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"The Good Place," "Friends," And "The Office" All Had Brilliant Secret Jokes – Here Are 24 Of Them

In one Friends episode, Central Perk sells a potato.

1. On The Good Place, Tahani's diary has a star-studded foreword.

Tahani's diary forward is by Malala Yousafzai and Kylie Minogue
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If you can't read it, here it is up close.

Tahani's diary forward is by Malala Yousafzai and Kylie Minogue
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2. On Friends, for Ross's bachelor party, the balloons are actually condoms that have been inflated.

Joey wearing a Ross Geller Bachelor Bash 1998 T shirt in front of some condom balloons
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3. On The Office, you can see the George Foreman Grill that Michael burns his foot on in Season 2 — because he likes to wake up to the smell of bacon — in the Season 4 episode "Dinner Party."

Michael says, "Today, I got up, I stepped onto the grill and it clamped down on my foot, that's it," and then we see the grill in the episode "Dinner Party"
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4. On The Good Place, the point system examples are truly fantastic details.

Michael standing in a void with point situations like you get 61 point 14 positive points if you maintain composure in line at water park in Houston
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5. On Friends, Phoebe subtly tries to steal Ross's coffee and cookie at Central Perk.

6. On The Office, Michael has an Italian flag on his desk for St. Patrick's Day.

Arrow pointing to flag
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7. Also on The Office, for St. Patrick's Day, the water in the office watercooler is green.

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8. On The Good Place, Jason says "Thor" instead of "Fore" when playing croquet.

Jason says Thor and Tahani says Well done
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9. On Friends, there's a potato in Central Perk at one point.

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10. On The Office, Michael, Dwight, and Jim drive to the Utica branch, and Michael and Dwight try to steal the copier. Later, in Season 5, the Utica copier is padlocked when we see it.

The copier is padlocked
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11. On The Good Place, Tahani is on the cover of the International Sophisticate Magazine that Eleanor walks by before she dies. Tahani is "not just Kamilah's sister."

Tahani is called a British socialite and not just Kamilah's sister on the cover, and the picture of Tahani is her holding a bird
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12. On Friends, when Chandler is sad about breaking up with Janice and he's singing Lionel Richie, he is also holding Janice's shoe that he stole from her earlier.

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13. On The Office, after Michael puts his face into the cement outside, there is some cement above one of his ears.

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14. On The Good Place, Chidi eats at a restaurant called "Eating Nemo."

A zoomed-in picture of the Eating Nemo menu
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15. On Friends, Chandler looks through Rachel's purse to find and steal a cigarette.

16. On The Office, Michael's TV that Jan broke with a Dundie is up for sale in the Season 7 episode "Garage Sale."

The broken TV is on a table
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17. On The Good Place, Eleanor's funeral celebration has a "Ya DEAD" banner.

Eleanor laying in a coffin with a Ya Dead banner in the background
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18. On Friends, when Rachel drunkenly calls Ross to tell him she's over him, she's on a date with a man named Michael. Michael actually makes a bunny out of his napkin while Rachel talks about Ross and Julie over and over.

Michael making a napkin bunny while Rachel rants
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19. On The Good Place, there are some amazing Australian character names.

Characters in the credits are named Myline Kinogue, Eeth Kurban, and Gel Mibson
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20. On Friends, the women leave Chandler and Joey a message after they take Monica's apartment back.

On Friends, the women leave Chandler and Joey a message after they take Monica's apartment back.
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If you can't read it, it says, "You snooze, you lose!!"

21. On The Office, Michael's girlfriend Carol — who broke up with him because he photoshopped himself into pictures of her family — has a tiny cameo in Threat Level Midnight. She's the Realtor of the real-life house Michael Scarn lives in.

At the bottom of a picture of a large house in "Threat Level Midnight", it says "Carol Stills - Realtor" with a picture of Carol's face
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You might definitely already know this detail, but it's amazing.

22. On Friends, Ross wears a banana lapel pin when he takes Marcel to the airport to say goodbye.

Joey comforting Ross while Ross says goodbye to Marcel and wears a banana lapel pin
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This one isn't totally a joke, but it's wonderful.

23. On The Good Place, the Jacksonville airport is specifically non-international.

The Jacksonville airport is called Randy Macho Man Savage Non International Airport
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24. And on The Office, the employees of Dunder Mifflin are often just playing Solitaire.

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