- Writers: David Crane, Marta Kauffman
- Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc
It's Rachel's first day at the new job. Mark is taking her out for lunch and Ross is extremely jealous. Monica hooks up with "poet" Julio from work. Joey gets a part in a musical because he lied about having dancing experience. Ross sends Rachel flowers, musical bugs and even a singing quartet to the office to let Mark know she has a boyfriend. Chandler and Ross go to Chandler's cousin's stag night and Ross takes Ben to play with the stripper's kid the following day. Rachel is jealous even though she just told Ross to stop being jealous of her friendship with Mark.