Rachel loves him, but it bothers Ross that a man could be so sensitive. He was very sexist to the idea of a male nanny who isn't gay. Lesson learned: Promote diversity in casting! Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? He just went from being my least favorite character on the show to the only one I hated. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Ross and Rachel hire a male nanny (Freddie Prinze Jr.). An illustration of a magnifying glass. However Sandy is also a very sensitive man, he cries unashamedly when he is happy – as when he is accepted for the position – and sad – as when he is remembering his last charge. People Hank Azaria, Lisa Kudrow Chandler freaks when Monica tells him that she has met somebody else who is the funniest man she has ever met. But that apparently doesn’t matter because they’re so into each other that they hide their relationship from the faculty. Meanwhile, Phoebe's scientist ex David (Hank Azaria) resurfaces, and this time, he meets Mike. It’s hard to think about diversity when it comes to Friends because there really wasn’t any. Chandler of course chides him saying, “Yeah, pulling flowers out of it makes the bag look a lot more masculine.”. Monica tells Chandler that a guy at work is the funniest guy she has ever met. Ross takes an immediate dislike to the new Nanny – named Sandy ; mainly because he is performing a role traditionally considered part of the feminine domain, child care. The one with the male nanny. The series focused on Fran Fine (Fran Drescher), who, after being dumped and fired by her boyfriend, turns up on the doorstep of British Broadway producer and widow Maxwell Sheffield (Charles Shaughnessy) attempting to sell cosmetics. We get it: Monica was overweight in high school. When Rachel hires Tag because he’s attractive. but then I got motivated! The closest the cast got to diversity was when Ross dated Julie who was Asian and later in the series when he dated Dr. Charlie Wheeler, who was black. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. The way the nanny was presented was extremely stereotypical and Ross’ reaction to having a male nanny was sexist. Szalai Nóri | 16. The lack of diversity within its 10 seasons is inexcusable and embarrassing. Male nannies Any male nanny- "manny" provided by Royal Nannies will be highly experienced (minimum of 3 years of childcare experience + qualifications, or if they have a lack of qualificaions, 5 years of childcare experience is required from our candidates). The gang doesn’t hold back about questioning the genitalia Chandler’s dad has either - something that is super invasive. The Central Perk crew was not always there for everyone, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. A line drawing of the Internet Archive headquarters building façade. In the Emmy Award-winning comedy's 200th episode, Ross jealously mocks Rachel's choice of an oversensitive male nanny, Sandy (FREDDIE PRINZE, JR. - "Scooby Doo," "I Know What You Did Last Summer"), for Emma. This shows that all women … Joey memorably yells, “Some girl ate Monica” in a video of Monica in her prom dress eating a sandwich while prepping for the event. Its 20 years ago in a sitcom. Lesson learned: Don’t hire someone because you think you’ll want to date them! फैन्पॉप quiz: The One With The Male Nanny :) - See if आप can answer this फ्रेंड्स trivia question! The One with the Male Nanny Ross mocks Rachel's new male nanny. Chandler freaks when Monica tells him that she has met somebody else who is the funniest man she has ever met. Lesson learned: I repeat: don’t be homophobic! She is a punchline who never gets referred to with the right pronouns -- Chandler also loves to mock the fact that she wore dresses. In the DVD commentary for this episode, the producers say this exactly. 04. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. fanpop quiz: The One With The Male Nanny :) - See if wewe can answer this Marafiki trivia question! Nézd meg ezt a vicces jelenetet a Jóbarátok (FRIENDS) sorozatból, amelyben Rachel és Ross egy férfi bébiszittert állásinterjúztat éppen : ) Ross and Rachel's apartment. In one of the ways it happens, Ross sees his son Ben playing with a Barbie doll. Looking for a new nanny, Ross and Rachel hire a male nanny named Sandy. Lesson learned: Be inclusive and respectful to everyone - don’t be transphobic! 8 “THE CAT, PART 1” While his behaviour was seemingly all laughs back then, it was uncomfortable to watch. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The theme of Ross feeling emasculated is repeated often in the series, lots of men with overbearing mothers exhibit similar behaviors, that's most likely why he felt so uncomfortable around the male nanny, because he reminds him of himself or at least of behavior he's conditioned out of himself. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. His behaviour is borderline emotionally abusive when you look back on it. 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