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The One with the Evil Orthodontist - S1-E20

Visible crew/equipment: While Chandler's sitting at the table waiting for the phone to ring, Joey rushes into the apartment because of telescope guy, and when Rachel walks out of her bedroom the reflection of studio lighting rigs can be seen at the top of Monica's TV screen.

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Rachel and Ross are in the apartment with Marcel, who's still wearing the pink tutu, the bottle of wine can be seen on the side table beside the teapot, but when Ross remembers the wine it's now between the teapot and the couch.

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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Monica takes the newsletter from Rachel it's open to the pages with engagement news, and we can see the left page has pictures as Monica reads Mindy and Barry's notice on the right page, but when Monica wiggles out of her comment about Mindy being pretty that left page is now only words at the bottom, even though she's still open to the same page with Mindy and Barry's notice.

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: At the end, while Rachel's on the phone talking about the Visa card, in the shots facing Monica, Phoebe, Joey, and Chandler when they're playing Twister, the end of the set wall can be seen at the right side of the screen.

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Ross says he could escape from any uterus, Joey is holding two small books. In the next shot they have vanished and he is holding a large book. (00:02:10)

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The One with the Blackout - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Joey is standing with candelight over Ross' neck, the candle is full length, but in the next shot it's only half length. (00:13:00)

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: Just before Ross gets hit in the hockey game, you can see him wearing a foam finger which then disappears. (00:11:45)

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The One with the Butt - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: In the scene just before Joey goes into the shower, when he is thanking the director for the opportunity, the camera shot goes back and forth between Joey and the director several times. During this series of shots, the part in Joey's hair switches sides nearly every time. It appears that the entire shot is reversed - in the closeup, the shower curtain is on his left and the shadow to his right is sharply focused. In the lower (long) shot, the curtain is to his right, and the shadow on his left is more focused. (00:13:05)

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The One Where Rachel Finds Out - S1-E24

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel is on the balcony with her date, after she kisses Ross and says, "Wow!", the shot changes back to her date. While he is saying, "Exactly" you can see a camera man on the left side of the screen. Then when the shot changes to show Rachel and her date you can see him move out of the shot. (00:19:45)

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The One Where Underdog Gets Away - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: Whenever Monica's apartment is shot from the point of view of the balcony looking in, fake walls have to be put up across the room to cover the open space (since there is no wall there usually). When the friends are looking out the window at Ugly Naked Guy and his girlfriend in this episode, you can see that the rear wall does not extend nearly far enough - there is a large black space behind Monica. (00:19:25)

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Ross Finds Out - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Rachel finds out that Ross and Julie are getting a cat, watch Rachel's neck. When she says "together?" she's not wearing a necklace; cut to Ross and Julie for a fraction of a second, then when it cuts back to Rachel saying "both of you?" she's suddenly wearing a necklace. It then disappears again when she says "isn't that just lovely?" hanging off the side of the tray she's holding. (00:05:15)

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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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Trivia: Matthew Perry's wit is so legendary that the scriptwriters have often incorporated his gags into the show.

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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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