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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

BONUS: Top Chef, LEGOS, and the FRIENDS REUNION!

5/15/2021
There’s so much going on in the FRIENDS universe, we had to deliver another of our Bonus Bourbon Bonanza episodes! We’re lovingly nicknaming this one “Party Fowl” because it somehow developed a chicken-centric theme! Today, we talk about World Central Kitchen’s feature on the latest episode of Top Chef, Courteney Cox’s recipe for Perfect Baked Chicken, the new FRIENDS Lego set (the APARTMENTS!), and then we wildly speculate about what we think will happen during the upcoming FRIENDS reunion...

Duration:00:26:33

TOW Three Babies and a Kidney Stone

5/6/2021
aka TOW Three Babies and a Kidney Stone S05 E03 - The One Hundredth Signature Beverage: Champagne! 00:00:45 - We’re drinking champagne in celebration of the hundredth episode! 00:14:12 - How weird would it be if we just randomly announced to people that we love FRIENDS? **Support our Season 5 charity: World Central Kitchen!** 00:20:00 - A chicken salad break-down Elizabeth’s recipe for Grandma’s Chicken Salad 00:31:15 - The culmination of our Dr. Oberman Trio 00:34:25 - Doogie...

Duration:01:12:08

TOW Rachel's Strapless Yellow Dress!

4/8/2021
S05 E02 - TOW All the Kissing Signature Beverage: Besame Ouzo http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/besame-ouzo 00:05:00 - Elizabeth explains our Signature Beverage 00:10:45 - An iconic Mondler scene: the bathtub! 00:12:45 - Have you ever tried to hold your breath for as long as Monica goes under the water? **Support our Season 5 charity: World Central Kitchen!** donate.wck.org/handbagmarinara 00:24:45 - We’ve entered Long-Haired Ross Season, y’all! #PrimeSchwimmer 00:43:44 - OMG IT’S...

Duration:01:09:28

TOW Rachel Wears Track Pants to a Wedding Reception

3/25/2021
S05 E01 - TO After Ross Says Rachel Signature Beverage: Froot Loop Martini http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/froot-loops-martini 00:01:35 — A special COVID update 00:05:20 — Elizabeth tried to make a Froot Loops martini, and accidentally made a bubblegum martini! 00:08:54 — Chandler has new teeth! 00:10:45 — Elizabeth’s theory about when they filmed which scenes and where 00:22:00 — Lisa Kudrow starts wearing a wig in Season 5; she cut her hair after having her baby at the end of Season...

Duration:01:02:02

TOW Ross Ruins His Own Wedding

3/11/2021
aka TOW Ross Ruins His Own Wedding S04 E24 - TOW Ross’s Wedding (Part Two) Signature Beverage: Interlude http://handbagmarinara.com/blog/interlude-champagne-and-cointreau 00:04:40 — Apparently, this episode wasn’t very well received in the UK; they saw it as mocking British culture 00:08:40 — Dame June Whitfield, our first guest star of the episode! 00:10:50 — Which Interlude is the right Interlude?? Either way, the one that’s still open offers a 14- and 18-course menu! 00:13:15 —...

Duration:01:07:20

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