Friends

The One With The Birth Mother - S10-E9

Audio problem: When Monica and Chandler are talking about telling Erica, when Monica says "Technicality!" It doesn't match with her lips. (00:15:30)

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The One With All The Haste - S4-E19

Factual error: The guys are gone for a single night, watching the Knicks game. (You can tell this because they talk about how "we can go see the game tonight," and when they get back everyone's wearing the same clothes as that conversation.) When they get back, both apartments are completely switched back: the large, heavy furniture is replaced, the posters are re-hung, etc. Even if they were gone from, say, 6 p.m. to midnight or so, there is no way that Rachel and Monica would be able to make that transition in that kind of time.

The One Where No One Proposes - S9-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the beginning when they're looking at Emma between shots you can see a Cameraman or Camera in the Window.

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The One With The Proposal, part 1 - S6-E24

Factual error: There's no charity event in the world that would be clamoring for non-paying guests and offering them free food and an open bar.

The One With The Home Study - S10-E7

Continuity mistake: When Mike says "I am going to make this decision for us. What do you think we should do?" he is holding the check. The very next shot shows the charity worker taking the check off the desk and giving it back even though Mike never put it down. (00:20:35)

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The One With Joey's Fridge - S6-E19

Revealing mistake: In the closing scene where Ross and Elizabeth are dancing on the beach, you can see that the sky in the background is actually a picture, and you can see where it ends. (00:21:20)

The One With Ross's Inappropriate Song - S9-E7

Other mistake: When Joey and Chandler are watching Richard's sex tape the screen is off right before Monica comes in, and yet she sees the video playing (you can still hear sex noises with the screen off). (00:14:40)

The One With The Red Sweater - S8-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey walks into Monica's apartment and Monica screams "I don't know how any of these got open" while throwing a box, a lot of stage lights and a boom-mic are visible above Joey's head. (00:17:00)

The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel is telling Monica, Chandler and Phoebe how Ross abandoned her at the airport, when she walks towards the TV a boom mic is briefly visible at the top left of the screen.

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

Continuity mistake: When Chandler is seducing Jade in Central Perk, he turns to face Ross after handing her the tissues. The camera then cuts to another angle where he is still facing Jade, and then he turns again to face Ross. (00:06:40)

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

Continuity mistake: Toward the end of the episode, the exterior shot of Central Perk shows about 8-10 people inside the cafe, at the coffee bar, at the tables. But the next interior shot shows the cafe is empty except for our six Friends, lounging in the closed cafe while Rachel cleans up.

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The One In Barbados, part 2 - S9-E24

Character mistake: When Mike and Monica are playing ping pong, Mike's service was a fault as he released and hit the ball over the top of the table rather than behind. He then (on the same point) claims to win the point because Monica placed her hand on the table. (00:33:00)

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The One In Barbados, part 2 - S9-E24

Continuity mistake: In the scene where David wants to propose, when Phoebe and David get seated in the restaurant Phoebe puts her bag on the floor to the left of her chair. When there is a wider shot again, it has vanished. (00:25:25)

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The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Continuity mistake: When Ross explains to Phoebe about "Vikram" the big dark jewel on her necklace switches repeatedly from hanging at the left side of her neck to the middle, then to the right side and again to the left side again between shots. (00:16:10)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: The bathroom in Chandler and Joey's apartment constantly changes in the direction it opens in. Sometimes the doorknob is on the left, sometimes it is on the right. The changes occur throughout the seasons, and in some cases the changes occur in back-to-back episodes.

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The One After the Superbowl, part 1 - S2-E12

Audio problem: When Phoebe is showing the children her guitar in the library, her voice comes on saying, "I know," when the children are amazed by her guitar. Look carefully - her lips are not moving when she says this.

The One With the Baby on the Bus - S2-E6

Audio problem: When the lady on the street (played by Lea Thompson) is talking to Joey and Chandler, her mouth and her voice are not in sync.

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The One With The Jam - S3-E3

Audio problem: In the scene where Malcolm is talking to Phoebe in the subway, you can hear him but his lips aren't moving.

The One With The Joke - S6-E12

Continuity mistake: In the coffee house scene when Joey reveals that he is working there, the strap on Joey's apron goes back and forth from being twisted around his neck and then straightened out. (00:10:50 - 00:12:50)

The One Where Nana Dies Twice - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Monica and Ross meet up with their parents and their nana, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen. (00:04:20)

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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 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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