Ross invites the friends to join him at a banquet where he's being honored, but when it's time to leave none of them are ready. Chandler and Joey fight over a chair, which escalates into a fight over their clothes. Joey spills food on Phoebe's outfit. Monica hears an old message on her machine from Richard and thinks he wants to get back together. She flips out and leaves a desperate message on Richard's machine, and when she tries to erase it, makes matters worse. Rachel takes forever to get ready, making Ross very upset.