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The One Where No One's Ready - S3-E2

Other mistake: When Monica beeps into Richard's machine and changes the outgoing message, she always presses the same two buttons when trying to interact with his machine, but gets a different result each time.

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The One With All The Haste - S4-E19

New today Continuity mistake: The singing neighbor is more than halfway done tying his tie but when Rachel yells at him, the tie is merely draped around his neck.

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The One Where They're Up All Night - S7-E12

New today Factual error: In the opening scene, Ross remarks on the stars the group is gazing at. In reality, there would be far too much light pollution in this part of New York City to be able to see any celestial bodies such as comets or stars.

The One With The Embryos - S4-E12

New this month Character mistake: Both lightning rounds at the end of the quiz are significantly longer than the 30 seconds that Ross claims they are. (Even though he is supposedly using a stopwatch to time them.) The guys' lightning round is actually 43 seconds long, and the girls' lightning round is 45 seconds long.

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The One Where Ross Finds Out - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Rachel finds out that Ross and Julie are getting a cat, watch Rachel's neck. When she says "together?" she's not wearing a necklace; cut to Ross and Julie for a fraction of a second, then when it cuts back to Rachel saying "both of you?" she's suddenly wearing a necklace. It then disappears again when she says "isn't that just lovely?"

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The One With Rachel's Inadvertent Kiss - S5-E17

Continuity mistake: When Joey is counting the floors of Ross' building (the first time) to find out where Hot Girl lives, he is wearing a black top with a zip. When he rushes over to Ross' building he walks down the hall and knocks on what he believes to be Hot Girl's door. In these shots he is wearing a dark purple button up shirt. As soon as Ross answers the door, Joey is wearing the black top with a zip again.

Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: In the pilot episode, the guy Rachel left at the altar is called Barry Finkel. In all the other episodes his name is Barry Farber.

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Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: The number of the flats near the start of the first series was 4 and 5. After a few shows they changed to 19 and 20. [The producers realised that the numbers 4 and 5 were for apartments on the lower floors and had shown Monica's apartment to be much higher up so they changed the numbers - it's still a mistake but there's the reason.]

Show generally

Continuity mistake: In season 1 ("The One With George Stephanopoulos") the date's October 20th, and Ross says his birthday "was 7 months ago". In season 4 ("The One With Joey's New Girlfriend") Gunther is pretending to collect birthdays, and Ross starts saying "mine's December the..." before being cut off. In season 9 ("The One Where Emma Cries") Ross says his is on October 18th.

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The One With The Mugging - S9-E15

Continuity mistake: When Joey goes to Monica and Chandler's apartment, he goes to the fridge to get something to drink to keep his bladder full for the audition. When he closes the fridge he has two bottles in his left hand. The camera cuts to Monica, then cuts back to Joey. He then has two cans in his left hand and is holding them differently.

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The One with the Butt - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: In the episode where Joey is doubling Al Pacino's butt you can clearly see his shadow when he's shooting the scene in the shower, and he's wearing boxer shorts.

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The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode when Ross picks up his jacket, there is a blue bowl on the small table by the pillar and nothing on the main kitchen table. In the next shot, the blue bowl has moved to the large table.

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Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: Mr Heckles's apartment number changes from 8 to 5.

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The One with All the Poker - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: The friends are all at Ross' place. Marcel (the monkey) is dancing to the music just before they all play poker (before Rachel enters). However, the reflection of the animal trainer directing Marcel is visible in the TV screen.

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The One Where Old Yeller Dies - S2-E20

Visible crew/equipment: Chandler and Joey are spending time with Richard; as they play foosball and Richard scores, he leans back and says "Could that shot BE any prettier?" in a mockery of Chandler. The end of the wall and the hallway behind it are visible (ie the wall set ends).

The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Rachel arrives at Central Perk, Monica introduces her to everybody, including to Chandler, as if they don't know each other. In later episodes, we learn that Chandler, Monica and Rachel knew each other in high school. Chandler even kissed Rachel once, and since Chandler always says that he hasn't kissed many women, he should have perfectly remembered Rachel, and Monica should have remembered that the two of them knew each other.

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The One With The Red Sweater - S8-E2

Continuity mistake: Monica is sitting in the living room with all her wedding presents, waiting for Chandler to return. She begins to open a large parcel and reveals a brown cardboard box. Then the camera moves to Joey, and when it moves back, the parcel is wrapped up again. This happens about three times.

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The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The door to Monica's bedroom is shown open, then closed, then open, and then closed during the scene in which Paul arrives for their date.

The One With the Holiday Armadillo - S7-E10

Plot hole: During this episode, Chandler is having major problems slipping people dollar bills. He asks Monica if Richard (her ex) use to slip people notes. But in Series 2 there was an episode where Chandler and Joey were doing impressions of Richard; they impersonate him by slipping money to each other with no problems. So not only has Chandler forgotten that Richard used to slip money, he's also lost the ability to slip money himself.

The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Monica is saying bye to Paul, Paul goes to the screen left but the stairs are at the screen right.

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