When the gang watch Old Yeller, Phoebe discovers her mother never showed her the ends of sad movies to shield her from the pain, which makes Phoebe realise the harshness of children's movies and leaves her depressed. Meanwhile, Joey and Chandler take a liking to Richard after he takes them to a Knicks game in his Jaguar, so they try to be him by smoking cigars and growing a moustache. But Richard is hurt when Joey lets slip that he sees him more like a father than a friend. Elsewhere, Ross is upset that he is missing out on Ben's first things and demands his son for the weekend. But Rachel is not very good with babies and is freaked when she discovers Ross has mapped out their entire future.
Aired: 4 Apr 1996