Friends

Friends (1994)

38 corrected entries in season 1

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The One with the Monkey - S1-E10

Corrected entry: Early in the scene when Ross is introducing them to Marcel, look over Chandler's shoulder - a person is visible going into a bedroom.

Correction: This is wrong, it's Phoebe going into the room (check the clothes) after she's been speaking with the gang, she walks off.

The One with the Blackout - S1-E7

Corrected entry: When Joey walks in holding the candles and says his old roommate was Jewish, Joey's actually holding a kinara for Kwanzaa not a menorah for Hanukkah. There are only 7 candles on the candle holder that Joey is holding and there are 9 on the menorah.

Correction: The 7 or 9 branches have different meanings. The 7 branch menorah represents the one which stood in Jerusalem's temple. The 9 branch is called a chanukiah, and represents the Hanukkah miracle.

The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Corrected entry: When the guys are building furniture, Joey is wearing a pair of light blue jeans. When he leaves to go on his date, they are dark blue. (00:11:50)

Jennifer 1

Correction: Joey's wearing the same color jeans when he leaves for his date with Julie.

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The One with Mrs. Bing - S1-E11

Corrected entry: Phoebe and Monica are in the hospital room speculating about the coma guy's name, yet he is wearing a hospital bracelet with his identifying information which is easily seen on his wrist, lying above the covers.

MovieFan612

Correction: Phoebe says they're calling the man John Doe, so that is the name that must be on the bracelet and it is not his real name.

Correction: She was wondering what his real name was.

MovieFan612

The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Corrected entry: Monica tells the guys that she and Phoebe will search the third and fourth floors for the monkey and the guys would search the first and second floors. But Monica and Phoebe knock on Mr. Heckles' door, #9, which would be on one of the lower floors.

MovieFan612

Correction: It is impossible to know how many apartments are on each level. It is likely that Monica and Phoebe are searching on the third floor at that very moment, meaning they could be on a floor lower than theirs.

kristenlouise3

The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Corrected entry: When Alan arrives at the apartment, he doesn't have anything with him, but when Monica says goodnight to him at the door, he is carrying an umbrella.

Correction: If you look real carefully [and well, try slow-motion it] when Allan arrives he indeed has an umbrella on his right hand, the camera shot just shows a bit of it, but you can actually see it there, so him carrying an umbrella when leaving is not a mistake, because he took it in with him when he arrived.

The One Where Nana Dies Twice - S1-E8

Corrected entry: Rachel says to Chandler that she thought he was gay when she first met him, but then later he spent "Phoebe's entire birthday party staring at her breasts".In a later season, we find out that they kissed when Chandler was in college and Rachel in high school. Also. Phoebe has not had a birthday since Rachel and she met for the first time.

Correction: I used to work with an openly gay man who slept with more women in high school and college than I, or most of my friends, did. Chandler and Rachel kissing is in no way an indication of whether he was gay or not.

rswarrior

The One Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Corrected entry: In this episode, when Chandler is telling Rachel his Thanksgiving story, he says that he had just had a mouthful of pumpkin pie when his parents told him they were getting divorced. However, in 'The One With All The Thanksgivings', in the flashback, Chandler is eating turkey when they tell him (hence the houseboy saying 'more turkey Mr. Chandler?').

duncanmc

Correction: The actual scene where Chandler gets the news of his parents divorce was not seen in that flashback. In the scene, Mrs. Bing says "Just because your father and I are getting a divorce...", indicating they already told him.

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The One with the Candy Hearts - S1-E14

Corrected entry: Just before Ross crushes the egg on Chandler's back, you can see that he has nothing in either of his hands. You can see Ross shaking his fingers as he says 'she said yes' (00:02:55)

Dwarf

Correction: The egg is in Ross's jacket pocket, not his hand. That is why Ross and Chandler awkwardly move off in kind of hug.

Stephen Cooney

The One with the Boobies - S1-E13

Corrected entry: In the coffee house when Joey's dad asks Ross "How's the wife?" he moves his head and makes a groaning sound. His lips do not visibly move, and there is no other indication that he made this noise. It also sounds strange and misplaced in the shot if you listen to it in surround sound, implying it was dubbed in afterwards. (00:04:10)

David Mercier

Correction: The sound that Ross makes is perfectly possible as his mouth is slightly open. You don't need to move your lips to groan.

Dwarf

The One with the Candy Hearts - S1-E14

Corrected entry: The English subtitles on the DVD show Carol's last name is Willet - but it's Willick. (00:05:15)

Correction: Subtitle mistakes on the dvd are not mistakes made by the show. They are DVD production mistakes.

Dwarf

The One with the Fake Monica - S1-E21

Corrected entry: After Ross chides Marcel for humping the lamp, in the next shot, you can see Marcel come out from the hallway leading to the closet. He was obviously released from back there by the handlers for that particular shot. (00:00:40)

Correction: Marcel manages to move the lamp to by there and could easaly have gone up there before coming out to Ross and the gang.

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Corrected entry: When Chandler and Joey are talking to the girls in towels you can see the apartment number is 5 but when Monica and Phoebe are talking to Mr Heckles his apartment number is also 5.

Matty W

Correction: The girl's apartment was 5 (before it changed), Mr Heckles has got apartment 8.

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The One with the Fake Monica - S1-E21

Corrected entry: In the scene where Monica returns home with the $20,000 check, after Chandler reveals it is real Rachel remarks "I can't believe this is a real $40,000 check."

Correction: Rachel does say a $20,000 check.

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The One with the East German Laundry Detergent - S1-E5

Corrected entry: In the last scene of the episode when the friends are sitting on the sofa in Central Perk, Ross has the ice on his forehead because he hit it on the machine in the launderette. At first Rachel is holding it on Ross' head, then in another shot Ross is holding it, then Rachel again, and then in the final shot Ross is holding it. It may be that they did keep switching but it's unlikely and looks more like the scene was filmed twice and the mistake was made when it was edited.

Correction: Actually if you watch them all the time you can actually see them switch hands so there is no mistake.

Matty W

The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Corrected entry: Monica has to get rid of the lasagnes because they contain meat. However, when Rachel comes back into the apartment after dumping Paolo, Phoebe is eating a lasagne with Monica, even though she is vegetarian.

Correction: At the start of the episode, Monica is talking to Aunt Sylv. She says, "Well the meat is only every third layer, so you could scrape." Maybe Phoebe did that.

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

Corrected entry: In this episode, Chandler is speaking to Nina, when they both agree that their processing term, "WENUS" is short for "Weekly Estimated Net Usage Statistics". However, this is inconsistent with the previous episode: Season 1, Episode 15, The One With The Stoned Guy. In that episode, Chandler is speaking to Monica, Ross, Rachel, Joey and Phoebe in Central Perk, when he says that "WENUS" is short for "Weekly Estimated Net Usage Systems".

Correction: Chandler has made very clear that he doesn't care about his job and since none of his friends know or care what he does, why would he worry about getting this right?

tw_stuart

The One with the Fake Monica - S1-E21

Corrected entry: Monica comes home drunk after going for drinks with fake Monica. Watch how easily she sobers up, when the police call to tell her they've arrested fake Monica.

Correction: Ever gotten a "shock" while drunk? Often times it causes you to suddenly sober up for a few minutes while you process it.

CocoCami

The One with the Butt - S1-E6

Corrected entry: In the scene with Joey in the shower the camera cuts several times from Joey to the director. During this scene look to the background (behind the director) and you will see boxes which are marked with the name 'Monica'.

Correction: Monica Geller is not the only Monica in Friends world. They could have been filled with things belonging to a character in the movie by that name.

The One with the East German Laundry Detergent - S1-E5

Corrected entry: When Janice comes into the coffee shop to talk to Chandler, she brings several shopping bags which she sets by the couch. But when she gets back from the restroom and Phoebe breaks up with her for Chandler, she leaves the coffee shop without getting her bags from in front of the couch.

Correction: I don't see it as a mistake that someone who has just gone through a break up might have other things on their mind, and therefore forget to pick up their shopping bags.

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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 Chandler In A Box - S4-E8

Monica: Fine, judge all you want to, but [to Ross.] married a lesbian, [to Rachel.] left a man at the altar, [to Phoebe.] fell in love with a gay ice dancer, [to Joey.] threw a girl's wooden leg in a fire, [to Chandler.] LIVE IN A BOX!

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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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