With their parents away, Monica and Ross decide to have Thanksgiving dinner at Monica’s.
Rachel plans to go to Vail to spend Thanksgiving with her family, but, with her waitress’ salary, can’t raise the money for the plane tickets. However, her friends all chip in and buy her one.
Joey wants to spend Thanksgiving with his family, but a poster featuring him as a man with VD makes them, as well as a number of women, think that Joey is actually infected with the sexual disease. This leads him to opt to have dinner at Monica’s.