Friends

The One After Joey And Rachel Kiss - S10-E1

Continuity mistake: Chandler, Monica and Phoebe are shown listening at the wall between their room and the room Ross is in with Charlie. However, when Ross comes into the room, the outside hallway is shown, and it is clear that the wall they were listening at actually connects to the hallway, not another room. Ross even walks in that direction when he leaves, proving it's not a dead end or similar. (00:05:30)

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Other mistake: In almost every season when the friends are in the coffee shop, it shows a front view of Central Perk; and a lot of times, in different episodes, the same (unaging) lady with blonde curly hair is walking past the shop. There are also a couple of different episodes where two babies with red hair are being carried past the coffee shop.

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The One With Princess Consuela - S10-E14

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe and Mike are at Central Perk discussing their name changes, his scarf goes from being hung loose around his neck to tied around his neck from shot to shot. (00:12:15)

The One Where Rosita Dies - S7-E13

Continuity mistake: When Chandler and Rachel figure out that the chairs were switched they both head over to Joey's apartment. When thet enter the apartment, the new black chair can be seen with tags attached to the top and left side. When the scene cuts to Joey sitting down the tags are all missing from the chair. (00:20:05)

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The One With The Cake - S10-E4

Continuity mistake: Just before Rachel and Ross come back from the cake store, Monica is holding Emma on her lap. Emma is holding a green toy in one shot, when the camera angle changes it is nowhere to be seen. (00:19:30)

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Other mistake: At the first shot of Central Perk, in "The One with the Monkey" and "The One with the Dozen Lasagnas", you can see they used the same footage twice because the same three people are having the same conversation in both episodes.

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The One Where They're Up All Night - S7-E12

Plot hole: It is made clear through dialogue in the episode that Joey and Ross are stuck on the roof because Joey removed the bit of piping holding the door open. However, when Tag, Rachel and Phoebe get up to leave, Phoebe says "Shh, get me out of here" and there is a clear shot of the door standing wide open. Afterward, it is possible to see Tag reaching for the door handle to close it behind him. This is inconsistent with the idea that the door needs to be held open. (00:02:20)

The Last One (1) - S10-E19

Continuity mistake: In the hospital when Erica is giving birth and the camera is on the doctor, the door to the room is closed. However, when the camera angle changes, the door is wide open even though no one had entered or exited.

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The One With The Cake - S10-E4

Continuity mistake: At the end after Rachel and Ross have come back from the cake store, when they are asking Emma how old she is, we can see Joey walking to sit down, then in the next shot he is sat down, then walking to sit down again. (00:20:25)

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The One With Ross's Tan - S10-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel is talking to Monica about how weird the thing with Joey was, behind her in a yellow vase, you can see a huge light blur reflected from a stage light. (00:12:50)

The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Monica's snort, Joey's knuckle cracking, and Phoebe's hair chewing are never seen in any other episode, before or after this one.

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The One Where Everybody Finds Out - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Chandler turns on music when he and Phoebe are going to "have all the sex" you see Phoebe's arm begin to move in the right corner of the screen. When it cuts to her she has not yet begun dancing, and when he goes to turn the music on again it is a duplicate clip from the initial shot.

The One After Joey And Rachel Kiss - S10-E1

Factual error: There is an impossibility with the hotel rooms in Barbados. Ross gets from Monica and Chandler's room to Rachel's room far too quickly for it to be real. Also, when the camera moves between rooms (cutting through the wall), you can see that both Rachel and Ross' rooms are too long. If the walls were where they actually are, they would edge through into Monica and Chandler's room. (00:05:05)

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The One Where The Stripper Cries - S10-E11

Continuity mistake: When Ross and Chandler are talking about who broke which pact in college (the girls they agreed not to date) they are standing at the drinks table. Chandler is holding a drink in his left hand and his right hand is in his pants pocket. The shot then changes to face Ross, Chandler does not remove his hand from his pocket, but in the next shot facing him his drink is in his right hand. He then places it on the table. (00:18:20)

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Other mistake: In his apartment from later episodes, Ross' kitchen door is on the same wall as the front door, and it is a long and narrow kitchen, but Ross' apartment is between two others. The floor plan doesn't make sense unless the kitchen is only a foot wide, otherwise it would jut off into the hallway.

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The One With The Cake - S10-E4

Continuity mistake: When Monica's mum and dad are leaving the party, they are standing next to each other while her dad explains why he can not drive anymore. Her mum has both hands in front of her holding on to her purse, in the next shot one arm is around Monica. (00:13:50)

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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 In Massapequa - S8-E18

Audio problem: When Monica is preparing her speech, she stands up to show Chandler her note card, but when you can hear her say "Hey, check this out," her lips don't move. (00:02:20)

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The One With The Halloween Party - S8-E6

Factual error: This show is set in October (it's a Halloween party). Rachel's stomach is completely flat, but according to the show, she got pregnant in April (It's stated several times by the characters on the show that Monica and Chandler's wedding was in May, and we learn in "The One With The Red Sweater" that she got pregnant a month before the wedding. Hence, April). However, by October she should have a six months' pregnant belly, which is no way resembles the perfectly flat belly she shows.

The One With Phoebe's Wedding - S10-E12

Continuity mistake: After Phoebe tells Monica that she is fired from being her wedding planner, Monica says that she has never been fired. However, in "The One With Five Steaks and an Eggplant" Monica gets fired for taking the kickbacks.

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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: 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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