Red Dwarf

Cassandra - S8-E4

Continuity mistake: When Lister tells Cassandra he is not going to kill her, he sticks his chewing gum on the wall and begins walking out. Seconds later, when the fan causes the gum to fly across the room, Lister is now standing inside the room. (00:27:15)

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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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Pete (2) - S8-E7

Continuity mistake: When Kill Crazy and Baxter are about to beat up Rimmer and Lister, as Baxter says "Say goodbye to your teeth", Kill Crazy has his hand pressed against Rimmer's jaw, advancing his face towards Rimmer's, but when Baxter goes to punch Lister, Kill Crazy's hand is by his side and is stood away from Rimmer. (00:19:50)

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Pete (2) - S8-E7

Continuity mistake: When Baxter tries to punch Lister the first time and fails, Kill Crazy is looking at Lister with his arms by his side, but in the next shot, Kill Crazy is now looking at Rimmer and doing motioning actions with his arms and face. (00:19:55)

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Epideme - S7-E7

Factual error: When Kryten revives Lister with the defibrillator paddles, he places them on the clothing he is wearing. Defibrillator paddles need to be applied to bare skin for the electricity to get through. (00:27:35)

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Tikka To Ride - S7-E1

Revealing mistake: When Lee Harvey Oswald is preparing to shoot JFK on the fifth floor of the book depository, there is a shot of him from the side where he points his gun out of the window. To his left are a numerous boxes belonging to the book depository. Many of the boxes have "books" written on them, and some have hand written numbers on them. Later in the episode, the crew go back in time to send Oswald up to the sixth floor, but in the side view shot where he points his gun out of the window this time, the boxes are completely identical to the ones used on the fifth floor. The same set was likely reused.

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Ouroboros - S7-E3

Continuity mistake: In the Aigburth Arms, when Frank hands the box with baby Lister to the barmaid, the barmaid takes the box placing her hand on top of the box, but in the next shot, her hand is suddenly on the side of the box.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lister is watching the video message of a psiren, posing as Kochanski, Lister asks "How? I don't understand" and Kochanski, on the video appears to move her face beginning to reply, but when the shot cuts back to the video, Kochanski's face is suddenly still. (00:16:20)

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lister finishes pouring a glass of Bucks Fizz, he begins to place the jug back on the table with his hand still on it, but in the next shot, the jug is now on the table with Lister's hand nowhere near it. (00:20:20)

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer suggests bringing Legion with him, Lister says he's not going to come with them, and asks if he would ever join in on their late night sessions of pin the pointy stick on the weather girl. At The End of the line, Lister is looking to the right, but in the next shot, he is suddenly looking downwards. (00:12:35)

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Legion - S6-E2

Revealing mistake: When Lister hits Legion over the head, his mask falls off. In the shot that shows Rimmer, Cat and Kryten in the foreground sitting at the table and Lister and Legion in the background, Legion's face can be seen and it is apparent that it is not the combination of the four that is his face, but in fact the actor's real face. (00:21:15)

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Legion puts his mask back on, just as he says "Kryten knows", the mask is not properly fixed on, leaving his chin exposed, but when the camera is on him next, the mask is suddenly fixed into place. (00:21:35)

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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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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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Answer: Presumably he does, but it's never been used in any material related to the show. He is the only Cat left (as shown in Series 1), so even if he had once had a name, nobody would know it.

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Answer: In the book, the Cat finds the concept of a name confusing, as he's convinced he's the center of the universe and the idea that someone wouldn't know who he was is baffling.

Brian Katcher

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