The fifth season of Friends, an American sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, premiered on NBC on September 24, 1998.Friends was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. The season contains 24 episodes and concluded airing on May 20, 1999.

After having said the wrong name at the altar, Ross tries to patch up things with Emily.

Monica and Chandler try to find some alone time in London but can't seem to get any.

Upon returning to New York, the couple attempt to put their brief fling behind them only to find that some feelings can't be ignored.

A prank to Monica's and Chandler's utter dismay, the film My Giant has kept them from having sex, in London as well as on the plane to the USA.

Monica and Chandler try to hide their relationship but kiss in front of the others, accidentally.

Chandler then kisses Rachel and Phoebe, which Monica then explains as his 'European thing.' Eventually all three girls put a stop to it (this includes Monica).Monica is put in charge of Rachel's love life because Rachel believes that she makes bad decisions, and Phoebe's water breaks and is upset that her bond with the triplets is coming to an end but glad she no longer has to do "pregnant stuff." Rachel tells Ross she is still in love with him, however once she does the two of them realize how ludicrous the situation is and decide not to do anything. Joey gets sick at the hospital, with kidney stones.She gives birth to a boy, Frank Jr., and two girls: Leslie, and Chandler (who they had originally thought was a boy, but decided to keep the name Chandler anyways).Ross and Emily's marriage is called off as Emily is intimidated by Rachel, and Ross is unwilling to give up his friendship with her as Emily demands.Phoebe starts a relationship with police officer Gary (Michael Rapaport).Monica and Chandler's relationship is eventually revealed to everyone and they decide to get married on a trip to Las Vegas, but change their plans after witnessing Ross and Rachel drunkenly stumble out of the wedding chapel.