|The One With The Engagement Picture|
|Season 7, episode 5|
|151st overall episode of Friends|
|Monica and Chandler having an engagement picture.|
November 2, 2000
Monica's mom arranged to get their wedding announced in the paper, but they need to get a picture from a professional photographer as any camera makes Chandler grin look like a hyena. Phoebe dates Kyle, who knows both Chandler and Ross -the one who nicknamed him 'Hums While He Pees'- from their basketball club. Ross gets to divert his crazy ex Whitney by taking her to a ballroom dance-date. Rachel is completely smitten with her office assistant Tag, enough to smell his clothes and be jealous when their colleague Melissa asks him out. Rachel even pays Joey to take Tag out, first to a Knicks game, then to a bar where they meet dozens of potential rivals for Rachel. Rachel then bribes Joey with free Ralph Lauren shirts to stop picking up women together so Tag will stop too but Tag decides to go back to his ex-girlfriend. The show ends with Monica showing everyone the wedding announcement- with Joey posing as Chandler.
Cast and Crew
- The music starts before the title sequence.
- Tag is the first person, other than Joey, to use his pick up line, How You Doin, successfully.
- This episode is the first mention of Rachel's crush on Joey that she had in the past.
- The Magna Doodle has a drawing of a surfer wiping out with a dog barking at him from the beach.
- One of the pictures of Monica and Chandler is from Ross and Emily's wedding.
- This episode was a reunion for Lisa Kudrow and Julia Campbell, who guest starred as Whitney. In 1997, they co-starred in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.
- In the shot of the paper with the picture of Monica and Joey, the announcement written there starts out fine, but near the end the middle part is just repeated.
- In the scene where Rachel is talking to that marketing girl at her office, she is seen wearing a ring (wedding perhaps) on her right hand.
| Preceded by|
"The One With Rachel's Assistant"
|Series Seven Episodes|| Followed by |
"The One With The Nap Partners"