Friends

Friends (1994)

238 mistakes in season 1

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The One Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey walks into Central Perk and everyone's laughing about the VD ads, just as Phoebe comments that laughing can be "infectious" we can see the camera at the right side of the screen.

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Monica climbs out the window with the pitcher of Tiki Death Punch while Rachel and Phoebe are on the balcony, we can see the end of the set wall inside and a crew member moving around back there.

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The One with the Ick Factor - S1-E22

Visible crew/equipment: After Ethan and Monica talk about "at gunpoint" being a place, when Monica asks Ethan to stay over it cuts to a shot facing Ethan and we can see that the back wall is less than half a wall.

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Monica is first explaining to her friend in the restaurant that her friends don't like anyone she dates, she is putting food onto a plate. The food changes between shots.

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The One Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Rachel serves Joey coffee after he comes into Central Perk wearing make up, she puts the cup down on the far left hand side of the table. As Joey picks it up, it has moved to the far right hand side between shots. (00:02:45)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Lizzie holds the tin foil hat up to Phoebe, in one shot she holds it out with one hand, then in the next shot she is holding it in both hands. (00:12:10)

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

Continuity mistake: When Rachel asks Phoebe if she is a twin, she is wiping the table next to her. In the next shot Rachel has her hands together. (00:11:40)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: During the scene where Phoebe is telling Rachel that Paolo made a pass at her, Rachel unrolls a long length of kitchen roll. During the scene there is a shot over her shoulder where we see that the kitchen roll is as normal and in the next shot we see it unrolled again. (00:15:30)

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: After Ross asks Marcel to bring him the rice, he picks up his chopsticks. In the next shot, he is holding a napkin. (00:02:15)

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The One with the Fake Monica - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When the girls are at the dance club Rachel has a watch on, and it appears and disappears throughout the scene. (00:05:15 - 00:06:15)

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

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Chandler is talking about Pink Floyd, his legs are both on the table. When the shot changes, his right leg is resting on his left knee. (00:00:50)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Chandler and Joey are on about buying a table, a line of stage lights is visible in the tv. (00:07:25)

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Chandler says he won't quit smoking, he holds his hands out. In the next shot, they are lowered between his legs. (00:06:00)

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

Continuity mistake: When Joey and Angela talk in Central Perk, the black waitress with long hair is visible the background of shots of Angela. When we see shots of Joey the same waitress is also behind him near Gunther. She is in two places at once. (00:05:50)

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The One with the Ick Factor - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Chandler and Phoebe come into the coffee house from Phoebe's first day as his secretary, Phoebe makes no discernible effort to order - but after Chandler says it pays to know the man who wears his shoes the shot cuts to her holding a large latte cup which was not visible earlier in the scene. (00:07:00)

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: In The One Where Ross Finds Out he's having a boy (series 1), just before Rachel lets it slip, she is sitting on the edge of a chair eating a cookie. Watch her dress, it changes back and forth from being undone from the waist up, to only having two buttons open at the top. (00:19:55)

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The One with the Stoned Guy - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Chandler says he can't work out what he wants to do working at his job, he is standing behind the sofa. In the next shot, he is in front of the sofa sitting down. (00:02:50)

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The One with the Stoned Guy - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: Just before Chandler tells everyone he quit, he holds out both hands in front of him. In the next shot, his left hand is by his side. (00:02:05)

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The One with the Stoned Guy - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Monica is explaining to Rachel that she has hired her friend Wendy as her waitress, Rachel is holding a water bottle in one hand and the cap in the other. Monica moves towards her and Rachel is pointing her hand in Monica's direction and then in the next shot we see Rachel from another angle and her hand is holding the cap on top of the bottle too fast to have happened in normal time. (00:08:40)

The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Ross and Rachel argue about losing Marcel, the bottle of wine Ross re-corks is sitting on the table. Neither of them touch the bottle at any point after this yet when the woman from animal control arrives, the bottle has moved to the side table. (00:10:15 - 00:11:10)

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The One With Ross's Teeth - S6-E8

Monica: What happened to your teeth?
Ross: I whitened them.
Chandler: Really?
Ross: Yeah, what... What do you think?
Monica: Well, uh, I think I shouldn't look directly at them.
Ross: Come on, seriously.
Monica: Ross, they're really, really, really white!
Chandler: Yeah, what was wrong with your old... Human teeth?
Ross: Well, I did leave the gel on a little longer than it said to.
Monica: How much longer?
Ross: Uh, uh... A day.
Monica: Ross, you know that tonight is your date with Hillary?
Ross: I know! That's why I did it! Come on, are they really that bad?
Chandler: No. No, no, no, you'll be fine. Hilary's blind, right?
Monica: She will be after tonight.

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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 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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