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. (00:15:15)

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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. (00:08:30)

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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. (00:25:00)

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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. (00:27:00)

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Lemons - S10-E3

Character mistake: Upon hearing that Lister, Kryten, Cat and Rimmer have travelled from Albion - England - to India the woman in the market expresses surprise that they have travelled "halfway across the known world" just to buy lemons. In 23AD travelling from England to India was all the way across the known world. The Americas, Australasia and China were completely unknown at the time.

The Promised Land - S13-E1

Continuity mistake: Rodon is revealed to be the Cat's older brother, and the rebelling cats refer to the Red Dwarf itself as the ship of their birth, but in Psirens, it was revealed that the crew spent 200 years in deep sleep while tracking Red Dwarf. This appears to have been forgotten.

Tikka To Ride - S7-E1

Revealing mistake: After the crew transport themselves out of the book depository to escape the FBI, the astronaut helmet is transported afterwards and the two FBI agents start shooting at the box the helmet was placed on. When the box is shot, there are no bullet holes left on it.

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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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Kryten - S2-E1

Question: When Holly is saying about how he has changed music he says that because of the 2 new notes he's made instruments would be bigger. "Triangles will have four sides. Piano keyboards the length of zebra crossings. Course, women will have to be banned from playing the cello." I don't understand the joke about the cello part. Could someone please tell me what he means?

Answer: The cello is a large four-stringed instrument, which, when it is played, stands vertically on the floor between the player's legs (assuming they are seated). If it is to grow as large as the other instuments mentioned will, it would require a rather unseemly lack of femininity to be able to encompass it with the legs.

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