Red Dwarf

Timeslides - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Lister and Gilbert are looking at the statue of Lister in the courtyard, Lister has his arms crossed in an angle from above, but when the shot cuts back, his arms are at his side, before crossing them again. (00:19:25)

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Timeslides - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Lister is looking through Hitler's briefcase, he finds a banana and crisps sandwich with a bite taken from it. When Rimmer takes a bite out of the same sandwich later in the episode, the sandwich is whole. (00:08:30 - 00:26:15)

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Polymorph - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When the Polymorph is switching between various appearances at the start, it stops at a rabbit. When the Polymorph stops at the rabbit, there is a damp stain beside the two yellow lines on the floor. This damp stain was not there when the Polymorph was switching between other forms. The stain just suddenly appears out of nowhere. (00:01:45)

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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)

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Marooned - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: After Starbug and Blue Midget leave Red Dwarf, there is a shot of Blue Midget driving away from the ship, towards the camera. Cat and Kryten are the only two on board as Rimmer and Lister are on Starbug, but there are three people shown inside Blue Midget. This is because the shot was taken from series two, in which Rimmer, Lister and Cat were inside it. (00:03:25)

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Backwards - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Rimmer wears a hat with an antenna on the right hand side when on Starbug, and after arriving on Earth, but when he and Kryten are walking through the streets later on, the antenna is now on the left side of his hat, and is far more extended. (00:02:20 - 00:08:00)

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Backwards - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Kryten is piloting Starbug and gently "eases forwards", there is a shot shown from behind Starbug where it is driving out of the cargo bay to the exit, and it is shown a couple feet off the ground. When Starbug exits Red Dwarf in the next shot, Starbug is suddenly much higher above the ground. (00:04:20)

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Kryten - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Holly interrupts Rimmer learning Esperanto saying "The menu looks interesting", he appears on the TV screen, with his chin blocked by the edge of the frame. The shot then cuts to a view of the screen, and his entire face is suddenly fully in the frame. (00:05:00)

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Stasis Leak - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: In the lift, when the woman in the video is explaining how the lift works, she mentions "a bag will drop containing sedatives and cyanide capsules", pointing upwards. The shot cuts to Lister, and the woman in the video can be seen to the left of shot, with her arms at her side. (00:08:35)

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Stasis Leak - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: In the hotel room, when future Lister is telling Lister he doesn't look pleased to see him, the two Listers are standing directly in front of each other, but from another angle, future Lister is standing around 90° rotated from before, and a few steps to the right of Lister. (00:25:35)

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Stasis Leak - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Lister is in the hotel room with future Lister and Kochanski, Lister says he came because he thought he was going to get married whilst talking to future Lister, but in the next shot, Lister's facial expression has suddenly changed and is now looking more confused. (00:25:35)

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Stasis Leak - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When future Lister is making Lister and Cat leave the hotel room, Lister begins talking to future Lister about living his life. Future Lister is standing beside the door in one shot, but has his head suddenly resting on the door in the next shot. (00:26:25)

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Season 2 generally

Other mistake: The shots of Blue Midget driving back to Red Dwarf that are shown from behind are visibly the exact same shots used each time. This is evident as the driving movements of Blue Midget, its position in the frame, and Red Dwarf's position in the background are all identical each time.

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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)

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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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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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