Friends: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 16
1996

The One With The Princess Leia Fantasy

Ross reveals a fantasy to Rachel involving a certain “Star Wars” character. Monica suffers from insomnia after her breakup with Richard. And Chandler, back together…

2 Sep 26
1996

The One Where No One's Ready

Ross is in a hurry to get everyone dressed for an important banquet at the museum but no one is co-operating. Chandler and Joey fight over who gets to sit in a comfortable cha…

3 Oct 03
1996

The One With The Jam

Phoebe dates a man who thinks he’s stalking her twin sister. Ross and Rachel give Chandler “boyfriend” lessons. Monica uses her free time after breaking up…

4 Oct 10
1996

The One With The Metaphorical Tunnel

Phoebe pretends to be Joey’s agent and has some success in getting him auditions. Ultimately, however, she is unable to deal with the rejection that comes with acting, an…

5 Oct 17
1996

The One With Frank Jr.

Phoebe’s half-brother visits and she offers to give him a massage, but they have trouble bonding. Joey attempts to build an entertainment center. Ross is challenged to na…

6 Oct 31
1996

The One With The Flashback

When Janice asks the gang if any of them have ever slept together, the friends flash back to a time three years before.

7 Nov 07
1996

The One With The Race Car Bed (1)

When Monica buys a new bed from Janice’s soon-to-be-ex-husband, “The Mattress King”, the wrong one is delivered. Rachel’s attempts to have her father a…

8 Nov 14
1996

The One With The Giant Poking Device (2)

When Chandler is about to buy Janice an expensive gift, Joey tells him that he saw Janice kissing her ex-husband. Chandler confronts Janice and she admits that she is confused…

9 Nov 21
1996

The One With The Football

Emotions become the feast of the day when the gang plays a game of touch football on Thanksgiving as Joey and Chandler argue over who gets to date a model and Ross and Monica a…

10 Dec 12
1996

The One Where Rachel Quits

Rachel makes a rash decision after Gunther tells her she needs to be retrained. Phoebe tries to help Joey when he gets a job selling Christmas trees. And Ross accidentally br…

11 Jan 09
1997

The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister

Ross is suspicious about Rachel’s possible job offer from a good-looking stranger. And a drunken Chandler fools around with one of Joey’s sisters, but can’t…

12 Jan 16
1997

The One With All The Jealousy

Ross becomes jealous when he thinks he catches Rachel’s new coworker whispering sweet nothings in her ear. After Joey lies on his resume, he is forced to teach a very har…

13 Jan 30
1997

The One Where Monica And Richard Are Just Friends

Monica’s willpower is tested when she runs into Richard at the video store. Joey agrees to read Little Women while Rachel agrees to read The Shining. And Phoebe’s a…

14 Feb 06
1997

The One With Phoebe's Ex-Partner

Phoebe is reunited with her former singing partner, who thinks “Smelly Cat” has hit potential. Chandler dates a woman with a prosthetic leg. And Rachel’s ne…

15 Feb 13
1997

The One Where Ross And Rachel Take A Break (1)

Ross seeks solace at a party after a bitter fight with Rachel and ends up in the arms of another woman. Phoebe dates a diplomat who needs an interpreter to communicate with her…

16 Feb 20
1997

The One On The Morning After (2)

Ross tries to prevent Rachel from learning that he slept with Chloe, the copy store employee. When she finds out anyway and they go back to her apartment and have a fight, the…

17 Mar 06
1997

The One Without The Ski Trip

Ross and Rachel compete to spend time with their other friends. When a lonely Ross is excluded from Rachel’s ski trip with her pals, he visits Carol. Meanwhile, Chandler…

18 Mar 13
1997

The One With The Hypnosis Tape

A desperate Monica agrees to a date with one of her restaurant customers, who turns out to be very, very well-off. Phoebe’s half-brother visits and announces he is getti…

19 Mar 27
1997

The One With The Tiny T-Shirt

Rachel goes on her first date after splitting from Ross…and it’s with Mark. Joey develops a crush on his costar in his new play. And Monica continues to date Pete…

20 Apr 10
1997

The One With The Dollhouse

Rachel regrets making a date for Chandler and her boss, Joanna. Joey’s interest in Kate intensifies after they sleep together. And Monica’s aunt dies, leaving her a…

21 Apr 17
1997

The One With A Chick And A Duck

Monica considers a dream job in Pete’s new restaurant, but Phoebe fears there is more to the deal. Joey and Chandler adopt a baby chick and a duck. And Ross misses a pane…

22 Apr 24
1997

The One With The Screamer

At the premiere of Joey’s big play; Ross alone concludes that Rachel’s date is insane. Joey falls in love with Kate, but she gets a big job in Los Angeles and takes…

23 May 01
1997

The One With Ross' Thing

Afflicted with a mysterious skin condition on his butt, Ross seeks advice from Phoebe’s herbalist. Phoebe can’t decide whether to date a sensitive, muscular fireman…

24 May 08
1997

The One With The Ultimate Fighting Champion

To Monica’s horror, Pete plans to be in an ultimate fight, and when he can’t win but won’t give up, she must decide her future with him. Chandler has a proble…

25 May 15
1997

The One At The Beach

The gang goes to the beach. In search of her father, Phoebe meets a family friend with links to her family’s past, who may know more than she’s letting on. Ross dis…

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Six young people, on their own and struggling to survive in the real world, find the companionship, comfort and support they get from each other to be the perfect antidote to the pressures of life.

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