Friends

The One With The Home Study - S10-E7

Continuity mistake: When Mike says "I am going to make this decision for us. What do you think we should do?" he is holding the check. The very next shot shows the charity worker taking the check off the desk and giving it back even though Mike never put it down. (00:20:35)

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The One With Five Steaks and an Eggplant - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Chandler is seducing Jade in Central Perk, he turns to face Ross after handing her the tissues. The camera then cuts to another angle where he is still facing Jade, and then he turns again to face Ross. (00:06:40)

The One with the Sonogram at the End - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Toward the end of the episode, the exterior shot of Central Perk shows about 8-10 people inside the cafe, at the coffee bar, at the tables. But the next interior shot shows the cafe is empty except for our six Friends, lounging in the closed cafe while Rachel cleans up.

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The One In Barbados, part 2 - S9-E24

Continuity mistake: In the scene where David wants to propose, when Phoebe and David get seated in the restaurant Phoebe puts her bag on the floor to the left of her chair. When there is a wider shot again, it has vanished. (00:25:25)

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The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Continuity mistake: When Ross explains to Phoebe about "Vikram" the big dark jewel on her necklace switches repeatedly from hanging at the left side of her neck to the middle, then to the right side and again to the left side again between shots. (00:16:10)

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Continuity mistake: The bathroom in Chandler and Joey's apartment constantly changes in the direction it opens in. Sometimes the doorknob is on the left, sometimes it is on the right. The changes occur throughout the seasons, and in some cases the changes occur in back-to-back episodes.

Zyen Hoo

The One With The Joke - S6-E12

Continuity mistake: In the coffee house scene when Joey reveals that he is working there, the strap on Joey's apron goes back and forth from being twisted around his neck and then straightened out. (00:10:50 - 00:12:50)

The One Where Rachel Finds Out - S1-E24

Continuity mistake: When Rachel and Monica are discussing whether or not Rachel should meet Ross at the airport she's taking a bottle of red wine out of the refrigerator, but when she places it on the table in the next camera shot the bottle of wine is suddenly a bottle of white wine. (00:16:25)

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The One With The Cheap Wedding Dress - S7-E17

Continuity mistake: In the shot where Joey meets Kristen the lights in the store window behind them are switched on. On the DVD at 05:19, you can see that the "CD" light is illuminated in blue. However, at 05:36 where they both shake hands, all the lights are switched off. (00:05:15)

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The One With Rachel's Other Sister - S9-E8

Continuity mistake: When Chandler puts the box of china down on the chair, the lid of the box is shut, but a bit later the box is wide open.

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The One Where Rachel's Sister Babysits - S10-E5

Continuity mistake: While everyone is booing Mike and Phoebe, the guy sitting behind Phoebe changes position in every shot.

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The One With All The Wedding Dresses - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: When Rachel suggests to Joshua that they should get married, he says "What?", and his hands are out in front of him. The camera cuts to a wide shot and his hands are now on his thighs. Cut back to Joshua and his hands are now out in front of him with his fingers interlocked.

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The One Where Chandler Crosses The Line - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: In the final scene wherein Phoebe finally agrees to play guitar again, Ross moves from the armchair to the sofa. As he sits down, his arm is by his side, but when the camera angle shifts, it is on the back of the sofa. (00:20:50)

The One Where Ross Can't Flirt - S5-E19

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the gang is watching Joey's "substitution" video, you can easily see the reflection on the television that no one is sitting on the couch, but when the camera goes back to the gang, they're sitting down on the couch. (00:19:30)

The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Paul the Wine Guy first comes to Monica's apartment, Phoebe is standing in the kitchen telling Rachel that she just pulled out four eyelashes. But in the very next shot, you can see her sitting in an armchair in the living room. [Broadcast version only - in the extended DVD version there's a shot showing Phoebe walking to the chair.]

The One With The Apothecary Table - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe and Rachel are first talking about the apothecary table, there are two piles of CDs on it. In the side shot you can see that the two CDs on the top of the pile in front of Rachel are overhanging by a few centimetres. A few shots later, however, the top two CDs are overhanging on a different side. (00:06:05)

The One With The Worst Best Man Ever - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the veterinarian gives the ring back to Ross, there is a dog in the background that goes from standing up to lying down to standing again depending on the shot.

wHw

The One At The Beach - S3-E25

Continuity mistake: When Joey wakes up all covered in sand, his right "breast" has a big crack. But when the camera angle changes, the crack has gone.

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Suggested correction: The crack comes and goes as he breathes.

The One With Phoebe's Wedding - S10-E12

Continuity mistake: After Ross greets Phoebe at the rehearsal dinner, he moves toward Mike as if he is going to speak to him. The camera cuts to Phoebe and Ross is now standing behind her, facing away from where Mike is.

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The One With the Male Nanny - S9-E6

Continuity mistake: When Ross says, "Not knowing when to shut up, that's my thing," the amount of pizza he has eaten changes between shots. (00:21:50)

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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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Trivia: Matthew Perry's wit is so legendary that the scriptwriters have often incorporated his gags into the show.

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The One With The Jellyfish - S4-E1

Question: When Ross and Rachel are fighting, Chandler hides behind the door and bursts out saying "I knew it." When Rachel says, "It's not that common, it doesn't happen to every guy and it is a big deal.", is this just a Chandler moment or is there another joke I have missed?

Answer: The statements that she's contradicting (that it is common, it happens to every guy, and it's not a big deal), are the things that a woman commonly says to a man who is suffering from erectile difficulty, typically to assuage his bruised ego. However, most men do not believe that these statements are true, as evidenced by Chandler's outburst. He's so caught up in the proof that women are lying about it that he gives himself away.

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