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The One Where They All Turn Thirty - S7-E14

Continuity mistake: Rachel is said to be the youngest in the group as they reminisce about their 30th birthdays, however this episode reveals that almost all of the characters ages have been inconsistent throughout the series. In Season 1, Joey is said to be 25. In Season 2, he says he is 28. In S7 E1, he says he is 31. In Season 1, Monica is said to be 26. In Season 7, she should therefore be at least 32. Rachel graduated high school with Monica, so she should also be about 32 in S7, not just turning 30. She would have been 26 in S1. But, in Season 4, she refers to herself as a "28-year-old cheerleader". Based on Season 1, Joey should actually be the youngest member of the group, not Rachel.

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The One With All The Wedding Dresses - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: There is a scene in the guys' apartment where the phrase on the Magna Doodle keeps changing. Joey is complaining to Chandler about having to stay awake all night for a sleep study. Rachel and Ross then enter the apartment (at different times) and Ross announces he is getting married to Emily in a month. In some shots during the scene the Magna Doodle reads, "get out!" in other shots it reads, "Poop." (Widescreen).

The One With Rachel's Date - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: When Monica and Phoebe both confront Tim, they blurt out their news at the same time. In the three-shot he uncrosses his arms in surprise, but in the shot of Phoebe we can see he's still got his arms crossed. (00:17:00)

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The One With The Mugging - S9-E15

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe and Ross are 'mugged' it is dark and in the evening. However, when Ross tells Monica what had 'just' happens you can see that it is the middle of the day (00:07:45)

The One With Joey's Bag - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe is in the coffee house talking to her father and pretending to be the executor of her grandmother's will, after she says "lipstick and a daughter, big day for you" she folds her papers in half, but in the next shot they are unfolded and she then folds them again. (00:15:15)

The One With The Ball - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: In the interrogation room, the blinds behind Phoebe keep going from open to closed in different shots. (00:14:10)

The One With The Tea Leaves - S8-E17

Continuity mistake: When Ross opens Mona's door with the hidden key he only has to unsnap the door. Also, when Mona enters her flat a moment later she has to unlock the door. (00:10:50)

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: After Marcel has escaped from the basement, he is seen eating a banana as a pair of arms reach out to grab him. These arms are supposed to belong to Mr Heckles, their weird neighbour, however the arms clearly belong to a young, large and hair free woman. (00:16:10)

The One After Ross Says Rachel - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: Monica and Chandler are piling their dinner plates with food while arranging to meet for a second quickie. Chandler's plate is stacked with various items when he agrees to meet Monica in the cellar, but when he tosses his plate back onto the table to rush off without eating anything, the plate is nearly empty. (00:04:45)

The One With Frank Jr. - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Frank Jr. holds a white sheet around himself, while talking to Phoebe about how she really is a masseuse, etc., the gathered sheet in his hand keeps changing repeatedly throughout the scene. (00:14:10)

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The One with the Ick Factor - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: When Monica takes off her belt and throws it onto the couch, it lands on Rachel's arm. Throughout the scene, between shots of Rachel and Monica talking, the belt constantly disappears, reappears and changes position without Rachel ever touching it. (00:05:25)

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The One with the Boobies - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: We've seen the arrangement of Joey and Chandler's bathroom in two previous episodes (1x3, The One with the Thumb, and 1x12, The One with the Dozen Lasagnas) with the sink opposite the bathroom door. In this episode the sink is relocated and the bath/shower is now opposite the bathroom door, for the rest of the series.

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The One At The Beach - S3-E25

Continuity mistake: At the end of this episode, Ross opens the door of Rachel's room, says "Hi", and then closes it. However, in the next episode (The One With The Jellyfish), this scene is shown again and changed: Ross opens the door of Rachel's room, says "Hi", and doesn't close it - he talks with Rachel and Bonnie with the door open. (00:21:05)

The One That Could Have Been, part 2 - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: Rachel is talking to Joey in his apartment after waking up the next morning, looking messy and rumpled. As she talks, her bra strap slips down her arm. In one shot (as she says "I'm a horrible person"), the strap is all the way down her arm and then in the next shot it is tucked under her shirt. (00:10:00)

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Rach gets her first paycheck, the envelope is already open, but she then rips it open. (00:04:20)

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The One With The Blind Dates - S9-E14

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe says that they should not tell Ross that the date is cancelled so that he gets stood up, Joey says, "I hear that's bad" - implying that he has never been stood up so doesn't know how it feels. However, in TOW Two Parts (Part II), Ursula stands Joey up, and he takes it pretty bad. (00:06:40)

The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When we first see Chandler in his office, his sleeve is rolled below his elbow. In the next shot, it is above his elbow. (00:12:30)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is talking with Phoebe about Paolo,. she unrolls some kitchen paper and uses it as a tissue. Initially she's holding two torn halves attached to the roll, then when saying "He's a pig" it goes to a whole sheet not attached to any others, then when she sits down it's a whole sheet attached to the roll again. Plus when Phoebe sits too, in some shots the paper is on the table, in others it's not. (00:15:20)

The One With The Lottery - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: In TOW the lottery tickets series 9 just after Chandler has got the job and he sits down you can see Joey's hand in the right side of the screen however when the shot changes Joey moves his hands up to the position we have just seen. The shot changes back and his hand is in the same position. (00:18:50)

Season 3 generally

Continuity mistake: The number on Pheobe's cab changes throughout series 2 and 3. 7E85 and 2X85 respectively.

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The One At The Beach - S3-E25

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene when Phoebe breaks into the other Phoebe's house and gets caught, the older Phoebe was telling the younger one that the man in the photo is not Frank Buffay, but is Chuck Mangioni. Right after that, as Phoebe 2 walks towards the camera, you can see that the door behind her moves open, and there is a visible shadow of someone who walks by that doorway. (00:19:00)

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The One With The Girl From Poughkeepsie - S4-E10

Rachel: No accountants. Oh, and no one from, like, "legal." I don't like guys with boring jobs.
Chandler: Oh, and Ross was like what, a lion tamer?

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The One With The Prom Video - S2-E14

Trivia: The first day Courtney Cox donned the 'Fat Monica' make-up and costume, Matthew Perry walked right past her without recognizing who she was.

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The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Question: What's the name of the "scary painting" that Joey saw in the apartment of the girl he thought he'd slept with before? The strange and creepy painting (black and white, with an amorphous body and a chair). I really, really want to know who is the artist. Not Gladys - that's Phoebe's painting that comes out of the frame.

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