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The One Where Heckles Dies - S2-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After Mr. Heckles is taken away, when it cuts to Phoebe walking out of the kitchen, the reflection of studio lighting array can be seen on the TV screen. Also later in Heckles' apartment, studio lighting's reflected on his TV screen.

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The One Where Heckles Dies - S2-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After Monica yells "Stop with the broom, we're not making noise," when both Monica and Rachel stomp their feet the studio lighting can be seen at the top of the screen, over Ross (this doesn't refer to Monica's star light fixture). And when the others join in stomping their feet, we can also see the boom mic dip into view.

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The One With Ross' New Girlfriend - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel's at the airport and freaks out after seeing Ross with Julie, right before she steps up on the chair the grey crash mat can be seen on the floor, behind the man who's wearing white pants and is seated.

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The One Where Rachel Finds Out - S1-E24

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel leaves the apartment to catch Ross before his flight, just as she opens the door a crewmember's sleeve and equipment are visible at the left side of the screen.

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The One with the Fake Monica - S1-E21

Visible crew/equipment: While they're all looking at Monica's credit card statements, when Ross tells Marcel to stop humping the lamp and also when Marcel runs off to Rachel's bedroom, the reflection of the ceiling's studio lighting rigs can be seen on the TV screen.

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The One with the Evil Orthodontist - S1-E20

Visible crew/equipment: While Chandler's sitting at the table waiting for the phone to ring, Joey rushes into the apartment because of telescope guy, and when Rachel walks out of her bedroom the reflection of studio lighting rigs can be seen at the top of Monica's TV screen.

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The One with George Stephanopoulos - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: At the end, while Rachel's on the phone talking about the Visa card, in the shots facing Monica, Phoebe, Joey, and Chandler when they're playing Twister, the end of the set wall can be seen at the right side of the screen.

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The One with the Sonogram at the End - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: While Rachel's looking for the ring she says, "Now I'm gonna have to return the ring, without the ring, which makes it so much harder," and at the start of the next shot the reflection of a screen can be seen moving on the window behind Monica.

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The One After Joey And Rachel Kiss - S10-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Ross, Joey, and Chandler are chatting in the plane. After the camera zooms out when Chandler heads to sit next to Monica, a cameraman holding a camera is visible on the left of the scene. [HD/widescreen version]. (00:13:25)

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The One With The Proposal, part 1 - S6-E24

Visible crew/equipment: After Ross breaks up with Elizabeth, when she throws the water balloons at him and he starts walking away, a crew member's feet are seen standing on a windowsill behind Ross. Additionally, when Ross has exited the building, just as Elizabeth calls to him and he turns around we can see a crewmember, presumably standing beside the second camera, at the bottom left corner of the screen. We know it's not a passerby because he is as tall as the second story window behind him, which means he's elevated on a platform or ladder. (00:19:15)

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The One With Ross's Inappropriate Song - S9-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey jumps on Chandler to shield him from seeing Monica's sex tape, the mat they land on is visible prior to the scene.

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The One In Massapequa - S8-E18

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.

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The One With the Baby on the Bus - S2-E6

Visible crew/equipment: While Phoebe's outside Central Perk singing loudly Rachel introduces Stephanie, and just as the audience claps a camera can be seen at the right side of the screen.

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The One After Joey And Rachel Kiss - S10-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Monica whips her hair around and smacks herself in the face with all the shells in her hair, it cuts to Ross at his apartment, and the end of the set wall can be seen at the right side of the screen, with the sound stage visible. (00:21:45)

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The One with the East German Laundry Detergent - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: While Chandler is trying to break up with Janice, and Phoebe comes to help, a cameraman is visible in the background (outside of Central Perk) walking from right to left. The camera cuts away from the window angle, then cuts back, showing another cameraman walking from left to right. (00:19:15)

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The One With The Cooking Class - S8-E21

Visible crew/equipment: In The One With The Cooking Class, just after Ross gets back from his date, a boom mike is hovering over Rachel's head. (00:17:25)

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The One Where The Stripper Cries - S10-E11

Visible crew/equipment: At the end, when Ross and Chandler are arguing about what bed Rachel was on (in the flashback), a line of stage lights is visible in the copper pans behind them. (00:21:40)

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The One With The Football - S3-E9

Visible crew/equipment: After Joey's initial conversation with the Dutch woman, as he is walking away speaking to Chandler on his way back to the game, you can see the shadow of the camera is on his chest and moves away as he walks. (00:08:30)

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The One Where Joey Dates Rachel - S8-E12

Visible crew/equipment: As Ross enters the classroom for his second lesson, he bursts in and for roughly five seconds, a boom mic is visible hovering overhead near the door. (00:10:15)

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The One With The Hypnosis Tape - S3-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Monica leaves the apartment and everyone is watching you can see the stage lights on the ceiling in shots from Pete's viewpoint. (00:18:10)

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The One With Rachel's Date - S8-E5

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)

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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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