Ross and Rachel are now a couple. But they suffer romantic obstacles when Rachel finds it hard to kiss Ross without laughing. When Ross is called to work to fix an accident, he invites Rachel along and they finally manage to overcome their final trouble and take their relationship to the next level. Meanwhile, Monica falls for Richard Burke, one of her father's closest friends, leaving the gang, especially Ross, stunned by the age differences. However, Monica and Richard are determined not to let their age gap interfere with their feelings. Elsewhere, Joey and Chandler buy a wide-screen TV and two recliners after Joey receives a payout from Days of Our Lives, and they sit in the chairs for days, eating chinese food and watching TV.
Aired: 8 Feb 1996