Revealing mistake: In the scene in the coffee house, Phoebe is talking to Monica who is drinking a cup of coffee. Towards the end of the scene, the camera is on Phoebe who is smiling & laughing at Monica. In the right hand corner is a side view of 'Monica' however, it is not Courtney Cox in the scene, but a completely different actress. [Widescreen version only, although the "wrong" nose is visible in the original]. (00:06:20)
Visible crew/equipment: When Ross shows up at Chandler's office and they both head out to go to the Hard Rock Cafe, just as Chandler walks out the door we can see the edge of the right wall set, allowing us to see the hallway Chandler just walked into and even Chandler's arm.
Continuity mistake: Monica is sitting in the living room with all her wedding presents, waiting for Chandler to return. She begins to open a large parcel and reveals a brown cardboard box. Then the camera moves to Joey, and when it moves back, the parcel is wrapped up again. This happens about three times. (00:05:05)
Visible crew/equipment: While Phoebe and Tim are at Central Perk, when Tim's beeper goes off he blows Phoebe a kiss when he leaves, and as Phoebe catches that kiss and throws it away have a look at the left side of the screen, where the Central Perk wall ends we can see part of Monica's restaurant kitchen set - the door and the wall beside it. (Widescreen version).
Visible crew/equipment: After Rachel puts the videotape in the VCR, when she uses the remote to hit play it cuts to a closeup of the TV, and before the tape starts playing we can see the reflection of the camera dolly and a crew member wearing a white shirt, kneeling on the floor.
Visible crew/equipment: When Ross is wearing roller-blades while teaching his class, just as he points to the map and says, "Here," the second time, there's a hidden crew member that can be seen behind the end of the set wall with the map, at the left side of the screen.
Visible crew/equipment: After Monica and Chandler leave the apartment so Joey and Rachel can be alone, Rachel tells Joey that it's nothing and he tells her he's going to take-off, then in the next wideshot the camera can be seen at the left side of the screen. (00:08:30)
Continuity mistake: While Joey's on the phone with Monica telling her the phony story that he and Phoebe smell gas coming from her apartment, on the table are the glass casserole dish and lid from the chicken parmigiana and a water bottle, but in the closeup there's only a ceramic blue bowl filled with eggplants and squash, and it keeps switching in the following shots,.
Continuity mistake: When Phoebe is talking to Ursula's fiance Eric, he is wiping sweat off his face with a napkin. He puts the napkin to his eye and then in the next shot it changes to the other eye without him having enough time to change it. This happens again when at one point he's wiping his eye and then suddenly his forehead. (00:07:45)
Visible crew/equipment: When Joey and Monica are leaving the cooking class, the teacher asks about the difference between hollandaise and béarnaise sauce, and in the next shot of Monica and Joey we can see the shadow of the moving boom mic at the top left side of the screen.
Continuity mistake: At the end of the previous episode, Joey tells Ross that he has feelings for Rachel just as Ross is about to walk out of Central Perk, and there's a vase of tulips on the table beside the door and two things hanging on the coat hooks. The opening scene of this episode continues at the same moment of Joey's admission, and the vase has vanished and there's only a sweater hanging on the coat hooks.
Continuity mistake: When Monica and Chandler get back to the apartment Chandler tosses his coat over the back of the couch, and while they're talking about soulmates and a house of cheese we can see Chandler's coat in the reflection on the TV, but then it vanishes in the reflection, though it reappears when Chandler says that he wants to take Monica out to a restaurant.
Other mistake: In the opening scene, while Joey's eating the bowl of Frosted Flakes the box is on the counter, and the brand name "Kellogg's" has been painted blue with its white line extended and covered with a sticker. At the end of the episode, when Joey's eating the Cocoa Puffs the box on the counter has the brand logos for General Mills covered with stickers on the front and sides.
Visible crew/equipment: After the anniversary party, when Rachel and Ross are back at the apartment and Ross tells her that it was the easiest four hundred bucks he ever made, Rachel gets up and just as she walks around the couch we can see the reflection of the cameraman/crew member in the mirror on the wall, at the right side of the screen.