Friends

The One After Ross Says Rachel - S5-E1

Revealing mistake: When Chandler and Monica (and later Joey) are talking on the plane on the way back from London, the little display screen (showing a map of the Atlantic and coastlines) in front of Monica's seat shows the little grey plane indicating their position and direction. The plane is facing east, as though they are travelling towards London, but they are supposed to be flying back to New York. (00:14:45)

David Mercier
3

The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe says she is going to "pack her ass off" she walks toward the coffee house door, and they cut to a quick shot of Joey then back to the wide shot with the door, and Phoebe has disappeared. She did not have time to make it to the door and out. (Widescreen version). (00:15:50)

Pam-I-am
3

The One After 'I do' - S8-E1

Continuity mistake: When Monica tells Joey and Ross she is not pregnant, her hand goes to her chest, then down to her side, and then back to her chest. (00:02:10)

Pam-I-am
3

The One With the Baby on the Bus - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: When Joey and Chandler are on the bus, they pull up just past a sort of concrete-arch gateway on the right. Then when they chase after the bus, you can see them running towards this archway again. (00:10:50)

David Mercier
3

The One With The Truth About London - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: In the flashback to London, the dress Monica is wearing is not the same one that she is wearing in the original episode, TOW Ross's wedding, although one can see that they tried to make it look similar. (00:16:20)

3

The One With Rachel's Crush - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: At the very start Ross says to Chandler, "People can hear you," and looks away. The camera cuts to Chandler and Ross is looking at him. (00:00:10)

Ssiscool Premium member
4

The One With The Rumor - S8-E9

Continuity mistake: After Will has arrived and Chandler says, "I'm watching the game but I'm not deaf," you can see Will in the background with his hands on his hips. When the camera switches to just Will and Monica, Will suddenly has two wine glasses in his hands. (00:06:20)

4

The One With The Stripper - S8-E8

Continuity mistake: At the end of this episode, before the credits, Monica is giving a striptease for Chandler. Notice how the crown on his head changes position. Look at the coloured circles on this crown. (00:19:10)

vincent maes
4

The One With The Soap Opera Party - S9-E20

Revealing mistake: When on the roof for the party, the view of the city is obviously fake. (00:12:20)

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The One With Five Steaks and an Eggplant - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Chandler picks up the phone, he says "Bob here" and Ross is sitting by the bar on the living room side. When the scene starts again after the credits, Ross is getting a drink out of the refrigerator. (00:01:00)

Pam-I-am
3

The One With The Tea Leaves - S8-E17

Continuity mistake: Throughout the entire first scene where Rachel is asking Chandler and Monica if they have seen Joey and he's in the bathroom, Chandler is sitting at the table and his blue cup constantly switches from being in his hand to on the table much too quickly to be real movement. At one point he even holds a piece of food which then disappears from his hand back on to the plate. (00:00:45)

4

The One In Vegas, Part 2 - S5-E24

Factual error: When Monica rolls an 8 to buy everyone a steak dinner, the one die is positioned with a 5 and 4 facing the camera (the 5 on the left, and 4 on the right). With the die that way round a 1 is always on top. There is no other way to get the 5 and 4 combo. This means that Monica had a 7 on the other die, That is impossible. And so she did not roll an 8. (00:31:35)

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3

The One with Two Parts: Part 2 - S1-E17

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Phoebe goes to see Ursula at Riff's, Ursula goes to get Phoebe her birthday present. When she sits down, you can easily tell, by looking at all the people there, that the shot has been sped up. (00:15:10)

3

The One With The Hypnosis Tape - S3-E18

Continuity mistake: After Mrs Knight sits down with Phoebe's brother in Central Perk, keep an eye on the strap of her handbag. It starts over her shoulder, then moves around and changes position at least half a dozen times. (00:04:40)

David Mercier
3

The One Where They're Going To PARTY! - S4-E9

Revealing mistake: When Monica and Phoebe are in Central Perk, Phoebe is looking through the list of ideas that Monica has come up with for the use of Phoebe's van. If you look closely (most obvious just after Phoebe says "let's plan the wedding reception") you can see that every single page of the notebook Phoebe is holding has the same thing written on it, instead of lots of different ideas that Monica is meant to have had. (00:17:10)

mandy gasson
3

The One The Morning After - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: Right before Ross and Rachel storm in, the girls show Joey how much their waxing stuff hurts. Phoebe starts putting the wax on Joey's inner arm, but then the shot changes and she is spreading in on the outer side. Also she slaps the strip on and the blue tab is hanging down off his arm, but then the shot changes again and it is on his arm with the other end of the strip hanging off the other side. (00:11:10)

3

The One with Two Parts: Part 2 - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: At the end of the scene where Phoebe goes to speak to Ursula, Ursula has some food on her fork. In the next shot it is gone. (00:16:10)

Dwarf
3

The One Where Joey Dates Rachel - S8-E12

Continuity mistake: When Ross arrives at the classroom late and out of breath, he tosses his jacket at the hook, but it falls to the floor, and he walks behind the desk anyway. In the next wideshot of the class, as Ross still stands behind the desk, the coat is up on the hook. (Viewed on broadcast TV as a rerun, so there may be a missing shot that was removed for extra commercial time.). (00:07:05)

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3

The One With Monica and Chandler's Wedding, Part 1 - S7-E23

Visible crew/equipment: At the very start after Monica says, "We're gonna have lunch at Mom's" when the camera switches to a wider shot look above Joey's head. You can see the boom mic track him across the stage. (00:00:25)

3

The One With Ross's Teeth - S6-E8

Continuity mistake: In the opening coffee house scene Ross is holding a red folder, then it disappears and then he has it again. (00:02:05)

Pam-I-am
3

The One With The 'Cuffs - S4-E3

Joanna: What are you doing?
Chandler: I'm getting dressed.
Joanna: Why?
Chandler: Because when I go outside naked, people throw garbage at me.

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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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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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