Episode: 049 | Aired: September 16, 1996
Ross' secret fantasy doesn't stay secret for long after he confides in Rachel. Chandler resumes an old relationship.
Episode: 050 | Aired: September 26, 1996
Ross becomes frantic trying to get everyone ready to leave to hear his speech at the museum.
Episode: 051 | Aired: October 03, 1996
Monica wants to have a baby. A man is stalking Phoebe.
Episode: 052 | Aired: October 10, 1996
Chandler wants to commit to a relationship with Janice. Phoebe poses as Joey's agent.
Episode: 053 | Aired: October 17, 1996
Phoebe tries to be more friendly with her half-brother. Ross meets Isabella Rosselini. Guest Star: Isabella Rossellini
Episode: 054 | Aired: October 31, 1996
The friends recall secrets from their pasts.
Episode: 055 | Aired: November 07, 1996
Joey sees Janice kissing her husband, whom she is divorcing while she dates Chandler. Rachel's father clashes with Ross. Guest Star: Ron Leibman
Episode: 056 | Aired: November 14, 1996
Chandler and Janice make a difficult decision about their relationship . Monica accidentally injures Ben and tries to hide it from Ross.
Episode: 057 | Aired: November 21, 1996
On Thanksgiving, a good-natured football game between the friends reveals some serious rivalries.
Episode: 058 | Aired: December 12, 1996
Rachel wonders if she'll ever get another job after she quits Central Perk. Joey's new job selling Christmas trees upsets Phoebe. Ross breaks a little girl's leg. Guest Star: Shelley Berman
Episode: 059 | Aired: January 09, 1997
Rachel meets a handsome stranger who might help her career. Chandler gets into trouble with Joey's sisters. Guest Star: Steven Eckholdt
Episode: 060 | Aired: January 16, 1997
Ross overreacts when Rachel starts working with a handsome guy. Monica becomes enamored with a sexy busboy.
Episode: 061 | Aired: January 30, 1997
When Monica and Richard accidentally meet, they decide to become friends-- with dire consequences. Guest Star: Tom Selleck
Episode: 062 | Aired: February 06, 1997
Phoebe's ex-singing partner wants to make Phoebe's signature song, "Smelly Cat," a commercial success. Chandler dates a woman with a handicap. Guest Star: Sherilyn Fenn
Episode: 063 | Aired: February 13, 1997
Phoebe becomes involved with a foreign diplomat. Ross becomes involved with another woman after a fight with Rachel.
Episode: 064 | Aired: February 20, 1997
Ross wakes up with Chloe, but an oblivious Rachel wants to resume their relationship.
Episode: 065 | Aired: March 06, 1997
Ross and Rachel remain apart while their friends feel forced to choose between them.
Episode: 066 | Aired: March 13, 1997
Phoebe is distraught when her brother wants to marry a woman twice his age. While working as a waitress, Monica gets a tip from an admirer worth a small fortune. A hypnosis tape makes Chandler act like a woman.
Episode: 067 | Aired: March 27, 1997
Ross is upset when Rachel returns his personal belongings and dates Mark. Monica dates a millionaire.
Episode: 068 | Aired: April 10, 1997
Joey thinks he's found his true love. Rachel's boss dates Chandler, creating big trouble for Rachel. Monica inherits a dollhouse. Guest Star: Alison LaPlaca
Episode: 069 | Aired: April 17, 1997
When Pete buys a restaurant, Monica must make a difficult decision. Ross makes a sacrifice for Rachel. Joey buys Chandler an unusual pet.
Episode: 070 | Aired: April 24, 1997
Ross tries to convince Rachel that her date is psychotic. Joey's play gets terrible reviews. Guest Star: Ben Stiller
Episode: 071 | Aired: May 01, 1997
Ross finds a strange growth on his buttocks. Phoebe can't choose between two guys. Monica's boyfriend surprises her.
Episode: 072 | Aired: May 08, 1997
Monica's boyfriend cannot stop fighting. Chandler's boss is overly friendly. Guest Stars: Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, John McCarthy, Bruce Buffer
Episode: 073 | Aired: May 15, 1997
The friends stay at a beach house. Phoebe meets someone who knows details about her family. Rachel expresses her jealousy of Ross' uninhibited girlfriend.