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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: After Marcel has escaped from the basement, he is seen eating a banana as a pair of arms reach out to grab him. These arms are supposed to belong to Mr Heckles, their weird neighbour, however the arms clearly belong to a young, large and hair free woman. (00:16:10)

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The One with the Ick Factor - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: When Monica takes off her belt and throws it onto the couch, it lands on Rachel's arm. Throughout the scene, between shots of Rachel and Monica talking, the belt constantly disappears, reappears and changes position without Rachel ever touching it. (00:05:25)

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The One with the Boobies - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: We've seen the arrangement of Joey and Chandler's bathroom in two previous episodes (1x3, The One with the Thumb, and 1x12, The One with the Dozen Lasagnas) with the sink opposite the bathroom door. In this episode the sink is relocated and the bath/shower is now opposite the bathroom door, for the rest of the series.

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The One With Rachel's Sister - S6-E13

Visible crew/equipment: After Jill comes to Monica's apartment, they are all around the table in the living room. As the camera is moving from Jill, to Monica and Chandler, who are sitting on the couch, a camera-man is visible in the kitchen behind them, complete with camera and trailing wires. (00:04:15)

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The One With a Chick. And a Duck. - S3-E21

Visible crew/equipment: Monica is talking to Pete in the diner when he gets back from Japan. If you look at the floor at Monica's end of the counter at the very beginning of the scene, you can see the mat that is there to protect her when she falls over later. (00:02:35)

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Rach gets her first paycheck, the envelope is already open, but she then rips it open. (00:04:20)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is talking with Phoebe about Paolo,. she unrolls some kitchen paper and uses it as a tissue. Initially she's holding two torn halves attached to the roll, then when saying "He's a pig" it goes to a whole sheet not attached to any others, then when she sits down it's a whole sheet attached to the roll again. Plus when Phoebe sits too, in some shots the paper is on the table, in others it's not. (00:15:20)

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The One With Princess Consuela - S10-E14

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe sits down in the coffee house and tells Chandler and Monica her new name, she takes her jacket off twice. (00:07:20)

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

Visible crew/equipment: After Ross breaks up with Elizabeth, when she throws the water balloons at him and he starts walking away, a crew member's feet are seen standing on a windowsill behind Ross. Additionally, when Ross has exited the building, just as Elizabeth calls to him and he turns around we can see a crewmember, presumably standing beside the second camera, at the bottom left corner of the screen. We know it's not a passerby because he is as tall as the second story window behind him, which means he's elevated on a platform or ladder. (00:19:15)

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The One with All the Poker - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: After the game at Ross' apartment Chandler takes Phoebe's cursed money, and when Ross wants to settle up with "the big Green poker machine who owes fifteen," Rachel's sitting down at the table in front of Ross, but then it cuts to Rachel who's suddenly standing up near the table. (00:12:30)

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The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Phoebe and everyone else hear the guy upstairs with the "pogo stick" Joey gets up to give him the "butt kicking of a lifetime," and just as Joey walks around the couch we can see a crewmember and camera, at the left side of the screen.

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The One With All The Jealousy - S3-E12

Visible crew/equipment: After the barbershop quartet sing their "Ross song" to Rachel at her office, at the start of the next shot the camera can be seen at the right side of the screen, just as Ross walks out of Rachel's bedroom.

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The One With The Stain - S8-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Brenda is cleaning the top of the cabinets, stage lights can be seen on the top right-hand corner of the screen. (00:11:45)

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The One With Unagi - S6-E17

Visible crew/equipment: When Chandler points out to Joey that his oblivious comment was made in front of Ross it cuts to a closeup of Ross, and camera equipment can be seen at the right side of the screen, and it's still there in the next two closeups of Ross.

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The One With The Fake Party - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: After Rachel explains her plan for the fake party, just as Emily opens the apartment door the message written on the Magna Doodle reads "Joey enjoys the," but when Emily and Ross are standing in front of the door the message reads "Joey eats little."

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The One With The Fake Party - S4-E16

Visible crew/equipment: While Rachel's explaining how to play 'spin the bottle' the bottle she spins points to Gunther, and in the shot facing Gunther we can see the end of the set wall, at the right side of the screen.

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The One With All The Rugby - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: During the rugby game, when Ross tells Phoebe and Joey that he thinks he's dying there are two hairsticks in Phoebe's bun in the shots facing her, but there's only one hairstick in her bun in the shots facing Ross.

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The One With The Embryos - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Monica asks about the garbage bags the apartment's front door is closed, but when Rachel opens the drawer and freaks out about what's inside, the front door is wide open (for the camera) as she kicks the drawer shut, and then the door is closed again. (Widescreen).

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The One With The 'Cuffs - S4-E3

Visible crew/equipment: At the end, when Rachel walks into Joanna's office to find her handcuffed to the chair, the camera can be seen in front of the filing cabinet, at the right side of the screen.

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The One With The Free Porn - S4-E17

Visible crew/equipment: After Emily says thank you to Ross and leaves, when it cuts to Chandler and Joey's apartment Rachel puts a tea bag in her mug, and in the wideshot as she says, "He told me," the camera can be seen at the left side of the screen.

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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 '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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