Friends

The One With The Free Porn - S4-E17

New this week Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Emily walks into the house, the TV should be on with the porn. But instead, it's turned off.

The One with the Candy Hearts - S1-E14

New this month Revealing mistake: When Ross comes back from asking out his neighbour at the counter, he has his hand open at one point, pointing down, but then apparently smashes the egg on Chandler. It's clear he never had the egg in his hand as there is no mess on Chandler's vest top either.

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New this month Suggested correction: It was in his pocket.

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The One In Barbados, part 2 - S9-E24

New this month Continuity mistake: As Mike and Monica are playing ping-ping, two people playing checkers magically materialize behind Monica. One second they're not there and the next second they are. (00:12:25)

The One In Barbados, part 2 - S9-E24

New this month Other mistake: The layout of the hotel surrounding the main cast's rooms as displayed during the sequence where Monica, Chandler, and Phoebe eavesdrop on Ross, Charlie, Rachael, and Joey is physically impossible. Ross enters the room Monica, Chandler, and Phoebe are in through the same wall they are using to listen in on Charlie and him, though while the camera is in Ross and Charlie's room, no door can be seen in that wall. Furthermore, a hallway can be seen through the doorway while Ross holds the door open, implying that the two rooms do not share a wall in the first place.

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The One Where Phoebe Runs - S6-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Phoebe bends over to tie her shoelace before the first run, and later when she surprises Rachel at the park while running, the mic pack bulge under Phoebe's top can be seen on her back, and when Rachel bends over there's a bulge at her back as well. It's also a bit noticeable the third time they run.

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The One Where Ross Finds Out - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Rachel finds out that Ross and Julie are getting a cat, watch Rachel's neck. When she says "together?" she's not wearing a necklace; cut to Ross and Julie for a fraction of a second, then when it cuts back to Rachel saying "both of you?" she's suddenly wearing a necklace. It then disappears again when she says "isn't that just lovely?" hanging off the side of the tray she's holding. (00:05:15)

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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 Ross's Teeth - S6-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey's in the kitchen holding a football waiting for Janine to come home, so he can talk to her about getting rid of the girly stuff, just as Janine walks into the apartment the camera can be seen at the right side of the screen.

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The One With Phoebe's Wedding - S10-E12

Continuity mistake: When Monica and Phoebe are talking about having a harpist versus Marjorie playing the steel drums, the handbag strap over Monica's shoulder vanishes and reappears.

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

Continuity mistake: When Joey is counting the floors of Ross' building (the first time) to find out where Hot Girl lives, he is wearing a black top with a zip. When he rushes over to Ross' building he walks down the hall and knocks on what he believes to be Hot Girl's door. In these shots he is wearing a dark purple button up shirt. As soon as Ross answers the door, Joey is wearing the black top with a zip again. (00:03:15)

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Continuity mistake: In season 1 ("The One With George Stephanopoulos") the date's October 20th, and Ross says his birthday "was 7 months ago". In season 4 ("The One With Joey's New Girlfriend") Gunther is pretending to collect birthdays, and Ross starts saying "mine's December the..." before being cut off. In season 9 ("The One Where Emma Cries") Ross says his is on October 18th. (00:15:10)

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The One With Ross's Wedding, part 1 - S4-E23

Visible crew/equipment: At the start of the first exterior shot of the London Marriott Hotel, when the camera pans to the left and reaches the awning the reflection of the camera/crane can be seen, and we also see it turn and lower.

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The One With The Apothecary Table - S6-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After Janine tells Joey that she'll apologize to Monica, in the shot of Janine walking into the hallway the end of the hall's set wall can be seen at the left side of the screen, and the corner of the camera can be seen moving at the right side of the screen.

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The One With The Donor - S9-E22

Visible crew/equipment: After Chandler explains to Monica why he brought Zack home, just as Chandler leans over the couch to hand Zack the bottle of beer, the camera and a crew member can be seen at the left side of the screen.

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The One Where Joey Speaks French - S10-E13

Visible crew/equipment: After Rachel tells the others that her father had a heart attack and Ross takes two of Monica's cookies, when it cuts to the shot of Central Perk it's from a low angle, and the studio lighting rigs at the ceiling can be seen through the windows.

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The One With The Apothecary Table - S6-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After Ross and Rachel cover the table with the sheet, when Phoebe walks in Rachel says they can turn out the lights and watch the movie, and in the next shot we can see the end of the set wall, the soundstage and a crewmember's leg.

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The One with the Dozen Lasagnas - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel's dumping all of Paolo's clothes over the side of the balcony, we can see the apartment's back wall is only half a wall, with the sound stage and equipment at the left side of the screen.

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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 Mugging - S9-E15

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. (00:14:55)

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The One With Ross's Denial - S6-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After Ross tells Rachel about Warren's apartment he gives her Warren's phone number, and in the closeup while Rachel hugs Ross, and also in the following wideshots which face Ross the camera can be seen at the right side of the screen.

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The One With Chandler In A Box - S4-E8

Monica: Fine, judge all you want to, but [to Ross.] married a lesbian, [to Rachel.] left a man at the altar, [to Phoebe.] fell in love with a gay ice dancer, [to Joey.] threw a girl's wooden leg in a fire, [to Chandler.] LIVE IN A BOX!

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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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