Red Dwarf

Meltdown - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: In the chimney, the light appears when Lister lights his cigarette lighter. He turns the lighter off a moment later but the light is still there. (00:07:35)

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Justice - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: When the simulant pulls the knife out of his chest, you can see the knife is a dummy. As the handle is pulled back, the blade does not move at all. (00:25:30)

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: When the Dalai Lama explodes, there is a single shot where he has disappeared and a yellow cloth has taken his place just before the explosion. The cloth then lands in the background. (00:22:55)

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Justice - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: At The End of the episode, the crew walk along a corridor, walk around a pillar, then walk straight back down the same corridor they have just walked down. (00:27:00)

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Suggested correction: As a hologram, this would also mean Rimmer could not touch or sit on the chair. The chair was likely a hologram as well, used to be operable by Rimmer. It has been shown before that Rimmer can still interact with other holographic objects.

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Suggested correction: First, Lister is shown looking out the window throughout the scene, and second, he still has an entire view of outside the window within his eyesight. Lister likely already seen Mussolini within his eyesight before turning to face his direction, which he likely did to assure himself it was definitely Mussolini.

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Meltdown - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: With the Matter Paddle, Kryten transports into the sleeping quarters, and then transports onto the bunk. When Kryten transports onto the bunk, the Cat's position on his chair visibly alters on screen, showing where the scene was edited to make Kryten appear as if he transporting. (00:03:15)

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Back To Reality - S5-E6

Factual error: While it is true that lithium carbonate can be used to treat depression and other psychiatric disorders, it cannot be administered in gaseous form. It is a very stable salt and only starts to form vapour at 1,310 degress Celcius. Spraying it about as a 'mood stabliser' at that temperature, as Kryten does, is going to kill everyone on the spot.

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Trivia: The actor who plays the original Kryten, in 'Kryten', also turns up later as the voice of Talkie Toaster.

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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.

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