Friends

Friends (1994)

156 mistakes in season 4

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The One With Chandler In A Box - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: In the scene were Phoebe is calling for Monica's eye doctor, in the background you can see the TV is off. Then Phoebe asks if she wants to see the on call doctor, Monica says yes, and in the background the TV is on. (00:03:55)

The One With Phoebe's Uterus - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Monica is drawing the seven erotic zones, she says there are seven and Rachel says, "Let me see that!" Rachel has one leg on the couch and then in a flash she has them both on the table. (00:14:05)

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The One With All The Rugby - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is talking to Joey about flushing the toilet, her hands go from counter to bottle top to counter with no time between camera cuts. (00:02:00)

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The One With All The Rugby - S4-E15

Factual error: Before Ross goes out to play the second half of the rugby game, Emily gives him some tips on how to hurt the other guys. She singles out one of the guys, saying he doesn't wear a cup. These guys are all English players who love rugby. Rugby players would NEVER wear a cup for rugby is more of a grinding sport than hit and miss. These guys would be crazy to wear a cup.

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The One With Ross's Wedding, part 2 - S4-E24

Other mistake: In the episode with Ross's wedding to Emily, Joey is talking on a cell phone with Phoebe as he walks down the aisle. Joey holds the phone out to Ross saying 'it's Phoebe', and one can clearly see that the phone's screen is completely blank. The phone isn't even turned on. (00:39:20)

The One With The Dirty Girl - S4-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Monica leaves the kitchen into the next scene, the boom mic is visible at the top of the screen above the kitchen door for a short period of time. (00:07:40)

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The One With The 'Cuffs - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: In Joanna's office, Chandler and Rachel are pulling his pants from one another while he is cuffed to the filing cabinet. Right before Rachel says "What if I clean your bathroom for a month?" she throws the pants onto a chair, but then when Chandler later says "Freedom. I want my freedom. Why won't you hear me?" he opens the door to yell to Sophie and they are both holding the pants again. (00:15:10)

The One With Phoebe's Uterus - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: At the beginning, Alice and Frank tell Phoebe that they have been trying to get pregnant. When Alice says, "You know, no one's getting any younger", Frank looks at Alice and laughs. In the next shot however, he is looking at Phoebe and doesn't seem to laugh. (00:01:00)

The One With Ross's Wedding, part 2 - S4-E24

Continuity mistake: In the episode where Rachel goes to tell Ross she loves him (in England) she leaves her room with a brown sleeveless vest and a cardigan over her shoulders. The cardigan then disappears in all other shots until after Phoebe says "he's in love with the British chippy". Her leather jacket also goes from being in her hands to over her arm. (00:19:30)

Season 4 generally

Factual error: In season 4 generally, Phoebe has the shortest pregnancy ever. She gets pregnant as the boys win the girls' apartment. In the next episode Ross meets Emily, after 6 weeks he gets engaged to Emily and they then choose to get married 4 weeks later. Phoebe would only be 10-12 weeks pregnant by the time they fly to London, not in her third trimester.

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The One With All The Wedding Dresses - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: Rachel takes a drink from the Jones Soda and sets the bottle down. A second later, the bottle is fuller than it was to begin with. (00:10:05)

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The One With The Worst Best Man Ever - S4-E22

Visible crew/equipment: After Phoebe looks down at her belly and scolds the triplets for kicking one another, when Joey walks in and asks if he can borrow a big bowl, studio lighting rigs can be seen at the top right side of the screen.

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The One With Ross's Wedding, part 1 - S4-E23

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel opens the door to the apartment while she's holding flowers and sees Phoebe trying to get up from the couch (before the wedgie comment), the open edge of the set wall can be seen at the top left corner of the screen.

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The One With Chandler In A Box - S4-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Monica and Tim are on the balcony, we can see the end of the set wall, as well as studio equipment and lighting, at the left side of the screen.

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The One With The Fake Party - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is talking to Joshua near the drinks table at the party, he is holding a blue cup in his left hand and nothing in his right (this is most obvious when she's offering him a cherry). When she begins to choke, he raises his empty right hand to pat her on the back, then when she walks away there is suddenly a bottle in his raised hand. The shot changes, and his hand is again empty and he reaches down to the table and picks up the same bottle. (00:08:30)

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Season 4 generally

Revealing mistake: Before Phoebe agrees to carry Frank and Alice's' triplets, she already has a baby bump.

The One With The Worst Best Man Ever - S4-E22

Other mistake: Given her vegetarianism, and her disdain for fur in another episode, there's no way Phoebe would have wanted a pair of leather pants.

The One With The Fake Party - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is in her bedroom dressed as a cheerleader with Joshua, the sleeve of her sweater on her right arm keeps moving up and down. (00:15:00)

The One With Rachel's Crush - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: At the start of this episode when Rachel comes in, you can see a bit of wooden floor by the door (carpet's visible in other shots). However, Monica doesn't pull up the carpet until later in the episode, after the apartment's tidier. (00:02:10)

The One With The Fake Party - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: While Joey spins the bottle and it keeps pointing to Emily, in the shots facing Ross the door behind him goes back and forth from being either closed or wide open, depending on the angle of the shot.

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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 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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