Friends

The One With The Ring - S6-E23

Plot hole: When Phoebe accidentally allows Chandler's ring to be sold, she tells him that she overheard which restaurant the guy said he was taking his girlfriend to, so they can go find him and persuade him to exchange rings. However, in the previous scene we see that Phoebe was paying no attention at all to that guy - she was too busy trying on jewellery. She wasn't even within earshot of the guy, and we see from her reaction that she hadn't even noticed him at all before he left the store with the ring (during which time he doesn't say anything at all). (00:16:50)

The One With The Embryos - S4-E12

Other mistake: Ross makes up the questions for the quiz. There are two groups of questions, one for the girls and one for the boys. Each one has four categories; there are four questions in each category. From these 16 questions, Ross asks ten. Thus, there have to be six left after the quiz. But in one group, seven questions can be seen (there are seven cards left). (00:12:50)

The One With The Ultimate Fighting Champion - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: When Robin Williams calls Billy Crystal a b*stard, Monica's purse goes from on her lap to being on her shoulder. (00:01:30)

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The One Where Ross And Rachel Take A Break - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is sitting in the window seat talking to Mark on the phone, the glass and the wine bottle move closer to each other. (00:15:50)

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The One With All The Jealousy - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Ross and Rachel are talking about his playdate with the stripper, a lady in a black vest talks to the people at the table behind them, then goes to the bar and shakes hands with a lady in a black jacket. She does all this again in another shot. (00:19:30)

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

Continuity mistake: At the rehearsal dinner when Chandler loosens his tie and unbuttons his collar, the tie changes its appearance in the following shots from being tighter to looser several times. (00:09:30)

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The One With Phoebe's Dad - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Joey is asking Ross to show him the presents he bought, Joey uncrosses his legs twice. (00:03:20)

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The One With Rachel's New Dress - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: In The One With Rachel's New Dress, she's in her underwear on the sofa when Joshua comes in. In wide shots focusing on Joshua she's quite laid back, but in close shots of her she's sitting more upright. Worse than that, her legs are crossed, but uncross in the shot of his parents coming in, only to re-cross in the next shot when she gasps. (00:14:35)

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The One With The Embryos - S4-E12

Character mistake: After the guys have beaten the girls in the quiz, Rachel refuses to move apartments and Monica says: "If we had lost, we would have made them get rid of the birds." But they did lose. That's why the guys have got their apartment. She should have said if we had won.

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The One With The Red Sweater - S8-E2

Audio problem: When Joey is proposing to Rachel and he tells Phoebe to give him the ring back, she says "No!" and pulls her hand away. When she pulls it away, she hits her chest and there's a thump sound that's clearly the sound of her clip on microphone being hit (it's way too audible to be just a thump on her chest). (00:17:50)

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The One With The Flashback - S3-E6

Revealing mistake: When Monica offers Joey lemonade and he takes off his clothes and is behind the lamp, the tops of his boxer shorts are visible when he says "Were you just gonna give me lemonade?" Broadcasts may crop off this bottom part, DVD doesn't. You can also see his gray boxer shorts through the plant in the previous shot.

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The One With Rachel's Sister - S6-E13

Continuity mistake: When Jill drops her shopping bags on the coffee shop table, the small blue Tiffany's bag is visible on the end of the 'line'. But it is not visible in any shots after Rachel comes in. Additionally, when Rachel grabs the bags and leaves, Ross seems to pick the little blue bag up off the floor, though it is not shown how the bag got there. (00:05:35)

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The One with the East German Laundry Detergent - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel jumps into the cart, and the rude woman is bending over, you can see a mike pack underneath the back of her T-shirt.

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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 Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Rachel gets her mail off Monica she puts it down on the couch and picks up a sealed envelope. The camera cuts and the envelope is now open with no time to open it. (00:07:25)

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The One With the Male Nanny - S9-E6

Continuity mistake: The hallway outside Ross' new apartment (series 6 onwards) always changes. Sometimes, the apartment is at the end of a dead-end corridor, and there is a plant outside, covering up the wall; sometimes you can go past the apartment and turn left or right; or, as in this episode, you can only turn right immediately after you have passed the apartment. (00:26:00)

The One With The Rumor - S8-E9

Other mistake: Monica and Chandler's wedding is May 2001 (we are given the dates by the characters on the show, so it doesn't matter when the show aired.) And Rachel reveals at the wedding that she is pregnant, so that means she got pregnant in April or so of 2001. "The One With The Rumor" aired and is set to take place at Thanksgiving 2001, during which time Rachel should be 7 months pregnant. But her stomach's flat as a pancake. (00:01:15)

The One Without The Ski Trip - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: Just before Ross leaves the rest stop, Phoebe goes over to him and says,"Maybe we can see a movie or something. Or the rodeo." When she says this, she takes a step back from Ross twice. (00:20:20)

The One With The Jellyfish - S4-E1

Audio problem: When Phoebe is knocking on her sister Ursula's door to tell her about finding her birth mum, the third knock is heard a split second before you see Phoebe's hand action. (00:12:15)

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The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scene after Monica pretends to drop socks in the hallway in order to prevent Rachel from telling Ross she still loves him, Rachel goes back into the apartment and locks Monica out. Monica then starts to pound on the door with her bare left hand. The scene changes to the apartment and Ross opens the door to let Monica in. All of a sudden Monica is pounding the door with her right hand wrapped in a sock. (This continuity problem is for the widescreen version, where we see a closeup of Monica not seen on the DVD, in the hallway with a bare hand right before Ross opens the door. However, on the DVD there are extra shots of Ross and Rachel after seeing Monica's bare hand pounding and then seeing her with the sock on her hand, which gives her ample time to put it on). (00:11:45)

The One With Ross's Teeth - S6-E8

Monica: What happened to your teeth?
Ross: I whitened them.
Chandler: Really?
Ross: Yeah, what... What do you think?
Monica: Well, uh, I think I shouldn't look directly at them.
Ross: Come on, seriously.
Monica: Ross, they're really, really, really white!
Chandler: Yeah, what was wrong with your old... Human teeth?
Ross: Well, I did leave the gel on a little longer than it said to.
Monica: How much longer?
Ross: Uh, uh... A day.
Monica: Ross, you know that tonight is your date with Hillary?
Ross: I know! That's why I did it! Come on, are they really that bad?
Chandler: No. No, no, no, you'll be fine. Hilary's blind, right?
Monica: She will be after tonight.

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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 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.

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