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The One with All the Poker - S1-E18

Other mistake: During the third game of poker, the bottle of raspberry Snapple on the table has part of its brand name whited out on the label.

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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 Where Nana Dies Twice - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When the scene cuts from Joey and Mr. Geller watching the game, to several people watching the game, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen and the camera tilts slightly. (00:19:00)

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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 Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: As Monica is walking to her room and steps on Paul's watch, if you look carefully, you can see that she just steps on the band. That would not damage the watch.

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Season 1 generally

Other mistake: At the first shot of Central Perk, in "The One with the Monkey" and "The One with the Dozen Lasagnas", you can see they used the same footage twice because the same three people are having the same conversation in both episodes.

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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 Nana Dies Twice - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Monica and Ross meet up with their parents and their nana, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen. (00:04:20)

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The One Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Chandler runs into the apartment to say Underdog has gotten away, a crew member can be seen reflected in the sun shaped mirror behind him walking through the back of the shot. It can't have been Rachel, Monica, Phoebe or Joey because Joey is sitting down and Rachel, Monica and Phoebe are nowhere near the mirror. (00:14:05)

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The One Where Rachel Finds Out - S1-E24

Other mistake: When Rachel leaves the apartment to pursue Ross to the airport, she is turning to the left when she exits the apartment. The stairs are to the right.

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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 with the Stoned Guy - S1-E15

Other mistake: Mid episode when Monica turns off the cordless phone after being told by Wendy that she can not make it, the phone makes the "out of range" audio tone instead of the "power off" audio tone. Occurs directly as Monica says, "Wendy, we had a deal, yeah, you promised. Wendy, Wendy, Wendy.".

Wes

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 Blackout - S1-E7

Other mistake: Ross says that he was at Disneyland with Carol and got caught hooking up on Small World and asked to "never to return to the Magic Kingdom." Disneyland is in California and the Magic Kingdom is part of Disney World in Florida. (00:06:10)

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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The One With The Prom Video - S2-E14

Trivia: The first day Courtney Cox donned the 'Fat Monica' make-up and costume, Matthew Perry walked right past her without recognizing who she was.

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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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