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The Last One (2) - S10-E20

Character mistake: Even though both Ross and Rachel have cell phones with them and use them for other calls, it never occurs to Ross to call Rachel when he's frantically racing to the airport to say he loves her before the plane takes off for Paris.

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The One Where Ross Got High - S6-E9

Audio problem: When Ross and Joey go into the bedroom, you can hear the duck in the background, even though the chick and the duck should be in the other apartment and aren't even in this episode. (00:12:53)

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Suggested correction: We are also shown how the Chick and Duck are in both apartments over time. And also, just because they are not shown on screen doesn't mean you can't hear them.

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The One With The Cheap Wedding Dress - S7-E17

Other mistake: Megan tells Monica that she booked the Swing Kings the day of Monica and Chandler's wedding and that she can only have them back if Monica gives her the cheap wedding dress that they both want. But in reality, a professional wedding band would never book a night for a client without receiving a deposit first. It just isn't feasible that Megan would put down a deposit for a band she had no intention of actually using (her wedding wasn't even that same day), especially given that she was looking to cut costs, hence shopping for a cheaper designer dress. There's also the fact that by the end of the episode Monica's booked the Swing Kings but is still in possession of the wedding dress - she could tell Megan to get bent and just keep the dress and the band!

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Suggested correction: There is also the chance that she (Megan) is just saying that to Monica to try and get her own way. If I recall, nothing is shown or stated to confirm that Megan did actually book it.

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The One With The Free Porn - S4-E17

Other mistake: The new York to London time sequence makes no sense. The friends are all wearing the same clothes throughout most of the episode. Emily flies from London back to New York and Ross flies to London, most trans Atlantic flights are overnight. It's very unrealistic that Ross got to London in the same day, and she flew back so quickly after getting back to London' even though Ross had only just said goodbye to her. The characters' clothes show this is all taking place in the same day.

Marc Henderson
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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 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 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 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)

Zyen Hoo
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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 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 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 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 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 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 Where Ross Dates a Student - S6-E18

Visible crew/equipment: While Phoebe and Rachel are with Monica in the guestroom, Phoebe decides that Rachel should be the one to get the nice room, and right before Monica tells Rachel that she's the first guest at "Hotel Monica" we can see the end of the bedroom set wall, with the kitchen and living room visible.

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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 With Rachel's Date - S8-E5

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.

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The One With The Birth Mother - S10-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Joey's telling Phoebe about having been at a nice restaurant with his date and how she took fries off his plate, in the shots facing Joey in the restaurant we can see the end of the set wall, with a 2x4 framed plywood board and a heavy duty extension cord hanging there.

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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 Sharks - S9-E4

Question: What's the name of the "scary painting" that Joey saw in the apartment of the girl he thought he'd slept with before? The strange and creepy painting (black and white, with an amorphous body and a chair). I really, really want to know who is the artist. Not Gladys - that's Phoebe's painting that comes out of the frame.

David Cañedo Mesinas

Answer: The painting doesn't have a name, and if it does it is never mentioned in this episode.

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