Monica and Chandler came a long way from their secret affair in London to the altar. All rights reserved. He then tried to break into it and soon discovered that it was a complete mess. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. It would have been a mistake if it hadn't happened. They fell in love and worked hard at their relationship. The others bought it, even after they walked in on Monica and Chandler kissing alone in her apartment. It was right that he wanted her to take a job she wanted, but it wasn't until he was leaving for Tulsa, in the hallway outside their apartment, that they really spoke. He then spoke with Joey and agreed to let him officiate their wedding. He is probably one of the most spontaneous characters out of the group because he seems to … However, Monica and Chandler talked off-screen. "I don't think you and I were destined to end up together," she says. Before Chandler, Monica’s concept of love was aloofness = affection.This is due to the fact that her parents neglected her, but she was none the wiser as a teenager. Monica's weight at the time surprised those who didn't know her then. The way they treated their exes, such as Richard and Janice, was strange as well. Thankfully, Monica and Chandler were NEVER on a weird "break" or non-break or whatever Ross and Rachel thought was happening. "I think that, we fell in love and work hard at our relationship. Even though he is always going back with Janice, he is a good guy who wants to commit in a serious relationship with a girl (Not until he met Monica). He didn't even bother listening to it first. Chandler and Monica's relationship may have been the best part of Friends, but some parts of it didn't make any sense. In The One With Ross' Wedding, Monica and Chandler started their relationship. First, it was so that she wouldn't attend their wedding. However, they slipped up early on. Secondly, there is the portrayal of Monica’s relationship with Richard. When the newlyweds met up, Monica revealed that she found the cameras. AN ANALYSIS OF CHANDLER BING’S PERSONALITY 2 An Analysis of Chandler Bing’s Personality Chandler Muriel Bing, one of the main characters from the hit TV series “ FRIENDS ,” was born April 8, 1968. This is best exemplified in the Season 8 episode, "The One Where Joey Tells Rachel." He asked if they could "call it even" and she agreed. He, in turn, ran around, asked others for help and grabbed a mixtape that he found lying around. He even commented on it in that flashback. Later in the series, Chandler quit his job after he briefly transferred to the Tulsa office. After he found out about this, she apologized and danced around with the turkey on her head. Chandler calls Monica fat so she sets out to humiliate him as revenge and ends up cutting off his toe. Monica was really looking for Joey because she just wanted some comfort and nothing serious. They were building … It wasn't until after their engagement that the truth about London came out. In season 5 episode "TOW All the Thanksgivings", Monica put a turkey on her head. However, her weight shouldn't have surprised to Chandler. Fans of the show however, were so invested in the couple that the producers decided to expand on and write the relationship into the script as a major subplot. Plus, Monica didn't even care that Chandler kissed Phoebe and Rachel each time the others saw them. She kissed him back and didn't seem surprised by it. It was an ongoing joke for the entire group that no one knew what Chandler did. She was even the one to determine that neither of them should want to be the joke-teller because it was rude. "How many cameras were on you?" Monica and Chandler were focused on getting to know each other as a couple after years of getting to know each other as friends. 13 years after F.R.I.E.N.D.S last aired, Monica and Chandler still manage to give us relationship goals! Wouldn't he remember the guy whose toe was in his house? One such visit included Monica accidentally dropping a knife on his foot, causing him to lose his toe. Janice even kissed Chandler at one point. Neither mentioned it again. She told him all about the place, saying that one of her coworkers was the funniest guy she'd ever met. Who would be their babies' godparents? In at least one case, this was because the writers had obviously not decided on their backstory — or that they would even get together — yet. Yes, it was just a joke, but they were together for years and married at that point. However, Monica basically waved it off. Of course, this fails miserably and Monica ends up cutting off Chandler's toe while sensually rubbing it against a knife. She was far from being perfect, but for me she is one of the best written character on the show. Monica assured him that she didn't think they'd be getting married. This meant a career change for him, though it also meant that he and Monica made less money for the time being. He decided to make her think that marriage was the last thing on his mind. They believed that Monica was pregnant and Chandler was scared. Chandler asked. According to Ross, Jack referred to Chandler as "Chauncey" in the season 7 episode,"TOW Phoebe's Cookies". Image source: Google, copyright-free image under Creative Commons License. He'd called her fat, so she'd tried to get back at him after she lost weight. Monica and Chandler started out as friends and ended up finding love, and we’re still obsessed with them. In the next video, the reason why Chandler always cracks jokes is manifested. However, gradually, the others found out. It's definitely not the way she planned that revenge fantasy, but a great footnote, nonetheless. She even went to his apartment before finding out Chandler's plan, and Chandler later found out about this. You might agree or you might not, since matters of the heart are totally subjective and everyone has to make the choices that feel right for them. While she was arguing that he did, Joey showed up and the scene ended. The beauty of their relationship is painted by the nuances, the small actions, the daily chores all of which came together to reach important milestones. It wasn't until season 3 that the writers considered putting Monica and Chandler together. When she won him over, he said, "You are so great. He then replied: "I quit, and you learn what I do?" You cried. Monica and Chandler, the latter of which is arguably the best character in the entire run of the show, provided viewers with laughter and tears, in a very real and honest way. Yet, the series never really showed them planning the wedding outside of this and big things like her dress and their vows. Janice popped up several times after Monica and Chandler got together. Being that rare couple that can make it work is proof of a genuine connection. Like most things regarding Janice, Monica just let it go. The EP also revealed that it was uncertain if Monica and Chandler's relationship would last after London. This was obviously only for laughs, as Jack should have known his name. Chandler visited the Gellers' home multiple times when he was Ross' roommate in college. She was sad after someone mistook her for Ross' mother. The chemistry was pretty much always there between Courtney Cox and Matthew Perry. Chandler was hurt, and he walked out of their apartment. "Not even a year after their wedding, Phoebe thought that she was dating Monica's soulmate. It was an ongoing joke that the rest of the group didn't know certain things about Chandler. However, in season 7, it was like this never happened. . "Not even a year after their wedding, Phoebe thought that she was dating Monica's soulmate. But their relationship could be emotionally compelling, too. Though Monica and Chandler got together after their time together in London, they kept their relationship secret. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Why didn't they ever have a serious conversation about this? Considering how insecure Chandler was about Monica's relationship with Richard, it's surprising that he didn't remember this detail. Because of this, he unknowingly agreed to move to Tulsa and couldn't get out of it. There were some things that Monica and Chandler should have known about each other and didn't. In every flashback with a fat Monica, she appears to be wholly content with her figure and her family life until Chandler entered the scene. Though Monica was thinking about her own problems at the time, she still spoke to him about it. It had its problems, though there were no issues when it came to their love story, unlike like Ross and Rachel's relationship. Monica and Chandler are an odd couple in a lot of ways, which makes for amusing clashes and hilarious banter. Rachel also lived with Monica in the apartment for multiple years. These were all risks that came with Monica and Chandler's London hook-up, and every subsequent hook-up afterwards... but they got through it. They crashed another wedding's reception, and Chandler kissed another woman. Falling in love with your best friend doesn’t always work. Monica went to Chandler's room while everyone was in London for Ross and Emily's wedding. For example, he couldn't even sleep when he and Ross argued over ownership of a joke printed in a magazine. Six episodes later, they both said it and acted like this was the first time. Though the sarcasm machine and cleanliness control freak seemed like an odd match at first, they grew together, building a bond both strong and inspiring. In season 2, the gang saw what Monica and Rachel looked like the night of their prom. The on-and-off relationship ensues until season four when Chandler jets off to Yemen to get away from her. After they got engaged, Monica took out the wedding binder from her childhood. Here are all the reasons why Chandler and Monica will always be … In "TOW the Red Sweater", Chandler couldn't find the cameras from his and Monica's wedding reception. This insult motivated her to lose weight, and the following year she attempted to … In other cases, the issues were as simple as playing something for laughs without thinking about the characters. As she pointed out, she never said that she wanted those things in their relationship right away. Monica and Chandler's relationship was so much better than Ross and Rachel's. The most common friend combinations with fewer than six friends present were Ross and Rachel, followed by Chandler and Monica. Monica and Chandler are the lesser mentioned but absolutely most consistent couple from Friends. Sometimes they were jealous, while other times, they acted like the moments that the other shared with them didn't matter. They met at Thanksgiving 1987, when Monica was a Senior in high school and Chandler was Ross' freshman College roommate; however, their relationship got off to a rocky start when Monica developed a crush on Chandler and overheard him calling her Ross' 'fat sister'. Then, in the season 7 episode "TOW Phoebe's Cookies", Chandler showed up wearing glasses one day and the others thought he'd had them the entire time. Chandler's fear of commitment kicked in when Monica referred to them as "the Bings" on their answering machine. Monica and Chandler may not have been meant to be a couple from the very start, but I’m glad that they ended up together, even if by accident. Suddenly, they both heard Janice's voice on the tape. They never went to look at venues and they never mentioned that museum again. Chandler hadn't asked her yet, though, and was instead worried that she was suspicious. They are both single and it's their students that try to get them together. Edited to add episode reference. To come to a conclusion, let’s discuss these two relationships seperately. A woman from the museum called and left a message about the venue soon after. Someone should have known about it before this point - or Chandler should have at least asked about it. They didn't let the little things drive them apart or big things stand in their way. In that same episode (S4E11) where Monica gives him the advice, the girl he's seeing and looking for help with, Kathy, comes in and profusely thanks Monica for her work. The other women talked Monica into putting her name on the registry, just in case. She called him her "prince" and "soulmate. Chandler is smart (he works for a large corporation doing statistical analysis and data reconfiguration, whatever that is) so he tends to make decisions based on logic or reason. Neither of them seemed to remember this, though, which they should have. 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Why didn't they ever talk about Richard's proposal or Monica taking time to think after it? Chandler's humor was always important to him. He ran off the night before their wedding, and Ross and Phoebe found him later in his office. The Monica and Chandler Relationship starts in the Season 4 finale and officially continues in Season 5. People argue that the bond of friendship makes for a better long-term relationship. I love you." Then, viewers found out that he had planned to propose and keep the venue. However, he pretended he didn't say it. Chandler promptly began panicking, and he and Monica fought about it. It was smart to be cautious about their relationship. Oh yes, absolutely. He made it pretty clear at Barry and Mindy's wedding (and later when he intercepted Chandler's proposal) that having kids with Monica was means to an end — something he'd do to have her, not because he wanted them. It's so heart-wrenching and earnest, and really speaks to how much they really loved each other — how much they really wanted to become a family. It's so important that Friends had this storyline and tapped into something that was both sad and realistic — something that wouldn't be solved over the span of 22 minutes. Kathy and Chandler's relationship ends when he goes insane with jealousy over her and a costar in a play. After he called her out on not making her gift, they didn't listen to the mixtape for a day. The duo is introduced to Phoebe's boyfriend Don, who seems to be Monica's apparent soulmate. She gave him a sock bunny, which Phoebe had actually made. But, once he shares his worries, Monica assures him that she doesn't believe in soulmates either. There's no doubt that Richard loved Monica, and that he was mature, sensitive, intelligent, and really knew how to rock a mustache. 2020 Bustle Digital Group. Again, they didn't tell Monica. Yet, once they both proposed, they acted like Richard had never come back. Then, while Chandler was living in Tulsa, Monica started a job at a new restaurant. This didn't last long, though, since they compared him to their fathers because of the age difference. They were the perfect example of "friends who became more." Chandler and Monica have known each other since they were in their late teens. In the season 5 episode "TOW All the Thanksgivings" we can see that Chandler met Monica when she was still overweight. With Chandler and Monica’s relationship, Friends became a more mature show than it had ever been before. Chandler was worried, even though he admitted that he didn't believe in soulmates. Although Chandler doesn't believe in soulmates, he has anxieties about Don sweeping Monica off her feet. Perhaps Friends' most iconic recurring supporting character, Janice Litman-Giralnik (née Hosenstein), pops up throughout the show as a love interest of Chandler.. However, Chandler had been living in the apartment for two years by this point, so it shouldn't have been a secret. The way Friends treated Chandler's relationship with Janice is a headscratcher. Adorable! She told him that he was more important than a job, but she that had to take it. Monica was a wonderful wife. Richard then showed up at her work and asked her to marry him. However, Monica should've already known that making jokes was so important to Chandler. Their conversation was too brief for the seriousness of the situation. The show treated it like a joke. He'd been friends with Monica and had even lived next door for years before that. She called him her "prince" and "soulmate. During her vows, Monica told Chandler that he was everything she'd been looking for when she needed comfort in London. That's a clear indication that these two just weren't meant to be. A simple explanation is that the writers hadn't yet decided on Monica and Chandler's history. 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