Season 1 Episodes

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The One Where Rachel Finds Out

Season 1, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/18/1995
Joey's new girlfriend wants to go to bed with him but he can't yet. He's participating in a fertility study.
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The One With The Birth

Season 1, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/11/1995
As Monica's biological clock ticks away like a time bomb, Carol goes into labor. When Ross and Susan can't stop bickering over who gets to help Carol more, Phoebe drags both of them into a closet to settle their differences - but all three end up getting locked in just as Carol's about to give birth to the baby.
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The One With The Ick Factor

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/4/1995
After losing his virginity to her, Monica's boyfriend Young Ethan reveals that he's a high school senior.
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The One With The Fake Monica

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/27/1995
When Monica's credit card is stolen, she, along with Phoebe and Rachel, decide to catch the thief. Joey enlists his friends to help him come up with a less ethnic-sounding stage name.
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The One With The Evil Orthodontist

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/6/1995
Rachel and Barry start dating again, which is kind of awkward because he's now engaged to Mindy, who wants Rachel to be her maid of honor.
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The One Where The Monkey Gets Away

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/9/1995
The gang searches frantically for Marcel, who slipped out of the apartment while Rachel was baby-sitting him.
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The One With All The Poker

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/2/1995
Tired of being referred to by customers as "Excuse me" Rachel interviews for a job as an assistant buyer at Saks Fifth Avenue.
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The One With Two Parts (2)

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/23/1995
After weeks of procrastinating, Rachel finally takes down the Christmas light on their balcony, only to fall off the balcony and sprain her ankle.
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The One With Two Parts (1)

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/23/1995
Joey falls for Phoebe's twin sister, Ursula, making Phoebe feel neglected. Meanwhile, Chandler finds himself between a rock and a hard place, when he is told to fire an employee he is attracted to.
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The One With The Stoned Guy

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/16/1995
Monica cooks a gourmet meal for a restaurateur looking for a new chef. Unfortunately, he's stoned and would just as well eat taco shells as her haute cuisine.
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The One With The Candy Hearts

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/9/1995
Ross's first date in nine years is on Valentine's Day with a beautiful neighbor. Susan and Carol, also out on a romantic date; end up at the same restaurant.
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The One With The Boobies

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/19/1995
After Chandler accidentally sees Rachel wandering around topless after her shower, a chain reaction of nudity ensues when she tries to even the score by seeing his penis.
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The One With The Dozen Lasagnas

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/12/1995
Everyone knows the sex of Ross's baby (it's a boy), except for Ross, who doesn't want to find out until it's born.
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The One With Mrs. Bing

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/5/1995
Chandler's romance novelist mum comes to New York to visit him and he's not sure how he feels about it, especially after Joey catches Mrs.
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The One With The Monkey

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/15/1994
The gang makes and breaks a pact to celebrate New Year's Eve without dates. Ross compensates for his loneliness by getting a roommate - a monkey named Marcel whom everyone adores.
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The One Where Underdog Gets Away

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/17/1994
Monica's first Thanksgiving dinner for the gang burns when they all run to the rooftop to see the runaway Underdog balloon from the parade.
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The One Where Nana Dies Twice

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/10/1994
Monica and Ross mourn the death of their grandmother Nana, and Monica and Mrs. Gellar come to an unspoken understanding about the relationship between mothers and daughters.
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The One With The Blackout

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/3/1994
Just as Phoebe's about to sing miserable folk songs at Central Perk, New York has a blackout. The gang returns to Monica and Rachel's apartment, where Ross is about to tell Rachel he likes her.
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The One With The Butt

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/27/1994
Joey gets his big film break when he's hired to be Al Pacino's stunt butt. Chandler has second thoughts about an exotic married woman who wants him to be her sex toy.
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The One With The East German Laundry Detergent

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/20/1994
Joey wants to get back together with a former girlfriend he dumped, so he tricks Monica into posing as his new gal pal.
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The One With George Stephanopoulos

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/13/1994
This is the one where Ross mourns the anniversary of losing his virginity to Carol while at a hockey game with the guys.
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The One With The Thumb

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/6/1994
Chandler's reunited with his beloved cigarettes, which the rest of his friends can't stand. Monica dates a man all her buddies love but with whom she's bored.
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The One With The Sonogram At The End

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/29/1994
Carol, Ross's lesbian ex-wife, tells him at work that she is pregnant with his child, Monica nearly has a breakdown when her parents come for dinner, and Rachel finds out that Barry and her maid of honor Mindy, went on her honeymoon.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/22/1994
This is the one where it all began ... Rachel leaves Barry at the altar, meets the gang, and moves in with Monica.