Factual error: When the gang all see the beach house for the first time, it's covered in a layer of sand, which is supposedly left over from a recent flood. Well, if there really had been a flood, there would have been mold on the walls and debris or junk from the outside, and the sand wouldn't have been nice and clean and dry; it would have been moldy. And there would've been a pattern, likely on the walls, of where the water rose up to and where it receded. Not only that, but how did it get in? All of the doors and windows are intact. (00:04:40)
Continuity mistake: While Monica's preparing her shake in the blender she asks Rachel about the anniversary dinner, and when Rachel tells her that she and Ross broke up, Monica throws the blender lid and it flies over the counter, but in the next shot the lid is back in Monica's hand, and then it vanishes again. (00:01:10)Super Grover
Continuity mistake: When Monica says, "I just recently got out of a serious relationship," she is holding her glass in her left hand. The camera cuts to Pete and the glass is now in her right hand. It then switches back to her left hand in the next wide shot.wHw
Revealing mistake: In the scene where Chandler confronts Janice about Joey seeing her kissing her ex-husband, Janice begins to hyperventilate. However, right before Chandler gives her the paper bag, Janice spins around and places the receipt in her mouth. Conveniently, after she begins breathing into the bag, she "chokes" on a receipt.
Continuity mistake: In the coffee house when Rachel is talking to Ross about trust, a couple comes in behind her and stands at the bar. In the next shot of Rachel they have switched positions; then they are gone, and you never see them walk past Chandler. (00:19:05)Pam-I-am
Continuity mistake: When they are in the coffee house talking about the fact that Joey missed his audition, Phoebe says, "And that is why we don't invite you to play." Her hands are at chest height, but in the zoomed out shot, they are lowered. (00:02:50)Jennifer 1
Continuity mistake: The position of the lid of Janice's box of contact paper changes repeatedly and after she tells Chandler she doesn't know what to say, she begins to slide the roll of paper back into the box. In the shot from behind, the box is closed. (00:09:50)Jennifer 1
Plot hole: In the beginning the Friends enter Central Perk and see that there are some other people on their couch. Monica looks fine and happy - even though later in the episode the other Friends say that she's been depressed for some days now, and she doesn't leave her apartment.
Continuity mistake: When Phoebe comes out of the bathroom after trying to get out the hummus stain on her dress, the bathroom door is left wide open. But when Monica is playing her message, the door is suddenly almost shut, though no-one had gone near the door.
Continuity mistake: When Rachel and Phoebe are in Central Perk talking about the Princess Leia Fantasy, a guy in a yellow shirt and white pants is standing at the bar behind Phoebe. As they talk he walks to the door and leaves, but in the next shot he is standing behind Phoebe again, just as she says "That's the moment when she becomes a woman." (00:08:10)Babatomyfriends