Friends Episode 817 - The One With the Tea Leaves
Joey has been hiding from Rachel, so she invents a problem at work -- "My boss wants to buy my baby!" -- to draw him into conversation. This backfires when Joey visits the office and confronts Mr. Zelner, Rachel's boss.
In the meantime, Phoebe reads the group's tea leaves to tell their fortunes. Her own leaves tell her she's about to meet the man of her dreams. She does meet some Jim but he turns out to be a creep. She then meets another guy, Parker, who seems more promising.
Ross tries to retrieve his favorite shirt from Mona's, interrupted when she returns home with a date.
Monica discovers that Chandler doesn't put the CDs back in the right cases, so a project to organize them is undertaken.
First aired: March 7, 2002
Production code: 227417
Running episode number: 187
Writer: Steven Rosenhaus
Director: Gary Halvorson
Episode Cast & Guest Stars
Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller
Alec Baldwin as Parker, Bonnie Somerville as Mona, James LeGros as Jim, Steve Ireland as Mr. Zelner, Mark Lutz as Mona's Date
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