A Script by Becci Wooster
The One Where They All Get Together
(Ross and Rachel are fooling around on the sofa)
(Enter Chandler and Phoebe)
Chandler - <cough>
(Ross and Rachel look up)
Phoebe - Sorry,have you guys seen Joey anywhere today?
Chandler - Its amazing you guys can still breath.How do you manage to hold your breath for that long?
(Chandler gets odd stares from everyone)
Ross - No Pheebes,we havent seen him.What do you want him for?
Chandler - He broke up with Cindy last night and was pretty upset.I woke up at 6 am and hed gone.
Monica - What was that?
Rachel - Chandlers worried about Joey.You havent seen him around,have you?
Monica - Yeah,he was at the Coffee House a minute ago with a brunette on one arm and a redhead on the other.
Chandler - See?In 12 hours,hes had more women that Ive had in 29 years!
(Joey is at the bar)
(Enter Ross and Chandler)
Ross - There you are!Weve looked everywhere for you,bud!
Chandler - Whats up?
Joey - I dunno.After Cindy broke up with me last night,Ive wondered what went wrong.I mean it cant be me,can it?Ive never had any complaints before.Or is it?What if it is me?Whatll I do?
Ross - Thats what I felt after Carol left me.Then I realized that sometimes it might be that you just arent meant to be together.
Chandler - Yeah,that or Cindys a lesbian.
[In the Kitchen]
(Rachel,Phoebe and Monica)
Rachel - Im planning something special for Thursday.
Monica - Whats Thursday?
Rachel - Its Valentines Day,Mon.What do you think I should get for Ross?Cosmo suggests novelty sex toys.Vogue suggests a dinner out followed by dessert round your place<has a dreamy expression on her face>with candles and soft music and everything,then a tour round the bedroom before finally
Monica - I dont think I need to know the rest.Ross is my brother,you know!
Phoebe - Yeah,and its way too depressing not being with anybody on Valentines day.
Rachel - What happened to Harry?
Phoebe - I dumped him.I mean,sure,the odd splint or two,but four foot ones!
Monica - He was a druggie?!
Rachel - Yeah,of course he was.He actually laughed at Chandlers jokes!
Monica - Point taken.
Phoebe - Fine,but that doesnt solve my problem.I only have 3 days left.
(Ross and Rachel on the sofa hugging)
Rachel - Ross,you havent got any friends who would like a date for Thursday,have you?
Ross - Yeah,actually there is one.Hes really bummed at the moment.
Rachel - How about we set him up with a gorgeous blond who also wants one?
Ross - Yeah,OK!
(Phoebe and Joey)
Phoebe - Im sorry to hear about you and Cindy,Joey.
Joey - Thanks.Its just shes only the second girl whos ever dumped me before.
Phoebe - Who was the first?
Joey - Ursula.
<They both go silent>
Phoebe - <Trying to sound cheerful>Well,I guess well both be on our own on Thursday.Theres Monica and Richard,Rachel and Ross,Chandler and his WENUS and then theres me and you.
Joey- What?Theres no guy wanting to go out with you at the moment?
Phoebe - Yeah,well no,its kinda depressing.
(Richard and Monica)
Monica - What are we gonna do for Valentines day?
Richard - Well,actually,theres something I need to tell you.Ill be in Chicago on Thursday.Theres this big Opthamologists convention.
Monica - What????
Richard - Im real sorry,Honey,but I really have to go.
Monica - I was planning on roses and meals at restaurants,not being here on my own.
Richard - Im really sorry,but theres nothing I can do!
(Ross,Rachel,Monica,Chandler,Phoebe and Joey)
Monica - so hell be out of town all week.
Ross - Im sorry,Mon,thats tough.
Rachel - Yeah,Id hate it if Ross was out of town on Valentines day.
Chandler - Well,Mon,Ill be on my own.Maybe we could do something.
Monica - Well,Ill let you know if I get that desperate.
Chandler - Well,thats the thanks I get .
Monica - Im sorry.Why dont you come over to the apartment on Thursday.Well watch a movie or something.
<Ross and Rachel exchange funny glances>
Ross - <Changing subject>Rach,Ill pick you up at about seven tomorrow evening.Ive got something planned.
Rachel - What should I wear?
Ross - <to Rachel>Anything you like.You look great in everything.<to group>I cant thank you guys enough for watching that dumb prom video.
[The Girls Apartment]
(Monica and Chandler)
Monica - Oh no!Were out of popcorn.The video hasnt even started yet!
Chandler - Let me guess,theres more popcorn in your panties and Ill have to get naked and lie on it and .
Monica - What are you on about?Can you go to the store and pick up some more for me?
Chandler - O.K.
[Corridor outside Ross Apartment]
Rachel - Thankyou for a perfect evening.
Ross - Now for the perfect night
Rachel - I wonder how Phoebes getting on with that guy?
Ross - <Entering his apartment>What guy?
Rachel - <Following him>You know,your friend.
Ross - You mean Joey.<Rachel kisses him and leads him to the bedroom>
Rachel - What was that?
Ross - Oh,nothing.<They rush into his bedroom>
(Joey and Phoebe)
Joey - What are you doing here?
Phoebe - I got a note from Rachel telling me to be here at nine.
Joey - Well I got the same message from Ross.He told me hed got me a date with a hot blonde friend of Rachels.
Phoebe - You dont think that they set us up, do you?
Joey - I dunno.Ross didnt know the girls name.
Phoebe - And Rachel didnt know the guys name.
Joey - Oh.
Phoebe - Whats up?
Joey - To tell you the truth,Phoebe,Im worried about my kisses.They must be the reason that Cindy broke up with me.
Phoebe - Oh,no!Youve always been great when Ive kissed you.Unless youve changed.
Joey - Could you see if thats it for me?
Phoebe - Sure.<They kiss quite passionately>
Phoebe - No,youre still brilliant.
Joey - So are you.Could we try it again?<They kiss again>
(Enter Ross and Rachel)
<The sofas in a mess.A mans clothes are all over the floor,leading to Monicas bedroom.As they shut the front door,Moonica opens her bedroom door and walks out.>
Monica - Hi,you guys,you look tired.
Rachel - You too.Whats with the clothes?<pause>Theyre not Chandlers are they?<Exchanges worried glances with Ross>
Monica - No!He left at eight and didnt come back.The clothes belong to Richard.He surprised me by coming back from the meeting.
Rachel+Ross - Oh!!!
<We havent seen him this happy since he had sex in the one with five steaks and an egg plant.>
Chandler - Hey,guys.Guess who met the most wonderful girl last night and ended up spending the night at her place?
Ross - Well done,buddy!
Rachel - Go,Bing boy!
Monica - Wheres my popcorn?<Everybody looks at her>
(All there except Joey and Phoebe)
Chandler - Woo hoo!Joey!Anybody there?
Joey - What do you want?
Rachel - We were wondering if youd seen Phoebe.We wanted to ask her about her date last night.
<Voice - Joey?>
Monica - Whos that?
Joey - No-one.
Ross - Come on,let us see!<Chandler pushes door open>
Everybody - Gasp!
<Everybody sees Phoebe.Then they realize that Joey and Phoebe slept together last night.>
an original script by Becci Wooster.
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