Monica bumps into Richard in a video store. After catching up the two decide to work on their friendship. However, the more time they spend together, the more sexual their relationship becomes. Unable to just "be friends" the two go their separate ways. Phoebe dates a guy who wears shorts that are too revealing. Joey and Rachel agree to read each other's books. Joey reads "Little Women" while Rachel reads "The Shining." Joey can't make it through "Little Women"-- it's too sad and makes him cry.