However, no one ends up with their date (or monkey) at midnight. Paolo and Rachel prepare for their first weekend away together; Paolo makes a pass at Phoebe, which ends his relationship with Rachel.
Monica and Phoebe distract an attractive guy who then gets hit by a car and ends up in a coma; they both take care of him in the hospital but begin getting very competitive and possessive over him. Phoebe makes the best oatmeal-raisin cookies in the world.
A client of Phoebe's needs a new head-chef, so Monica auditions for him; unfortunately, he's stoned and the evening is a disaster.
Ross goes out with Celia, a woman from the museum, who wants him to talk dirty; it's a skill he hasn't quite mastered... Chandler and Joey meet Ursula, Phoebe's twin sister; Joey begins dating Ursula, but that bothers Phoebe, who doesn't get along with her sister very well.
Ugly Naked Guy lights a bunch of candles and has a slight accident.
While trying to share his feelings with Rachel, Ross is attacked by a cat.
When she picks up still another, Chandler isn't sure he can take it.
While performing at Central Perk, Phoebe confronts some noisy boys and ends up dating one of them: David, Scientist Guy.but he tells Monica that Angela and Bob are siblings. Joey gets picked up by the Estelle Leonard Talent Agency, which gets him a job as Al Pacino's butt double. Rachel cleans the apartment by herself for the first time; however, she moves the green ottoman, which starts Monica obsessing.Chandler finds out Aurora is married and already has another boyfriend.Ross attends Lamaze class with Carol and Susan; Carol isn't sure she can go through with the delivery; Ross realizes he's really going to be a father.Chandler can't bear to fire an employee he's attracted to, so he starts to date her and tells everyone else she's mentally unbalanced, so it isn't safe to fire her; she begins to notice people treating her oddly, so Chandler has to come clean. Jamie and Fran (from Mad About You) make an appearance in Central Perk.
Their relationship develops well until he gets offered a grant to go to Minsk, and doesn't know what to do. Bing gives Rachel advice on writing romance novels.