A British science fiction comedy series following Dave Lister, the last survivor aboard the mining ship Red Dwarf, Arnold Rimmer, the holographic recreation of his dead crewmate, Cat, a creature which evolved from his cat, Kryten, a mechanoid butler and Holly, the senile ship's computer as they face ...

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Is Rimmer's Salute Regulation?

Rimmer has shall we say a... unique salute when addressing officers he wants to impress. However I've never seen any other member of the crew salute with anything more than our much more traditional ...
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Isn't Lister an Orphan?

In Ouroboros it's shown that Lister was abandoned under a pool table to be adopted. However in Better than Life he talks about his dad dying (and how he continued to read the football results down ...
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Are all JMC ships red?

Red Dwarf is a colossal (according to wikipedia 6 miles long) mining vessel. I'm curious as to whether it was named "Red Dwarf" because of a unique colour scheme (or more likely painted a unique ...
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Who was Lister's Grandmother?

In Red Dwarf S01E02- Future Echoes, when Lister is showing some of his photographs to Cat, Cat: Who's that guy? Lister: That's me grandmother However, in S07E03- Ouroboros, it's revealed ...
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How do Kryten's spare heads work?

Assuming that the mechanoid's head contains it's personality (which seems logical given when Kryten visits his heads they are all capable of interdependently talking and conversing with him). What ...
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How are OnScreen Conversations filmed

Three instances spring to mind: Star Trek conversations via the viewscreen Red Dwarf crew interacting with Holly A scene in the Doctor Who episode 'Blink' where the Doctor speaks from the television ...
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Why the change in style between seasons 2 and 3 in Red Dwarf?

While changes as a TV series progresses in normal, there seems to have been an inordinate amount of change between Red Dwarf's season 2 and 3. To list a few: The title sequence changed from the ...