Red Dwarf

Thanks For The Memory - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: During filming of the this episode, Craig Charles was called away for the birth of his son, Jack, so production manager Mike Agnew stepped in. Although Lister is wearing a space suit at the time you can still tell which part is Mike thanks to a continuity error - Mike forgot to put on Lister's plaster cast.

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Balance of Power - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: In the flashback scene of Lister and his mates, just after Lister says about brains in jars, a yellow boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen.

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Krytie TV - S8-E5

Visible crew/equipment: As Lister and Rimmer leave Akerman's quarters a boom mic can be seen above their heads.

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Demons & Angels - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When the low Kryten takes the spinal implant from low Lister, he uses his right hand. In the next shot, the implant has switched hands as Kryten uses his right hand to lift up Lister's head.

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Dimension Jump - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Ace Rimmer is talking to the Cat as a priest, the Cat has the pipe in his mouth in one shot, then he is holding it in front of him in the next.

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Cassandra - S8-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Cat hits Lister with the axe, Lister's locks are behind his back. In the next shot they are over his right shoulder, then back behind his back moments later.

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Thanks For The Memory - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: Just before Lister says 'I'm going to give him Lisa Yates' he is looking forwards. When the camera angle changes he is looking at the Cat.

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Pete (2) - S8-E7

Revealing mistake: After the T-Rex eats the curry, it starts stamping about the cargo bay, yet there are no ripples in the very watery curry.

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Beyond a Joke - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: After the Cat says about mooning out of the windows when Starbug gets hit, Kochanski falls back on her chair with her arms outstretched. In the next shot she is holding onto the monitor again.

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Terrorform - S5-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Lister and the Cat type into the computer, in the shots of their reflections, the lens of the camera can be seen reflected between them.

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: During the battle, the Dalai Lama can be seen running through the field after he is killed.

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Pete (1) - S8-E6

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer runs away from Pete, the rest of the crew start running in the opposite direction and should be a good few feet ahead of Rimmer. In the next shot it shows the crew running away together.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene just befoe Lister & the Cat go into stasis, a boom mic shadow can be seen moving on the desk in front of Rimmer.

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Quarantine - S5-E4

Audio problem: When Dr. Lanstrom says hello into the walkie talkie, her lips do not move.

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Fathers & Suns - S10-E2

Revealing mistake: When Pree shows Lister his Medi-Bay file, it is a flipped shot. Note the danger sign next to the computer.

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Future Echoes - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: When Rimmer runs to Lister after Lister unsuccessfully orders a black coffee, the camera tilts.

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Timeslides - S3-E5

Plot hole: In season 2 episode 2 Better Than Life, Rimmer says his brother Frank was 6 foot 5 by the time he was 11. However, in season 3 episode 5 Timeslides, the picture of Frank Rimmer's wedding shows he is around Rimmer's height which would be about just under 6 foot.

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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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Backwards - S3-E1

Other mistake: In the bar when Rimmer and Kryten are on stage, Kryten eats a boiled egg then drinks a glass of water, yet he cannot eat or drink because he is a mechanoid.

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Tikka To Ride - S7-E1

Continuity mistake: In the last series, a point was made that the time drive is not a teleporter, so can only send them backward and forward in time in the one location (Deep Space). So in this episode, how can they now travel to Earth with the same device?

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