Red Dwarf

Meltdown - S4-E6

Factual error: Kryten tells everyone that the matter paddle transmits matter in digital form from one place to another at the speed of light - he is very clear on this point. He then locates Waxworld, which is 200,000 light years away. Okay - so when they use the matter paddle to transmit themselves to Waxworld, why doesn't it take them 200,000 years to get there?

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Suggested correction: Kryten says that the paddle sends them via subspace, so they will reach it almost instantaneously (rewatch the scene, he never says they'll travel at lightspeed).

Meltdown - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: In the chimney, the light appears when Lister lights his cigarette lighter. He turns the lighter off a moment later but the light is still there. (00:07:35)

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: When the Dalai Lama explodes, there is a single shot where he has disappeared and a yellow cloth has taken his place just before the explosion. The cloth then lands in the background. (00:22:55)

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer says that he will lead the wax droids, Kryten is stood next to him shoulder to shoulder. The next shot shows Kryten yet Rimmer is not visible to his right, however in the next shot, Rimmer is stood in from of Kryten's right shoulder. (00:14:10)

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When the battle ends, Kryten's chest monitor fits tightly into his chest plate. In the next scene the monitor has shrunk and there is a large gap between his chest and the screen. (00:23:40)

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Suggested correction: As a hologram, this would also mean Rimmer could not touch or sit on the chair. The chair was likely a hologram as well, used to be operable by Rimmer. It has been shown before that Rimmer can still interact with other holographic objects.

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Suggested correction: First, Lister is shown looking out the window throughout the scene, and second, he still has an entire view of outside the window within his eyesight. Lister likely already seen Mussolini within his eyesight before turning to face his direction, which he likely did to assure himself it was definitely Mussolini.

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: With the Matter Paddle, Kryten transports into the sleeping quarters, and then transports onto the bunk. When Kryten transports onto the bunk, the Cat's position on his chair visibly alters on screen, showing where the scene was edited to make Kryten appear as if he transporting. (00:03:15)

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White Hole - S4-E4

Rimmer: The thing about Captain Oates... The thing you have to remember about Captain Oates... Captain Oates... Captain Oates was a prat.

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Trivia: The actor who plays the original Kryten, in 'Kryten', also turns up later as the voice of Talkie Toaster.

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Question: When Kryten and Rimmer were doing the roster of their ranks, Why did Kryten skip the old woman in the black dress with the white shoulder sash between Dali Lama and Mr. Noel Coward?

Answer: It's Queen Victoria, someone any Englishman would recognize, and needed no introduction.

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