Correction: The door we see is actually Chandler's bedroom door and since Joanna is inside (we saw her go in), she could have opened it.


Correction: Rachel never says this, the closest she comes is when she simply says "together?" During the scene where they discuss the cat her tray doesn't change position in any unusual or unexplainable way.


Correction: The slides we see consist of a couple of graphics of dinosaurs, one of fossils and one of DNA. These are surely commonplace amongst the audience for Ross' speech and he could have borrowed them from one or more of the many attendees.


Correction: We very clearly see Ross walk towards the refrigerator, then we see him with a milk carton in one hand and closing the door with the other.


The One Where Monica Sings - S9-E13

Corrected entry: In the one where Joey gets his eyebrows plucked, after Chandler has plucked his other eyebrow they decide to curl Joey's eyelashes. Chandler puts the eyelash curler toward Joey's eyes and looks, to all intents and purposes, like he is curling Joey's lashes because he stops moving, however, Joey is continuously blinking his eyes. If Chandler actually had put the curlers on Joey's lashes, the continuous blinking would have ripped every lash from that eye.


Correction: There's no mistake here. Exactly because Joey is so visibly blinking, it's very clear that Chandler is waiting for him to stop before he curls. The curling tool (or whatever it's called) is obviously not close enough to Joeys eyelashes and we are not supposed to believe it is.


Correction: Phoebe drinks a little bit of the water, and than, if you look closely, you can see her un-screwing the bottle the first time, without her putting the lid back on, and a little bit later she screws it back on.

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The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Corrected entry: Phoebe and Ross talk about how Phoebe's never been in a serious relationship before. In season five she dated Gary for some time and they moved in together. When she later moves in with Mike she says she's always wanted to live with a guy but she has.

Correction: Phoebe says three times that she's never been in a *long term* relationship. She doesn't say that she's never been in a *serious* relationship. The relationship with Gary wasn't long term and she only lived with him for one night because he shot a bird the next morning--hardly what we could call living with someone and something she would want to forget.


Correction: Part of the house is lit up but we have no way to know if it's the living area and most of it is in darkness. Phoebe climbs through a window in the unlit part.


Correction: I've looked carefully at this scene and I see no laundry and nothing that changes outside the kitchen window during this scene.


Correction: Friends has never made it a secret they have live audiences. As such, someone in the crowd reacting to what is happening is not a mistake.


Correction: There's no mistake here. Just after the fireman leaves Phoebe walks behind the sofa towards the counter and is out of shot for easily enough time to order coffee. When we see her again, Gunther is in the background preparing coffee as requested.


Correction: I've watched this scene carefully and the mistake is wrong. We very clearly see Phoebe turn the photo to show her mother.


Correction: He has put them on the floor between his feet, after all there is nowhere else to put them. There is no reason why he would step on them since he knows they are there. We can't see them because we never see a shot of the floor.


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

Corrected entry: When Joey uses the thesaurus to write his recommendation letter to the adoption agency, he signs the letter, "Baby Kangaroo Tribbiani." While certainly comic, and even though the word "joey" does mean "baby kangaroo," it does not come up in the MS Word thesaurus (and it was strongly suggested that they were using Word, as they referenced the thesaurus being under the Tools menu), nor does correlate the two.


Correction: Most software has a Tools menu so it's not reasonable to assume that it could only be MS Word.


The One With Ross's Tan - S10-E3

Corrected entry: Why do Rachel and Joey have to ask Chandler what it was like for him and Monica going from "friends to...more than that," when Rachel already has first hand experience with that exact situation, with Ross? While Ross was always interested in Rachel, so never had a radical shift to cope with, Rachel only viewed Ross as a close friend until she found out his feelings.


Correction: It's true that Rachel already went through this experience as is mentioned earlier in the episode but she always knew Ross had a crush on her as she said in the very first episode. Rachel is just asking how it was for Chandler because things are working out very differently for her and Joey compared to her and Ross so she doesn't know which one is "normal". She's just asking for advice so I don't see any mistake.


The One with the Candy Hearts - S1-E14

Corrected entry: In this episode Ross wants to go and ask Kristen on a date, so Chandler and Joey give him an egg and tell him to return it to her. When he comes back and says and she said yes,he kind of wiggles his fingers around and we see that they are empty, but when he hugs Chandler he says that he still has the egg in his hand. Did it just magically appear out of nowhere?

Correction: When Ross comes back and says he got the date, Chandler hugs him and we hear a cracking noise. Chandler asks "Still got the egg?" and Ross nods. No one says anything about a hand because it's not in his hand - it's in his coat pocket.


Correction: We see Janine pick up the towel but then the shot switches to Joey and she has enough time to put it down again before we see it on the counter.


Correction: Yes it's a fake but there was never any attempt to make it look real - the blood spray is over the top too. It's just another aspect of the scene's silliness.


Show generally

Corrected entry: In the earlier episodes there was always a window that the friends had to go through to get to Monica's balcony, but toward the end the friends walk off the balcony instead of climbing out of it, eg. when Rachel is saying goodbye to Joey in one of the final episodes.

Correction: Monica may have had the wall rebuild into a doorway since it would be more efficient than a window. Even though we never get to see this we may assume that the characters do stuff between each episode. Like having carpenters work in their apartments.

Correction: She can't stand anything near her open eye but she has her eyes closed when Ross is applying the eyeshadow.


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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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