Red Dwarf

The End - S1-E1

Audio problem: 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.] (00:27:10)

The Inquisitor - S5-E2

Audio problem: When Kryten says 'Excuse me, could I just distract you for a brief second?' his lips are out of sync with the dialogue and continue to move after he has finished speaking. (00:23:35)

Queeg - S2-E5

Audio problem: During the conversation in which Holly wants to prove he has an IQ of 6000 (while Lister and the Cat are scrubbing the floor), there is a brief moment where you can see the TV Holly is on (at an angle). You can hear sound coming from him, but his lips aren't moving. (00:16:55)

Timeslides - S3-E5

Audio problem: In the photo of 'Smeg and the Heads' you can see that the drummer frantically plays the cymbals, but no sound comes from them. (00:11:40)

Dwarf

Polymorph - S3-E3

Audio problem: When Lister says "he was in sickbay for a week", once the shot changes we once again hear him say "for a week". Evidently, the line was intended to carry on into the next shot but wasn't edited out. (00:08:40)

Life700

Quarantine - S5-E4

Audio problem: When Rimmer is talking to Lister, Cat and Kryten in the dress, the Cat says "We thought you'd gone nuts" and the shot cuts to Rimmer where the Cat then says "We were trying to heal you." When the shot is on Rimmer, the Cat's reflection can be seen in the mirror and his mouth doesn't move with the line. (00:21:05)

Casual Person

Polymorph - S3-E3

Audio problem: When Kryten starts looking over Lister's bunk trying to find the Polymorph, posing as the boxers, the boxers, and therefore the Polymorph, are visible on the bunk. The sound of the Polymorph transforming is heard, indicating the Polymorph has changed form, but the boxers remain there, without any transformation. It is not until a few shots after that the Polymorph has appeared to have changed form. (00:10:00)

Casual Person

Blue - S7-E5

Audio problem: During the munchkin song, near The End, one of the lines of the song is "then he just might come round for dinner" - however Rimmer mouths "he might just come round for dinner" instead - swapping the words "might" and "just" (00:26:00)

Jamie Topp

Timeslides - S3-E5

Factual error: The writer's understanding of the history of Nazism and its leaders is a bit shonky. Claus von Stauffenberg did not plant a bomb in Hitler's briefcase - he put it in his own briefcase which he planted in a meeting room next to Hitler (some berk moved it). This was in July 1944, while the last Nuremberg rally - which Lister visits, bringing back the briefcase - was in 1938. Stauffenberg didn't even join the anti-Hitler conspiracy until 1943. Red Dwarf is not an 'alternate history' - they correctly identify elements of the Stauffenberg plot and the Nazi regime, they just get them wrong.

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Answer: Presumably he does, but it's never been used in any material related to the show. He is the only Cat left (as shown in Series 1), so even if he had once had a name, nobody would know it.

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Answer: In the book, the Cat finds the concept of a name confusing, as he's convinced he's the center of the universe and the idea that someone wouldn't know who he was is baffling.

Brian Katcher

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