Friends

Friends (1994)

238 mistakes in season 1

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe gets hit with the tranquilizer she falls on the couch with no dart in her leg. When she stands up it appears out of nowhere. (00:15:50)

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The One with Mrs. Bing - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When they are all eating at the restaurant and Mrs. Bing is telling Rachel how to write a book, the amount of food on Rachel's plate changes between shots without her touching it. (00:06:55)

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The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, as a customer in Central Perk asks Rachel for more coffee, Chandler has set his cup of coffee on the table. In the next shot, he is holding it again. (00:28:05)

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

Continuity mistake: Just before Ross drops the cake, Rachel is pouring crisps into a bowl with her left hand holding the bottom of the bag. In the next shot, she is holding the bottom of the bag with her right hand. (00:05:50)

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

Continuity mistake: When Rachel says 'everything looks like jammies now' she is holding up a t shirt. In the next shot as she throws it down, it is now folded up. (00:17:00)

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The One with the Monkey - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Just after Chandler explains the situation to Janice, she goes off crying, and Ross takes a photo. The flash is much brighter than it should be - the screen's whited out to disguise a jump cut - after the flash Chandler's noticeably further back than he was before. (00:17:45)

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Rachel explains to her friends about her job, for the first half of the scene there is a cushion behind her back. When Rachel says, "This is what I'm doing now, I've got this job." The cushion disappears. (00:07:40)

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Rachel tells Ross that she lost Marcel, the bottle of wine has the cork sticking half way out. In the next scene which continues directly on from before as Ross and Rachel argue, the cork is back in the bottle. (00:10:15)

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The One with the Fake Monica - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When Monica, the fake Monica and Rachel are in the girls' apartment talking about the two Monicas auditioning for CATS, Monica (real) has a baguette and a bowl of sandwich filler on the table. In one shot of all three of them, she opens the baguette and starts filling it, then the camera goes in for a close-up of the real Monica and she opens the same baguette and starts filling it again. (00:10:50)

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The One with the Blackout - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: When Rachel first meets Paolo she's looking for the cat in candlelight, holding the candle in front of her. You can see her shadow on the wall, as well as the shadow of the candle, revealing that the light is not coming from the candle. (00:07:25 - 00:14:30)

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The One with the Stoned Guy - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Chandler shows Phoebe his office he opens the blinds. In the next shot a pile of books have appeared on the window ledge. (00:14:40)

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The One with the Stoned Guy - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: During the scene when Chandler arrives with his test results, Phoebe is reading a book with a red section on the left hand page. In the next shot, the red on the page has vanished. Then, in the next shot, the red page is back again. Also Phoebe's left hand moves between shots. (00:07:15)

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

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel is taking the Christmas lights down, a boom mic is visible as the camera pans down when we first see her. (00:21:15)

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

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel jumps into the cart, and the rude woman is bending over, you can see a mike pack underneath the back of her T-shirt.

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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Joey comes into Monica and Rachel's apartment and sits down, he puts his towel on his lap. In the next shot it is over his shoulders, then back on his lap again. (00:18:30)

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The One Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Rachel gets her mail off Monica she puts it down on the couch and picks up a sealed envelope. The camera cuts and the envelope is now open with no time to open it. (00:07:25)

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The One with the Blackout - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, as Chandler turns to the security camera, he is stood right next to the door. In the next shot he has jumped about 2 feet away from the door instantly. (00:21:20)

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Joey jumps over the sofa to give Ross the tickets, one of the pages of Ross's magazine is sticking out towards him. In the next shot it is gone. (00:02:40)

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The One with All the Poker - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When the group is sitting around the table in Monica's apartment playing poker, Monica is making something to eat. When she puts it on the table and sits back, we can see a pile of plates on the table on her right side. But in the next shot, the plates are gone. (00:05:35)

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The One Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Monica shuts the TV off while watching skiing, there is a closeup of the screen as it goes blank. You can see reflected in the blank screen an image of a man in a long sleeved shirt and tie, who does not correspond to any of the characters in the room. (00:08:00)

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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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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