Friends

Friends (1994)

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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".

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

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.

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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.

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

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

Correction: You can see Chandler turn off the tv.

Correction: When Monica surfaces, it is actually Chandler's glass which is in shot and has never been underwater. Monica's glass isn't seen again.

Correction: If you look real carefully [and well, try slow-motion it] when Allan arrives he indeed has an umbrella on his right hand, the camera shot just shows a bit of it, but you can actually see it there, so him carrying an umbrella when leaving is not a mistake, because he took it in with him when he arrived.

Correction: This entry corrects itself: Joey is shown living there BY Thanksgiving.... so he moved in during the prior summer.

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Correction: There is no-one else there, except Ross in the background. What you see is maybe his shirt, but nothing else.

Anastasios Anastasatos

Correction: Actually, in some shots you can clearly see that the inside of the earrings are yellow and the outside is red so it is not a mistake.

Lightrock

Correction: People generally have two grandmothers. Just because her father ran off, doesn't mean that his mother abandoned her grandchildren so readily.

Jeff Swanson

Correction: Conjecture. Joey is a "dim bulb" and he is reacting to the situation. There is no indication that Matt LeBlanc would need cheatsheets to remember his lines.

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Correction: How on earth is that a mistake?? My CD collection changed innumerable times over the course of 10 years.

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Correction: Just because you don't hear a door close doesn't mean it didn't. They were playing a game and cheering and carrying on so it is perfectly conceivable that people could leave without being noticed.

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Plus they probably shut the door very quietly so no one would notice them leaving.

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Corrected entry: In episode 8.15, Phoebe accepts saltwater taffy treats from Ross saying she has never eaten them before when in episode 2.23, she mentioned that her then boyfriend, Ryan, a guy who is in the navy, gave her saltwater taffy for playing her guitar because he didn't have any change.

macaroon

Correction: That doesn't mean she ate it. I wouldn't eat a piece of candy some stranger put in my bag.

White Lock

The One With All The Resolutions - S5-E11

Corrected entry: When Phoebe and Joey are arguing about Phoebe's guitar teaching lessons, Monica comes in between them and gets her picture taken with them. Who takes the picture? Monica, Joey and Phoebe are all in the picture, Ross is on his date, Rachel is out (she comes in just after the picture is taken) and Chandler isn't there either (he is on the phone to Monica when Rachel picks up the phone). So who did it? There is no furniture there for Monica to have put it high enough to get them all in if she'd set the timer, either.

Correction: Monica's apartment has an area of work top near the door and it also has a table the the right as you can see when rachel comes in singing bad bad leroy brown, she must set a timer set it up on the work top or table and then go and pose for the photo, there fore it wouldn't need anyone to take it.

The One Where Nana Dies Twice - S1-E8

Corrected entry: Rachel says to Chandler that she thought he was gay when she first met him, but then later he spent "Phoebe's entire birthday party staring at her breasts". In a later season, we find out that they kissed when Chandler was in college and Rachel in high school. Also. Phoebe has not had a birthday since Rachel and she met for the first time.

Correction: I used to work with an openly gay man who slept with more women in high school and college than I, or most of my friends, did. Chandler and Rachel kissing is in no way an indication of whether he was gay or not.

rswarrior

Correction: He is laughing because the situation is awkward - it's not a mistake.

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

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Answer: These are references to the TV show NYPD Blue. Deputy Andy Sipowicz is the name of one of the characters, whilst another character (Deputy Danny Sorenso) is played by Rick Schroder who previously starred in the show Silver Spoons.

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