When Joey hears that his girlfriend Charlie is an insecure shopper, he volunteers expert Rachel, who dreads being alone with her, so she makes sure Phoebe comes along, by saying she needs a dazzling outfit for the party she's going to just to save face as her ex Mike is coming too. Gynecologist Dr. Connelly tells Chandler and Monica they should keep trying the natural way, but realistically consider a surrogate mother -a nightmare for Monica- or donor sperm insemination, so Chandler invites his 'perfectly eligible' colleague Zach for dinner; they scare him with endless health and genealogy questions, yet Monica has another objection... Ross hopes to be the key note speaker at a paleontology convention on Barbados thanks to his spectacular theory, but it makes professor Sherman, who can get it for him, literally fall asleep. After embarrassing misunderstandings in the shop, Phoebe bumps into David, who is back from Minsk, for good...
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Did You Know?
John Stamos (Zack) guest stars in this episode while his wife at the time, Rebecca Romijn, guest starred on S4 E6. See more
Surrogacy, a sperm donor and adoption are not Monica and Chandler's only options. They are discounting IVF. Her inhospitable environment and Chandler's low motility sperm wouldn't matter since the IVF process creates an embryo using her egg and his sperm in a clinical environment which is then re-inserted. IVF was not only a viable option for infertile couples in 2003, it was - and still is - commonplace. See more
Even though your chances of conceiving through natural means aren't great, you never know. So keep having sex on a regular basis.
Monica Geller Bing
[the doctor is nonplussed
Don't worry; after a while, you'll tune it out.
References Working Girl