Friends for years before dating
Barry and Mindy get divorced in season six when Barry cheats on Mindy again. A dark, Italian man who could not speak English very well.Rachel's relationship with Paolo was based merely on sex.Rachel and Tag enjoy the sex and Tag is five years younger than Rachel. On Rachel's thirtieth birthday, Tag tries to cheer Rachel up since she feels middle aged and he warns her friends what not to say to her.
Barry marries Mindy in the season two finale, "The One With Barry and Mindy's Wedding", where Rachel makes an appearance as one of Mindy's bridesmaids.Joshua comes in after his ex-wife burns all of his clothing and he needs a whole new wardrobe.(No mention as to what he did to deserve this) Rachel develops a crush on Joshua and sends him a number of signals, all of which slip by him completely.They invite Tag to Central Perk when it turns out that Tag already had his sweater. He works as Rachel's replacement at Ralph Lauren during her maternity leave.Tag tells Rachel he wants to get back together but when she reveals to be pregnant he takes it back and leaves. When Rachel returns to work, she fears that Gavin is trying to take over her job.Rachel dates Joshua Burgin for 5 episodes in Season 4.The two of them meet for the first time while she is working as a personal shopper at Bloomingdale's.Paul ends up falling in love with Rachel despite their age difference, and Rachel returns the feelings. Later, Paul ends up bringing Rachel on a date to his country house.Unbeknownst to Paul, Ross and Elizabeth are there too, and while Ross is hiding under the bed, he hears Paul give himself a pep talk which implies he is nervous about pleasing Rachel.In season two, after Rachel finds out Ross is dating Julie, heartbroken and drunk, she has a one night stand with Paolo, but it doesn't amount to anything further than that.Main Article: Ross and Rachel In "The One With Russ", Rachel dates a man named Russ, who to the bewilderment of her friends looks and acts eerily similar to Ross.