to tell Ross that he's the father of her baby. Joey and Phoebe scheme to get inside the newlyweds' apartment after discovering that they don't have a key. Monica and Chandler become jealous of another honeymooning couple who get bumped to first class on the airplane.
Director:  Sheldon Epps  Writer:  Ellen Plummer  /  Sherry Bilsing 
Guest starring:  Michael G. HagertyAmanda Carlin, Lynn A. Henderson,  Evie Peck, John O'Brien, Anita Dashiell, Shane Nickerson, Laurie Naughton
 25 mins    10/18/2001  4.  The One with the Videotape
Monica and Chandler return from their honeymoon with stories of a couple that they met on the flight back, but soon discover that the couple gave them a wrong number. Ross and Rachel disagree over who came onto whom when they hooked up. He wants to prove it and accidentally reveals that he has the encounter on videotape.
Director:  Kevin Bright  / Kevin S. Bright  Writer:  Scott Silveri 
Guest starring:  Lisa Thornhill
 25 mins    10/25/2001  5.  The One with Rachel's Date
Phoebe begins dating a guy who works for Monica, causing a problem when Phoebe wants to dump him on the same day Monica plans to fire him. Ross discovers that a coworker of Chandler's has been calling him Toby for five years. Joey sets Rachel up on a date with one of his co-stars. Ross worries about this and the fact that he doesn't see a future with Rachel anymore.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  Writer:  Sebastian Jones  /  Brian Buckner 
Guest starring:  Bonnie SomervilleKevin RahmChris ParnellGeoff Pierson, Johnny Messner
 25 mins    11/1/2001  6.  The One with the Halloween Party
Monica and Chandler decide to throw a costumed Halloween party. Phoebe runs into Ursula, who's getting married next week, and invites her and her fiancé to the party.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  Writer:  Mark J. Kunerth 
Guest starring:  Bonnie SomervilleJames Michael TylerSean Penn, Rachel David, Emily Osment, Ivy Malone, Daniel Smith
 25 mins    11/8/2001  7.  The One with the Stain
Chandler hires a maid, whom Monica suspects is stealing her clothing. Eric has broken up with Ursula and is ready to date Phoebe, except for one problem: he can't look at her without seeing Ursula. Ross tries to get Rachel an apartment in his building, but the woman living there isn't in a hurry to die, and Joey wants Rachel to stay with him.
Director:  Kevin S. Bright  /  Kevin Bright  Writer:  R. Lee Fleming Jr. 
Guest starring:  James Michael TylerSean Penn, Arden Myrin, Dale Raoul
 25 mins    11/15/2001  8.  The One with the Stripper
Rachel prepares to have dinner with her dad and tell him that she's pregnant. Meanwhile, an unknowing Chandler discovers that Monica had a stripper at her bachelorette party, causing her to try to make it up, by getting him a stripper.
Director:  David Schwimmer  Writer:  Andrew Reich  /  Ted Cohen 
Guest starring:  Bonnie Somerville, Jackie Debatin, Fred Stoller, Martin Yu,  Ron Leibman
 25 mins    11/22/2001  9.  The One with the Rumor
Monica invites an old friend from high school over for Thanksgiving dinner, unaware that Will started a "We Hate Rachel" club with Ross. Meanwhile, Joey vows to eat an entire turkey by himself, and Chandler and Phoebe pretend to watch football to avoid helping in the kitchen.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  Writer:  Shana Goldberg-Meehan 
Guest starring:  Brad Pitt
 25 mins    12/6/2001  10.  The One with Monica's Boots
Chandler is peeved when Monica splurges on an expensive pair of boots. Phoebe learns Ross' and Sting's children attend the same school, she angles to meet the celebrity and get concert tickets. When Joey's sister Dina tells him she is pregnant, he freaks out and goes to find the father to marry them. Rachel tries to calm him down.
Director:  Kevin Bright  / Kevin S. Bright  Writer:  Sebastian Jones  /  Brian Buckner 
Guest starring:  Cole Sprouse, Marc Rose, Marla Sokoloff, Tammy Townsend,  Trudie Styler
 25 mins    12/13/2001  11.  The One with Ross's Step Forward
Ross starts to panic when Mona gets an idea to send out a holiday card for the two of them, thinking that their relationship is starting to move too fast. Chandler's newly divorced boss tries to get Monica and Chandler to come out to dinner with him, but Monica can't stand him. Rachel's hormones start acting up due to her pregnancy, causing her to hit on almost every guy she meets.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  Writer:  Robert Carlock 
Guest starring:  Bonnie SomervilleSam McMurray, Shawn Christian,  Evie Peck, Wesley Thompson, Ashley L. Clark
 25 mins    1/10/2002  12.  The One Where Joey Dates Rachel
Phoebe gets Monica and Chandler a Ms. Pacman arcade game for a wedding present, which leads to some heavy competition between Monica, Phoebe, and, surprisingly, Chandler. Ross gets to teach an important class because of a retiring professor, but soon learns that its on the other side of town, and he doesn't have enough time to get there. Joey takes Rachel to dinner on a pretend date to make her feel better since she can't have a normal relationship due to her pregnancy.
Director:  David Schwimmer  Writer:  Sherry Bilsing  / Ellen Plummer 
Guest starring:  Cole SprouseKrista Allen, Matthew Yang King, Caryn Ward
 25 mins    1/17/2002  13.  The One Where Chandler Takes a Bath
Monica turns Chandler on to the concept of a bath to relax, complete with scented oils and candles. Ross and Rachel toss baby names back and forth while deciding whether to learn the baby's sex. Joey still likes Rachel, a fact that Monica, Chandler and Phoebe discover by a little detective work.
Director:  Ben Weiss  Writer:  Vanessa McCarthy 
Guest starring:  Amanda Carlin
 25 mins    1/31/2002  14.  The One with the Secret Closet
Phoebe talks Monica into letting her give her a massage but becomes disconcerted when Monica begins making sexual noises. Joey dreams about being with Rachel and betraying Ross. Chandler realizes he's never seen what's in the closet by the bathroom and tries to break in. Rachel feels her baby kick for the first time.
Director:  Kevin S. Bright  /  Kevin Bright  Writer:  Sebastian Jones  /  Brian Buckner 
Guest starring:  Amanda Carlin, Richard Penn
 25 mins    2/7/2002  15.  The One with the Birthing Video
Phoebe tries to cheer up a depressed Joey by lending him the world's happiest dog. Ross has yet to tell Mona that Rachel's living with him. Monica and Chandler's romantic Valentine's Day is interrupted when they watch a videotape of Phoebe's friend giving birth. After being dumped by Mona, Ross gives Joey advice on his love life, helpful until Joey reveals that he's in love with Rachel.
Director:  David Schwimmer  /  Kevin Bright  / Matthew Perry  / Kevin S. Bright  Writer:  Dana Klein Borkow 
Guest starring:  Bonnie SomervilleJames Michael Tyler
 25 mins    2/28/2002  16.  The One Where Joey Tells Rachel
Ross has trouble understanding Joey's revelation, as does Gunther. However, he comes to his senses and convinces Joey to tell Rachel how he feels. Joey takes her out to dinner and tells her, as she thinks it's a joke. She doesn't feel the same way, but they pledge to remain friends. Meanwhile, Phoebe meets Monica's soulmate.
Director:  David Schwimmer  / Matthew Perry  / Jennifer Aniston  /  Ben Weiss  Writer:  Ted Cohen  /  Andrew Reich 
Guest starring:  James Michael TylerHarry Van GorkumSam Pancake, Terence Winter
 25 mins    3/7/2002  17.  The One with the Tea Leaves
Joey has been hiding from Rachel, so she invents a problem at work (""My boss wants to buy my baby!"") to draw him into conversation. Phoebe's tea leaves tell her that she's going to meet the man of her dreams, except that the man she meets is a nightmare. Later on though, she does meet a nice guy. Ross tries to retrieve his favorite shirt from Mona's, interrupted when she returns home with a date.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  /  David Schwimmer  / Matthew Perry  / Jennifer Aniston  Writer:  Steven Rosenhaus  / R. Lee Fleming Jr. 
Guest starring:  Bonnie Somerville, Steve Ireland,  Alec BaldwinJames LeGros, Mark Lutz
 25 mins    3/28/2002  18.  The One in Massapequa
Everybody prepares to go out to Long Island for the elder Gellers' 35th wedding anniversary party. Monica wants to write a toast to make everybody cry like Ross's toasts do. Ross and Rachel discover that his parents have told people they're married. Ross describes how he would propose to Rachel, and she seems intrigued. Phoebe invites her new boyfriend, Parker, who is extremely enthusiastic.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  /  David Schwimmer  / Matthew Perry  / Jennifer Aniston  Writer:  Mark J. Kunerth 
Guest starring:  Elliott GouldChristina PicklesAlec Baldwin, Kat Sawyer-Young,  Ellen Gerstein, John C. Moskoff, Tim Silva, Aixa Clemente
 25 mins    4/4/2002  19.  The One with Joey's Interview
Joey prepares for an interview with Soap Opera Digest, although he's afraid of appearing stupid, so he enlists his friends to make sure things go well. During the interview, he reminisces about his past acting experiences, what he does in his spare time, eating and exercising right, his friends, his homosexual tendencies, and his romantic life.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  Writer:  Doty Abrams 
Guest starring:  Sasha AlexanderJames Michael Tyler
 25 mins    4/25/2002  20.  The One with the Baby Shower
Rachel panics when she realizes that she is not ready to take care of her baby, and reluctantly agrees for her mother to move in with her and Ross to help out. Monica tries desperately to get Mrs. Green to like her. Meanwhile, the guys help Joey practice for his audition as the host of a wild game show called "Bamboozled."
Director:  Kevin S. Bright  /  Kevin Bright  Writer:  Ellen Plummer  /  Sherry Bilsing 
Guest starring:  Marlo Thomas, Jonathan Nichols, Adria Tennor, Lisa Calderon
 25 mins    5/2/2002  21.  The One with the Cooking Class
Monica's restaurant gets a bad review in the Post. After confronting the critic who wrote it, she decides to join a cooking class, with Joey in tow. Ross goes on a date with a clerk from a baby store, making Rachel jealous. Chandler prepares for a job interview after Phoebe tells him that he makes a bad first impression.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  Writer:  Sebastian Jones  /  Brian Buckner 
Guest starring:  Molly HaganRena SoferTucker Smallwood, Tim Maculan, Scott Richards
 25 mins    5/9/2002  22.  The One Where Rachel Is Late
With the release of Joey's movie approaching, he must decide which friend to invite to the premiere. Unfortunately, his pick, Chandler, falls asleep during it. Monica and Phoebe bet on when the baby will be born as Rachel's due date comes and goes. The doctor tells Ross and Rachel that sex may help speed things along. Just as they start to do it, Rachel's water breaks.
Director:  Gary Halvorson  Writer:  Shana Goldberg-Meehan 
Guest starring:  Amanda CarlinJune Gable
 25 mins    5/16/2002  23.  The One Where Rachel Has a Baby: Part 1
Rachel and Ross arrive at the hospital; she's upset to get a semi-private room. Monica and Chandler decide to have a baby and right away. Mrs. Geller turns up to give Ross her mother's engagement ring; she wants Ross to marry Rachel. Joey can't understand why somebody wouldn't want to be married to Rachel. Phoebe meets a handsome stranger, but can't quite get his room number, so she gets Dr. Drake Ramoray to get it. She also gets him to find out some personal info from the guy. As Rachel waits for her own baby, various other pregnant women come and go, until Janice shows up.
Director:  Kevin Bright  / Kevin S. Bright  Writer:  Scott Silveri 
Guest starring:  Amanda CarlinMaggie WheelerChristina PicklesDebi MazarEddie McClintockRachael HarrisTim DeKay, Jo Nell Kennedy, Henriette Mantel, Mark Daniel Cade, Laura Margolis, Karin Co, Jimmy Palumbo,  Sarah Rush, Doug Looper
 25 mins    5/16/2002  24.  The One Where Rachel Has A Baby: Part 2
Drake reports to Phoebe. Chandler and Monica look for a room in the hospital to use for a tryst. After 21 hours of labor, Rachel's ready to have the baby. Joey blows it for Phoebe but fixes it just as quickly. The baby is in breach, but comes out okay. After Ross and Rachel kiss, the baby is named Emma Geller Green. Monica and Chandler find a janitor's closet. Janice convinces Rachel that she needs a guy who will be around. Ross still isn't interested, but Phoebe talks him into it. Joey finds the engagement ring. Rachel thinks he's proposing and says yes, as Ross walks down the hall with flowers.
Director:  Kevin S. Bright  /  Kevin Bright  Writer:  Marta Kauffman  /  David Crane 
Guest starring:  Amanda CarlinMaggie WheelerEddie McClintockMaurice Godin
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