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  • Shantanu Khandkar
    Shantanu Khandkar 15 hours ago

    Holy shit. So Phoebe gave up her own kids by pretending that the IVF had actually worked so that her brother and his wife could experience the joys of parenthood?
    Dear Lord.

  • sanoban
    sanoban Day ago

    I'd have to rewatch the episode, but could the season tickets be for the next year?

  • User
    User 2 days ago

    This is kind of fun but it's obvious the writers never intended any of this.

  • b dons
    b dons 3 days ago

    For Friends, they could have been season tickets for the next season, which began in late October. Timeline works.

  • Tximino M
    Tximino M 5 days ago

    About the Cheers thing, 486 beers in two years aren't really that many. Assuming he's gone to the bar the same amount of days both years, and that he only takes one beer every time (so there's your explanation as to who's driving Norm back home. Norm is, because he has only drink ONE beer) it means he's gone to the bar 243 days every year. The year has 52 weeks, which means 104 fridays and saturdays (days he would most likely be there), that leaves only 139 extra days to go in a year, and assuming he goes the same amount of days every week, it means he goes 2.6 more days every week (which isn't close to be EVERY SINGLE DAY as you said).
    And that's if we're assuming that whenever he's at Cheers he only takes the one beer, which, I'll admit, is unlikely (specially if he goes on a friday or a saturday and has friends there). And yes, he's known in other bars too, but again, he probably doesn't go to Cheers that often, I mean... for real, he may only go to cheers two days a week and have an average of 2 or 3 beers every time, and that covers all the beers and leaves him enough time to be known in at least one other bar. And even if he only goes there to have one every single time (because he's weird that way), he could still go to have one beer once a week in a different bar and be known there as well.

  • ECL28E
    ECL28E 5 days ago

    "Do not try and understand the timelines of sitcoms. That's impossible. Instead only try to realize the truth"
    "Truth? What truth?"
    "There is no timeline"

  • Unagodd
    Unagodd 7 days ago

    I miss this show.

  • Ultraviolet Morgan
    Ultraviolet Morgan 7 days ago

    Lol. Just because they only showed Frederick 9 times doesn't mean that's the only time Frasure saw him. They don't show every moment of their lives...

  • Ultraviolet Morgan
    Ultraviolet Morgan 7 days ago

    The beers at cheers cost more than the average.

  • Ultraviolet Morgan
    Ultraviolet Morgan 7 days ago

    To figure out 15% you figure 10% (simply by moving the decimal) and then add that answer to half of itself. ($100 would be $10+5= $15)

  • Ultraviolet Morgan
    Ultraviolet Morgan 7 days ago

    Also TV pregnancies are usually shorter than real pregnancies.

  • Ultraviolet Morgan
    Ultraviolet Morgan 7 days ago

    Simple solution to the Cosby show... Clair lied to everyone about her age.
    More math, "I couldn't go to my prom"... 15 year olds don't have a prom. Usually prom is for juniors and seniors. But some schools only have senior prom. The fact that she said " my prom " as if there was only one would mean that she was a senior. Making them like 3 years apart.

  • V J
    V J 8 days ago

    The Cheers bit, isn't that less than 1 pint a day? My Dad downed at least 3+, if Norm's an alcoholic he wouldn't miss a day. Just as the Friends were all coffee addicts is it a shock there were alcoholics in Cheers? 100% funnier than my Dad.

  • Alejandro Lozano Aguas

    Man, these fuckers are shit actors.

  • MisterMonkeySpanker
    MisterMonkeySpanker 10 days ago

    "Don't hurt with it math" lmao

  • Gabriel
    Gabriel 10 days ago

    Did Cracked get subpoenaed for Bill Cosby's trial?

  • Lee Joel Beasley
    Lee Joel Beasley 10 days ago

    "The family guy" Bonnie was pregnant for several years.

  • K1naku5ana3R1ka
    K1naku5ana3R1ka 11 days ago

    Perhaps a better title would be “When Sitcom Writers Can’t Do Math”. And even if they could, I could forgive the writers of stuff like the Cosby Show for not realizing their ages didn’t line up; that takes a bunch of different numbers mentioned at various disparate parts of the show years apart to realize it doesn’t make sense, and writers have higher priorities than crunching the numbers to make sure these one-off numbers work. All you needed to know is that it was Cosby’s wife’s birthday, or that Norm had racked up a gigantic running tab; who cares exactly how much? And I wouldn’t be surprised if the Friends writers didn’t care when the season starts; you can chalk these up to whoopsies.

  • Paul Rahui
    Paul Rahui 11 days ago

    837 divided by 1.75=478.2 divided by 720 =0.6
    check my maths but that is ok to drive i think

  • Bradley J
    Bradley J 12 days ago

    Cosby Show: It wasn't normal for a younger girl to be dating someone a little older even decades before this, and weirdly enough, it still happens in 2019.
    Cheers: 486 beers in 2 years isn't even that much. People deal with shit in their own way.
    Frasier: Every episode wasn't every single day, and considering he's a therapist, no one's perfect and he clearly couldn't look at his own situation and be logical.
    Friends: The Christmas-related episode and the one where they ask her to carry their children could've been a solid 2-3 month period. Unless there's significant events that connect to that particular episode, it could be anytime.

  • ilovemesomejess
    ilovemesomejess 13 days ago

    If you really just want to ruin the Cosby show before you watch it, just add up all of his victims.

  • Zofia Ferreira
    Zofia Ferreira 13 days ago

    I love Fraiser. I did determine that Fraiser may not be the best father, he isn't exactly a dead beat dad. He does see Freddy more than 9 times throughout the show, there wasn't always an episode about it. He mentions having had Freddy visit or having gone to visit Freddy and he had just returned from his trip, especially when Freddy was younger. Seems like when he got older, he didn't see him as often.

  • Sigrún Á
    Sigrún Á 14 days ago

    There are more reasons than math that ruin the Cosby show haha

  • Kwesi Marcano
    Kwesi Marcano 15 days ago

    really? smh lol

  • catbloc
    catbloc 17 days ago

    skip to 2:00 to get to actual content

  • Genio Del Queso
    Genio Del Queso 17 days ago

    So I’ve never seen friends but can someone explain the sanity behind Phoebe giving birth to her brother’s kids? Does that not sound fucked up or disgusting to anyone else?

    • Genio Del Queso
      Genio Del Queso 12 days ago

      LGBTQ Conservative ah ok, thanks for clearing it up

    • LGBTQ Conservative
      LGBTQ Conservative 15 days ago

      she was a surrogate for her brother and his wife so they weren't her eggs they were her brother's wife's eggs and her brother's sperm it was just her body that carried the babies

  • Dee Lee
    Dee Lee 18 days ago

    My parents are 5 years apart. And my mom started dating my dad when she was 15 and my dad was 20 . What's the big deal? That was kind of a normal thing back then.

  • terrashavon
    terrashavon 18 days ago

    multiple pregnancies are high risk and usually last an average of 7 months

  • Dee Vious
    Dee Vious 19 days ago

    WRONG, wrong, wrong!
    Norm's tab was EXCEEDED BY $850 so, a $500 tab for Norm was 'locked' by Rebeccah at $1,350.
    Simpler math!

  • Anisha Roy
    Anisha Roy 20 days ago

    I miss these amazing humans.

  • Wendi martin
    Wendi martin 22 days ago

    Man I really miss these videos. Cracked really screwed up.

  • tom musselman
    tom musselman 23 days ago +1

    Dang. That girl's ugly huh?

  • Harley Mills
    Harley Mills 24 days ago

    The worst part about the whole "those babies were Phoebe's" is that she knew they were hers, it killed her to give them up but she did. Even more worse, her brother and his wife had to have known that Phoebe was having the babies way to early for them to be viable, and yet they came out healthy. They had to have known they were their babies but they took them from Phoebe anyway, without saying anything.
    What assholes.

  • Sgt Slim
    Sgt Slim 25 days ago

    LOL! "Don't hurt it with math."

  • Carlos Villanueva
    Carlos Villanueva 27 days ago

    The Cosby show was ruined mathematically in episode 1 season 1, when His wife, Clair, asks," Why do we have four children?" He responds, "Because we did not want five." Let us count children, Sondra, Denise, Theodore (Theo), Vanessa, and Rudith (Rudy) that's five kids, Sondra was added half-way through season one. Cosby show mathematically ruined.

  • Uncle Creepy
    Uncle Creepy 29 days ago

    You’re confusing math with lazy writers.

  • mikelor84
    mikelor84 Month ago

    this show was GREAT per se, but we can all agree that the last 30 seconds of this episode were pure comedy gold

  • Joshua Gorsuch
    Joshua Gorsuch Month ago

    Does anyone else think the Cheers segment of this video may have been a subtle stab at Michael, given his problems at the time?

  • Emily Ammon
    Emily Ammon Month ago

    The Frasier one is a little if-y. I had a friend that lived with her mom in Pennsylvania and her dad lived in California. She would go out to see him for a week or two in the summer and that was about it. She didn’t have a super close relationship with him but she did have one and didn’t hold any ill will towards him. Plus he could have visited more in episodes we never saw. Just saying that one isn’t actually terrible.

  • whynaut
    whynaut Month ago

    I should not keep giving this video views

  • Ralof Of Riverwood
    Ralof Of Riverwood Month ago

    What about Bonnie from Family Guy, She was pregnant for 9 YEARS, Peter even mentioned it at one point

  • Kinglink Reviews
    Kinglink Reviews Month ago

    Wow way to ruin stuff...
    Though by math, over two years, Norm drank 1 beer a day for 480 days? Umm that's pretty low for norm. I expect him to drink 4-5 beers a night, and that's if he's pacing himself (remember he's there for like 12 hours a day, not just 1) Actually quite a few check on his state of mind a bit, try to help him get back together with his wife and others. But yeah he's a alcoholic... But the math is lower than you expect.

  • Sgt. Laughter
    Sgt. Laughter Month ago

    The Frasier part doesn't hold up. Y'all need to move on. He did his best.

  • Cory LaRose
    Cory LaRose Month ago

    All those shows are racist!

  • Radar O’Reilly
    Radar O’Reilly Month ago +1

    The Frasier one was kinda pushing it, most children of divorce don’t see the parent that losses custody that much, sooooo,
    A+ on Cosby show
    A+ on Cheers
    D- on Frasier

  • Kitty Stetson
    Kitty Stetson Month ago +1

    God, I miss these guys.

  • Dev 5301
    Dev 5301 Month ago

    You guy's are dumb Phoebe used the Turkey baster

  • A Chaidez
    A Chaidez Month ago

    "Oh no my parents would never let me watch the Cosby show"

  • Anxious Selkie
    Anxious Selkie Month ago

    as much as I love "Love is Strange", it's easily ruined with math

    The JAXN FACTOR 2 months ago

    He went to the Navy right out of High School.

  • Shane Fell
    Shane Fell 2 months ago

    I know it’s for comedy but is it really so hard to work out your tip by percentage?
    Also tipping system in the US is archaic.

  • Brennen Cox
    Brennen Cox 2 months ago

    lol, when you have too much time on your hands...
    let's calculate that

  • Name Commingled
    Name Commingled 2 months ago

    11:16 Reminds me of a video I saw where a guy had genuinely asked Yahoo answers:
    _"My girlfriend is 9 weeks pregnant and she hasn't had her period and I am really worried. Is the baby drinking her blood?!?"_ 😂😂😂

  • charming doorknob
    charming doorknob 2 months ago

    the convo's when the screen goes black continue to crack me up... i'm so sad this stopped

  • MuloSings
    MuloSings 2 months ago

    Chandler multiple times manipulates girls, pretends to be someone else (Remember his Bob impression?) so that he can pity fuck girls. And never actually tells them. Also, Rachel totally gangs up on her ex-husband with her BFF, ignoring the fact that THEY BOTH HAD SEX WITH EACH OTHERS HUSBAND. SHE DID IT TWICE. You just as bad as he is!

  • MuloSings
    MuloSings 2 months ago

    Ron Harry and Hermione's Relationship VS Hermione and Harry's Relationship. Although Ron sucks a LOT, I think JK rowling was wrong, they are meant together. (Yes, she regrets that. Then who would Ron and Ginny date? Each other?)

    Book 1: Ron mercilessly bullies Hermione because she decides to help him with schoolwork, continuing to do it in her earshot on purpose. Dumbledore ships Harry and Hermione.
    Book 2: Ron tries to impress the others by, for no reason, riding on the horse so that he can "sacrifice himself," although theres no reason he would have to do this. Hermione basically proffesses her love for the kid she met that year, and how brave and kind he is.
    Book 3: Ron does jack-shit.
    Book 4: Ron acts like a total ass and tries to guilt trip Hermione for not choosing him, bringing her to tears. She later hugs Harry, and Reeter Skeeter ships them AF. He also states to Hermione that he will have the "prettiest girl that will have him" therefore giving him absolutely zilch reason to be jealous. And no support for SPEW, although Harry doesn't help a lot either.
    Book 5: Won Won and Lavender get friskier than Hermione and Ron in the entire series. Hermione sends a bunch of birds on Ron, after she decides she likes him for some reason. Hermione wants to barf at the fact that Won Won and Lavender love each other
    Book 6: Ron sort-of murmers Hermione's name in the hospital wing, thus ending his relationship with Lavender, Hermione casts a spell so Ron becomes seeker (cheater) Ron secretly compliments Hermy's skin. Hermione wants to ask Ron out.
    Book 7: Ron abandons his girlfriend/best friend. You can argue that he was under the horcrux, but nobody else was that much of an ass. Hermione and Harry get romantic and waltz, and Ron is super jealous, the hipocrite. Ron's big moment was him deciding to not betray his friends because of a giant hallucination in the sky. Hermione and Ron get together after he shows at least a little bit of compassion to a house elf. Also, when Ron came back, Hermione was pissed AF. Regardless, she calls ron brilliant twice. Kisses, giggles, hand holds, and children.

  • MuloSings
    MuloSings 2 months ago

    Pheobe decides to donate to an Orphan Charity, then takes the money back. She tries to give it back again, but the charity doesnt take it.

    *The worst thing about this is that the charity has so much pride they can't accept a donation, regardless of who it's from, for the sake of the kids.*

  • Jason Finnegan
    Jason Finnegan 2 months ago +4

    How to ruin an awesome comedy site: Fire all your best writers/actors.

  • Luke Delmar
    Luke Delmar 2 months ago

    Ummm basketball season starts in October. Those tickets weren’t given to Joey and Chandler at the END of the season but the BEGINNING. And if Phoebe got pregnant in January/February and she gave birth in November (one month and two weeks after The One with all the Haste) that is a full pregnancy cycle. Sooooo not to brag, but I just bunked you guys 😝

  • Dura Smiley
    Dura Smiley 2 months ago

    it's sad to know that swaim was struggeling with alcoholism at this time

  • Leviathan 77
    Leviathan 77 2 months ago +1

    if a season is 1 year, which it usually is, 400 something beers is not a lot. thats not even 1 per day

  • T S
    T S 2 months ago +1

    OMG ..who..WHO likes Frazier? Who!!?

  • Tony Burnham
    Tony Burnham 2 months ago

    They forgot about the 5 more times that it is said in show that Frasier was in Boston visiting Frederick.

  • Kelly Gaskin-Powell
    Kelly Gaskin-Powell 2 months ago

    This was so stupid. 12 mins of my life I can never get back. I could have been doing sonething useful like taking a shit.

  • Josh Rick
    Josh Rick 3 months ago

    This gets a thumb down due to the commercial of John Chrin being fake interviewed by his mommy who is 80 years old so little Johnnie can get elected at age 69...

  • 2BuckChuck
    2BuckChuck 3 months ago +3

    for those who don't know, on his own channel, Michael has said that the cracked videos where he has a beard were during the worst of his struggle with alcoholism. So naturally i had to come back to the episode where they talk about Norm's drinking. Michael's face at 6:16, as DOB says "Why isnt anyone helping Norm!" looks way too sincere

  • BuffaloThat
    BuffaloThat 3 months ago

    Well the one with friends is because Lisa was actually pregnant with her own child so they wrote it into the show. Thinking about it doesn't ruin the show it makes it even better. When everyone went to London she actually couldn't because she was actually pregnant. It makes the show even cuter.

  • Jericho
    Jericho 3 months ago

    Now do the Simpsons

  • Some Guy
    Some Guy 3 months ago

    Stevie Wonder is not a Jazz musician. That is a stupid sweater, though. Link to spot in video:

  • Reaper's Scribe
    Reaper's Scribe 3 months ago

    Soren just lives like a king but yet he hangs out talking pop culture with 4 workingclass weirdos 😂it’s fuckin great

  • Paul Saxon
    Paul Saxon 3 months ago

    That show where they talk about the news. They say fake things.

  • Plexicon
    Plexicon 3 months ago

    Well Cosby is a sex predator

    • mikelor84
      mikelor84 Month ago

      we are all aware of that

  • Maryam Maryam
    Maryam Maryam 3 months ago

    No you can't ruin friends .... even if so ....wouldn't she look pregnant when he asked her ? 5 month pregnant would show a belly and she was straight up flat and also they wouldn't have been the procedure if she was pregnant they can't stick up so many infant and they are doctors so probably they would check .... however she was the strangest out of all of them so many she did travel through time which allowed her to do that

  • Avidman42
    Avidman42 3 months ago

    Cliff was in every episode too. Fun Fact.

  • Trex0328
    Trex0328 3 months ago

    NOOOOOOOOOOOO, not friends

  • Jesse Schoedel
    Jesse Schoedel 3 months ago

    Claire wouldn't have gone to her Prom at 15. One usually goes to Prom during Senior Year. She'd have been 17 or 18.

  • Mikhail Makes
    Mikhail Makes 3 months ago

    This episode is extra weird after finding out about Swaim's alcoholism :(

  • Frank
    Frank 3 months ago +1

    who new? Cosby is a sex

  • Dex-dex
    Dex-dex 3 months ago

    I will say that birth of multiples will not last nine months but four months is still too short

  • jb888888888
    jb888888888 4 months ago

    _Head of the Class_ ran 5 years. According to the producers it was 4 years of school, with the final two seasons being 1st semeter & 2nd semester respectively. But that doesn't add up because (a) both seasons had Christmas episodes and (b) the students even in the very first episode had obviously been at that school, in that class, for a while. Even taking into account that people who play teens on TV are rarely teens themselves, they look way too old to be freshmen. More likely they were juniors.

  • rudylikestowatch
    rudylikestowatch 4 months ago

    Cody Johnston has the channel, Some More News with a podcast version featuring Katy Stoll.

  • Kiki C
    Kiki C 4 months ago

    "I do like power...."
    😅 Soren's the best lol

  • irllcd13
    irllcd13 4 months ago

    She loves Friends but hates Frasier?
    Come again?

  • doritoeater212
    doritoeater212 4 months ago

    this episode gets SO MUCH darker when you realise that a LOT of the analysis of Norm also applies to Micheal Swaim. Was this the After Hours version of an intervention?

  • Hannah More
    Hannah More 4 months ago

    Mom. The show. Where are the kids that were there in the first episode?

  • Erin Malcolm
    Erin Malcolm 4 months ago


  • John Demetriou
    John Demetriou 4 months ago

    So Cosby was a pervert even in his own tv show?

  • Joe Gillespie
    Joe Gillespie 4 months ago

    So is anyone else realizing that the friends thing would imply somewhat insect since phibe? is given an egg which is fertilized by her brothers sperm, and she is giving birth to her brothers son?
    Also if that was just Cracked's theory and doesn't stand up truly, disregard what I just typed

  • morphman86
    morphman86 4 months ago

    To everyone talking about the beers, remember what they said: He's drinking at more than one bar. The 486 beers are the ones we know from Cheers in 2 years. Then we know he drinks from at least one more bar. So yes, 243 beers from one bar is less than one a night, but we see him drinking 2-4 per episode, and we know he goes to at least 1 other bar, not unreasonable to think he's going to at least 2 more, so he could be drinking himself into a stupor every night of the year with thousands of 1980's dollars in debt. That's tens of thousands of dollars in today's money.

  • Elijah Bailey
    Elijah Bailey 4 months ago

    "Don't hurt it with math." I'm using this😂😂😂

  • Lone Wolf
    Lone Wolf 4 months ago

    Oh Bill Cosby hurting women what a surprise, he said wearing the sarcastic as fuk hat

  • steampunkilljoy
    steampunkilljoy 5 months ago +1

    "don't ruin it! don't ruin it with math!"

  • Joshua Cox
    Joshua Cox 5 months ago

    Bonnie, from family guy, was pregnant for seven seasons.

  • Jayne Davis
    Jayne Davis 5 months ago

    Time without pooping? 1 month/28 days... the ER doctor was *horrified*

  • charmedfan7704
    charmedfan7704 5 months ago +1

    MASH is probably the worst, but they didn't really have a choice. The show lasted nearly 4 times longer than the actual war did.

  • Leo Yohansen
    Leo Yohansen 5 months ago

    Don't even get me started on the Simpsons.

  • Xu Zu
    Xu Zu 5 months ago

    That actually sounds just about right for Cosby with his track record.

  • Leland- BoB Palmer
    Leland- BoB Palmer 5 months ago

    What about the supposed days "episode" days weren't in these "shows" /"Lives"

  • Gary Cooper
    Gary Cooper 5 months ago

    I didn’t like any of those series. “Friends” was one I thought was exceptionally dumb, and unfunny. But I realize the shows I did like and watch are also vulnerable to math attacks. M*A*S*H was supposed to be set during the Korean war, which lasted from 1950 to 1953. Yet the TV series ran for nearly 11 years, from 1972 to 1983. The odd fact that it was taking 11 years for 3 years to pass was never mentioned in the show.

  • Ponz
    Ponz 5 months ago

    Funny video.