Friends

The One Where Everybody Finds Out - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: Monica and Chandler are deciding what to do about Phoebe's flirting; the shot cuts to her and Rachel, and Rachel's right hand is on her chin. In the next shot, it's her left hand on her chin. (00:12:00)

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The One With The Ball - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Rachel mentions the cat's name, Ross has the ball. The camera does an instant cut, and Joey now has the ball. Ross did not throw the ball, as you hear the ball being caught every other time. (00:04:50)

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The One Where Nana Dies Twice - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe say 'what a great day' she starts to put her hand to her face, then in the next shot, her sunglasses have jumped to her hand. (00:14:20)

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

Visible crew/equipment: In the part where Ross is on the phone with Julie he says "Say hi to Julie in New Mexico." When everyone is shouting "Hi Julie" look above their heads and you will see a boom mic dip into the shot. (00:03:10)

The One With The Lesbian Wedding - S2-E11

Audio problem: During the lesbian wedding, whenever we see a shot of Carol and Susan while the minister is talking, her mouth is not moving. (00:18:35)

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Rachel asks Marcel 'did you poo in the shoe?' Marcel is leaning on Rachel's arm. In the next shot he has vanished. (00:06:10)

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The One with the Blackout - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: At the start of the scene where the group disclose the weirdest place they've had sex is, Monica has her hands together on her lap. In the next shot, they are underneath her legs. (00:05:30)

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The One Where Chandler Doesn't Like Dogs - S7-E8

Deliberate mistake: When Phoebe is trying to sneak the dog out of the apartment, the guys say that they have noticed that the bag is moving, yet the bag doesn't move at all. (00:04:10)

The One Where Chandler Gets Caught - S10-E10

Continuity mistake: After Chandler says he loves the house, Monica says "this is huge" with her arms by her sides. We then cut to a front shot, and Monica's holding her hands in front of her. (00:04:30)

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The One with the Sonogram at the End - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: At the very start of the episode, Monica holds up both of her hands. In the next shot her right hand is wrapped around her legs. (00:00:05)

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The One With The Kips - S5-E5

Plot hole: In TOW Ross tells Rachel he cannot see her following a promise to Emily, the rest of the friends go into Monica's bedroom. Joey hauls out a box from under the bed, saying that he's been hiding it there since Ross said the wrong name at the wedding. Surely Monica, with her obsession for keeping the place clean, would have noticed a box under her bed? (00:04:10)

The One With Ross's Tan - S10-E3

Continuity mistake: When Ross gets a spray on tan, there is one shot where he is being sprayed in the face. Instant camera cut then it's on his chest, not near his face. (00:19:35)

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The One With The Cake - S10-E4

Continuity mistake: When Ross and Rachel are driving back, Ross starts to put the seatbelt on. Instant cut, and he has his seatbelt on. (00:17:35)

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The One With Christmas in Tulsa - S9-E10

Continuity mistake: When the group notice that it's snowing outside, external shots show a lot more snow than the internal shots. (00:19:20)

The One With All The Candy - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe tries to show the gang she can ride her bike, the large metal bike rack at the curb changes position between shots. (00:09:50)

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Continuity mistake: In addition to Ross remaining 29 for several years, he also gets younger as the years go by. When he marries Emily he is thirty (Monica describes herself as "a single mother with a 30 year old son"), but when he divorces her he is twenty-nine.

The One In Barbados, part 1 - S9-E23

Plot hole: This is actually for both parts of "The One in Barbados": it's shown that Monica's hair gets all frizzy from the humidity. And yet she's shown all throughout with her hair out and loose in all its frizzy glory, though it bugs her. I could maybe buy that not one of the women have hair gel with her (not bloody likely.) or that the fancy hotel doesn't sell hair gel (possible). But resourceful Monica would have thought of something to calm down her hair, or she would have just tied it up in a ponytail or bun - she does care a lot about her appearance. It makes no sense other than for comic value. (00:09:30)

The One With Mac & C.H.E.E.S.E. - S6-E20

Continuity mistake: When Chandler answers Joey's phone there is a drawing on the magnadoodle. However in the next shot it has vanished with no time. (00:17:20)

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The One with the Candy Hearts - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: Just after Rachel throws a bread roll at Joey, he turns to Chandler to speak to him. Chandler is holding his hands out in front of him. In the next shot, his right hand is touching his face, then in the next shot, it is lowered again. (00:02:55)

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The Last One (2) - S10-E20

Revealing mistake: When Pheobe and Ross hit heads whilst in the cab on the bridge, they only just tap heads. Not enough to make them scream in pain. (00:05:15)

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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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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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