TOW the Father
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This episode takes place in the 8th season.
Everyone except Ross knows that Rachel is
Rachel doesnt want him to know). Nobody knows who the father of her baby is. Rachel knows, but she is keeping it
[Scene: Rachel and Joeys apartment. Rachel just woke up and finds Joey making pancakes in the kitchen.]
Joey: Mornin Rach.
Rachel: Hey Joey.
Joey: How are you feeling?
Rachel: Sick, Sick, Sick.
Joey: I guess you dont want any pancakes huh?
Rachel: Excuse me, Im gonna go throw up. (she runs to the bathroom.)
Joey: (shrugs) Ok, more for me.
[Scene: Monica and Chandlers apartment. Everyone but Ross and Rachel are there.]
Monica: Joey, hows Rachel doing?
Joey: Shes ok, but do I really have
to live with her for the next nine months?
I mean, I gotta deal with morning
sickness, mood swings, and midnight cravings. No Joey time if you know what I mean.
Joey: Do any of you want to live with her?
Chandler: I have Monica.
Monica: I have Chandler.
Joey: Aww man!! Anyways, has anyone talked to Ross?
Phoebe: Oh yea, I have! I talked to him yesterday.
Monica: No Pheebs! About Rachel.
Phoebe: Oh, no.
Chandler: Why doesnt Ross know?
Phoebe: Oh oh oh, I know!!
Phoebe: I forgot. Oops!
Joey: Im still trying to figure out who the father is.
Phoebe: (whispers to Joey) Ill bet you 50 bucks its Ross.
Joey: No way! Youre on!
(Ross walks in.)
Ross: Hey guys! Whats up?
Ross: Ok, something is going on. You guys have been acting really weird lately.
Chandler: No we havent.
(Rachel walks in)
Rachel: Monica, do you know where the ba Oh hi Ross.
Ross: Hey Rach. Do you know whats
wrong with these guys? They were talking
and then they stopped when I
walked in. I want to know whats gong on!
Rachel: Nothing is going on. Really!
Ross: Are you sure?
Ross: Oh, um, ok.
Rachel: Well, I, um gotta go.
Ross: Wait! Didnt you want something from Monica?
Rachel: Oh yea, its not important. Bye!
(Scene: Later: Rachel and Joeys apartment. Joey is watching Baywatch.)
Joey: Woo Hoo! Look at Pamela!
(Monica and Chandler walk in)
Monica: Joey, what are you doing?
Joey: Watching Baywatch!
Chandler: (moves Monica to the side and jumps in front of the TV) BAYWATCH!
Monica: Chandler! Youre married now!
Chandler: Thats nice.
Monica: Youre not supposed to watch Baywatch!
Joey: Monica, hes a guy!
Chandler: Thanks for clearing that up Joey.
Joey: No prob.
Monica: Joey, shut up! Chandler, stop watching Baywatch.
Monica: Its disrespectful.
Joey: To who?
Monica: Me! I mean look at him!
(Chandler is still watching Baywatch and has a cheesy smile on his face.)
Monica: Lets go!
(She drags Chandler outside. His eyes are still glued to the TV.
Chandler: Whats wrong with Baywatch?
Monica: Half naked women running on the beach!
Chandler: Your point being? Whats the bad part?
Monica: Youre supposed to watch me! How would you like it if I was drooling over hot guys?
Chandler: You, you, you cant do that.
Chandler: Cuz youre not a guy.
Monica: Whats that supposed to mean? That only guys can drool over the opposite sex?
Monica: Ok, Im out of here and youre sleeping on the couch.
Chandler: Wait, wait, wait. Look honey, Im sorry, I dont like fighting like this. Will you forgive me?
Monica: Well, ok.
Chandler: Come here.
Chandler: I love you.
Monica: I love you too, but youre still sleeping on the couch.
(She goes into the apartment.)
Chandler: Aww man!
(Phoebe comes up the stairs.)
Phoebe: Hey Chandler! Wheres Joey?
Chandler: In the apartment watching Baywatch.
Phoebe: Ooh I love that show!
[Scene: The next day. Monica and Chandlers apartment. Monica and Phoebe are making dinner.]
Monica: That was a close call yesterday. Ross almost found out about Rachel.
Phoebe: Yea, whats gonna happen with all of this?
Monica: Wheres it gonna go?
Phoebe: What should we do? Theres too much pressure!
Monica: Should we tell Ross?
(Ross walked in at that moment.)
Ross: Tell me what?
Phoebe: To uh, go buy me a hamburger.
Ross: You dont eat meat.
Phoebe: Of course I dont. Then, uh, to buy a chicken so Monica could make dinner.
Ross: (points to the table) Theres a chicken right there.
Phoebe: Ok ok! Rachel is pregnant! Stop yelling at me!
Phoebe: Oh no!
Ross: (obviously shocked) What? How did this happen?
Phoebe: Well, there has to be a guy and a girl, and sex! I thought you were smarter than that.
Ross: I know how it happened!
Monica: Calm down Ross! Whats the matter with you?
Ross: Nothing. Why didnt you tell me?
Monica: Rachel told us not to tell you.
Were sorry, but if it makes you feel
any better, we dont know much. We
even know who the father is.
Ross: I gotta get out of here.
[Scene: Rachel and Joeys apartment. Rachel is on the couch thinking about The Night.]
(The Night: Rachel is watching TV and the doorbell rings. Rachel opens the door.)
Rachel: Hey Ross. What are you doing here?
Ross: (drunk) Hmmm I dont know. (chuckles)
Rachel: Are you drunk?
Ross: Hmmm Nope!
Rachel: Why are you drunk Ross?
Ross: Monica is getting married. Ill never find the right person! Ill just keep getting divorced!
Rachel: No Ross! Youll find the right woman. Youre nice, funny, sweet and sexy.
Ross: You know (says this slowly) I-LOVE-YOU.
Rachel: Cmon Ross, you dont know what youre talking about. Lets get you home.
Ross: No no no. I love you Rach! Do you love me?
Rachel: (looks at him) Well, yes, but
(He leans in and kisses her before she finishes the sentence. One thing leads to another and they you know.)
[Scene: The next morning: Rachel wakes up and finds Ross on the couch.]
Rachel: Ross? Sweetie?
(ROSS WAKES UP)
Ross: Rach? Why am I here? Whats going on?
Rachel: You dont remember?
Ross: Um no.
Rachel: (disappointed) Oh, uh, you were just, um drunk so I let you spend the night.
Ross: Oh well, uh thanks.
(JOEY WALKS IN)
Joey: Oh hey.
Rachel: Joey? Where were you?
Joey: I was out being Joey!
Joey: Whats going on here?
Rachel: Oh, Ross was drunk so I let him spend the night.
Joey: He He.
Ross: Look, I have to go. Ill see you guys later.
Rachel and Joey: Bye.
Joey: Soo what really happened last night?
Rachel: I already told you. Nothing happened.
(Back to Rachel thinking on the couch.)
Rachel: (to herself) If only you knew Ross.
(She falls asleep on the couch.)
[Scene: Ross apartment. Ross is on his couch in deep thought.]
Ross: (to himself) I have to talk to Rachel!
(He gets up and leaves.)
[Scene: The hallway. Ross is arriving
at Rachel and Joeys apartment. He
knocks on the door but nobody answers.
He opens the door and sees Rachel sleeping and walks up to her.]
Ross: Rach? Wake up.
Rachel: (half asleep) Rooossss. Youre the daddy.
Ross: cmon Rach, wake up. We need to talk.
Rachel: (wakes up)Oh hi Ross.
Ross: Oh Rachel I am so so sorry!
Rachel: W-what are you talking about?
Ross: Im talking about the pregnancy and-and that night.
Rachel: You know Im pregnant? How?
Ross: Phoebe told me and you were talking in your sleep. You said I was the father.
Rachel: Oh Oh my god! So you know about the night? I thought you didnt remember.
Ross: I am so sorry Rach. I did remember.
Its just that everything was happeneing
so so fast and I was scared. I
was scared things were going to end the way they did the last 2 3 times if you count Vegas. Oh and 4 times if you
count the no strings attached night, but
Rachel: Ok Ross. I get the point.
Ross: Now I know how I feel. I love you Rachel Karen Green.
Rachel: Ross, please dont do this. I know youre only doing it for the baby
Ross: Shh (he puts his finger on her lips.) I love you.
Rachel: (stares at him) I love you Ross.
(Ross pulls Rachel close and they kiss.)
[Scene: Monica and Chandlers apartment. Chandler and Joey just found out that Phoebe told Ross.]
Joey: Oh wow. What happened?
Chandler: Yeah Pheebs, is Monica making you sleep on the couch?
Monica: Keep it up and youre sleeping on the couch again.
Joey: So, does Rachel know?
Chandler: You should tell her.
Monica: I agree.
Joey: Me too.
Phoebe: Fine! But if I go down, Monica is coming down with me!
Monica: Why me?
Phoebe: Because you didnt do anything to help me keep my mouth shut! (she walks out the door.)
(Joey turns on the TV.)
Joey: Hooters commercial!
Chandler: Hoo (Monica glares at him) Who watches that stuff?
[Scene: The hallway. Phoebe is opening
the door to Rachel and Joeys apartment.
Ross and Rachel are kissing and
Phoebe walks in on them.]
Phoebe: Oh my god! Whats going on here?
Rachel: Ross is the father of my baby and we both confessed our feelings for each other.
Phoebe: Wow! This is huge! I gotta tell
the others. (she runs to Monica and Chandlers.)
You guys Ross is the
father! He and Rachel are back together.
Monica: Nooo. (her Monica nooo)
(Chandler and Monica get up and run to Rachel and Joeys. Joey stays behind.)
Phoebe: Joey! Did you not hear me? Ross is the father!
Joey: Duh, and Ben is the son.
Phoebe: No, no Joey. Ross is the father of Rachels baby.
Joey: Damn! Now I owe you 50 bucks!
(They both walk out.)