Friends

The One With The Routine - S6-E10

Corrected entry: At the end of the episode, Ross and Monica complain because they didn't get to perform their routine on the platform (because it cut to midnight too quickly). But the director must have known exactly when the filming would end, so why would he have put Ross and Monica on the platform 10 seconds before the end of filming? It's not just that he wants them in the background for a few seconds or something, because he wanted them for the blooper show (not the final show) and they didn't get a chance to dance up there at all.

Correction: Quite simply, he wants them to stop bugging him about performing on the platform. They have been in his face all night long, doing dance moves that (in his eyes) are not good enough, so putting them there in the last few seconds shuts them up and gives them no base for later complaints, while the same maintaining the quality of the show by filming the platforms with decent dancers.

Twotall

The One With The Ball - S5-E21

Corrected entry: While Sphynx cats are not generally hypoallergenic, Monica could not have had an allergic reaction because her exposure to the cat was minimal and she didn't touch it.

Tanngrisnir

Correction: Many people, like my mother, are highly allergic to a cat's dander or saliva and will have a reaction just being in a room where the cat had been. No actual contact is needed in order to have a reaction. The cat doesn't even need to be there at the same time as the allergic person. Monica could easily have still had an allergic reaction to the cat eve though her exposure was minimal and she didn't touch it.

The One With The Red Sweater - S8-E2

Corrected entry: Ross and Chandler are in the ballroom looking for the disposable cameras. Chandler comes out from under the table, a disposable camera is in clear shot on top of the table but neither character notices.

Correction: Monica and Chandler's cameras were in a bag. The camera on the table was for the wedding they were crashing.

Brenda Horne Elzin

Exactly, Chandler knew they were in a bag so why look at others on the table.

Ssiscool Premium member

The One With Chandler's Dad - S7-E22

Corrected entry: Joey walks into the coffee shop and says "Hey Pheebs." It's Ross' voice dubbed over, not Joey's.

Correction: I just watched this scene and I'm not sure how anyone could possibly think it is Ross' voice dubbed over. It is Joey's voice.

THGhost

The One With Ross's Wedding, part 1 - S4-E23

Corrected entry: Emily, Ross and Monica walk past a black door, the shot changes to in front of them and back. When it goes back, the door is now a cream colour. (00:05:20)

Ssiscool Premium member

Correction: None of the doors they pass are "cream colour" - every door they pass is black. It's all the window and door trim that are cream.

Super Grover Premium member

The One Where Chandler Crosses The Line - S4-E7

Corrected entry: Towards the end of the episode, when Chandler comes into the apartment to talk to Joey about his kiss with Kathy, Joey turns the TV off and places the remote on the counter. However, the TV is suddenly back on after Joey asks, "Is that why you bought all this stuff?" (referring to the furniture), and then Joey turns it off again manually. (00:17:10)

Correction: When Joey uses the remote he only mutes the TV's sound, and in the widescreen version we can see that "Wonder Woman" is still playing on the TV, then later Joey turns off the TV manually.

Super Grover Premium member

The One After Vegas - S6-E1

Corrected entry: At the very end when Joey breaks down the door, what looks like a stage curtain blows into the shot. (00:20:55)

omegaman3000

Correction: That's not a curtain on the soundstage, it's actually the tablecloth on the side table - it's white with green pattern and trim. It's also visible earlier in the episode.

Super Grover Premium member

The One With The Mugging - S9-E15

Corrected entry: Phoebe realises that she was the girl who mugged Ross when he was 14. This cannot be true when all throughout the whole show Ross says that he and Monica grew up in Long Island and he moved to NYC for college.

Correction: Phoebe said to Monica (after Ross walked out of the coffee shop) she would mug kids who were coming out of the comic book store near the alley she hung out. Chances are Ross visited the comic store in the city.

The Last One (2) - S10-E20

Corrected entry: The color of the keys laid down at the end of the episode by each friend corresponds to the colored dots between the letters in the Friends title (red, yellow, and blue).

moviemaster101

Correction: The keys are in fact (in no particular order) : purple, blue, black, red, bronze, and bronze.

The One With Ross's Sandwich - S5-E9

Corrected entry: Later in the episode, while in Joey's apartment with everyone, Joey says that Rachel found his underwear in the girls' apartment but it was actually Phoebe who found them.

MovieFan612

Correction: Joey said Rachel shoved Chandler's underwear in his face, which is true because she's the one who picked it up with the wooden spoon and stuck it near Joey's face when Chandler said the underwear was Joey's.

The One With the Breast Milk - S2-E2

Corrected entry: Ross asks Phoebe if she heated the breast milk in the microwave. However, there is no microwave in Monica's apartment.

MovieFan612

Correction: There is a microwave in Monica's apartment. In Season 1 TOW with all the poker, you can see her warming up some food in the microwave when they were playing poker with the girls for the first time. Also, in the same episode itself i.e. Season 2 episode 2, you can see the microwave beside the fridge in the scene where Monica is thanking Rachel for her jacket after coming back from lunch. The microwave is visible in many scenes throughout the episode.

The One With The Nap Partners - S7-E6

Corrected entry: When Ross and Joey are auditioning for Monica's maid of honour, Rachel says she met Monica when they were 6 and she met Chandler when he was 25, but in other episodes it shows that they had been to thanksgiving dinners together when Chandler was in college with Ross. In another episode it also shows Chandler and Rachel making out at a party, so she had met him plenty of times before he was 25.

Correction: Rachel actually says 'became friends with Chandler when he was 25'. Before then they wouldn't have been friends, he was just her friend's brother's friend that she met a couple of times.

The One With All The Haste - S4-E19

Corrected entry: In this episode the chain on Rachel and Monica's apartment door is very long, but in "The One With The Late Thanksgiving" in Season 10, the chain is much shorter, causing Joey to get his head stuck.

Correction: The door to Monica and Chandler's had to be replaced while they were on their honeymoon. Phoebe and Joey called the super and told them they smelled has coming from the apartment. The fire department breaks the door down. This could be when the chain was replaced.

The One With The Football - S3-E9

Corrected entry: When Monica and Ross are discussing why they are not allowed to play football, Monica states in the story that they were both 6. This would imply they are either twins or at least the same age. However, we see that Ross is in fact older than Monica. Also, later in the scene Monica and Ross say the football incident occurred 12 years ago. This would mean that they are both currently 18 years old which is false. In one episode earlier in the season Monica states that she is 28 years old. (00:02:20 - 00:04:10)

Correction: She doesn't say they were both six, she says the event happened in "Gellerbowl 6", ie. the 6th year of the "Gellerbowl".

The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Corrected entry: Monica tells the guys that she and Phoebe will search the third and fourth floors for the monkey and the guys would search the first and second floors. But Monica and Phoebe knock on Mr. Heckles' door, #9, which would be on one of the lower floors.

MovieFan612

Correction: It is impossible to know how many apartments are on each level. It is likely that Monica and Phoebe are searching on the third floor at that very moment, meaning they could be on a floor lower than theirs.

kristenlouise3

The One With Joey's Fridge - S6-E19

Corrected entry: When Rachel refuses the two guys she is offered, when she is about to storm out then asks the guy about his hair, the shot changes. Between these shots, Phoebe simply disappears from beside Monica and Chandler. (00:18:10)

Correction: When the scene is cut to Monica and Chandler you can see Phoebe move over, and when you see Rachel come back, you can see Phoebe's hand on the left of the screen.

Show generally

Corrected entry: Across the whole show, the infamous wall in Rachel's room / guest room (Monica's apartment) changes. When the room is not being filmed, the wall is as normal, but on quite a few episodes, when the room is actually used for scenes, the wall is much shorter. In both the episode where Ross buys Phoebe a bike, and where Phoebe and Rachel have to live with Monica after their apartment caught on fire, people are able to walk straight into the room without the wall being in the way.

Correction: Just rechecked the bike episode (The One With All The Candy) and compared to season 8's The One With The Stripper which shows Joey and Chandler entering the room. The camera angle from the main room is at nearly 45 degrees, the wall is not longer in that scene it is just the angle of the shot, which is the standard angle used from the main room when viewing it.

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

Corrected entry: When Phoebe asks Monica what gets out hummus, Monica comes out of her bedroom. In the wide shot she's standing next to Ross, in the closeup he's suddenly holding her by the arm. (00:05:55)

Jon Sandys Premium member

Correction: You can see Ross putting his arm around Monica's.

The One With The Ball - S5-E21

Corrected entry: When Rachel is holding the cat on the cushion with the red oven mitt, for one shot her hand changes from holding the cat, to holding the pillow. (00:12:00)

Correction: I just watched this episode, and you can actually see her move her hand from the cat to the pillow and back again.

The One Where Chandler Can't Cry - S6-E14

Corrected entry: When Chandler first reveals that he doesn't cry they are watching ET. The TV manages to turn off without anyone switching it off.

domwhit23

Correction: You can see Chandler turn off the tv.

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)

Zyen Hoo
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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: The Magna-doodle on the door in the boys apartment has a different picture on it every episode. There is usually some tenuous connection between the picture and the plot of the episode.

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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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