Red Dwarf

The End - S1-E1

Audio problem: When Lister and Rimmer see Cat just after Holly explains how he evolved, Rimmer runs at Cat screaming before he passes through him and we hear a crash off screen to indicate Rimmer has just run in to something. He is a hologram and is not solid, so no sound should be heard. [The original version did not have this mistake. The sound effect was added for the now defunct Remastered series.] (00:27:10)

Demons & Angels - S5-E5

Audio problem: When the high Lister plays the harp, his fingers are out of sync to what is being played. (00:11:30)

Dwarf

Holoship - S5-E1

Audio problem: When Rimmer says 'Those kind of films really irritate me,' his lips do not move during 'Those kind of.' (00:02:10)

Dwarf

The Inquisitor - S5-E2

Audio problem: When Kryten says 'Excuse me, could I just distract you for a brief second?' his lips are out of sync with the dialogue and continue to move after he has finished speaking. (00:23:35)

Queeg - S2-E5

Audio problem: During the conversation in which Holly wants to prove he has an IQ of 6000 (while Lister and the Cat are scrubbing the floor), there is a brief moment where you can see the TV Holly is on (at an angle). You can hear sound coming from him, but his lips aren't moving. (00:16:55)

Future Echoes - S1-E2

Audio problem: In Rimmer's future echo he says, "You're space crazy", but in the real conversation with Lister, he actually says, "You are space crazy". (00:15:20 - 00:16:15)

Padzter

Demons & Angels - S5-E5

Audio problem: When the high Kryten picks up the bomb, the high Cat can be seen to start speaking but no sound is heard. In the next shot, the high Cat is then smiling. (00:13:30)

Dwarf

Quarantine - S5-E4

Audio problem: When Dr. Lanstrom says 'Life without pain has no meaning' Kryten begins to speak but no words are heard before the shot changes. (00:07:10)

Dwarf

Timeslides - S3-E5

Audio problem: In the photo of 'Smeg and the Heads' you can see that the drummer frantically plays the cymbals, but no sound comes from them. (00:11:40)

Dwarf

Quarantine - S5-E4

Audio problem: When Dr. Lanstrom says hello into the walkie talkie, her lips do not move. (00:08:40)

Dwarf

Polymorph - S3-E3

Audio problem: When Lister says "he was in sickbay for a week", once the shot changes we once again hear him say "for a week". Evidently, the line was intended to carry on into the next shot but wasn't edited out. (00:08:40)

Life700

Quarantine - S5-E4

Audio problem: When Rimmer is talking to Lister, Cat and Kryten in the dress, the Cat says "We thought you'd gone nuts" and the shot cuts to Rimmer where the Cat then says "We were trying to heal you." When the shot is on Rimmer, the Cat's reflection can be seen in the mirror and his mouth doesn't move with the line. (00:21:05)

Casual Person

The Last Day - S3-E6

Audio problem: When Lister tries to shoot Hudzen, Hudzen grabs Lister and throws him, but a punch sound effect can be heard, despite no punch being made. (00:26:15)

Casual Person

Polymorph - S3-E3

Audio problem: When Kryten starts looking over Lister's bunk trying to find the Polymorph, posing as the boxers, the boxers, and therefore the Polymorph, are visible on the bunk. The sound of the Polymorph transforming is heard, indicating the Polymorph has changed form, but the boxers remain there, without any transformation. It is not until a few shots after that the Polymorph has appeared to have changed form. (00:10:00)

Casual Person

Blue - S7-E5

Audio problem: During the munchkin song, near The End, one of the lines of the song is "then he just might come round for dinner" - however Rimmer mouths "he might just come round for dinner" instead - swapping the words "might" and "just" (00:26:00)

Jamie Topp

Lemons - S10-E3

Audio problem: When they are chasing Jesus through the market, Lister's mouth is out of sync when he's shouting. (00:26:15)

Casual Person

M-Corp - S12-E5

Plot hole: Cat wasn't manufactured by the Jupiter Mining Corporation and had no connection with them, being born three million years or so after they lost control of Red Dwarf. The takeover by M-Corp would mean nothing to him. Why, then, does he become invisible to Lister?

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Suggested correction: Lister can only see M-Corp products and M-Corp employees. Cat is not an employee of JMC or M-Corp, so he disappears. Lister is the only member of the crew who is employed by M-Corp at this point.

Suggested correction: Cat was a descendant of the cat Lister brought aboard Red Dwarf. Would it be possible that the new owners might have stricter security controls, and Lister was sent to Stasis for a different reason?

Andy Benham Premium member

Inventing Deux ex machina explanations for a plot hole doesn't make it any less of a plot hole. M-Corp erases all of the Jupiter Mining Corporation's equipment, personnel and infrastructure from Lister's life. In no way is Cat a part of that. He has no connection at all to the Jupiter Mining Corporation, and until he meets him in Episode 1 no connection to Lister, either.

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Trivia: It was rumored that Alfred Molina and Alan Rickman wanted the part of Rimmer. Lee Cornes also auditioned for this role (he later guest starred on the show), as did Hugh Laurie. Robert Bathurst, Norman Lovett and David Baddiel auditioned for the role of Lister.

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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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