Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf (1988)

94 mistakes in season 6

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Legion - S6-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When the Red Dwarf crew are talking about who Legion is (after Lister has poured his bucksfizz), Kryten then says, "Could our very presence here have inadvertently awoken him?" As he says this, at the left side of the screen the end of a camera lens pulls away.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: When Kryten gets up to fire from the waste disposal unit, he walks past Rimmer and reaches the door. In the next shot it shows Rimmer, and Kryten has vanished from the doorway.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Revealing mistake: The spike that kills Pete Tranter's sister is visible before she reacts to it, just below her elbow.

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Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Visible crew/equipment: In the cell, when Rimmer says 'What have I created?' in the next shot a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen by the window.

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Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: When the crew walk through the woods, the first shot shows Lister, Kryten and the Cat walking with space between them. In the next shot they are walking shoulder to shoulder.

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: After Kryten's speech in the morning, Lister's locks move from in front of his left shoulder to behind his back in one shot.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Revealing mistake: Both Ace and the Emohawk get sprayed with the liquid Dyllinium, yet only the Emohawk becomes paralysed.

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Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: During the hold-up scene with the Simulant, in the close-up of her speaking, her face is in darkness. The camera cuts away to Rimmer running for the escape pod, and then back to the Simulant, who is now well lit by a pair of overhead lights.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Lister gets killed, a boom mic can be seen on the very far right of the screen next to Rimmer.

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Dwarf

Out Of Time - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: When Lister gets killed, his locks are behind his back. In the shot before, they are over his left shoulder.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Other mistake: Kryten places Rimmer's light bee on the floor, then begins the process of reinitialising him. As the process finishes and Rimmer looks at Lister (who looks away), the light bee, which should be hovering within his torso projecting his image, is still visible on the floor between his feet.

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Tailkinker

Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Kryten explains about the wine, Lister's glass is half empty. When he tries to drink from it, it is almost full.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Revealing mistake: During the 'Two Listers' scene, specifically the cut when Kryten tosses the apples to the Listers, the split screen is quite visibly moving in between the chairs.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Revealing mistake: When the crew wake up from stasis, there is a model shot of Starbug flying towards the epicentre. You can see the legs of Starbug partially disappear as it gets closer to the ship.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: In the medi bay when Kryten says, 'I'll have a talk with him droid to droid,' a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Revealing mistake: When the Gelfs release the Emohawk, it is thrown into the air and it flies away. However, if you look at the third Gelf you can see the shadow of the Emohawk puppet as it falls to the floor.

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Legion - S6-E2

Revealing mistake: During the scene in the space station's dining room, when Craig Charles is making a speech explaining that they should escape, he stands up and pours himself a glass of Bucks Fizz. Craig fills the glass too soon (half way through the speach) and must realise, as he pours the drink back into the pitcher, and then begins filling his glass again.

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Season 6 generally

Revealing mistake: In several episodes, but mostly in series 6, we see lots of profile camera shots of just Lister and The Cat at the front of the cockpit in Starbug. Quite a few times you will see Lister mouth The Cat's lines so he knows when to start speaking and what to say.

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Padzter

Psirens - S6-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Kryten says 'smug mode' a blurry boom mic can be seen in the top left corner of the screen.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Rimmer says 'details halibut breath' a boom mic can be seen to Rimmer's left.

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lister gets hit in the face by the telekinetic wine, the level of wine does not go down in the glass.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Plot hole: When Rimmer is sitting on the swivel chair, he manages to turn the seat, impossible as he is a hologram.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Revealing mistake: When the grenade explodes, the explosion is to the left of where the grenade landed.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer picks up the bazookoid at the end of the episode and runs into the engine room, the gun is pointing up. In the next shot from inside the engine room, it is pointing down.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: When the crew fire at their future selves, Lister says 'locking on, firing'. His locks are behind his back but in the next shot they are in front of his left shoulder.

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Legion - S6-E2

Revealing mistake: The wall wobbles when Rimmer bangs his head against it trying to knock himself out.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: When 'Kryten' kills the Psiren kissing Lister, Lister's locks move from outside his coat to inside in one cut.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Revealing mistake: Just after we see the first meteorite, there is a brief moment where the model shot and the crew walking into the cockpit overlap causing both images to be seen together.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Visible crew/equipment: Just after the grenade explodes, a boom mic shadow can be seen on Kryten's head.

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Legion - S6-E2

Revealing mistake: When the Cat says 'The whole panel's deader than A-line flares with pockets in the knees' you can see Lister mouth the line.

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Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When the simulant has beamed on board Starbug, Lister and The Cat get up slowly from the table. Look closely, and you can see the shadow of a boom mic cast on Lister and The Cat.

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Padzter

Psirens - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lister shoots the Psiren pretending to be Kryten, his locks are under his chin. In the next shot, the locks are gone.

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Dwarf

Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Revealing mistake: When the Cat says 'Form an orderly queue behind the gunsight' you can see Lister mouth the line.

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Legion stabs his left hand, everyone grabs and shakes their left hands - except Lister, who grabs and shakes his RIGHT hand.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Starbug gets hit, as Rimmer says 'damage report' a boom mic can be seen on the right side of the screen.

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Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Rimmer argues that they should not board the simulant ship, the shot of Lister in the foreground and Rimmer in the background shows a boom mic just above Rimmer's head.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Lister says "Bony butts our move lets' just before they are fired at, a boom mic is visible to Rimmer's right.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Revealing mistake: When Starbug gets hit by the meteorite, the word 'Starbug' on the ship is backwards revealing the film has been mirrored.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Continuity mistake: When Lister gives the Gelf the cigar, he looks over his shoulder at Kryten. In the next shot, he looks over his shoulder again.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: Just before Pete Tranter's sister appears, Lister's locks are behind his back. In the next shot they are in front of his shoulder.

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Dwarf

Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Lister, the Cat and Kryten arrive on Rimmerworld, as the Rimmer guard steps out and says 'silence mutant' a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen.

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Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: When Kryten, the Cat and Lister teleport when the ship is disintergrating, Lister's locks are over his right shoulder. When they arrive, his locks are behind his back.

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Dwarf

Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Starbug goes through the wormhole, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the back wall next to Kryten.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Continuity mistake: The Cat's earrings disappear when the emohawk attacks him.

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Legion - S6-E2

Other mistake: When Rimmer extracts his own light bee, it disappears with him.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Rimmer asks if Lister is going to fire with tin cans and banana peel, a boom mic can be seen on the right side of the screen above Rimmer's head.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Revealing mistake: The airlock opens before Ace activates the controls.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When the future crew decide to leave, there is a shot of Lister holding the bazookoid as they walk towards the door. A boom mic is visible above him.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: When Lister and the Cat wake up from stasis, Lister walks over to the computer and his locks are over his right shoulder. In the next shot they have disappeared.

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Dwarf

Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Revealing mistake: When the Cat says 'All in all a hundred per cent successful trip' you can see Lister mouth the line.

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Dwarf

Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: At the start of the episode, just before the Cat says his fridge free diet line, a boom mic shadow can be seen on Kryten's head and shoulder.

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Dwarf

Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Revealing mistake: When the crew get hit by the gas at the end of the episode, you can see that they are slightly moving.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Rimmer picks up the gun just after the Cat turns into Duane Dibley, a boom mic arm shadow can be seen moving past the crates, just as Rimmer turns his back on the camera.

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Dwarf

Out Of Time - S6-E6

Revealing mistake: When the crew go through the unreality pocket that makes Starbug disappear around them, part of the Cat's face disappears into the background.

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lister says 'Hi, honey I'm home' his arm is swinging by his side. In the next shot he is holding his magazine in both hands.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Starbug hits the unreality bubble that makes the cat invisible, a boom mic can be seen just as the shot changes.

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Psirens - S6-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Just before Starbug gets hit by the meteorite, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the back wall next to Rimmer.

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: Just after the red alert bulb gag, Kryten's arm is by his side, in the next shot it is outstretched.

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Kryten drinks the telekinetic wine, the level of liquid in the glass changes between shots. Also, after Kryten finishes drinking the level of wine is exactly the same as when he started.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode when Lister hands Duane the cannister, the shot changes and Lister is facing the opposite direction.

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: In the complex when Kryten says 'puncture repair kit on standby' Lister looks to his right twice between shots and his locks change positions.

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Dwarf

Legion - S6-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Lister says Rimmer has a yellow streak, a large boom mic can be seen on the right hand side of the screen next to Rimmer.

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Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Revealing mistake: When Rimmer kisses the female Rimmer, the scar on his cheek disappears.

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Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Kryten shows Rimmer the space weevil at the start of the episode, the shot changes and Kryten is facing the other way.

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Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When the Cat becomes visible again after going through an unreality pocket, the shot changes to a wide shot of the crew. A boom mic can be seen to be pulled out of shot at the top of the screen by Kryten's head.

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Legion - S6-E2

Revealing mistake: When Legion gets hit, you can see his real face for a second when he adjusts his mask.

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Dwarf

Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lister says there are no life signs, after Starbug docks on the facility, Rimmer is stood with his arms straight. In the next shot he has his hands on his hips.

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Dwarf

Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Kryten bends down to pick up the xrays, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the top of his head.

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Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Rimmer says the oxy-generation unit is destroyed, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the crate in front of him.

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Dwarf

Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene just befoe Lister & the Cat go into stasis, a boom mic shadow can be seen moving on the desk in front of Rimmer.

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Dwarf

Rimmerworld - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, when Lister says, 'I'm saying nothing man, don't want to spoil the surprise,' his hood and locks are arranged completely different than all other shots in the scene.

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Dwarf

Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Kryten walks into the cockpit to offer Lister a beer, a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen by Kryten's head.

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Dwarf

Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Visible crew/equipment: After the crash when Lister comes in from outside, as he says 'it's waist high out there', a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen.

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Dwarf

Out Of Time - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: At the start of the episode when Rimmer says 'any objections?' a boom mic can be seen moving across the top of the screen.

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Dwarf

Legion - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Legion brings the feast, Kryten is stood by the door. Rimmer says about how he appreciates art, then in the next shot of the Cat, Kryten walks behind him. Kryten would have had to walk past Rimmer in the previous shot to get there yet we did not see him while Rimmer was talking.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Revealing mistake: When the crew are trying to figure out how to save Kryten before going into the game, the Cat says 'if not, why not?' You can see Lister mouth the line.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: When Lister leaves the saloon, his gloves appear on his hands between shots as he goes outside.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Visible crew/equipment: Just after the simulant beams aboard and Lister and the Cat sit up from the table, a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: When the Apocalypse boys shoot the bottle out of Kryten's hand, you can see Kryten drop the bottle neck. In the next shot he is still holding it.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Revealing mistake: When Rimmer throws a cowboy over the bar, it wobbles.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: When the Cat realises he has lost his special skills, Lister is looking straight forwards. In the next shot he is looking down at the ground.

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Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: When Jimmy does his trick with the whip, it knocks Kryten's hat to the floor. In the next shot it is lying on the bar.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: When Lister says the escape pod is not an option, his hands are apart in front of him. In the next shot, they are together.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After Rimmer is sick, as Lister comes to his rescue, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the wall behind them near the horns.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When sheriff Kryten asks for a drink, a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: Just after the virus infects the ship, the Cat is looking straight forwards. In the next shot he is looking to the far left at Lister.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Visible crew/equipment: At the start of the episode when Rimmer says they should surrender, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Revealing mistake: When the Cat says 'not if you believe those lying cartoons' you can see Lister mouth the line.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: When Lister enters the bar, he goes through the swing doors and they close behind him. In the interior shot Both Lister and the Cat have gone though the swing doors.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When the crew's special skills get erased, a boom mic shadow can be seen on Lister.

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Dwarf

Emohawk - Polymorph II - S6-E4

Continuity mistake: Just before the damage report machine explodes, the room is full of smoke. As it explodes, all the smoke is gone.

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Dwarf

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: The Cat brings down the town sign by shooting the right hand side of it. Seconds later, when they pick Kryten up, the sign is hanging in front of the Livery building, which would only have been possible if he'd shot the left hand side.

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Josman

Gunmen of the Apocalypse - S6-E3

Revealing mistake: At the start of the episode, we see Lister in black and white talking to Loretta. Then we cut back to what's really happening, he is playing on the AR console. Look at the door behind him, you can see Kryten's hand sticking out in the doorway. He is supposed to rush in and start talking, but you can see him waiting off camera to be told when to enter the room.

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Padzter

Psirens - S6-E1

Revealing mistake: As Lister tries to sharpen/shorten his nails after getting out of deep sleep, you will see just before he stops that one nail snaps at the finger. He continues as if nothing happens, holding his hand still, as if it was still in the sharpener.

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