Rachel's sorority sisters enter Central Perk and they rush over to Rachel and the four ladies reunite and hug.
Rachel also met Chandler Bing for the first time at Thanksgiving at Ross and Monica's house.
Eventually drifting apart from Monica and Ross, Rachel met and got engaged to an orthodontist named Barry Farber, another careless and unpleasant-natured individual who was unfaithful toward her, cheating on her with both her best friend, Mindy and her selfish, shallow, unpleasant, self-absorbed sister Amy (although she didn't learn of this until after she eventually broke it off with him).
Later on Rachel asks to know all the new gossip and is upset to find out that it's all about her leaving Barry.
Rachel tries to assure the women that her life is great but they are not impressed with her job as a waitress.
Ross and Rachel come back in with the cat and Rachel decides to search through the apartment building in a hunt for the cat's owner, which turns out to be a handsome Italian man, Rachel brings Paolo back and introduces the rest of the friends to him-it is clear to them all that she is attracted to him despite the fact that he doesn't speak much English, making Ross jealous.
When the power turns back on, Rachel is kissing Paolo which makes Ross upset.During a blackout, Ross decides to make a move on Rachel after seeing her out on the balcony, since it's the perfect romantic spot.Before he can get a chance to inform her of his true feelings however, a cat jumps on to his back, and he panics and flails around, trying to throw off the cat, which has by now dug its claws into him.Rachel Karen Green-Geller is a fictional character on the popular U. Rachel Karen Green was born to Leonard and Sandra Green, who gave her and her two sisters Jill and Amy, a rather spoiled upbringing. She is played by Jennifer Aniston, who received Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for her performance.Rachel and Monica are having their best friend Phoebe spend the night and Rachel gets a call from the Visa company because they noticed she hasn't been using her credit card.