Red Dwarf

Holoship - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lister is explaining the ending of the movie, he says "It's about a dude who sacrifices his life for love" whilst Rimmer looks at him, but in the next shot, Rimmer is suddenly looking forwards before turning back to Lister saying "as if." (00:02:55)

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Holoship - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: After Rimmer and Nirvanah have sex, as they're getting out of bed, Nirvanah ties her robe twice. In the next shot as she's standing, the robe is open again. (00:14:00)

Holoship - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer loses his intelligence, he wipes his eyes with his right hand. In the next shot he has both hands on the keyboard and is looking over his left shoulder. (00:20:05)


Holoship - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When Kryten tells Rimmer he doesn't have the brain that can accept an implant, he says "No" and begins walking around the table. Kryten has his hands raised with his right hand slightly lower than the left, but in the next shot, both hands are suddenly level with each other. (00:22:05)

Casual Person

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

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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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