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

Continuity mistake: When Ross says he's going to be a father, Chandler drinks from his cup. In the next shot the cup is gone. (00:16:55)

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Rachel tells Ross that she "kind of lost" Marcel it cuts to an exterior shot from the balcony, and if we look past Rachel and Ross we see there's a table against the wall, under the Maïna La Voyante poster, but that table does not exist in previous or following shots. (00:10:15)

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The One with the Boobies - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Joey's mom comes to tell him that she knows about the affair, he places the paper bag that she brings on the stove and it falls over. In later shots, it is obvious that the bag is upright.

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The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Ross shows Chandler and Joey the can of "Carol's favorite beer" it's unopened as Ross makes a crack about how he "should have known," but in the next shot we see Ross lifting the can and drinking from it, even though he never actually pulled open the stay-tab between the two shots (viewed in widescreen). (00:09:55)

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The One with the Monkey - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When David kisses Phoebe in the lab the first time, he writes "yes" on the board. Later on when they are in the lab again the "yes" is different than the previous one.

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: At the beginning when Rachel and Monica talk about the free coffee sample, Rachel puts it down on the counter to her right. In the next shot it's lying to her left with no time to have gotten there. After that it switches from the right to the left and back again. (00:01:25)

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Ross wrestles his puck away from the little kid in the emergency room, it goes flying at the receptionist. The shot cuts, and it hits her from a completely different angle.

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Rachel says, 'One can never be too Alan, ' we see the stick pom-poms that Ross is holding are up facing Monica, but in the next shot the pom-poms are facing the floor, but after Chandler says 'I personally could have a gallon of Alan' in Monica's closeup we see the stick pom-poms are up again facing Monica. (00:11:30)

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The One with Mrs. Bing - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: While everyone's at the restaurant Rachel dips a tortilla chip into guacamole and gets some on her hand. When Paolo takes a bite from the chip he also eats the guacamole off Rachel's hand while she's still holding the rest of the tortilla chip, but in the next closeup Rachel's hand is empty, then in the next shot the remaining tortilla chip reappears in Rachel's hand. (00:06:45)

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 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 Where Rachel Finds Out - S1-E24

Continuity mistake: When Rachel and Monica are discussing whether or not Rachel should meet Ross at the airport she's taking a bottle of red wine out of the refrigerator, but when she places it on the table in the next camera shot the bottle of wine is suddenly a bottle of white wine. (00:16:25)

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The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Paul the Wine Guy first comes to Monica's apartment, Phoebe is standing in the kitchen telling Rachel that she just pulled out four eyelashes. But in the very next shot, you can see her sitting in an armchair in the living room. [Broadcast version only - in the extended DVD version there's a shot showing Phoebe walking to the chair.]

The One with the Candy Hearts - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Ross and Carol are talking and Carol says that all he needs is to find a woman who likes men, a woman comes across the room walking in high heels. The shot is wrong because we see her up until she's half the way through the table, and the next shot shows her four steps back. (00:23:10)

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The One with Mrs. Bing - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: The position of Mrs. Bing in relation to the pay phone keeps changing during her conversation with Ross at the restaurant. (00:08:55)

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The One with Two Parts: Part 2 - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Rachel is limping in the hospital for the first time. When she gets back home, she walks perfectly fine. Then in the hospital, she starts to limp again.

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The One with the Monkey - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Just before the opening credits, when Ross says, "That's 'pathet', which is Sanskrit for 'really cool way to live', " Marcel is sitting on Ross's left shoulder in the closeup, but in the next shot the monkey is suddenly sitting on his right shoulder, right before Ross walks off screen. (00:01:00)

Dwarf

The One with the Boobies - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When they're all sitting together and having pizza, talking about parents, Rachel has no napkin. When she says: "Just think, in a couple of years we get to turn into them", a bunched up napkin appears beside her on the couch. After Chandler's remark it has disappeared again, then it appears and reappears again between shots. (00:21:10)

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The One Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When the six are looking out the window at Ugly Naked Guy cooking his turkey, they are looking straight across the alley into his window. In "TOW The Giant Poking Device", Ugly Naked Guy's apartment is several floors below theirs in the adjoining building.

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The One At The Beach - S3-E25

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene when Phoebe breaks into the other Phoebe's house and gets caught, the older Phoebe was telling the younger one that the man in the photo is not Frank Buffay, but is Chuck Mangioni. Right after that, as Phoebe 2 walks towards the camera, you can see that the door behind her moves open, and there is a visible shadow of someone who walks by that doorway. (00:19:00)

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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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