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The One with the Blackout - S1-E7

Other mistake: When Ross and Rachel are out on the balcony alone for the first time, there are no lights on in NYC apart from candle lights. Look in the BBQ behind them though to see a very bright and very white light reflected in the paintwork. (00:13:50)

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The One with the Boobies - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Joey's dad walks in and sees Ronnie, he shuts the door. However, as they go to leave to a hotel the door is open and Joey shuts it. (00:11:50)

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The One with Two Parts: Part 1 - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Chandler is saying how cute Nina is, either Rachel or Monica has their hand in the bag of chinese food. When the camera cuts, the hand in question has gone. (00:05:55)

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The One with the Candy Hearts - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Chandler are Joey are talking in the restaurant and Chandler says "Me and you "we"" his right hand is raised, camera changes and its lowered. (00:07:30)

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The One With Rachel's Date - S8-E5

Revealing mistake: In the scene in the coffee house, Phoebe is talking to Monica who is drinking a cup of coffee. Towards the end of the scene, the camera is on Phoebe who is smiling & laughing at Monica. In the right hand corner is a side view of 'Monica' however, it is not Courtney Cox in the scene, but a completely different actress. [Widescreen version only, although the "wrong" nose is visible in the original]. (00:06:20)

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The One With The Apothecary Table - S6-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After Ross and Rachel cover the table with the sheet, when Phoebe walks in Rachel says they can turn out the lights and watch the movie, and in the next shot we can see the end of the set wall, the soundstage and a crewmember's leg.

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The One Where Ross Finds Out - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Rachel finds out that Ross and Julie are getting a cat, watch Rachel's neck. When she says "together?" she's not wearing a necklace; cut to Ross and Julie for a fraction of a second, then when it cuts back to Rachel saying "both of you?" she's suddenly wearing a necklace. It then disappears again when she says "isn't that just lovely?" hanging off the side of the tray she's holding. (00:05:15)

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The One With Ross's Teeth - S6-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey's in the kitchen holding a football waiting for Janine to come home, so he can talk to her about getting rid of the girly stuff, just as Janine walks into the apartment the camera can be seen at the right side of the screen.

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The One Where Ross Dates a Student - S6-E18

Visible crew/equipment: While Phoebe and Rachel are with Monica in the guestroom, Phoebe decides that Rachel should be the one to get the nice room, and right before Monica tells Rachel that she's the first guest at "Hotel Monica" we can see the end of the bedroom set wall, with the kitchen and living room visible.

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The One With The Apothecary Table - S6-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After Janine tells Joey that she'll apologize to Monica, in the shot of Janine walking into the hallway the end of the hall's set wall can be seen at the left side of the screen, and the corner of the camera can be seen moving at the right side of the screen.

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The One With The Donor - S9-E22

Visible crew/equipment: After Chandler explains to Monica why he brought Zack home, just as Chandler leans over the couch to hand Zack the bottle of beer, the camera and a crew member can be seen at the left side of the screen.

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The One With Rachel's Date - S8-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Ross shows up at Chandler's office and they both head out to go to the Hard Rock Cafe, just as Chandler walks out the door we can see the edge of the right wall set, allowing us to see the hallway Chandler just walked into and even Chandler's arm.

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The One Where Joey Speaks French - S10-E13

Visible crew/equipment: After Rachel tells the others that her father had a heart attack and Ross takes two of Monica's cookies, when it cuts to the shot of Central Perk it's from a low angle, and the studio lighting rigs at the ceiling can be seen through the windows.

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The One With Rachel's Inadvertent Kiss - S5-E17

Continuity mistake: When Joey is counting the floors of Ross' building (the first time) to find out where Hot Girl lives, he is wearing a black top with a zip. When he rushes over to Ross' building he walks down the hall and knocks on what he believes to be Hot Girl's door. In these shots he is wearing a dark purple button up shirt. As soon as Ross answers the door, Joey is wearing the black top with a zip again. (00:03:15)

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The One With Ross's Tan - S10-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After Ross goes in for his disastrous tan, when it cuts to Joey and Rachel walking into their apartment the hole (used for a camera angle) in the wall can be seen at the right side of the screen. As an aside, when Ross leaves Monica and Chandler's apartment later just as Rachel walks in, that hole is seen in the hallway and it's covered up.

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The One Where Phoebe Runs - S6-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Phoebe bends over to tie her shoelace before the first run, and later when she surprises Rachel at the park while running, the mic pack bulge under Phoebe's top can be seen on her back, and when Rachel bends over there's a bulge at her back as well. It's also a bit noticeable the third time they run.

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The One With Ross's Wedding, part 1 - S4-E23

Visible crew/equipment: At the start of the first exterior shot of the London Marriott Hotel, when the camera pans to the left and reaches the awning the reflection of the camera/crane can be seen, and we also see it turn and lower.

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The One With Ross's Tan - S10-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Monica walks into the apartment and announces to Chandler that they're not friends with Phoebe anymore, the hole in the wall beside the door (which is usually hidden behind the picture) can be seen when she walks in and also when Phoebe and Amanda walk in.

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The One With The Birth Mother - S10-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey's telling Phoebe about having been at a nice restaurant with his date and how she took fries off his plate, in the shots facing Joey in the restaurant we can see the end of the set wall, with a 2x4 framed plywood board and a heavy duty extension cord hanging there.

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The One With The Mugging - S9-E15

Continuity mistake: When Joey goes to Monica and Chandler's apartment, he goes to the fridge to get something to drink to keep his bladder full for the audition. When he closes the fridge he has two bottles in his left hand. The camera cuts to Monica, then cuts back to Joey. He then has two cans in his left hand and is holding them differently. (00:14:55)

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The One With The Apothecary Table - S6-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After Ross and Rachel cover the table with the sheet, when Phoebe walks in Rachel says they can turn out the lights and watch the movie, and in the next shot we can see the end of the set wall, the soundstage and a crewmember's leg.

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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 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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