Joey’s meat sweats and a hilarious guest appearance by Brad PittThis one has it all. We’re getting ahead. “The One With the Rumor”Monica starts by declaring that she’s not going to cook a Thanksgiving turkey, as half of the gang don’t want it. Joey, unhappy about this, changes Monica’s mind by promising to finish the entire bird himself.
Ross, Monica, and Rachel’s high-school peer Will (Pitt), join them. Will is not happy to see Rachel at the meal, since she was not very friendly to him in highschool. Will revealed that Ross and he were at the dinner. “I Hate Rachel”Club and began a rumor about her being an intersex woman. (Note: This part was not well-received.) Before Rachel can get fully outraged, Monica reminds her pal that she started a rumor about Ross and the 50-year-old librarian—which wasn’t a rumor, per Ross’ confession.
Despite the jokes, the dynamic between Pitt and Aniston at the time was quite funny.