After the robbery at his and Joey's, a downbeat Chandler reunites with Rachel's boss Joanna. Rachel fears history will repeat itself and have bad consequences for her, so she tries to get Chandler to break their romance off. However, Chandler ends up seduced by Joanna in her office. When she is called away, a half-naked Chandler is locked in her office handcuffed to a chair, which, again, causes trouble for Rachel. Meanwhile, a penniless Monica caters for her mother's party. recruiting Phoebe to help. She takes the opportunity to show her mother of her talents. But disaster strikes when she accidentally drops a fingernail in one of the meals, whilst Joey hits it off with an encyclopedia salesman and develops a new interest in books.