Ross is hurt when Rachel has to work on the night of their first anniversary and shows up at her office with a picnic basket. But she snaps and he is forced to leave. Back at Monica's, the couple have a big fight, and when Ross once again brings Mark into the arguement, Rachel tells him that she wants a break from him. A troubled Ross heads off to get drunk with the boys and catches the eye of a beautiful women called Chloe, leading to an encounter that will have far-reaching consequences for him and Rachel. Meanwhile, Phoebe begins dating a Russian diplomate who can't speak a word of English, so she matchmakes Monica with a translator. But Phoebe focuses the attention on her and Sergei, causing the two friends to clash. Elsewhere, Chandler and Joey are convinced Chloe from a copying company wants to have a threesome with them.
Aired: 13 Feb 1997