Friends : Season 4

    • Air date: 25 Sep '97 24 episodes
      The fourth season of Friends, an American situation comedy created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, premiered on NBC on September 25, 1997. Friends was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. The season contains 24 episodes and concluded airing on May 7, 1998. It was one of three seasons included on TV Guide's list of the Top 100 TV Seasons.
  • List of Episodes (24)

    1. The One with the Jellyfish

    • Ross chooses between Rachel and his bald-headed girlfriend Bonnie. Phoebe struggles to deal with the revelation that her mother's friend is actually her mother. Monica gets stung by a jellyfish, forcing Chandler and Joey to step up to the plate in order to relieve her pain.

    2. The One With The Cat

    • Phoebe believes that her adoptive mother's spirit resides in a cat that jumped into her guitar case in Central Perk. Monica goes on a date with Rachel's hunky high-school boyfriend, who was cool in high-school, but a failure now. And when Joey and Chandler decide to sell the entertainment center, Joey takes stupidity to a new level.

    3. The One With The 'Cuffs

    • Monica caters a party for her mother, who still doesn't quite know how to talk to her daughter. Chandler's encounter with Rachel's boss leads to an embarrassing situation. And an encyclopedia salesman takes advantage of Joey.

    4. The One With The Ballroom Dancing

    • Joey attempts ballroom dancing in order to help Monica and Rachel keep their illegal sublet. Phoebe is attracted to one of her massage clients. And Chandler has trouble attempting to quit a gym.

    5. The One With Joey's New Girlfriend

    • Chandler hits on a woman at Central Perk, not realizing she is Joey's new girlfriend. He soon realizes he is very attracted to, possibly in love, with her. Ross and Rachel play the jealousy game in their relationships. And Phoebe desperately tries to catch a cold after discovering that her voice is sexier and her singing better when she has phlegm in her throat.

    6. The One With The Dirty Girl

    • Ross's new girlfriend seems nearly perfect until he visits her house and discovers that her apartment is incredibly dirty. Chandler helps Joey pick out a thoughtful present for Kathy's birthday. Rachel attempts to finish a crossword puzzle by herself. And Phoebe helps Monica cater a funeral.

    7. The One Where Chandler Crosses The Line

    • Chandler must decide between the girl of his dreams and his best friend when he and Kathy share a passionate kiss. Needless to say, Joey is not happy to find out about Kathy and Chandler. And nobody wants to tell Ross how awful his keyboard playing is.

    8. The One With Chandler In A Box

    • Chandler agrees to spend Thanksgiving in a shipping crate as penance for kissing Kathy. The gang decides to give each other Secret Santa gifts. After Monica gets ice in her eye, she ends up visiting Richard's son, who is as attracted to Monica as his father was.

    9. The One Where They're Going To Party!

    • Chandler and Ross's college friend Gandalf is planning to come to town. Gandalf is "the party wizard." Ross and Chandler are very excited until Gandalf cancels. However, they decide to make their own party with Joey's help. Joanna squashes Rachel's chance at a promotion. And when Monica fills in for a friend as food critic for a small newspaper, she must decide between a steady job as head chef of a restaurant she panned or keeping her catering business with her friend Phoebe.

    10. The One With The Girl From Poughkeepsie

    • Ross must decide whether to continue dating a girl he must travel two-and-a-half hours to see. Chandler sets Rachel up with a coworker who misunderstands her intentions. Monica is being treated poorly by her new coworkers so she hires Joey just so she can fire him and show who's the boss. And Phoebe tries to write the perfect holiday song.

    11. The One With Phoebe's Uterus

    • Phoebe considers her options when her brother visits with his new wife and asks her to carry their child. Joey works as a tour guide at Ross's museum and tries to tear down the walls between tour guides and scientists. And Chandler seeks advice from Monica and Rachel after he fears that he will not live up to Kathy's sexual expectations--especially since the last guy she slept with before him was Joey.

    12. The One with the Embryos

    • Joey and Chandler guess all the items that Monica and Rachel had in a bag after coming home from the market. This starts a competition between the boys and the girls, a question-answer game created by Ross. The sex that knows the most about the other one wins. Meanwhile, Phoebe goes to the doctor to get the embryos implanted in her uterus. The game ends tied, so Ross prepares the "Lightning Round." Monica and Chandler raise the bet: if the girls win, the boys get rid of the chick and the duc

    13. The One With Rachel's Crush

    • Chandler can't deal with the fact that Kathy simulates sex, half-naked, in a play, with a very handsome man. After Rachel is demoted to personal shopper, she is in a hard place after she discovers that she likes a customer. And Monica wants to play hostess again after telling Joey that since he now has the bigger apartment, he must constantly have company over.

    14. The One With Joey's Dirty Day

    • After a three-day fishing trip with his dad, Joey is in a jam when he doesn't have time to take a shower before going to the set of Charlton Heston's new movie. Rachel, continuing to fawn over clothing shopper Joshua, sets Ross up with her boss's niece when she is unable to take her to the opera. Ross ends up spending a weekend in Vermont with the niece, Emily. And while Chandler is despondent after his breakup with Kathy, the girls take him to a strip club.

    15. The One With All The Rugby

    • Ross and Emily run into some of Emily's rugby playing friends from England. After Emily laughs at the idea of Ross playing rugby, he insists on playing even though the others are much bigger and more athletic. He proceeds to get beaten badly until Emily tells him all the other players' physical weaknesses so that he can inflict some pain of his own. Chandler runs into Janice and in an attempt to head off a relationship before it starts says that he is moving to Yemen. Unable to get away from J

    16. The One with the Fake Party

    • With two days left until Emily's departure back to England, Rachel throws a fake party for her, just so that she can see Joshua outside of work. And a pregnant (vegetarian) Phoebe craves meat.

    17. The One With The Free Porn

    • Chandler and Joey discover that they're getting a free porno station on their TV. Mr. Treeger advises them not to turn it off. Monica convinces Ross to tell Emily how he really feels before her plane leaves. At an OB/GYN appointment, Phoebe discovers that she is carrying triplets. However, Frank Jr. and Alice are not prepared for triplets. Ross tells Emily he loves her, but she gets on her plane anyway. Phoebe looks for ways to make money. Emily calls Ross from London. Monica convinces Ross to

    18. The One With Rachel's New Dress

    • A very pregnant Phoebe is asked to name one of the triplets. Emily offers to show Susan around London. Rachel tries to prepare the perfect evening for herself and Joshua. Emily loves Susan. Phoebe decides that the boy will be named either Chandler or Joey. Joey accidentally tells Chandler he has an awful name. The chick and duck wander over to Rachel's apartment and freak out Joshua, so they go to his parents' house. Ross worries about losing another woman to Susan. Joshua's parents come home

    19. The One with All the Haste

    • Ross proposes to Emily. Monica and Rachel try to win their apartment back from Chandler and Joey.

    20. The One With All The Wedding Dresses

    • A snoring Joey is keeping Chandler awake. Ross asks Monica to pick up Emily's wedding dress for him. Ross talks to Rachel about the wedding and she says she's fine with it because of Joshua. Monica tries on Emily's wedding dress and keeps it on. Chandler sends Joey to a sleep clinic. Phoebe gets her own wedding dress. Rachel predicts that Ross and Emily will not last because of their hasty engagement; however, Ross announces that they have decided to marry in a month in London. Rachel proposes t

    21. The One With The Invitation

    • Ross and Emily discuss who to invite to their wedding. He wants to invite Rachel while Emily thinks it's odd. Ross sends her an invitation anyway. The gang receives their invitations, all except for Chandler, as they reminisce about Ross and Rachel's up-and-down relationship. However, a very pregnant Phoebe can't go. Rachel wrestles with the idea of going to the wedding and after deciding against it, breaks down and cries on Monica's shoulder.

    22. The One With The Worst Best Man Ever

    • Phoebe is tired of being pregnant and experiencing major mood swings. Ross chooses Joey as his best man. The girls decide to throw Phoebe a baby shower after they're not invited to the bachelor party. Joey orders strippers after Ross says not to. Monica and Rachel get Phoebe presents that she can use after her pregnancy because she can't keep the babies. Chandler tries to draw attention away from Joey at the bachelor party. Joey sleeps with the stripper and awakes to find Emily's ring missing an

    23. The One With Ross's Wedding (1)

    • Monica freaks out about the trip to London. Joey annoys Chandler by saying "London, baby" over and over. Ross is annoyed that Rachel won't come. In London, Chandler is embarrassed about touring with Joey. Emily worries about the wedding and Ross reassures her. Rachel tries taking care of Phoebe but Phoebe clues her in to her feelings for Ross. Joey buys an ugly hat and Chandler goes back to the hotel. Monica gives Emily advice, so Emily decides to postpone the wedding and she and Ross argue. Ph

    24. The One With Ross's Wedding (2)

    • Phoebe calls to warn Emily of Rachel's impending arrival, but can't get through. The parents meet at the rehearsal dinner. Joey is homesick, but one of the bridesmaids fixes that. Rachel forgets her passport, but is soon on her way anyway. Chandler and Joey make toasts as the parents squabble. A drunken Chandler and Monica sleep together. Phoebe talks to Joey and warns him. Monica and Chandler act awkwardly around each other. The bridesmaid distracts Joey and Rachel sneaks through into the chu