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Elendil's Heir
10-13-2005, 05:44 PM
OK, so we've got siblings Ross and Monica Geller, and Rachel Green, Phoebe Buffay, Chandler Bing and Joey Tribbiani. Were middle names ever established on the show for any of them?

If not, what do you think they SHOULD be?

Bricker
10-13-2005, 05:54 PM
We know four of the six:

Rachel Karen Green
Joseph Francis Tribbiani Jr
Chandler Muriel Bing
Ross Eustace Geller

We also know Monica's middle initial: E. (She bought the stock with symbol MEG because it was her initials).

Phoebe Buffay claims that never knew her middle name. She had never seen her birth certificate -- her twin sister sold it to a Swedish girl to let her claim citizenship.

Barbarian
10-13-2005, 05:57 PM
And that's kind of silly, because if Phoebe was born in NYC, she could get another birth certificate for a couple bucks down at city hall.

Although it does explain why Phoebe never got a passport and flew to England...

Bricker
10-13-2005, 06:02 PM
And in The One with the Race Car Bed, Phoebe pretends to be Monica to sign for receipt of the bed, and signs "Monica Fallulah Gellar." Fallulah, like "Regina Phalangee" is a favorite go-to fake name for Phoebe, and should not be considered as having anything to do with Monica's real name.

samclem
10-13-2005, 07:30 PM
Tv, movies, etc, belong in Cafe Society.

MOved from GQ. samclem GQ moderator

iamthewalrus(:3=
10-13-2005, 08:00 PM
Bricker, this is the second Friends trivia I've read this week, and I've gotta say that that's uncanny. If I ever need sitcom related legal advice, you are my first call.

loura45
10-13-2005, 08:04 PM
Haha. Chandler's middle name is Muriel. I remember the episode when they found out his middle name... It was hilarious.

alphaboi867
10-13-2005, 11:34 PM
And that's kind of silly, because if Phoebe was born in NYC, she could get another birth certificate for a couple bucks down at city hall.

Although it does explain why Phoebe never got a passport and flew to England...
Phoebe didn't go to England because she was in her third trimester with Frank & Alice's triplets. And at the end of the show her name was Phoebe Buffay-Hanigan (after a brief stint as Princess Consuela Bannahammock).

Cat Whisperer
10-14-2005, 12:06 AM
I don't usually bother correcting typos, but Phoebe's name needs to be seen in all its true glory - it was Princess Consuela Bananahammock for a little while. :D

Bryan Ekers
10-14-2005, 12:46 AM
Somewhat off-topic - considering that Chandler's parents are Morgan Fairchilde and a female impersonator who looks uncannily like Kathleen Turner, shouldn't he be a more handsome guy?

Barbarian
10-14-2005, 11:32 AM
Phoebe didn't go to England because she was in her third trimester with Frank & Alice's triplets. And at the end of the show her name was Phoebe Buffay-Hanigan (after a brief stint as Princess Consuela Bannahammock).

Excuses excuses ;)

Terminus Est
10-14-2005, 12:05 PM
And in The One with the Race Car Bed, Phoebe pretends to be Monica to sign for receipt of the bed, and signs "Monica Fallulah Gellar." Fallulah, like "Regina Phalangee" is a favorite go-to fake name for Phoebe, and should not be considered as having anything to do with Monica's real name.
That's Phalange, which is a finger bone. Kind of a high-falutin' word considering Phoebe's background on the streets, but then again she is a masseuse.

ftg
10-14-2005, 01:16 PM
Somewhat off-topic - considering that Chandler's parents are Morgan Fairchilde and a female impersonator who looks uncannily like Kathleen Turner, shouldn't he be a more handsome guy?

1. Morgan Fairchild is hardly good looking.

2. Given the characteristic personalities of both parents, one has to consider the possibility that "Kathleen Turner" isn't Chandler's biological father.

Cat Whisperer
10-14-2005, 01:43 PM
1. Morgan Fairchild is hardly good looking.
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I don't want to step on your opinion, but Morgan Fairchild was one of the most beautiful women in show biz in her day. She may not be everyone's taste, but as humans measure good looks, she qualifies.

whole bean
10-14-2005, 01:49 PM
We know four of the six:

Rachel Karen Green
Joseph Francis Tribbiani Jr
Chandler Muriel Bing
Ross Eustace Geller

We also know Monica's middle initial: E. (She bought the stock with symbol MEG because it was her initials).

Phoebe Buffay claims that never knew her middle name. She had never seen her birth certificate -- her twin sister sold it to a Swedish girl to let her claim citizenship.

nine minutes between when the question was asked and you answer. I am so impressed.

JThunder
10-14-2005, 02:41 PM
I don't want to step on your opinion, but Morgan Fairchild was one of the most beautiful women in show biz in her day.
And she's my wife.

Yeah. That's the ticket.

Bricker
10-14-2005, 03:38 PM
Bricker, this is the second Friends trivia I've read this week, and I've gotta say that that's uncanny. If I ever need sitcom related legal advice, you are my first call.

nine minutes between when the question was asked and you answer. I am so impressed.

Everyone's got a gift. Mine is trivia. :)

middleman
10-14-2005, 03:46 PM
I knew of three, but where did Ross's middle name get mentioned? It doesn't seem familiar and I've seen every episode.

Bryan Ekers
10-14-2005, 04:04 PM
And she's my wife.

Yeah. That's the ticket.

Have you seen her naked?

Bricker
10-14-2005, 04:05 PM
I knew of three, but where did Ross's middle name get mentioned? It doesn't seem familiar and I've seen every episode.

Another victim of syndication. Monica sneeringly calls Ross by his full name in "The One With the Football" during their first fight, prior to the revelation that she had saved the Geller Bowl trophy (the troll) from the lake.

seosamh
10-14-2005, 04:23 PM
1. Morgan Fairchild is hardly good looking.

Her mush isn't exactly vomit-inducing but I'd agree. "The One With Chandler And Monica's Wedding (1)" was on Brit TV today. Ms Fairchild's bosom enhancement ought to have had a credit of its own. Those are some false 3d bits!

Annie-Xmas
10-15-2005, 08:53 AM
Somewhat off-topic - considering that Chandler's parents are Morgan Fairchilde and a female impersonator who looks uncannily like Kathleen Turner, shouldn't he be a more handsome guy?

I always thought that Kathleen Turner born a striking resemblance to Barry Manilow. Considering what the offspring of Manilow & Fairchilde would look like, I think Chandler should consider himself lucky in the gene department.