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Better Than Life - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer is standing on the beach and conjures up the green car you can see the wheels are partly in the sand. When he then gets into the car, tyre tracks are visible behind it. When he starts driving off, the tyre marks are now gone. (00:18:25)

Stasis Leak - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Lister walks through the Stasis Leak for the first time, his hands are up by his face and his locks are in front of his shoulders. In the next shot from the mirror, his arms are lowered and his locks are only over his right shoulder. (00:09:30)

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Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: Lister and Rimmer's bunk room looks exactly the same in the flashback scenes during this series as it does in the present time. In the first series it looked completely different, so surely the look should have changed slightly for the flashback scenes?

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Better Than Life - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: As the crew enter the game, Lister pushes the door to the beach open. However in the next shot, the door is opening from the other side, i.e. Lister is pulling the door. (00:16:10)

Parallel Universe - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: In the quarters of the female versions of the crew, the newspaper clippings and certificates on the wall still have the name 'Arnold' on them, and not the female equivalent, as it was supposed to be. (00:23:15)

Padzter

Kryten - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Kryten shows the crew information of the survivors on board the Nova 5, Tracey Johns is listed as the shortest. In the group photo she is the tallest of the three. (00:09:00)

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Stasis Leak - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer is talking to the captain while he is dressed as a chicken, the blue bucket moves between camera cuts from being hung up on the large canister, to being on the floor next to Rimmer's bed. (00:20:35)

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Skipper - S12-E6

Plot hole: Kryten explains that the quantum skipper must be recharged after every use, and the time this takes must be must be taken into account. This is an important plot device the first time Rimmer uses it, but it is conveniently forgotten for the rest of the episode.

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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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