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The Last One (2) - S10-E20

Other mistake: When Phoebe and Ross are at JFK, some of the people who are at that airport are the same people who are also at Newark. It's particularly funny to see the people behind Ross and Phoebe at JFK when Phoebe claims they're on their honeymoon, and when it cuts to Rachel at Newark as she's looking for her boarding pass, those same people are there too.

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The One With The Princess Leia Fantasy - S3-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Phoebe's Princess Leia impersonation in front of Ross it cuts to Joey watching Wheel of Fortune, and in the next shot as Chandler walks in the camera can be seen at the right side of the screen.

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The One With Chandler's Work Laugh - S5-E12

Visible crew/equipment: After Joey and Phoebe place their betting cash on the counter, when Joey says, "Let's get the contestants out of their isolation booths," the end of the set wall can be seen behind the foosball table. (Widescreen version).

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The One Where Heckles Dies - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: After Mr. Heckles has been taken away, in the last wideshot while everyone's still standing in the hallway, when this is viewed on the DVD (Warner Bros. S2 set) we can see a long black line on the floor (as noted in another mistake). The problem is that when this is viewed online on Netflix, even though we can see the very same area of floor, that black line has been blurred out. Weird that it wasn't edited on the DVD, and yet it was for the version available on Netflix.

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The One With Phoebe's Husband - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: After the opening credits, just as Joey says that it's unbelievable Phoebe can be married, a camera and yellow electrical cord can be seen at the left side of the screen, and a bit of it is still visible in following shots when Monica mentions the cheeseburger.

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The One With The Home Study - S10-E7

Visible crew/equipment: After the opening credits, in the first shot when Joey walks into Monica and Chandler's apartment, the shadow of filming equipment can be seen moving at the left side of the screen. (Widescreen version).

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The One With The Routine - S6-E10

Audio problem: When Ross has finished telling everyone the story of the dreidel, we cut to Monica and Chandler's reaction shot which shows Ross' mouth moving even though he is not talking. (00:01:30)

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The One Without The Ski Trip - S3-E17

Visible crew/equipment: At the end of the scene where Ross buys the group gas at the rest stop, as the shot moves out on Ross leaning against Carol's car you can see the cameraman (and his camera) to the left of the screen. [Widescreen HD version only] (00:19:35)

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Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: In the pilot episode, the guy Rachel left at the altar is called Barry Finkel. In all the other episodes his name is Barry Farber.

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel's dumping all of Paolo's clothes over the side of the balcony, we can see the apartment's back wall is only half a wall, with the sound stage and equipment at the left side of the screen.

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The One At The Beach - S3-E25

Other mistake: When Phoebe breaks into the other Phoebe's house, after she mentions that the man on the picture is "Chuck Mangionne" the door behind her opens by itself. (00:19:40)

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The One Where Rosita Dies - S7-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey sits on the Lazy Boy chair Rachel purchases, there are a pair of denim jeans seen behind him - the crew member steps back out of frame but can still be seen.

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The One with the Butt - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: In the episode where Joey is doubling Al Pacino's butt you can clearly see his shadow when he's shooting the scene in the shower, and he's wearing boxer shorts. (00:13:20)

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The One With The Metaphorical Tunnel - S3-E4

Revealing mistake: While Chandler and Janice are in D'Agostino's, some grocery products have their names partially covered, such as Uncle Ben's and Grape Nuts.

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Suggested correction: I've seen a few of these listed as errors, but they're not. A lot of shows do this often if you pay attention. It's called "product displacement", and it is done to avoid being sued or having to pay licensing fees. Also, it is cheaper to alter logos like this than pixelate/blur them out. What is interesting though, is that one of the grape nut boxes in this picture does not have an altered logo.

Yes, it's product displacement, and this is specifically referred to as the "greeking" process. However, your correction only offers an excuse as to why this occurs. The tape or paint partially or fully covering the brand names or logos are a distraction, and it removes viewers from the fake reality of the show or movie. Originally, these types of submissions were to be listed in trivia, but instead they were placed in the mistake section.

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The One With Phoebe's Birthday Dinner - S9-E5

Continuity mistake: Phoebe implies that her birthday is round about Halloween - October 31st. However, in The One With Frank Jr in series three, she tells Frank that her birthday is February 16th. (00:00:05)

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The One with All the Poker - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: The friends are all at Ross' place. Marcel (the monkey) is dancing to the music just before they all play poker (before Rachel enters). However, the reflection of the animal trainer directing Marcel is visible in the TV screen. (00:11:45)

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The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Revealing mistake: While Monica and Rachel are talking about Chandler's "jollies to Jaws" Rachel's wearing a colorful flowery top, and after Joey walks in just as Monica takes her seat at the table in the closeup, it's Jennifer Aniston's stand-in, wearing a blue top, who is seated beside Monica. And Rachel's hair is waivy in the flowered top, but straight in the blue top. (Viewed in widescreen).

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The One After Joey And Rachel Kiss - S10-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Chandler starts removing Monica's braids from the shower curtain rings, when it cuts to Joey and Rachel walking into their apartment, we can see the hole in the wall at the right side of the screen. And it's seen again when Ross walks in on Rachel and Joey kissing.

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Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: Mr Heckles's apartment number changes from 8 to 5.

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The One With The Prom Video - S2-E14

Visible crew/equipment: After Chandler throws the basketball and breaks the lamp, in the next shot of Joey as he mentions the bracelet, we can see the reflection of a crewmember (standing behind the foosball table) on the left side of the TV screen (Chandler's reflection is at the center of the screen).

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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 Dirty Girl - S4-E6

Question: When Joey asks why he can't give Kathy the pen, Chandler says, "Because she's not eleven. And it's not the seventh night of Chanukah." What is Chandler talking about when he says, "It's not the seventh night of Chanukah?"

Answer: Usually by the seventh night of Hanukkah you don't know what to get the other person, and you will probably resort to getting the other person something insignificant. Chandler is basically saying that the pen is a stupid gift.

Answer: Chanukah is a Jewish celebration that occurs around the same time as the Christian Christmas. The celebration lasts for eight days and it is customary to give a small gift on each of the eight days. There is no special gift required and the line about it being "the seventh night" of Chanukah is just Chandler's sarcasm.

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