S01 E10 - TOW the Monkey
TOW Sweaters, Vests, and Really Old Eggnog
SIGNATURE BEVERAGE: DIRTY MONKEY
It’s TOW the Monkey, and our first time seeing Marcel - so we’re enjoying a banana-based frozen cocktail!
Repetitive muffins, artichoke dip, chips that become popcorn, and eggnog. Really, really old eggnog
Muffin in background at Central Perk (discussing NYE)
NYE: Champagne, artichoke dip (Rachel’s?), eggnog on front table, David feeding Phoebe from giant bowl of popcorn
Alton Brown’s aged eggnog: 4 - 6 months! - https://altonbrown.com/eggnog-recipe/
So many sweaters. So many nubbins. Not so much denim. Trivestas and cumberbows. Best Dressed: Janice!
Old lady cardigan, short black skirt (opening scene)
NUBBIN ALERT: Off-the-shoulder red top! LOVE! Paired with Christmasy gingham print apron and, of course, a black skirt
Deep green cardigan (ornament scene), brown velvet leggings?
Denim vest with red long sleeved shirt!
NUBBIN ALERT: Short black/brown velvet dress, criss cross back, key necklace
Long-sleeved red dress! Like an Amish person at Christmas time!
Horizontal striped sweater
Red and white polka dot top
NUBBIN ALERT! Silver backless dress at NYE, long necklace
HD had a teal dress just like this!
Black vest, scrunchie, long flowy skirt
Another vest -- printed, with red shirt (peace sign earrings), black pants
Another vest! Different pattern, black edge, black scrunchie, green shirt
Velvet galore -- dark green strappy dress, long-sleeved iridescent green/yellow/brown velvet
Mustardy, fairy tale bohemian look for NYE -- tie-up floral corseted bodice
Red cable-knit sweater
Christmas-print striped button down? With a Henley underneath
Denim button down with gingham lining (rolled up cuffs) and khakis
Vertical striped sweater - very “dad”
Red sweater vest, shirt and tie (looks like he’s come home from work to help Monica decorate her tree)
Blurry plaid vest with pockets?!
Green suit jacket for NYE
Elf costume (Chandler: "Too many jokes … must mock Joey")
White turtleneck and leather jacket for NYE
David: Marvin the Martian t-shirt (2 scenes, you can see it peeking out from under his checked mustardy shirt in the second scene)
Janice: Black dress with pink ribbon waist tie thingee (HD what’s it called?? - cumberbund/bow), polka dot netting overlay pearl choker
Wilder outfit, more annoying voice/laugh
Joey’s date in blue velvet dress
Phoebe: Why? WHY would a parent name their child Bethel?
Chandler: Hey look, that monkey’s got a Ross on its ass.
Central Perk decorated for Christmas - tablecloths
New Year’s Pact - Chandler “I’m sick of this Dick Clark holiday”
Phoebe song: I made a man with eyes of coal and a smile so bewitchin how was I supposed to know that my mom was dead in the kitchen …. La la la la la … my mother’s ashes, even her eyelashes, are resting in a little yellow jar … and sometimes when it’s breezy, I feel a little sneezy
“Noisy boys, is it something you would like to share with the entire group?” “Could you speak up please?”
Enter David Scientist Guy, Hank Azaria, “luminous, with a delicate grace”
Joey: “That guy is going home with more than note.”
Monica letting other people decorate her tree???
Rachel: “By my 6th date with Paulo, he had already named both of my breasts.”
Phoebe & David’s first kiss
Old laptop and computer in his lab
First appearance of Marcel (really a female monkey named Katie)
First appearance of Fun Bobby (also in Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SyJzmzXQq8)
Chandler mentioning a peacock biting him when he’s trying to pick up a girl (Phoebe mentioned it in TOW the Blackout ‘’I was the last to find out when the peacock bit Chandler at the zoo.”)
Chandler: “I’ no math whiz here, but there are three guys and three girls [kiss, kiss]”
Joey kisses Chandler
Monica’s closet is open while they’re decorating
Rachel’s room -- missing the wall that you see from the living room looking in (where her “Excelsior” poster is in later seasons)
NOT ON NETFLIX
Opening scene, pre-Ross coming in: Phoebe saying it’s starting to snow, pointing out that Ugly Naked Guy is hanging candy canes (Rachel: That’s … festive.)
Ross follow-up to Chandler asking about dinner: It’s perfect! We’ll put it between lunch and breakfast
A few more Ross whines in the scene where Chandler reveals that Marcel can juggle
Chandler joking about Minsk (“Hey if you’re gonna do Minsk ... that’s the only way to go”)
Extended Phoebe and David scene “How can I leave you … I just found you!)
Janice scene … forgive and forget … well, forget
Scene in Rachel’s room where they’re helping her put on makeup and get ready, she walks in the opposite direction. “You went a little wide on the lipstick. “ “I did? It’s hard to tell, I think my eye’s closing up.”
Rachel spilling her wine because of her fat lip
Monica telling Fun Bobby he’s bringing the party down -- gives him the blow thingee