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The One With the Male Nanny - S9-E6

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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The One with the Thumb - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Rachel says, 'One can never be too Alan, ' we see the stick pom-poms that Ross is holding are up facing Monica, but in the next shot the pom-poms are facing the floor, but after Chandler says 'I personally could have a gallon of Alan' in Monica's closeup we see the stick pom-poms are up again facing Monica. (00:11:30)

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The One With Ross and Monica's Cousin - S7-E19

Continuity mistake: When Monica comes into Phoebe's apartment for her Surprise Bridal Shower, the view of the hallway outside the apartment is a dead end on the right side (the left side cannot be seen), however, in S7:E12 (The One Where They're Up All Night), both when Phoebe is disposing of the fire alarm and when the fireman is at the door, it is clear that there is another apartment opposite hers, as well as a trash chute on the right side. (00:18:25)

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The One with Mrs. Bing - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: While everyone's at the restaurant Rachel dips a tortilla chip into guacamole and gets some on her hand. When Paolo takes a bite from the chip he also eats the guacamole off Rachel's hand while she's still holding the rest of the tortilla chip, but in the next closeup Rachel's hand is empty, then in the next shot the remaining tortilla chip reappears in Rachel's hand. (00:06:45)

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The One Where Chandler Can't Cry - S6-E14

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the episode when Joey tells Chandler that he hasn't forgiven him for kissing one of his sisters, Monica and Chandler's TV, entertainment set and ferns are missing from the set and there are cables protruding from the wall. The area is completely bare except for the French poster. Everything's back to normal slightly later in the episode.

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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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Trivia: Matthew Perry's wit is so legendary that the scriptwriters have often incorporated his gags into the show.

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Answer: These are references to the TV show NYPD Blue. Deputy Andy Sipowicz is the name of one of the characters, whilst another character (Deputy Danny Sorenso) is played by Rick Schroder who previously starred in the show Silver Spoons.

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