Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf (1988)

14 mistakes in Back in the Red (3)

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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. (00:14:55)

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Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: When The Cat does his dance with Blue Midget, he stands behind one of the legs of Blue Midget and changes his clothes. The old clothes he throws on the ground when changing disappear in the wide shot of the landing area. (00:08:55)

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Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: During the Cat's dance, he taps his feet and tilts his head back, which Blue Midget copies. In the next shot Blue Midget is looking downwards and then proceeds to do the same dance it just did in the previous shot. (00:10:00)

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Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Revealing mistake: After the Cat's dance, Lister says 'we are outta here' and pulls the level, at which point the crew all fall back as if Blue Midget had rushed forwards. However, in the model shot of the ship it shows it scraping its foot on the floor before it runs forwards, meaning the crew should not have fallen back in their seats. (00:10:50)

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Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: During the Cat's dance scene with Blue Midget, we see one shot of Blue Midget doing the air guitar move, but in the next shot, his arms are not visible at all. It changes between these two differing shots throughout the closing end of the dance routine. (00:10:10)

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Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Revealing mistake: Just before the Cat starts his dance, Kochanski is at the back of the cockpit of Blue Midget and is bouncing up and down, yet the ship is not moving. When it starts moving, Kochanski is sitting still. (00:08:05)

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Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When the Cat says "You mean to help you get out if the program freezes" on Blue Midget, a soundman can be seen crouching behind the control panel. The top of his head is visible in the top right of the screen. (00:14:10)

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Suggested correction: That is not the head of a soundman crouching behind the control panel, or any crew member for that matter. What you are seeing is Kryten's hand moving around.

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Back in the Red (3) - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: After the Cat has performed his dance routine, he begins to smoke a cigar and puts it down. The shot cuts to the ground controller, but when the shot cuts back to the Cat, the cigar is back in his mouth and has already been smoked. (00:10:30)

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Nanarchy - S7-E8

Lister: What, they fixed your core program and then decided they'd be better off without you?
Holly: Yeah, it was shortly after they met me.

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Trivia: "Meltdown" was originally planned to be the first episode of Series IV of Red Dwarf. However, the militaristic tone of this episode - and in particular Dave Lister's strident anti-war speech near The End of the episode - meant it fell foul of the BBC censors. The original planned transmission date (Feb 14 1991) coincided with the outbreak of "Operation Desert Storm" - the Gulf War...and the BBC felt that an "anti-war" episode of Red Dwarf would be inappropriate for a country at war with Iraq.

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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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