The cake topper needed to be the couple’s romantic proposal, which was spawned by Monica’s eye physician ex, Richard (Tom Selleck).
In a Season 6 two-parter, “The One With the Proposal,” Chandler’s authentic plan to suggest to Monica at a restaurant was ruined when her good-looking ex walked into the identical eating spot simply as Chandler was about to pop the query. Together with his dream proposal dashed, Chandler determined to throw Monica off by pretending he wasn’t excited about marriage in any respect. This coincided with Richard’s transfer to inform Monica he was nonetheless in love along with her and needed to plan a future collectively. In the long run, Monica took issues into her personal arms and shocked Chandler with a candlelit proposal of their house. When her feelings acquired the most effective of her, Chandler took over to complete the job.
Mashable ranked Chandler and Monica’s proposal as the highest “Mates” episode in the complete collection, and plenty of followers would absolutely toast to that.