Friends

Friends (1994)

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The One With All The Rugby - S4-E15

Corrected entry: When Ross, Emily, Phoebe and Joey go back to the coffeehouse after Ross gets the crap beaten out of him, he says to Emily "are you kidding? I just made a man twice my size cry. I haven't done that since I was four and I washed my Dad's Porsche with rocks." But in series two when Richard has a "twinkie in the city" (Monica), Jack Gellar comments on how "I turned fifty, I got the Porsche, you've got your own little speedster." If Jack Gellar was fifty when Ross was four, that would make him around seventy-six. He's looking pretty good for a 76 year-old man isn't he?

Correction: It is entirely possible that Jack had a different Porsche when Ross was four years old.

Chaz1003

He would have had to, since he practically destroyed his Dad's porsche with rocks. The current car that he has is in tip-top shape.

Correction: When Chandler says "Yeah, Ok" in "TOW Joey's Porsche", you'll notice that he says it as if he's not sure. He says, "Yeah" because he loves Monica and Monica wants those puppies. Later Chandler says that he doesn't want to take care of babies because he wasn't even sure about the puppies, meaning he, in fact, didn't want to get the dogs. Also, Chandler does not hate dogs, he just doesn't like them.

Correction: When Ross is going out with the daughter of "Bruce Willis", he is actually going out with the daughter of a man called Paul Stevenson. Just as in Friends 'Universe' Ross is Ross, not David Schwimmer, Paul Stevenson is Paul Stevenson, not Bruce Willis. Hence Bruce Willis can easily star in Die Hard. And same with Robin Williams and all the other special guests.

Season 5 generally

Corrected entry: When Rachel is flying to London we find out that a last minute ticket is $2700. Now even if a regular ticket was only half of that, how does Emily afford flying back and forth constantly?

Correction: First of all, she doesn't go back and forth that much, and no doubt will book a bit in advance, making it much cheaper. Most of the time she is ringing Ross, not speaking to him in person. Secondly, a family member of mine booked a flight to New York with British Airways for £199 ($300ish) return. It's hardly going to break the bank, and as we have evidence that Emily's family is fairly well off it's quite possible for her to be flying like this.

David Mercier

The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Corrected entry: In the episode in series 1 where all the girls are having a sleep-over at Monica's, they're all lazing around and the camera shows Monica laying on a sofa, picking at a large bowl of cookie dough with a wooden spoon. While she is speaking, you can clearly see her accidentally flick a piece of cookie dough out of the bowl onto the floor. If this was the 'real' Monica, I'm sure she would have freaked out and cleaned it up straight away.

Correction: The girls had been drinking, so it's possible that Monica was a little too buzzed to care about it, or even notice it in the first place.

I can't recall any episode where Monica drops her neat and tidy persona. Her O.C.D. always controls her. I think the cookie dough is a mistake in the show that they let go or didn't see.

The One Where Chandler Doesn't Like Dogs - S7-E8

Corrected entry: It's mentioned a number of times that Ross doesn't like ice cream. But in the episode where Ross spends time with Marcel when the monkey is in the movie, there is a scene in which Ross and Marcel are walking down the street and Ross has an ice cream cone. Marcel starts to eat it, and then Ross laughs and throws it away. Why would he care if the monkey licked his ice cream if he didn't like it to begin with?

Correction: It is possible that Ross's tastes have changed since that episode. Many people's tastes change over time.

It wasn't about taste, it was about how it hurt his teeth because it was too cold. He probably went off it after some of it landed on his teeth. I have a similar problem. Any time it reaches my bottom 2 teeth, it stings for at least 2 minutes.

Correction: The Porsche is still silvery-grey, but just looks darker in certain lights. When Rachel drives off from the curb, and when they're pulled over waiting for the cop, are just two places where the original colour is still evident.

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The One With The Embryos - S4-E12

Corrected entry: Phoebe takes a positive pregnancy test right after she gets implanted with the embryos. There's no test in the world that can tell that fast if someone is pregnant - even the best tests take at least a week after conception.

Correction: Phoebe explains before she takes the first pregnancy test that her body's "always been a little faster than Western medicine". It's a deliberate joke.

A deliberate joke it may be, but we all know Phoebe believes a lot of silly things, and this is one of them. It really didn't make sense for her to get a positive result that fast.

The One Where Ross Dates a Student - S6-E18

Corrected entry: Ross' semester supposedly just ended, and he's handing in his grades. But the episode just before this one was about Valentine's Day, and the one immediately after this one is about spring break, so this episode is happening sometime between mid - February and March/April. There's no semester that ends at that time of the year, and NYU wasn't on the quarter system then.

Correction: This episode (production code 225567) was produced before episode 17, "The One With Unagi", (production code 225568) and just aired out of order. So this episode happens before Valentine's Day.

Bishop73

That's an explanation, but it doesn't make it not a mistake.

It does indeed not make it a mistake, as episodes airing out of order is done by the studio and is no fault of the show's writers.

Phaneron Premium member

Correction: How is that a mistake?

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Correction: This is wrong, it's Phoebe going into the room (check the clothes) after she's been speaking with the gang, she walks off.

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The One With Rachel's Date - S8-E5

Revealing mistake: In the scene in the coffee house, Phoebe is talking to Monica who is drinking a cup of coffee. Towards the end of the scene, the camera is on Phoebe who is smiling & laughing at Monica. In the right hand corner is a side view of 'Monica' however, it is not Courtney Cox in the scene, but a completely different actress. [Widescreen version only, although the "wrong" nose is visible in the original]. (00:06:20)

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