Ross goes to visit Marcel while on a trip to California, and finds that the monkey is working in commercials. Joey gets his first fan letter and ends up dating the woman who sent it. She turns out to be a stalker who thinks that the happenings on Days of Our Lives are real. Phoebe is asked by a man to sing for the children at a library, but their parents are horrified by her morbid lyrics. However, the kids like the songs and come to the café to listen to her.