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.
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.
Rachel refers to her relationship with Paolo as the complete opposite of her relationship with Barry.
Throughout the relationship, Ross was jealous of Paolo and constantly tricked him into calling himself mean names.
See more » When Joshua's father asks if they (Joshua and Rachel) have eaten, the mask on the table in the corner behind Joshua has red lit eyes.
The next time they show the same angle, the eyes are dark. 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.Paolo would constantly buy Rachel jewellery, clothes, or shoes whilst he was in Italy.Rachel has Phoebe give Paolo a massage, but when Paolo makes a pass at her, Rachel breaks up with him.Phoebe wavers between the names "Chandler" or "Joey", so the guys have a big competition whose name will be be picked.