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"The One With All The Cheesecakes"
Friends episode
Chandler eating Mrs. Braverman's cheesecake
Season 7x11
Episode no. 157
Written by Shana Goldberg-Meehan
Directed by Gary Halvorson
Guest stars Hank Azaria - David
Lela Lee - The wedding guest
Gina Belafonte - The second guest
Mailon Rivera - The waiter
Darlene Kardon - Aunt Millie
Robyn Donny - Frannie
Joe Coyle - Stuart
James Michael Tyler - Gunther
Original airdate January 4, 2001
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"The One With All The Cheesecakes" is the eleventh episode of the seventh season of Friends, which aired on NBC on January 4, 2001. Phoebe's old flame, David, visits from Minsk for an evening of romance. Rachel and Chandler swipe deliveries of a particularly tasty cheesecake from their neighbor's doorstep.


Rachel sees Chandler eating a cheesecake that was, accidentally, delivered to their door, and so he lets her taste it. This cheesecake, from Mama's Little Bakery, is, in fact, the best cheesecake they've both ever tasted. When they later discover that another cheesecake is delivered, they decide to drop it off at the right door, but when they find it, still untouched, in front of that same door later that day, they take it. Chandler busts Rachel eating off the cheesecake while he wasn't there, which starts a small fight between them. This fight results in the cheesecake falling to the floor in the hallway, but since it's so incredibly yummy, they can't resist eating it right off the floor.

A cousin of Ross and Monica is getting married. Ross is invited to the wedding, yet Monica is not. Since Ross gets to bring a date, Monica makes him bring her, so she can confront the bride about not inviting her. As she confronts the bride, she gets to know that the groom is one of her former boyrfriends, which is the reason for her not being invited.

Joey and Phoebe have made plans together, but Joey cancels because he's going on a date. This hurts Phoebe's feelings, and she holds a speech about how important friendship is, and how you do not ditch your plans with your friends for a date. Getting to know that he hurt Phoebe's feelings, Joey starts feeling really bad, and they agree to have dinner the following night. Though, Phoebe meets her former boyfriend(and the love of her life), David, whom tells her how he's only in town for one night. When David wants to go to dinner with her, it causes a moral dilemma for her about doing to Joey what he did to her.

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Cast and CrewEdit

Main CastEdit

Jennifer Aniston - Rachel Green
Courteney Cox - Monica Geller
Lisa Kudrow - Phoebe Buffay
Matt LeBlanc - Joey Tribbiani
Matthew Perry - Chandler Bing
David Schwimmer - Ross Geller

Supporting CastEdit

Hank Azaria - David
Lela Lee - The wedding guest
Gina Belafonte - The second guest
Mailon Rivera - The waiter
Darlene Kardon - Aunt Millie
Robyn Donny - Frannie
Joe Coyle - Stuart
James Michael Tyler - Gunther


Directed By:
Gary Halvorson

Written By:
Shana Goldberg-Meehan


  • This is the first appearance of David since "The One With The Monkey" (S1E10).
  • Throughout the episode, Phoebe makes reference to David having moved to Russia. But Minsk is actually the capital city of Belarus
  • This is one of the few episodes where Chandler & Rachel have a storyline all to themselves.
  • In this episode it is revealed that Joey keeps a fork in his coat pocket
  • Joey and Phoebe have dinner at Iridium, the restaurant where Monica worked in Season 1.


  • Chandler walks into his apartment to find Rachel eating cheesecake without him. As the door is shutting, the pen on the Magnadoodle is hanging loose; it can be heard hitting the door when Chandler is closing it. The next shot shows Rachel stop eating, and when we next see Chandler, the door is closed and the pen is in its holder.

Episode NavigationEdit

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Preceded by
"The One With The Holiday Armadillo"
Season Seven Episodes Followed by
"The One Where They're Up All Night"

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