Friends

Friends (1994)

145 mistakes in season 5

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The One With Joey's Bag - S5-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey walks into Monica's apartment the first time, a stage light can be seen by the window near the bathroom. (00:10:00)

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The One With The Triplets - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Alice runs towards Frank in the waiting room, there are at least two people sitting on the couch next to Frank. Immediately afterward, when Frank and Alice lie down on the couch, kissing, these people have disappeared. (00:16:30)

The One With All The Resolutions - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: During the countdown to midnight, just as everyone says, "Happy New Year!", the camera cuts to Phoebe and Ross. In the background Joey and Rachel open their arms to hug each other; the camera cuts to just Joey and Rachel and they open their arms again. (00:01:00)

The One With All The Resolutions - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: When Ross first enters Elizabeth's bathroom, the lotion is first in line on the shelf; next to it is something else and then the powder. Later, the powder is first in line on the shelf and the lotion has moved. (00:09:30 - 00:12:45)

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The One Where Ross Can't Flirt - S5-E19

Continuity mistake: After Joey runs out of the apartment to go make the fake videotape, when it cuts to Rachel walking back into the apartment the table with the tablecloth is quite far away from the front door, but when Caitlin knocks and Ross rushes to go flirt with her that table is near the door. (00:13:35 - 00:15:15)

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The One With Rachel's Inadvertent Kiss - S5-E17

Continuity mistake: While the two couples are at the restaurant, Chandler has a beer and Gary, Monica, and Phoebe have margaritas, and the amount of liquid in Gary's margarita glass keeps changing, back and forth from less to more.

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The One With The Ride-Along - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is at Ross' apartment she gets the blender and while she's standing at the window talking to Monica on the phone the kitchen door is closed, then it's wide open, and then closed again.

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The One With The Girl Who Hits Joey - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe gives the housewarming gifts to Ross and also when Ross opens the door for the neighbor, his apartment number is "3B" and his neighbor's door is "3A," but in episode 14, "The One Where Everybody Finds Out," the door can be seen three times during the episode, and the number is "201" each time.

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The One With The Girl Who Hits Joey - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: When Ross tells Chandler and Rachel that he's running out to buy name tags for his party, in the next shot the water bottle beside Rachel does not have its cap on, but it cuts to Rachel's closeup and the cap is on. Other differences can be seen as well, such as Rachel's hair and an extra utensil.

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The One Where Everybody Finds Out - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe pours the white wine Chandler empties his glass to the last drop, but in following shots Chandler's glass has wine again, which then keeps vanishing and reappearing.

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The One With Ross's Sandwich - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: During the literature class, when they're discussing Wuthering Heights all the writing on the blackboard changes, and the word "conflict" is first spelled correctly, but then it's spelled without the letter L.

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The One With The Inappropriate Sister - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: Joey and Chandler are playing 'Fireball'; Joey puts his hand through the wall next to the fridge, then in the next scene the hole is gone with no trace. (00:08:50)

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The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Factual error: When Monica is in the bath with Chandler, Joey comes in twice, forcing Monica to hide under the bubbles: first he asks Chandler if he wants some chicken, then again when Chandler calls him back and Chandler's giving Monica's order, with Monica still hidden under the bubbles. Somehow, Monica supposedly hears Chandler requesting a soda and nudges or pulls him or something to indicate he was going to get the wrong kind. But no way she could hear him under the water (stick your head in a tub and have your friend recite the alphabet, and see what I mean). (00:01:00)

The One With Joey's Big Break - S5-E22

Continuity mistake: When Rachel knocks over the cereal its position changes between shots. (00:04:15)

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The One Where Everybody Finds Out - S5-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel stands up to get laundry for Monica, a stage light can be seen in the TV. (00:07:20)

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The One With The Triplets - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When they enter the hospital, Phoebe says, "Someone should call Frank and Alice, and my mom," and Ross searches his pockets(presumably for his cell phone). But in the next shot, his hands are not in his pockets. (00:00:05)

The One With The Inappropriate Sister - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: Ross and Joey are discussing Joey writing his own moviel; Ross sits down to begin writing, and Joey places a beer on the table next to him. The large part of the label is facing to the side, but it then switches to facing the front without being touched. (00:06:20)

The One Where Ross Moves In - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: Chandler and Joey are on their couch thinking about what to do about Ross; when Chandler says "what are we gonna do?", he switches from crossed arms to hands folded in his lap. (00:15:45)

The One With The Girl Who Hits Joey - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: The frosting on Ross's mouth changes between when someone says "who cut Howard's cake" and "3b". (00:16:00)

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The One In Vegas, Part 1 - S5-E23

Continuity mistake: Chandler comes down to find Monica and sees that she's playing some game and having fun. He makes a sad and dejected face. The scene cuts back to Monica, and then to the exact same shot again of Chandler making the sad and dejected face. (00:22:00)

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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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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