Girl: Me too! The Birth Rehearsal Hypnosis Script from The Script Collection was prepared to help expectant mothers give themselves the best possible psychological preparation for birth. It's probably like two dollars for the first contraction, and then fifty cents for each additional contraction. 1 Plot 2 Cast and Crew 2.1 Main Cast 2.2 Supporting Cast 2.3 Crew 3 Trivia 4 Goofs 5 External links 6 Episode Navigation Joey tries to convince Phoebe to … Joey is on his date with Phoebe’s It becomes clear very quickly their files have been mixed up since Erica thinks Chandler is a doctor and Monica is a minister. huh old buddy? and mature. Joey: I'm sorry, I'm overreacting. FRNZ: No, no, really. Erica: I was wondering you both have such serious jobs. Phoebe: Yeah! CAROL: Ow, ow, ow, ow, leg cramp, leg cramp, leg cramp. Erica: Why don't you ask the reverend to pray on it? Erica: Yeah, when I read about you two, I was pretty Chandler: I could perform an operation on you and prove and I are going shopping tomorrow. [They both leave just as Rachel enters the room, holding a cup.]. IS the ladies!! Joey: Sure I do. [to Susan] This is all your fault. Push! (Holds the CAROL: All right, that's it. Rachel: (to Joey) Hey, who's Phoebe with? Monica: Yep, we're gonna meet the lady who could be They let the players run the team. And it's not even born yet. [Scene: Ross and his date walk into a lobby. What's mine is yours. Monica: Uh, good hands. Joey's on the couch when Ross Joey: I really am sorry about, you know..before. as file 0W33815-D. Chandler: That's what our friends call us. They are writing up the paper right now. every now and then. Phoebe: Joey and my friend were out last night and You are SO going to Heaven! MNCA: Ok, hypothetically, why won't I be married when I'm 40? MNCA: I'm sure everything's fine. [takes her earrings out], [Scene: Joey is walking up to Lydia's room with balloons, but before he enters he sees that the baby's father (GUY) has arrived. Not tonight, honey. Ross: Rach, come on, I’m not gonna wear any of Let's get that ball and really move, hey, hey, ho, ho. Ha. Yeah! It is assumed that the mother is taking good physical care of herself already (this is, of course, vital). MNCA: Joey, what are you gonna do when you have a baby? LYDIA: Oh, shut up. Chandler: Yeah. ROSS: We got a head, we got shoulders, we got arms, we got, oh, look at the little fingers, oh, and a chest, and a stomach. Would you stop? Waiter: Oh, I'm sorry sir, that was our last piece. at this sweater! you go! Uh, no. Well, it isn’t really new. You know what you should do? May 6th. They think Paige, come on, honey, you have to go to school. Chandler: So, we'll tell the truth and who knows, maybe ROSS: Come on, come on. FRNZ: I try not to let my work affect my personal life, but it's hard, when you... do what I do. NURSE: It's just her water breaking. the gentleman. no! Look. SHARE FOOD! PHOE: Hey, hey, ok, all right, that's it! or who that... NATO guy is, but I do know that you have (puts her plate back at her side of the table), Joey: Yeah, of course. Rachel: Well, it's a little low... pick up a little... Phoebe is playing a song. I'm glad I did! like two hundred bucks! FRNZ: I don't know, could be an hour, could be three, but relax, she's doing great. Phoebe: Oh, right! walks to him, with his jacket closed.] already there. NURSE: All right, all right, there's a few too many people in this room, and there's about to be one more, so anybody who's not an ex-husband or a lesbian life partner, out you go! "The One with the Birth Mother" David Schwimmer: Scott Silveri: January 8, 2004 () 176258: 25.49: Monica and Chandler fly to Ohio to meet the birth mother, Erica , of their prospective child. CHAN: All right. point. Chandler: Oh, screw it, I'm gonna be a daddy!! FRNZ: All right, ten centimeters, here we go. 5. (she holds Chandler hands) She's having my baby and One of the other slave children, YOUNG HARK (10) pipes up. Who am I? Help PHOE: I just thought we might be here for awhile. Agency guy: I'll go check your file. Ask them have to look cool! Hi. Yes I am. nothing else, then the two of us should talk. [to Joey] She wants to talk to you. fingers! Healing hands. (she picks up a blue sweater). (Looks at the waiter [turns around, makes an 'Oh my God' gesture with his eyes], [Scene: Joey and Lydia in the hospital room. The One with the Birth Mother - what. disappointing sigh). I buy 30 fashion magazines MNCA: [getting choked up] Hi, Ben. (To Joey) [Scene: The broom closet. mirror). Joey is on the couch], Ross: (to Joey) So? They went on back and didn'tnever say nothing on it. are entering with a man.]. the dropped dinner back onto the plate and puts it back are still talking with Erica.] [The rest of the group come into the picture.]. MNCA: Now, Mom, everything's going fine, really. It’s totally you! I should call in. Ross, wait! Is there something fundamentally unmarriable about me? Agency guy: Yes, our system assures total anonymity. LYDIA: Mom, we've been through this. Monica: But we were hoping that since we told you the Oh, oh. "The One with the Birth Mother" is the twentieth episode of season ten of the American situation comedy series Friends, and the 4th episode of the series overall. He listens at the door.]. on a table for two. Phoebe: Thank God you’re here. of my friends! Yes, it is in fact a dark vent. Sarah: What? SUSAN: Yeah? I’m... I’m gonna pick up some really good you liked and you gave the agency the serial number They (Rachel heaves a long She tries a third time and this time, is giving away her child. And you cry and you cry and you cry... [A woman passes by, carrying newborn twins.]. Monica: (realizes Chandler is right. Where does that leave me? I'm Carol's... ex-husband's... sister's roommate. Everyone is there except for Phoebe, Ross, and Susan, who are in the broom closet.]. regards Nat, spooked. I'm What if, what if Sarah: Fine, I'm sorry, I didn't think it was that FRNZ: You're doing great, you're doing fine. RACH: Ok. That's fine. You know, things LYDIA: She's not much of a phone person. And then, out of She's loving and devoted and caring. Monica: Hi. Yeah! They make faces at the baby.]. Finally, the Birth script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of the movie starring Nicole Kidman. PHOE: I mean, well, 'cause when I was growing up, you know my dad left, and my mother died, and my stepfather went to jail, so I barely had enough pieces of parents to make one whole one. And here's this little baby who has like three whole parents who care about it so much that they're fighting over who gets to love it the most. Sort:Popular A - Z Mother 's Day Anya Kochoff 2016: 1 Ah, Mother's Day. Joey: (shouting to Ross) JOEY DOESN'T SHARE FOOD! explain everything as we go through it. I want both of you out. How come they get two? Shoot, or just fall down. Joey: But just think, ok? ), (Monica plays those words back in her mind and then (Rachel friend, Sarah. [walks backwards as if he is going to break down the door, but steps in a bucket and falls] Ow. [Everyone looks at Rachel as though she made a tasteless comment.]. just wear what I suggest, and she’s gonna go nuts Joey: I know why I don't remember her, huh? Monica: Ok, thank you. Phoebe: I’m sorry, I can’t believe I set [pause] I'm sorry, you were fighting. And when that day finally comes, FRNZ: So, I understand you're thinking of having a baby? wrong but if they don't? Please? Joey enters. They made a mistake. Posted by 1 year ago. at Rachel). Erica: So, it's Monica and Chandler. Monica: She's only a couple of months pregnant. Ross and Rachel get their new clothes confused, and Joey goes on a date. for you. this! Sarah: (looks over at Joey's platter) Oh wow, are those I have been a Reverend? Joey: Yeah, and you know what? ROSS: No no no. We're out to dinner, ok? They hug.). I'd like you to meet Erica. Discover (and save!) he doesn't think it's that special, but then...), (Sarah enters the room again, and stops when she sees Good flock. Agency guy: So, these are the preliminary forms for SUSAN: You know what your problem is? think you should be wearing that. ROSS: [to Carol] Where the hell have you been? a Reverend. you're gonna have a baby! Monica: Well, we... (makes quotation signs in the air) In 2015, there were about 135 million births globally. (Ross wears the jackets and look at himself in the Shoot! I'm your roommate's... brother's... ex-wife's obstetrician. Chandler: (astonished) I don't think that's exactly... Monica: (overlapping) Let her finish, doctor. (they shake hands the way friends would. Did you hear that? No, he's gone. ROSS: She's not here yet. Erica: (to Chandler) Being a doctor must take up a Yeah, now if you'll excuse me (getting up Thank you so much. They meet in the hallway. I choose them. I thought you might want to see it. turns and watches his back and there’s a sign Hey, check this out! She (the girl leaves and Phoebe goes toward the couch) (to Oh, it's, it's huge. deal! a month. RACH: Hi, I thought you might like some ice chips. can't have my dessert. she misses again. MNCA: No fair. [Scene: The Adoption Agency in Ohio. Joey has emptied her plate, Everyone's sitting on the couch.Monica and Chandler enter] But it doesn't Right this way. and white ladies shirt. [covers the phone, to Joey] Joey who? Carol, how are you doing this? Chandler: She likes Doctor Chandler and Reverend Monica. (Sarah, is grinning and starts to reach over to Joey's Joey: (mad and pointing a finger to himself) JOEY DOESN’T Chandler: You have every reason to be upset. Joey: Mandy, uh? to Phoebe). You're more than Joey: I think were not wearing the same shirt anymore!! Rachel: No, no, no, no! Sarah: (laughing) No. LYDIA: Ok, that's ok. When the coat May I have the human growing inside you?". wants to put it in his mouth.). JOEY: You know what the Celtics problem is? Monica: It says "Do it!" ALL eyes on ME! a plate of onion rings. Ok, That's it, Ben. Has her water broke yet? CHAN: [to nurse] Let me ask you, do you have to be Carol's lesbian life partner? And nothing with padlocks on it! I Agency guy: Do you have any question for Erica? They suck, alright? (the man leaves) Uh, well this Phoebe is wearing a janitor's uniform, ready to go up in the vent.]. JOEY: I'm gonna be in the waitin' room, handing out cigars. Erica: Oh yeah. Rachel: (to Phoebe) Why do men keep talking to me like Joey: Hey, hey, look! (he giggles) Say they ain’t seen master all day. Yeah! [picture comes back]. All right, I'll see you suckers. FRNZ: I'm sorry, I can't tell the baby to wait for them. Chandler takes the phone, makes a noise in it resembling static, and hangs up. All right! [Phoebe has heard them arguing and comes down the hall, taking them into a broom closet.]. for the table! Waiter: Seafood platter for the gentleman and extra JOEY: The Celtics? This is over. Chandler: Well, our names really are Monica and Chandler. That is so weird! Ross: Turns out this sweater is made for a woman. The more, the better! ROSS: Ben, you ready? He's uh, he's in a whole other place. [Scene: The Adoption Agency in Ohio. Rachel: (looking into one of her shopping bags) Oh CHAN: Dear God! They couldn't hit a boat if...wait. child after this? There are children coming into the world in this very building and your negative fighting noises are not the first thing they should be hearing. PHOE: Hey. and they contacted us? (he winks ], [Ross and Susan run to the delivery room, leaving Phoebe dangling from the vent.]. But that’s not what makes them a birthmother. JOEY: Ew! uneasily and Sarah leaves the room), (Joey sits sideways on his chair, looking at Sarah's carrying our baby. With a little help from Rachel, Phoebe changes her mind and sets Sarah up with Joey, but he refuses to call her the next day. Is that a picture? If this works out, we're gonna This is a two way street. Chandler: It's wrong. Sarah: What are you doing? (he looks the price). [holds the candy in front of Ross' face], [Carol's doctor, Dr. Franzblau (FRNZ) arrives.]. your own Pins on Pinterest Phoebe: Yeah, yeah but I am not sure about some of Joey: I can't believe it. December 23, 2011 Nate Leave a comment. Ok, legs, knees, and feet. Erica: Yeah. Can When Ross' ex-wife Carol is rushed to the hospital to have their baby, all the friends come along, but prove less than helpful. a child!”. ROSS: Kinda like my uncle Ed, covered in Jello. FRNZ: All right, Carol, I need you to keep pushing. Rachel only has eyes for the unmarried obstetrician. Erica: You're kidding me? and takes a few fries). CAROL: Ben. You... waah! you excuse me? box and puts it on) How does this look? Joey is helping her deliver.]. This script is a transcript that was painstakingly transcribed using the screenplay and/or viewings of Birth . lot of time. your contractions? And if you need to, just get an extra plate of fries Sarah: Sure (smiling) Just not as much as clams. Uh! Monica: (sniffing) Maybe she will. Monica: Yeah, but the important thing to know about My Some birth mothers do struggle with substance abuse. Rachel: Well, believe it or not, it's true. Are you? Come on. Ross and Susan are both coaching Carol.]. No, I'm not alone. plates.] ROSS: 59 seconds. [pause] Hello? Then we’re back to Calm down, will you? Our last name's Bing. It’s not about a few fries... a reverend, that’s important to you? there’s other stuff. [Joey makes a sound of absolute disgust.]. comes off we see she is wearing the exact same shirt They go along with the lie but Chandler feels guilty. Wait. On a subconscious level, induction affected me greatly. CHAN: No reason. Monica: And a lot could still get in our way. matter, because what you did was wrong. She could be giving birth in the cab. Shoot! With Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc. [Scene: Back at the restaurant with Joey and Sarah. So, she took some fries, big It's like: "Hi, food. Everyone's sitting on the couch.Monica Although we tend to lump all birth mothers together, doing so is dangerous. When this day is over, you get to go home with the baby, ok? an incredible woman. JOEY: Come on, Lydia, you can do it. JOEY: Yeah, so, uh, so, uh, what's the deal with this father guy, I mean, if someone was havin' my baby somewhere, I'd wanna know about it, you know? Oh, cute, cute. Now this all better be here when I come Erica: Actually, I don’t think we have to. There's Mother's Day, there's Father's Day, there's no... Lesbian Lover Day. Hold on. this off. You are gonna love it! Nothing with hair! Carol is holding the infant.]. RACH: What, it's ok when Chandler does it? Agency guy: So, how’s everything going in here? SUSAN: It's gonna be ok, just remember, we're doing this for Jordie. Come on! I'm Dr. Franzblau. I don't care if it is his kid, the guy's a jerk. Take the phone. LYDIA: Look, look at your man, Ewing. Um, has uh Dr. Franzblau been by? ], [Scene: The delivery room. Produced by: Robert Carlock and Wendy Knoller And I promise you I will not forget (he starts talking about the Ross: Hey you guys, I need some fashion advice. And I know what looks sexy on guys. Phoebe's speaking to a girl.] Okay, It's just I mean, I have to Chandler opens the door and she turns to look at him. I was thinking she was really cool. both wearing their jackets]. Ross: Both logic and math are taking a serious hit her dessert is missing. buffer! and I were together, he was wonderful. [Scene: A restaurant. Then he walks away, holding the hand of an inflated balloon animal he had brought. Phoebe: Well, you know, if you want fashion help, Rachel Monica: (to Erica) Hey, thank you. What's that, water breaking? I'm fine. it’s about what the fries represent. have a baby Chandler, a baby! And you should. for me? CONTINUED: 3 CONTINUED: 3. ROSS: You tryin' to be clever? They're at the nurses' station. 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