Continuity mistake: When Joey goes to Monica and Chandler's apartment, he goes to the fridge to get something to drink to keep his bladder full for the audition. When he closes the fridge he has two bottles in his left hand. The camera cuts to Monica, then cuts back to Joey. He then has two cans in his left hand and is holding them differently.
Continuity mistake: In the coffee house, when Ross and Joey are having a fight about Joey's proposal to Rachel, Ross does the "quote gesture" with his hands and Joey says he doesn't know what this means. In TOW the Secret Closet, Joey used it himself when talking to Chandler, in the scene where he asks him to bring a bobby pin to pick the closet's lock.
Continuity mistake: When Rachel takes her gift certificate to the massage parlour to claim her free massage, she hands it to the receptionist and we can see that it has been torn up into eight pieces and taped back together. Yet when Phoebe tears up the gift certificate in a previous scene, we see her tear it into only four pieces before handing it back to Rachel.
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Continuity mistake: In TOW the lottery tickets series 9 just after Chandler has got the job and he sits down you can see Joey's hand in the right side of the screen however when the shot changes Joey moves his hands up to the position we have just seen. The shot changes back and his hand is in the same position.
Continuity mistake: When Phoebe says that they should not tell Ross that the date is cancelled so that he gets stood up, Joey says, "I hear that's bad" - implying that he has never been stood up so doesn't know how it feels. However, in TOW Two Parts (Part II), Ursula stands Joey up, and he takes it pretty bad.
Continuity mistake: In the one with Phoebe's rat babies, it is very obvious that the box has nothing in it. Also when she is in her apartment explaining about giving up the triplets she had for her brother she puts the box down on the table, yet when it cuts to Mike's face and Phoebe's realisation that she hadn't told him that before, the box is back on her lap.
Continuity mistake: Towards the end, during a scene at Ross and Rachel's, Sandy picks up two puppets and puts them on each hand. He starts pulling the blue one onto his left hand, but when the angle changes there's a yellow one on his left hand, and a blue one on his right. It cuts to Ross, then when we go back to Sandy they've changed hands again.
Continuity mistake: When Rachel wakes up Emma during a nap, against Phoebe's advice, there is a shot of Emma in the cot. She is wearing a plain pink hat, but in the next shot, when Rachel lifts her out of the cot, she is wearing a white hat with what looks like little flowers on it.
Continuity mistake: In The One With The Lottery, Chandler is on the phone to find out if he got the job, he then hangs up and rolls up one of his sleeves. In the next shot of him both sleeves are rolled up. Then you can see his sleeves slip down again, but when it cuts to a closer shot, you can see they're rolled up again.
Continuity mistake: In the One in Barbados (part 2), just after Monica bashes her hand against the table, the shot of Chandler asking if she's OK shows Monica raising a finger right at the edge of the screen. We then cut to Monica, who's cradling both her hands together.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Rachel believes Joey has proposed to her at the hospital after having Emma. Ross is talking to Rachel about her saying yes to Joey's proposal. The nurse brings Emma in to breast feed. When the nurse leaves, she closes the door. However, when they shoot back to Joey a couple of times before he leaves the room, the door is open.
Continuity mistake: Near the end when Rachel runs after Phoebe and Mike to ask Mike if the guy from the bar called, she leaves the apartment with her bag, which she places over her left shoulder. When she is talking to Mike the bag is gone, and then when she returns to the apartment she has her bag again.
Continuity mistake: In the one where Rachel is in the hospital after having Emma she is in the bed feeding Emma and Ross is sitting right beside of her. They are talking about their relationship and what should come. If you will watch each shot as they go to showing Rachel's face then Ross's you can see that Rachel's hair in one shot is in front of her shoulder and the next shot it is behind her shoulder. This happens several times.
Continuity mistake: When Monica is asking Zack if he or any of his blood relatives has diabetes, Zack's cutlery changes position twice. In the shot facing him he has his fork in his left hand and his knife in his right. When it changes to a side shot, he is gesturing and doesn't have anything in his hands, without having time to put the cutlery down. Then when it cuts back to a front shot, he picks up his fork, which is now on his right, and starts eating.
Continuity mistake: When Ross walks in on Sandy and Joey playing the recorders, Joey puts his recorder down on the table in front of him, when Ross storms out of the room, the recorder is in a totally different position and also on the far end of the table.
Continuity mistake: In the one in Barbados, part 2, when Ross and Charlie are hiding behind the plant from the other scientists, the drinks they are holding refill themselves and Charlie's ornament in her drink keeps switching sides of the glass.
Continuity mistake: When Monica and Mike play table tennis and Monica says "I think that may have missed the table" there is no one sitting in the chairs behind her. The shot then cuts to Mike and he replies "oh do you?" The shot then cuts back to Monica, she replies "er, yeah" and there are suddenly two people sitting in the chairs behind her. Then in the next shot of Chandler and Phoebe the women who were just in the chairs are now walking behind Chandler and Phoebe in the direction of the chairs, and in the next shot they take their seats.
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.
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.
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.
Continuity mistake: After Monica, Rachel, and Joey have been discussing Joey's problem Monica asks him if he thinks sharks are sexy, and when Joey asks about the Little Mermaid it cuts to Monica's closeup and the water bottle cap is on, but in the next closeup of Rachel the cap is off.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Phoebe asks Mike to prove that he plays piano, his arm goes from resting on the couch to on his lap from one shot to the next. After Phoebe tells him "You are really good," his left arm is resting on the couch. But in the next shot when Phoebe continues talking, his arm is resting on his lap.
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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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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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.
Continuity mistake: When Monica goes to Rachel's office and invites Gavin to Rachel's birthday party Rachel gets up and goes to the door exclaiming "why did you invite him, I hate that guy." She has nothing in her hand when she gets up from her desk; but at the very end of the scene when she tells Monica to be quiet, she's got a pen in her hand for one shot.
Continuity mistake: As Rachel says "the guy hates me", in a wide shot Monica turns to her with her arms by her sides to say "does he?". It then cuts to a shot more focused on Monica where she laughs, and she's now reaching forwards to the table.
Continuity mistake: In the series nine episode with the 'hot' nanny, at the end when Rachel is on the veranda/balcony thing with Gavin, before he says 'I do have feelings for you', the shot is over the shoulder and he has his hand on the wall of the balcony, when the shot switches to the front angle his hand is by his side.
Continuity mistake: When Phoebe and Joey are at the coffee house discussing their plan to ruin Ross' blind date just before Joey says, "Ooh I hear that's bad" the pendant on Phoebe's necklace is smooth and blue. When the camera pans to Phoebe after Joey says his line the pendant is flipped over and reveals a new design. This continues to happen throughout the scene.
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