Friends

The One with the Fake Monica - S1-E21

Factual error: The monkey is allowed outside his cage at an airport gate. Animals, with the exception of assistance dogs, cannot be transported in the cabin with passengers, and this rule applied in the 1990s as well. There is no way a monkey would be brought through a security checkpoint into a terminal concourse of a NYC airport and allowed aboard a regular commercial airliner.

The One With All The Kissing - S5-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Rachel tells her date she's going to have to take a rain check and goes back into the apartment, as she opens the door you can see a cameraman standing inside the apartment. (This is only visible in the broadcast version, not DVD or widescreen). (00:10:45)

The One Where Rachel Has a Baby, part 1 - S8-E23

Visible crew/equipment: Right after Rachel says, "Do you know that feeling when you're trying to blow a Saint Bernard out your ass?" the camera cuts to a view of Monica and Chandler. Behind Monica and Chandler, part of the set is visible, along with a man on crutches.

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The One With The Ring - S6-E23

Plot hole: In the opening scene Phoebe and Chandler discuss how Phoebe knows Chandler is going to propose: by walking in on him whilst he was looking at a ring catalogue on the toilet. However, in the previous episode Chandler leaves the apartment right after he found out about Monica booking the wedding slot (on the answerphone) and doesn't come back until he 'freaks out' at Monica and then it is revealed that it was just put on and Phoebe is in on the plan. It doesn't add up, as Chandler would have had to have been looking at the catalogue between hearing the message and deciding to propose, in the same afternoon when he wasn't even in the apartment.

The One With Ross's Library Book - S7-E7

Factual error: When Ross shows Chandler the book, he claims it is in "the biggest library on campus" at NYU, which would be Bobst library on Washington Square Park South. Later, in Central Perk, when Ross tells Rachel and Joey about the people "making babies" in front of his book, Joey says, "Wait a minute. Fifth floor, against that back wall?" Bobst's fifth floor is conference rooms only; there are no stacks on that floor. Joey might have been confused, but Ross should know better, being a professor and having just visited that location. (00:08:30)

The One With The Chicken Pox - S2-E23

Factual error: Ryan is a LCDR submariner, who had been on a sub deployment for the last two years. but at no time does he wear his dolphins pin. A true submariner would sooner forget his skivvies than his pin.

The One With Rachel's Crush - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When Monica waves the smell of cookies in the guys' new apartment, you see Ross right in front of Phoebe when they walk over, then you see Ross in front of Rachel as they go in.

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The One With The Hypnosis Tape - S3-E18

Continuity mistake: When Pete is trying to ask Monica out at the diner she works at, she rejects him while placing the bell jar over the cheesecake and the pie server on the counter. In the next shot, the bell jar is nowhere to be seen and the pie server is up on the cake stand with less cheesecake. Then the bell jar reappears over the cheesecake. (00:07:00)

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The One With The Jellyfish - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Monica gets stung by the jellyfish they are standing on a part of the beach that is wet and close to the surf but when she is saying "damn the jellyfish" the part they are standing on is dry and further from the water.

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The One Where They All Turn Thirty - S7-E14

Continuity mistake: In The One Where They All Turn Thirty, it is Rachel's birthday. They show flashbacks of all the other Friends' thirtieth birthdays despite Monica's birthday supposedly being months after Rachel's. Plus, earlier on in the show Joey was 25 when Monica was 26, and since Monica and Rachel were in the same grade Joey should actually be a year younger than them, not a year older.

The One Where Monica Sings - S9-E13

Continuity mistake: When Phoebe, Monica and Rachel are talking in the coffee house, a waitress walks by and in the next shot when the camera focuses on Monica, and comes back to Rachel, the waitress walks by again. (00:05:00)

The One With Ross's Wedding, part 2 - S4-E24

Audio problem: Toward the end of the episode Ross' Dad and Emily's dad are arguing. Ross comes between them and you can hear the audio saying"From now on everybody gets along!" But it does not match up with the movement of Ross' lips.

The One With Rachel's Book - S7-E2

Audio problem: Chandler, Monica and her parents are at dinner to discuss the upcoming wedding. When they describe how they remodeled the kitchen when she broke up with Richard, the camera pans to Monica and her mouth is moving but there's no sound. It then switches camera angles and Monica audibly asks, "Well what about when I started dating Chandler?" Which is what she said in the frame before with no sound. (00:11:00)

The One With The Yeti - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Rachel and Monica knock on Danny's door and he opens it, there is a wall a few feet behind him. Later, when Rachel shows up at Danny's apartment to cancel their date, she enters into an open room and there is no longer a wall in front of the door. Danny's apartment is supposed to be one floor directly below Chandler and Joey's apartment. This was obviously the same set for their apartment that was used for Danny's and the wall was added for that shot to disguise it.

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The One With The Truth About London - S7-E16

Revealing mistake: When Monica gives Phoebe the headache medication (Hexadrin) she, not only doesn't take the lid off - and therefore fails in pretending to put it back on - but also doesn't actually give Phoebe anything. (00:07:30)

The One Where They're Up All Night - S7-E12

Revealing mistake: When Chandler is getting a pan out to warm some milk, he successfully pulls the bottom pan out without too much disruption, however, the joke (and entire plot device - to wake Monica up) is to make as much noise as possible so Perry pulls out more pans on purpose and knocks them on the floor. This is quite clear - you can see him grasp the wok and pull it out onto the floor. (00:06:30)

The One With The Inappropriate Sister - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: When Rachel and Monica are arguing about her meddling, Monica raises her hand to her face and you see a sparkly engagement ring on her finger. Her character wasn't engaged but Courteney Cox was at the time. (00:07:05)

The One With The Ultimate Fighting Champion - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: Joey's hair is suddenly much shorter after the intro with Robin Williams and Billy Crystal - everyone's wearing the same clothes so no time is meant to have passed.

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The One With Rachel's Dream - S9-E19

Continuity mistake: When Rachel is telling Monica about her dream at Central Perk, Phoebe enters and leaves her bag on the couch but it falls. However, in the next shot, her bag is right at her side on the couch. (00:14:40)

The One With The Blind Dates - S9-E14

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. (00:07:20)

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