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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Plot hole: At the end, Phoebe and Monica are sitting at the table eating the meat lasagna. Phoebe would not eat this as she is a vegetarian. (00:21:35)

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Suggested correction: Early on in the episode, Monica suggested vegetarians can scrape. It is possible that Phoebe is doing exactly that. Also, two episodes later ("The One with the Candy Hearts"), it is revealed that Phoebe, in fact, does enjoy meat, as long as no-one tells her it is meat she is eating. She is poor and has never been able to afford meat.

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The One With The Stain - S8-E7

Plot hole: When Monica falls off the chair you can see that she is wearing a white bra because you can see some of the cup and the strap (when she says "you're not getting it". Towards the end of the episode (still the same day) we find out that Monica is meant to have the same bra on as their new cleaner, Brenda. The bra she is meant to have on is 'pink with the lacy cup'. Rachel notices that Monica is wearing that bra and she shows Monica. What happened to the white bra she had on a few scenes before? (00:11:15 - 00:19:10)

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The One With The Red Sweater - S8-E2

Plot hole: They say that whoever the sweater belongs to left it behind, but in The One Where Rachel Finds Out that Ross videotaped them together it is clear that Ross is not wearing anything under the sweater, therefore for Ross to have left it behind he must have gone home topless.

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The One With The Cake - S10-E4

Plot hole: Judy says that both her parents died very young. However, we saw her mother's death in "The One Where Nana Dies Twice" and she was quite old. Also, in Season 7, 'TOW Phoebe's cookies', Jack Geller tells Chandler that his father in law still thinks he is a lawyer and says "So if you ever see me giving them legal advice, just nod along," implying that Judy's parents were both still alive.

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The One Where Rachel is Late - S8-E22

Plot hole: The times in this episode vary a lot. Monica and Phoebe first bet about Rachel giving birth, then it goes to the scene with Joey and Chandler at the movies. It then returns to Monica and Phoebe the next day with Monica losing the bet. However, a little while later, it goes back a day and shows Joey and Chandler at the movie premiere again. (00:09:00)

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The One With The Ring - S6-E23

Plot hole: When Phoebe accidentally allows Chandler's ring to be sold, she tells him that she overheard which restaurant the guy said he was taking his girlfriend to, so they can go find him and persuade him to exchange rings. However, in the previous scene we see that Phoebe was paying no attention at all to that guy - she was too busy trying on jewellery. She wasn't even within earshot of the guy, and we see from her reaction that she hadn't even noticed him at all before he left the store with the ring (during which time he doesn't say anything at all). (00:16:50)

The One After 'I do' - S8-E1

Plot hole: Chandler and Ross are surprised to notice that Joey has very small feet. It's well beyond suspension of disbelief to think that at the least Chandler (who, apart from being his best friend, has been his roommate for 8 years) has never noticed the size of Joey's feet before. (00:11:20)

The One With The Kips - S5-E5

Plot hole: In TOW Ross tells Rachel he cannot see her following a promise to Emily, the rest of the friends go into Monica's bedroom. Joey hauls out a box from under the bed, saying that he's been hiding it there since Ross said the wrong name at the wedding. Surely Monica, with her obsession for keeping the place clean, would have noticed a box under her bed? (00:04:10)

The One In Barbados, part 1 - S9-E23

Plot hole: This is actually for both parts of "The One in Barbados": it's shown that Monica's hair gets all frizzy from the humidity. And yet she's shown all throughout with her hair out and loose in all its frizzy glory, though it bugs her. I could maybe buy that not one of the women have hair gel with her (not bloody likely.) or that the fancy hotel doesn't sell hair gel (possible). But resourceful Monica would have thought of something to calm down her hair, or she would have just tied it up in a ponytail or bun - she does care a lot about her appearance. It makes no sense other than for comic value. (00:09:30)

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

Plot hole: Chandler has always loaned Joey money for various things (rent, acting classes, Christmas gifts, etc), so he shouldn't be surprised to learn that Joey doesn't have money for fancy dinners or birthday celebrations. Plus, Joey never seems to have a problem taking money/handouts from Chandler - why now? Also, Chandler explains that they're buying Ross a cake ($20), but why doesn't Monica (the chef and his sister) just make him one? (00:07:50)

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The One With The Red Sweater - S8-E2

Plot hole: The night of the wedding, Joey kept ordering porn to everybody's hotel room and stealing nuts from their mini-bars. Where was everybody during the night (and especially the newlyweds)? (00:01:00)

The One With The Birth Mother - S10-E9

Plot hole: David Schwimmer is 6'2" tall and Jennifer Aniston is 5'6". There is no way that clothes that fit Rachel would also fit Ross. When he puts on the clothes that Rachel bought it's obviously not Rachel's size. If it really were, it would be a lot tighter and shorter (Ross could probably wear it belly free).

The One With The Princess Leia Fantasy - S3-E1

Plot hole: In the beginning the Friends enter Central Perk and see that there are some other people on their couch. Monica looks fine and happy - even though later in the episode the other Friends say that she's been depressed for some days now, and she doesn't leave her apartment.

The One With Rachel's Going Away Party - S10-E16

Plot hole: In this episode Chandler finds furry black handcuffs, and everybody says that they have never seen them before. How is that possible considering all the people that have moved in and out of that room? How come nobody noticed them when the room and closet were painted green after being pink?

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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 One With Mac & C.H.E.E.S.E. - S6-E20

Plot hole: When Chandler is in Joey's apartment, he answers the phone and says, "Joey's not here right now, can I take a message?" A split-second later, we hear Chandler say, "Yeah, so the audition's been moved from 5:00 to 2:30?" It would be 100% impossible, within the fraction of a second that Chandler is silent, for the other party to pass along the fact that Joey's audition has been moved and the new start time. In fact, there wouldn't have been time to speak more than a couple of syllables. (00:08:45)

The One With The Ring - S6-E23

Plot hole: In the opening scene Phoebe and Chandler discuss how Phoebe knows Chandler is going to propose: by walking in on him whilst he was looking at a ring catalogue on the toilet. However, in the previous episode Chandler leaves the apartment right after he found out about Monica booking the wedding slot (on the answerphone) and doesn't come back until he 'freaks out' at Monica and then it is revealed that it was just put on and Phoebe is in on the plan. It doesn't add up, as Chandler would have had to have been looking at the catalogue between hearing the message and deciding to propose, in the same afternoon when he wasn't even in the apartment.

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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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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Question: When Joey asks why he can't give Kathy the pen, Chandler says, "Because she's not eleven. And it's not the seventh night of Chanukah." What is Chandler talking about when he says, "It's not the seventh night of Chanukah?"

Answer: Usually by the seventh night of Hanukkah you don't know what to get the other person, and you will probably resort to getting the other person something insignificant. Chandler is basically saying that the pen is a stupid gift.

Answer: Chanukah is a Jewish celebration that occurs around the same time as the Christian Christmas. The celebration lasts for eight days and it is customary to give a small gift on each of the eight days. There is no special gift required and the line about it being "the seventh night" of Chanukah is just Chandler's sarcasm.

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