Friends

The One Where Ross Got High - S6-E9

Factual error: A really picky one: When Ross looks at the recipe book, he says Rachel's made 'half a Shepherd's Pie'. Technically, a Shepherd's Pie is made with lamb, whilst it's a Cottage Pie that's made with beef (although the two names are often interchanged).

The One In Massapequa - S8-E18

Continuity mistake: In The One In Massapequa, Jack Gellar is eating food off a stick. When he finishes he holds the stick while Rachel asks Jack if he has any pearls of wisdom. We can see the stick over Judy's shoulder. In the next shot the stick is gone from his hand, then we see Judy put it down on a table, then it reappears in his hand, before disappearing for good. (00:05:05)

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Suggested correction: It's your opinion that Phoebe wouldn't have wanted leather pants, but that's not true of all vegetarians. Natalie Merchant was known for saying she was a vegetarian but still wore leather shoes. I was a vegetarian who would never have worn fur and still wore leather shoes.

The One After Vegas - S6-E1

Factual error: The makeup on Rachel's face "can't be covered up with makeup," and "won't come off," we learn in The One In Vegas, Part 2. So it's not a surprise that she still wakes up with it on (and so does Ross.) but an hour or so later, when she's at breakfast, it's not there. An hour or two won't make the magical difference that 8+ hours didn't.

The One Where Joey Dates Rachel - S8-E12

Factual error: When Chandler is explaining that he played Ms. Pac Man all day, the Ms. Pac Man machine is unplugged, and then plugged back in. Immediately upon being plugged back in, we hear the Ms. Pac Man theme song being played. No version of a Ms. Pac Man stand-up arcade ever played the theme song upon powering on. Instead, it would silently go into "demo mode." The only way the stand-up arcade version of Ms. Pac Man would ever play its theme song was after two events occurred in order: 1. A coin was dropped in the slot (or a button was pressed on the inside of the unlocked coin drawer), and then 2. Someone pressed the '1 player' or '2 players' button to start the game. It is clear that neither of these things has happened in the scene by the time the music starts playing. (00:11:50)

The One With The Stain - S8-E7

Continuity mistake: When Monica asks Brenda to clean the top of the cabinets so that she can get a look at her crotch, Brenda drags a chair over (with both hands) to stand on. In the next shot, she is magically holding a feather duster. (00:11:40)

The One Where Ross Got High - S6-E9

Plot hole: Monica is trusting Rachel to make a traditional English trifle and being a top chef (or an even averagely intelligent human being) she would know what ingredients are used in one. So there's no way she could have missed Rachel cooking beef with peas and onions during the cooking process. Rachel's cooking it right there in Monica's kitchen while everyone else is there!

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Kathy: So, what did you do today?
Chandler: Well, I had an appointment to get my hair cut...
Kathy: Oh, it looks great!
Chandler: ...and then it got cancelled.

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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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