While Chandler and Monica are on a dinner date, Monica's ex-boyfriend, Richard, enters the restaurant. Monica calls him over, and Chandler feels very uncomfortable. He channels his discomfort into corny jokes and hugging Richard (as opposed to hitting him) so as to act in a socially acceptable manner.
Marlin decides they he and Dory should swim over the trench to find the East Australian Current. During their swim, they encounter a school of jellyfish. The jellyfish sting does not bother Marlin; however, he knows that Dory could get hurt from the stings. Marlin makes a game of bouncing on the tops of the jellyfish to keep Dory out of their tentacles.