Monica goes on a date with Chip Matthews, Rachel's high-school boyfriend. Ross uses it to get one over on Rachel, whilst on the date, Monica discovers Chip is as immature as he was when he was at school. Meanwhile, Chandler orders Joey to sell his handmade entertainment centre. But they only receive an offer to trade it for a canoe. Whilst trying to "make a sale" himself, Joey falls for a trap that has huge consequences for him and Chandler. Elsewhere, Phoebe is convinced a lost cat is the reincarnation of her adoptive mother.