Friends

Friends (1994)

238 mistakes in season 1

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The One with the Stoned Guy - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When the stoned guy eats all the shrimp ravioli, he eats everything including the garnish. When we next see the plate, the garnish has returned. (00:17:30)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Ross is on about calling immigration, his hands move with no time to do so. (00:04:05)

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The One with Mrs. Bing - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Joey says to Ross in the hall 'you didn't call and leave your grip size' his arms are folded. In the next shot, his arms are behind his back. (00:10:20)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode when Phoebe asks Monica if Alan mentioned them, the towel on the table is next to Phoebe and is untidy. In the next shot, it has moved closer to Chandler and is folded neatly. (00:21:20)

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

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Phoebe goes to see Ursula at Riff's, Ursula goes to get Phoebe her birthday present. When she sits down, you can easily tell, by looking at all the people there, that the shot has been sped up. (00:15:10)

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

Continuity mistake: At the end of the scene where Phoebe goes to speak to Ursula, Ursula has some food on her fork. In the next shot it is gone. (00:16:10)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Ross is on the balcony trying to comfort Rachel after she has split up with Paolo, we see a couple of shots from the balcony looking into Monica's apartment. If you look at the top of the screen you can see where the walls of the set end, and all the stage lights hanging from the ceiling of the studio. (00:18:35)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Paulo says goodbye to Phoebe, a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen bobbing in and out at the top of the pillar. (00:17:45)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Revealing mistake: After Phoebe tells Rachel that Paolo made a pass at her, we see a shot of the outside of Monica's apartment block and Rachel is throwing Paolo's clothes out of the window. Look closely and you can see the clothes have been very badly superimposed on to the background. (00:17:05)

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

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode, Chandler is holding onto a menu with his right hand. In the next shot, it is gone. (00:00:10)

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The One with the Stoned Guy - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When the stoned guy says they should make macaroni and cheese, Monica holds out her hands. In the next shot, her hands are clasped together. (00:18:50)

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The One with the Monkey - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Rachel says about her 6th date with Paulo, she is holding a decoration for the tree. In the next shot the decoration changes to a much larger object. Then, in the next shot, as she hands it to Monica, it has turned back to the original shape. (00:05:40)

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

Visible crew/equipment: At the end of this episode when Rachel falls off the balcony, when we are looking out from Mr. Heckles' apartment, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen just above him. (00:21:30)

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The One with the Blackout - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: When Phoebe says something like, "Look, the last candle is about to go out", she starts counting down, saying "-47,-48..." and you can see Monica looking at the candle. But there is a light source behind her (it can't be a candle because she is looking at the last candle). (00:20:05)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe sees Lizzie, she is sat near her trolley feeding pigeons which are out of shot. In the next shot two pigeons have appeared next to the trolley. (00:11:40)

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The One Where Nana Dies Twice - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Ross falls into the grave he ends up with a massive mud patch on his knee. He turns over and it's gone. (00:14:30)

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

Continuity mistake: Just after Marcel switches the TV to "SAP," Joey comes back and tells Chandler about Ursula and how she gave him extra food. Chandler is holding a bottle of water, and before the camera cuts to Joey it is open, but when he is talking it is capped, and finally when Chandler says "Score," the bottle is open again. (00:07:05)

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The One with All the Poker - S1-E18

Revealing mistake: When Rachel is doing the shuffling trick, it is clear that it is a trick deck. The cards, whilst flying from one hand to the other, change the angle of flight in mid-air, and some of them even move backwards as she moves her hands further apart from each other. This could only happen if the cards were connected to each other. (00:13:20)

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The One with the Fake Monica - S1-E21

Revealing mistake: In the scene when Marcel has to get on the plane. It is obvious that David Schwimmer is just shaking his leg and Marcel is doing nothing besides sit on David's foot. It is especially obvious in the second shot. (00:20:45)

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The One with the Sonogram at the End - S1-E2

Factual error: The sonogram shows a fetus that's much too far-developed for Carol's pregnancy. That fetus is at least 20 weeks along.

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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: The Magna-doodle on the door in the boys apartment has a different picture on it every episode. There is usually some tenuous connection between the picture and the plot of the episode.

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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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