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Season 3 generally

Easter egg: On Disc 4, go to the Special Features from the main menu. On this menu, type in 742 (the Simpsons' house number) to view some hidden sketches. (Note: You may have to press Enter between each of the numbers.).

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Season 4 generally

Easter egg: On disc 1 of the Red Dwarf series IV DVD enter the 'select episode' option. Before you reach the episode menu there is a sequence including a scutter which grabs a tape. When you see the scutter with the tape press enter and you will be taken to perhaps the best easter egg in all the Red Dwarf DVDs, the Red Dwarf actors actually having an easter egg hunt during the commentary recording session.

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Season 5 generally

Easter egg: In season five special features, go to Gunther Spills the Beans, then click right. 3 easter egg coffee mugs will appear.

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Season 3 generally

Easter egg: There are 10 easter eggs on the Season three DVD. Here are the ones for disc one. 1. Go to Easter Eggs and press Enter. Go to Hints and press up twice. 2. At the main Title screen, make sure Play All Episodes is Highlighted and press left three times. 3. Go to Episode select and press enter. Go to the Return button and press down twice. 4. Go to Episode Selection and press Enter. Go to Episode 5 and press up three times. Easter Eggs for Disc Two. 5. Go to Episode Selection and press right twice. 6. Go to Episode Selection and press Enter. Go to Episode 9 and press up three times. 7. Go to Episode Selection and press Enter. Go to Episode 14 and press right twice. Easter Eggs for Disc Three. 8. Go to Episode Select and press down twice. 9. Go to Episode Select and press Enter. Go to Episode 16 and press up twice. 10. Go to Episode Select and press Enter. Go all the way to the last three episodes on the Episode Select and go to the Return button and press down twice.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On the main menu for Season 1 Disc 1 press right to highlight the limo. Press enter to view the film poster for the film 'Planet of the Clams'.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On the second disc, go to Mininews. Highlight number 4 and press up. You should now see a red dot near the top of the screen. Press enter to watch a rather odd version of one of George W Bush's speeches.

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Season 6 generally

Easter egg: On the third disc of season 6, select "bonus features." Once the bonus features menu appears, press up and the cherries next to the "next" button should have a red circle around them. Press enter to see Bill Lawrence and Randall Winston discuss season 7 plot points.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: Season 1 DVD - Highlight Episode 2 on the main menu. Then click your right arrow once, and the blue thumbtack will be highlighted. Hit "Enter" and you will see Season 1, Episode 10 (Burning Man Festival) with the audio turned down very low and the cast members reenacting the sounds, including the theme music.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: The Office (UK) Series 1 DVD, on disc 2: Go to "Deleted Scenes" and choose "'Slough' by John Betjeman". Before the scene plays, there is a description page with a flickering fluorescent light. The screen will go dim for a few seconds just before the deleted scene begins to play. Press 'enter' or 'play' at this point, and the "Who Cares Wins" video from episode 4 will play.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: Season One set, Disc 4: From Main Menu, go to Set-Up and press the down arrow. A red hexagon appears. Click on this for an un-aired trailer.

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Season 1 generally

Easter egg: On the first disk of volume 1, season 1, if you go to the extras menu, press up until the jalapeno pepper on the fridge in the top of the screen is highlighted. Press it, and you'll see a short camera test of various sets with Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander, with commentary by director Tom Cherones and Production Designer Tom Lazari.

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Season 2 generally

Easter egg: On Disc 2 of series 2, enter 'Anglian Alan', press up once to highlight a video in the background, press enter to see fictious credits to Crash Bang Wallop What a video.

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The Ex-Files - S1-E5

Easter egg: When you get into the menu for The Ex-Files, highlight play episode and press up. You will be treated to an unadvertised outtake.

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Show generally

Easter egg: On Disc 2, go to the Deleted Scenes menu and then hit Right once your there. A hidden "Viva La Bam" logo should appear, click it to see extra intro footage. Funny stuff.

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Show generally

Easter egg: In disc 1 of the DVD, play the Marjorie Dawes section in the character play list, then play the Lou and Andy sketches, and you get the option to crash the disc. Press yes 3 times and Lou crashes the disc, and Andy says "Oh no, its crashed".

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Show generally

Easter egg: Watch the main menu on the second disk of the season 2 DVD. Let the music play through once, then press 'right'. A yellow monkey head will appear. If you click that, a rap about Naboo the Shaman will play accompanied by clips of Naboo from the show.

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