The video ends with Ross looking disappointed and dejected.Rachel, touched by Ross's gesture, gets up and kisses Ross, forgiving him for what happened between them.
Chandler mocks it when it costs him a date, upsetting Joey when he overhears.
Chandler promises to never take it off again but immediately realizes he can't find it.
He buys a replacement, but the original is found shortly afterwards. Ross (David Schwimmer) continues to seek forgiveness from Rachel after insulting her in a previous episode, but she tells him that they as a couple will never happen.
"The One with the Prom Video" is the fourteenth episode of the second season, and the 38th episode overall, of the American television situation comedy Friends, which first aired on NBC on February 1, 1996.
The episode focuses on the main characters watching Monica (Courteney Cox) and Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) getting ready for their high school prom in the titular video.
A subplot sees a now-wealthy Joey (Matt Le Blanc) buying roommate Chandler (Matthew Perry) an unusual gift.The episode was directed by James Burrows, written by Alexa Junge and guest-stars Elliott Gould and Christina Pickles as Jack and Judy Geller, Michael Ray Bower as Monica's date and Patrick Kerr as the restaurant manager.Monica's parents bring boxes of her possessions to her apartment, and she finds a video of her and Rachel getting ready for their senior prom.The friends decide to watch the video, although Ross objects to everyone seeing the tape.On the video, Rachel's date, Chip Matthews, has not arrived, and Monica refuses to go to the prom without her. Geller convinces Ross to wear his father's tuxedo and take Rachel to the prom himself.Ross reluctantly agrees, but by the time he is dressed and ready to go, Chip has arrived and the girls leave.