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The One Where They Talk About FRIENDS! Lifelong besties Elizabeth and Heather make their way through every episode of FRIENDS, sipping on signature cocktails that match the theme of that week's episode! (Can you say Mockolate Martini?) We talk food, fashion, life, and everything in between!

The One Where They Talk About FRIENDS! Lifelong besties Elizabeth and Heather make their way through every episode of FRIENDS, sipping on signature cocktails that match the theme of that week's episode! (Can you say Mockolate Martini?) We talk food, fashion, life, and everything in between!

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The One Where They Talk About FRIENDS! Lifelong besties Elizabeth and Heather make their way through every episode of FRIENDS, sipping on signature cocktails that match the theme of that week's episode! (Can you say Mockolate Martini?) We talk food, fashion, life, and everything in between!

Language:

English


Episodes

TOW Monica Ruins Ross's Wedding

2/25/2021
S04 E22 - TOW Ross’s Wedding (Part One) Signature Beverage: London Calling http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/london-calling 00:02:07 — Lisa Kudrow gave birth the day this originally aired 00:07:00 — Elizabeth is a Monica when traveling; Heather has a very different approach 00:11:35 — Heather is a veritable Mary Poppins with her giant bag chock-full of possibly necessary items 00:15:17 — We really wish Ross had respected Rachel’s “No” sooner 00:17:45 — Do you kiss non-lovers on the...

Duration:01:20:10

TOW Condom Balloons and a Frustrated Phoebe

2/11/2021
S04 E22 - TOW the Worst Best Man Ever Signature Beverage: Teaquila Party http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/teaquila-party 00:04:55 — We finally say buh-bye to Bonerz 00:07:40 — Do you remember Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk and Stomp? 00:12:20 — A very problematic message on the MagnaDoodle 00:17:00 — A tequila-fueled tangent about bachelor parties and wedding showers 00:20:48 — Baby showers - especially painful for the childfree 00:23:00 — The blue dog painting is back, and...

Duration:01:15:52

TOW the Ross and Rachel Relationship Recap

1/28/2021
S04 E21 - TOW the Invitation — It’s a clip show! We’re going to look back on Ross and Rachel’s relationship — and the cocktails that got us through it! — How do writers write clip shows? — Elizabeth’s drinking the Mockolate Martini: https://www.handbagmarinara.com/blog/mockolate-martini — Heather’s drinking the Closure: https://www.handbagmarinara.com/blog/closure — Chandler and Joey’s plan to “do something big” reminds us that we’re all creating a ripple effect, even if we don’t do...

Duration:00:53:46

TOW Rachel Isn't Handling It Well

1/14/2021
S04 E20 - TOW All the Wedding Dresses Signature Beverage: Wedding Cake-tini http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/wedding-cake-tini — Blowing a raspberry is a mental palate cleanser, but it can be off-putting to bystanders — Joey’s suddenly snoring — Elizabeth’s contingency plan if Joe starts snoring, inspired by “The Crown” — Joey wears several Hawaiian shirts throughout the series, but this one is definitely his most “dad-ish” — Rachel does chores exactly how Elizabeth does: procrastinate...

Duration:01:01:57

TOW a Very Quick Engagement and an Even Quicker Apartment Swap

12/31/2020
S04 E19 - TOW All the Haste Signature Beverage: Morning’s Here http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/mornings-here — Another reference to Chuck Mangione! — Ross’s fantastic T-rex graphic t-shirt — We do NOT like Ross’s earring — Knickers, pants … it’s all underwear — Phoebe manges to rock Santa pants in April; she can make anything work! — Gunther’s “ice cream shop” necktie — Why can we only think of one Wham song? — The “gay ear” signaling of the 1970s and 80s — Knitting and other...

Duration:00:55:36

TOW Popping Boobies, Possible Baby Names, and a Paranoid Boyfriend

12/17/2020
S04 E18 - TOW Rachel’s New Dress Signature Beverage: New Fashioned http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/new-fashioned **Donate to our NAMI fundraiser! https://donate.nami.org/fundraiser/2700356 **And if you need mental health support, head to https://nami.org/Home or text “NAMI” to 741741 if you’re crisis**

Duration:01:20:02

TOW Toblerones, Triplets, and a Tricky Timeline

12/3/2020
S04 E17 - TOW the Free Porn Signature Beverage: Triple Toblerone http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/triple-toblerone verydoes **Donate to our NAMI fundraiser! https://donate.nami.org/fundraiser/2700356 **And if you need mental health support, head to https://nami.org/Home or text “NAMI” to 741741 if you’re crisis**

Duration:01:08:30

TOW Phoebe Eats Meat and Joshua Meets Everyone

11/19/2020
S04 E16 - TOW the Fake Party Signature Beverage: Nutty Cheerleader: Cherry-Almond Margarita http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/nutty-cheerleader 00:06:41 — Nauseated vs. Nauseous, aka Street Smarts vs. Formal Education 00:09:06 — The joy of a shower beer 00:14:37 — Being REALLY skeptical of the new people your BFF dates 00:18:50 — Have you ever altered your likes or personality because of a love interest? (aka Have you ever Runaway Bride-ed?) 00:30:00 — Are we the only ones who are...

Duration:01:19:23

TOW Red Ross, a Mysterious Light Switch, and a Quick Trip to Yemen

11/5/2020
S04E15 - TOW All the Rugby Signature Beverage: Red Ross http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/red-ross 00:05:25 — 1998 non-woke gender-role-reinforcement and homophobia alert! 00:08:05 — Once again Janice proves herself to be the most mature member of the group 00:15:52 — Have you noticed this purple, be-gemmed sconce?? 00:20:22 — Did Emily and Liam really date? 00:29:13 — Clearly, Monica is obsessing about this light switch because the rest of her life is in chaos 00:38:13 — Fully green...

Duration:01:02:20

TOW We Meet Emily, Chandler Achieves Phase 3, and Charlton Heston Helps Joey Clean Up His Act

10/22/2020
S04 E14 - TOW Joey’s Dirty Day Signature Beverage: Phase 3 Daiquiri http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/s04-e14-tow-joeys-dirty-day 00:06:42 - A little background on Charlton Heston… 00:07:42 - …and a little background on Soylent Green 00:10:57 - The evolution of Phoebe’s style from Bohemian hippie to funky-fun is complete! 00:16:52 - Rachel’s “There it is” — an internal monologue, or a creepy observation? 00:19:10 - Where is Shropshire, really? 00:23:30 - A little background on the...

Duration:01:03:52

TOW Flying Pancakes and Accusations

10/1/2020
S04 E13 - TOW Rachel’s Crush Signature Beverage: How You Doin’? http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/how-you-doin 00:00:00 — Heather sounds like she’s in a cave, but we SWEAR she’s in her closet 00:08:08 — Why didn’t Kathy give Chandler a heads up about the theme of her play? 00:12:19 — Our personal experiences with personal shopping Donate to our NAMI fundraiser! https://donate.nami.org/handbagmarinara Info and resources for mental health amidst the COVID-19 pandemic: nami.org/covid-19 If...

Duration:01:02:52

TOW a Rooster, a Space Cowboy, and a Transponster

9/17/2020
S04 E12 - TOW the Embryos Signature Beverage: Beers and Pet Peeves http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/beers-and-pet-peeves Screen shots, recipes, and more at: http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/s04-e12-tow-the-embryos 00:04:37 — DuClaw Brewing Co came out with a FRIENDS-themed beer! Heather indulgences in coffee- and nut-flavored beers 00:11:00 — What are our pet peeves? They seem to have a common theme… 00:15:52 — Did you know that Heather gets up insanely early every day? 00:25:30 —...

Duration:01:21:49

TOW Seven! Seven! Seven!

9/3/2020
S04 E11 - TOW Phoebe’s Uterus Signature Beverage: 7 and 7 for 7 00:06:12 — Do you go to government buildings or office parks for lunch? 00:09:37 — Do people still register for china and gravy boats? 00:12:34 — How much do surrogates get paid? 00:15:47 — We are forced to mention He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named because it was in the script and because we love you guys SO MUCH 00:19:05 — Full-brand-naming of new technology, and THE Bluetooth 00:23:49 — Is it possible to recapture the Honeymoon...

Duration:01:04:35

TOW Joey's Dragon, Phoebe's Holiday Song, and Ross's Love Train

8/20/2020
S04 E10 - TOW the Girl From Poughkeepsie aka TOW Joey’s Dragon, Phoebe’s Holiday Song, and Ross’s Love Train Signature Beverage: Joey’s Personal Best: Bourbon Oreo Milkshake 00:05:09 — Any time we hear “Poughkeepsie,” we think of the Sex and the City movie scene where Charlotte Poughkeepsies in her pants! 00:08:27 — What is it about Oreos that there’s no way to gracefully consume them?? 00:16:16 — Did Orson Welles peak early? 00:18:56 — What’s your favorite Burger King commercial?...

Duration:00:58:02

TOW a Pinch of Partying, a Dash of Sabotage, and a Dollop of Job-Hopping

8/6/2020
S04 E09 - TOW They’re Going to Party Signature Beverage: Cilantro Larry’s Bloody Mary http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/cilantro-larrys-bloody-mary 00:02:00 — Two great finds at Costco! 00:11:35 — How does such a small newspaper have the budget to send Monica and five friends out to dinner every week? 00:14:47 — Do you double-dip your peanut butter spoon? 00:17:53 — Reminiscing about the Topsy Tail 00:19:34 — Memories of The Rosie O’Donnell Show 00:34:43 — Alessandro’s cooking skills...

Duration:01:08:15

TOW Monica the Pirate, Chandler the Contortionist, and Phoebe the Butter-Lover

7/23/2020
HAPPY THANKSGIVING, MARINAIRHEADS! S04 E08 - TOW Chandler in a Box Signature Beverage: Va Fa Daiquiri http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/va-fa-daiquiri 00:04:25 — A Not on Network moment that features a classic David Schwimmer voice crack! 00:19:50 — Extra butter, brown sugar, marshmallows … what do you put in your sweet potatoes? 00:23:19 — Where did Joey get all the boxes? 00:24:36 — Our thoughts on TVs in the bedroom 00:29:27 — We break down the origins of the phrase, “Va fa...

Duration:01:10:07

TOW a Smooch, "The Sound," and a Secret Subplot

7/9/2020
S04 E07 - TOW Chandler Crosses the Line 00:03:11 — is “anise” pronounced “a-NEESE” or “AN-iss”? 00:08:36 — Elizabeth’s favorite way to make eggs: low-maintenance and full of flavor! 00:14:38 — The color eggplant is the only eggplant Elizabeth cares for 00:16:38 — The NEVER SEEN ON NETWORK subplot of Rachel dining out on her own!! 00:18:10 — Dining out alone: Elizabeth says “Yay!” and Heather says “No way!” 00:29:20 — Why doesn’t Chandler remember being in a band with Ross in...

Duration:01:07:41

TOW Rebecca Romijn, a Velveteen Rabbit, and a Potato-Chip Rat

6/25/2020
S04 E06 - TOW the Dirty Girl aka TOW Rebecca Romijn, a Velveteen Rabbit, and a Potato-Chip Rat Signature Beverage: Mitzy Spritzy — http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/mitzy-spritzy 00:01:57 — The Ina Garten-inspired reading of our signature cocktail for the week 00:05:04 — We discuss Rebecca Romijn’s early career 00:08:12 — Heather does a deep-dive into the Cenozoic era 00:10:00 — A mind-blowing Montessori lesson 0020:52 — A crossword puzzle and sudoku geek-out 00:30:00 — Widows aren’t...

Duration:01:04:41

TOW Sexy Phlegm and Low-Key Stalking

6/11/2020
S04E05 - TOW Joey’s New Girlfriend aka TOW Sexy Phlegm and Low-Key Stalking Signature Beverage: Sexy Flame http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/sexy-flame 00:07:05 — Monica’s cute new haircut is very 1997 Drew Barrymore 00:07:48 — Rachel’s reading a book called Anthem, written by Jennifer Aniston’s real-life friend https://www.glamour.com/story/producer-kristin-hahn-reveals 00:10:23 — Will we ever be able to feel safe sneezing in public again? 00:13:15 — The Birthday Saga 00:14:46 — Enter...

Duration:01:11:39

TOW Feet Flirtin', Dance Twirlin', and Gym Quittin'

5/28/2020
Trigger Warning: We briefly discuss sexual assault in this episode. (We are finished with the topic by the 10-minute mark.) S04E04 - TOW the Ballroom Dancing aka TOW Feet Flirtin’, Dance Twirlin’, and Gym Quittin’ Signature Beverage: I Wanna Drink the Gym http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/i-wanna-drink-the-gym https://www.vogue.com/article/an-ode-to-ally-mcbeals-miniskirt-suitsGame of Throneshttp://handbagmarinara.com/blog/s04-e03-tow-the-cuffs Donate to our NAMI fundraiser!...

Duration:01:04:30