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The End - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In George's memorial service, the extras are totally different in the shots from George's point of view to the shots from the back of the room. Look for the woman with brunette hair and orange overalls - she's there in the forward shots but missing in the reverses. The chairs, tables, props, costumes and character placements are all completely discontinuous.

The Inquisitor - S5-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Rimmer is being questioned by the Inquisitor, a full boom mic and arm can be seen rising out of shot by the three candles on the right of the screen.

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The End - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lister and Rimmer see Cat just after Holly explains how he evolved, Rimmer runs at Cat screaming before he passes through him and we hear a crash off screen to indicate Rimmer has just run in to something. He is a hologram and is not solid, so no sound should be heard. [The original version did not have this mistake. The sound effect was added for the now defunct Remastered series.]

The End - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: In the first episode, 'The End' when Lister is telling his door to lock so he can get his cat out you can see the hand of a member of the crew pushing the door shut (look out the window).

Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Revealing mistake: The first time you see Lister, the Cat, Kochanski and Kryten in the AR machine you can see the cat opening his eyes realising that it is not in the script, smiling and then closing his eyes.

The End - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start of the 'Welcome Back George McIntyre' reception scene, Lister, Chen and Selby are throwing things at Rimmer, then Rimmer looks around. In the next shot, Lister and Chen are looking round to their left, Selby is stabbing between his fingers, Rimmer is now looking straight forwards and Petersen has appeared from nowhere.

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Polymorph - S3-E3

Plot hole: Right after the shrinking boxers scene, Kryten says the small boxers are missing from the bunk, but you can see them right in front of him.

Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Revealing mistake: When the grenade explodes, the explosion is to the left of where the grenade landed.

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Parallel Universe - S2-E6

Visible crew/equipment: A wire/string pulling along the baby Skutters behind the parent Skutter is visible in the episode

The End - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When George McIntye finishes his speech, he is standing. When the camera cuts back, he is sitting down.

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Beyond a Joke - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: When Able takes his head off and throws it at the simulant, he throws it forwards towards where Lister is standing. The head manages instead, somehow, to hit the simulant standing next to the gelf on Able's left.

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Confidence and Paranoia - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Rimmer says there was nothing wrong with his casual clothes, a boom mic shadow can be seen moving at the top of the screen.

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Pete (2) - S8-E7

Continuity mistake: When Kryten is looking for Archie under the bed, he bends down quite low to search. In the next shot he is on his knees but his head is much higher than before.

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Stasis Leak - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: The second time we see the scene with Rimmer's head popping through the table, the line 'There, that wasn't too bad, was it?' is missed out.

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Stasis Leak - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When the crew go through the stasis leak for the first time, the Cat walks through, then Rimmer waits before jumping through. When they appear on the other side, they fade in together.

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Me2 - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Lister and the Cat are talking to the original Rimmer in the cinema, the new Rimmer enters and argues with the original. The original Rimmer makes hand puppets, while the new Rimmer sits at the front. When Lister does the ippy-dippy, the Rimmers have swapped places. The new Rimmer says that he was there first, without complaint from the original.

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The End - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Half way through the episode, the captain's office becomes covered by a wall.

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Future Echoes - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lister sees the future echo in the drive room, Rimmer points when he says 'Shut up.' However when the scene plays out again, Rimmer's arms stay down by his sides.

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Waiting For God - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: When the cat priest dies on the bed, watch him move his foot so Lister can sit on the edge.

Backwards - S3-E1

Plot hole: In the episode 'Backwards' most of the things that happen on 'Backwards Earth' are correct, except, of course, in reverse. But there is an exception: in the scene in the Cafe, when the waitress comes to 'dirty' the table, she tips a box of trash on the table. If you play this scene backwards, the trash leaps from the table into the box. Even on a 'backwards earth' I can't believe that trash spontaneously leaps about...

Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: When the crew are plasticine in the screensaver, the Cat slides into the igloo. From one shot he is sliding towards the igloo from an angle, but in the next shot he is heading straight for the igloo.

Me2 - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer enters the cinema, Lister looks round at him and holds his hand up to his mouth. In the next shot, his hand is lowered and the straw is in his mouth.

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Legion - S6-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When the Red Dwarf crew are talking about who Legion is (after Lister has poured his bucksfizz), Kryten then says, "Could our very presence here have inadvertently awoken him?" As he says this, at the left side of the screen the end of a camera lens pulls away.

Duct Soup - S7-E4

Visible crew/equipment: At the end of the episode when Kochanski is hitting Kryten with the spanner, a yellow boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen.

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Demons & Angels - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: After the Cat incapacitates Lister, the Cat complains about his collar being untidy, then steps aside. The next shot shows Lister stood on his own and the Cat is not visible at all. There was no time for the Cat to walk that fast between shots.

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D.N.A. - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lister knocks over the can of beer, the ring pull is flat. When the can hits the floor, the ring pull is sticking out.

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Kryten - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer says to the skeletons to put their hands up if they are alive, Kryten's arms are by his side. In the next shot he is gesturing with his arms outstretched.

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Balance of Power - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Lister and Rimmer are talking in their bunks, Lister says 'I've always been crazy about her'. He is looking to his right with his arm in the air, yet in the next shot he is looking down at the floor.

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The End - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lister says his cigarette is a chicken, he looks at Rimmer. In the next shot he is looking at the cigarette again.

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Stoke Me A Clipper - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: When Ace crashes into the boxes, Kryten's left elbow is in front of the Cat. In the next shot it is by his side.

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