- Date: September 22, 1994
- Type: Television Episode
The pilot episode (also known as The One Where it All Began, The One Where Monica Gets a New Roommate, and The First One) Monica and the gang introduce Rachel to the "real world" by helping her after she leaves her fiancé at the altar. Ross adapts to single life and asks Chandler and Joey to help fix up his new apartment. Ross and Rachel have a "moment".