Friends

Friends (1994)

15 mistakes in The One with the Thumb

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When we first see Chandler in his office, his sleeve is rolled below his elbow. In the next shot, it is above his elbow. (00:12:30)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Factual error: The show is set in New York. Joey was a cast member on Days of Our Lives, which is filmed in Los Angeles, but is still always around.

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe visits Lizzie, Lizzie is feeding the pigeons with her right hand. In the next shot, a plastic bag has appeared in her left hand from nowhere. (00:11:40)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode when Phoebe asks Monica if Alan mentioned them, the towel on the table is next to Phoebe and is untidy. In the next shot, it has moved closer to Chandler and is folded neatly. (00:21:20)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe sees Lizzie, she is sat near her trolley feeding pigeons which are out of shot. In the next shot two pigeons have appeared next to the trolley. (00:11:40)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Monica is first explaining to her friend in the restaurant that her friends don't like anyone she dates, she is putting food onto a plate. The food changes between shots.

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Lizzie holds the tin foil hat up to Phoebe, in one shot she holds it out with one hand, then in the next shot she is holding it in both hands. (00:12:10)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Chandler says he won't quit smoking, he holds his hands out. In the next shot, they are lowered between his legs. (00:06:00)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Joey comes into Monica and Rachel's apartment and sits down, he puts his towel on his lap. In the next shot it is over his shoulders, then back on his lap again. (00:18:30)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Chandler smokes the cigarette at the start of the episode, keep an eye on Joey's arms. First he moves his arms between his legs, then his left arm moves onto his knee between shots. (00:03:45)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Ross said his parents sent their dog away, Chandler is holding onto his right foot with his hand. In the next shot, the foot is gone and his arm is in a different position. (00:01:00)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Ross starts talking about his dog at the start of the episode, Monica has her left foot on the floor and she is holding onto her right leg. As Ross says 'send' both of her feet are on the sofa and her hand is between her legs. (00:01:00)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: After Chandler shouts at everyone because they are complaining about his smoking, there is an awkward silence and we see a shot of Rachel leaning on the sofa with her arms spread. In the next shot she isn't leaning on the sofa anymore. (00:14:25)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Rachel says, 'One can never be too Alan, ' we see the stick pom-poms that Ross is holding are up facing Monica, but in the next shot the pom-poms are facing the floor, but after Chandler says 'I personally could have a gallon of Alan' in Monica's closeup we see the stick pom-poms are up again facing Monica. (00:11:30)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Monica's snort, Joey's knuckle cracking, and Phoebe's hair chewing are never seen in any other episode, before or after this one.

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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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The One With The Prom Video - S2-E14

Trivia: The first day Courtney Cox donned the 'Fat Monica' make-up and costume, Matthew Perry walked right past her without recognizing who she was.

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The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Question: What's the name of the "scary painting" that Joey saw in the apartment of the girl he thought he'd slept with before? The strange and creepy painting (black and white, with an amorphous body and a chair). I really, really want to know who is the artist. Not Gladys - that's Phoebe's painting that comes out of the frame.

David Cañedo Mesinas
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