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The One With the Male Nanny - S9-E6

Continuity mistake: The hallway outside Ross' new apartment (series 6 onwards) always changes. Sometimes, the apartment is at the end of a dead-end corridor, and there is a plant outside, covering up the wall; sometimes you can go past the apartment and turn left or right; or, as in this episode, you can only turn right immediately after you have passed the apartment. (00:26:00)

The One With Phoebe's Birthday Dinner - S9-E5

Continuity mistake: Rachel is telling Ross why she doesn't want to go to the dinner, and she says "the first sign is I don't want to, and...I'm not going'. While she says this, her left hand is completely empty, but then in the next shot the camera goes back to Ross and she is now holding the baby monitor in that hand. It then moves around in different shots afterwards. (00:06:10)

The One With Rachel's Other Sister - S9-E8

Continuity mistake: When Amy and Rachel are arguing in Monica and Chandler's apartment, the door behind Amy leading to the guest room changes from open to closed in almost every shot. (00:19:05)

The One With Christmas in Tulsa - S9-E10

Continuity mistake: After Chandler says "Merry Christmas" to the gang, they all respond - Phoebe just goes "blargh blargh", and has her hands in her lap. They all turn to look at her, and suddenly her hands are resting on the sides of the stool. (00:33:45)

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The One With The Blind Dates - S9-E14

Continuity mistake: When Ross walks in to Joeys apartment and says "Hey you're not naked", the Magna Doodle pen is in the holder, yet when Rachel leaves it is hanging. (00:00:25)

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The One With the Pediatrician - S9-E3

Continuity mistake: After Rachel's 3 AM phone call to her pediatrician, when Rachel suggests using Dr. Gettleman she raises her left hand and points at Ross, but in the next closeup it's her right arm that's raised.

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The One With Rachel's Other Sister - S9-E8

Continuity mistake: When Rachel tells Amy that she'll let her use the Ralph Lauren discount Amy hugs her, and the glass Amy's holding in her left hand switches to her right hand and then back to her left hand, between shots.

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The One With Rachel's Other Sister - S9-E8

Continuity mistake: When Ross, Rachel, and Amy arrive at Monica and Chandler's apartment the table is set, and there are folded napkins in napkin rings on the plates at each place setting, but after Amy insults Joey all the napkins have vanished.

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The One With the Male Nanny - S9-E6

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe is trying to explain to David that she really cares about Mike the door behind David is closed, but when Mike walks in that door is wide open, and it remains open until it's suddenly closed when Mike warns David that if he ever goes to Minsk he'd better watch out.

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The One With the Male Nanny - S9-E6

Continuity mistake: When Mike and Phoebe are at Central Perk, Mike pulls his apartment key out of his pocket and he's holding the head of the key with the shank side up, but next shot he's holding the shank with the head side up.

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The One Where Emma Cries - S9-E2

Continuity mistake: On the sign that reads 'It's a boy' Phoebe writes the word "not" with a black marker, then in following scenes such as when Monica and Chandler are talking about Tulsa, the word "not" is written differently on the sign.

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The One With The Donor - S9-E22

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe enters the coffee house to get Joey's advice on her outfit for Mike's sister's party, it cuts to Joey saying "You look stop-eating hot", and Phoebe's left hand can be seen making a nervous up-down motion in response. But when it cuts back to her, it is her right hand making the motion and her purse is now in her left hand.

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The One With The Soap Opera Party - S9-E20

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is confronting Joey about the secret party the water bottle in her hand changes from her left to her right hand back to her left again. (00:06:10)

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The One With Rachel's Phone Number - S9-E9

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Joey is sitting in front of his door with the baseball bat, the bar stool is directly in front of his door. When he stands up the chair does not move. However when he and Chandler come back to the hall the chair is over in the corner next to his door. (00:16:00 - 00:19:35)

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The One With The Soap Opera Party - S9-E20

Continuity mistake: When Ross is telling Rachel and Phoebe about Charlie's past boyfriends, he refills two wine glasses. Then in the next shot, he puts his hands to his cheeks in shock because he just remembered something, without putting the wine bottle on the table. It just disappears from his hands. (00:16:05)

The One With Phoebe's Birthday Dinner - S9-E5

Continuity mistake: When Pheobe says "One really does have a stick up one's ass," the waiter's hands move from in front of him to behind his back. (00:08:05)

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The One With Rachel's Dream - S9-E19

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Ross and Chandler are checking into the hotel, the box of maple candy Ross is holding keeps switching from the front of the box facing us to the back facing us. (00:07:20)

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The One With The Mugging - S9-E15

Continuity mistake: When Chandler, Rachel and Monica are discussing the sneakers, Rachel is holding a water bottle. In a close up shot it has the cap on it, in the next far shot it is on the table without a cap. (00:15:30)

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The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Continuity mistake: When Chandler and Monica are talking about Chandler's shark obsession, his arms keep changing with each shot. When the shot is from behind (facing Monica) they are on the couch, and when the shot is in front (facing Chandler), his arms are folded in front of him. (00:19:35)

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The One With The Fertility Test - S9-E21

Continuity mistake: When Charlie tells Ross about the Met, Ross goes sitting next to her, and his hands are empty when he says: 'Joey really knows his art, huh?'When Charlie says: 'Not so much' Ross suddenly holds a book in his hands. Then, when the shot changes, the book is gone again. It keeps (dis)appearing during the scene. (00:20:35)

The One At The Beach - S3-E25

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene when Phoebe breaks into the other Phoebe's house and gets caught, the older Phoebe was telling the younger one that the man in the photo is not Frank Buffay, but is Chuck Mangioni. Right after that, as Phoebe 2 walks towards the camera, you can see that the door behind her moves open, and there is a visible shadow of someone who walks by that doorway. (00:19:00)

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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: The Magna-doodle on the door in the boys apartment has a different picture on it every episode. There is usually some tenuous connection between the picture and the plot of the episode.

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The One With The Dirty Girl - S4-E6

Question: When Joey asks why he can't give Kathy the pen, Chandler says, "Because she's not eleven. And it's not the seventh night of Chanukah." What is Chandler talking about when he says, "It's not the seventh night of Chanukah?"

Answer: Usually by the seventh night of Hanukkah you don't know what to get the other person, and you will probably resort to getting the other person something insignificant. Chandler is basically saying that the pen is a stupid gift.

Answer: Chanukah is a Jewish celebration that occurs around the same time as the Christian Christmas. The celebration lasts for eight days and it is customary to give a small gift on each of the eight days. There is no special gift required and the line about it being "the seventh night" of Chanukah is just Chandler's sarcasm.

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