Easter egg: On disc 3 on the main menu screen, if you highlight and press the red 'JMC AMMO' button, this will show you picking up a bazookoid. Before firing the bazookoid, push one of the arrow keys. This will cause a light closer to the right side of the screen to light up. If you press enter, it will blast the code panel on the door. You are then taken to see a very funny Red Dwarf Trailer.
Other mistake: When Cat picks up the can of Leopard lager which is invisible to Lister, he shakes it, pops the cap and sprays Lister with foam. The foam is visible but the can remains invisible, and that makes no sense. If we are seeing the scene from Cat's point of view the can and foam should both be visible, and if it is from Lister's then neither should be.
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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