Dimension Jump X Report

I simply cannot believe that it has been a whole week since the start of the convention. For three days, I entered a strange and parallel dimension (Coventry), where the normal laws of time and space do not apply. Anything before the 4th April 2003 is irrelevant, and everything since the 6th has been tedious. […]

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Don’t Leave Us Hanging

Cliffhangers have played an important role in Red Dwarf, from the first series through to the eighth. However, they’ve not always been executed very well. Here, we look back on all the cliffhangers, and their resolutions, over the years. 1. Lister’s exam results. (Balance of Power/Waiting for God) CLIFFHANGER:LISTER: How did I do, Mr. Lister, […]

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Alternate Personalities Featurette

The Series II DVD contained a featurette that was very similar to the Drunk featurette on the Series I DVD. This new featurette was much more pleasant than the last one, due to it actually being set to a good song – Little Green Bag by The George Baker Selection. However, while you cannot deny […]

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Under Fire

The three most recent series of Red Dwarf have faced a lot of criticism, from fans and newcomers alike. But has this been deserved? Well, in some cases, yes. But not always. People fear change. After five excellent series that followed much the same premise, except for the introduction of one or two characters and […]

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Re-Mastered

Well hello there. I’ve been called upon by Mr. Capps (White Hole top guy, best mate, taxi service and occasional dancing partner) to write a piece about why I like the remastered episodes more than the originals. There are few who seem to agree with my position on the subject and Capps especially is of […]

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Drunk Featurette

When the Series I DVD was released all those weeks ago, nothing divided the fans opinions as much as the Drunk featurette. While some admired the slick editing and well-timed pace of the piece, others thought it did not reflect their idea of the humour in Red Dwarf. The idea that Red Dwarf is all […]

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Re-Hamstered

As we eagerly await the release of the original series on DVD, we look back at the short-lived Remastered series and ask simply: why? With the seventh series of Red Dwarf complete and the number of episodes up to 44, the fact that they were so close to the magical 52 episode mark played heavy […]

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Future Extras

Ever since the DVDs were announced, hardly a day goes by without us speculating about what extras we’ll be seeing on future releases. This document is a collection of our thoughts and hopes so far, as well as an evaluation of whether we got what we wanted on the discs released since the article was […]

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The End – Episode Capsule

Recorded: 27/9/1987 and 8/11/1987, Broadcast: 15/2/1988 Written by: Rob Grant and Doug Naylor Directed by: Ed Bye What is it? A radiation leak wipes out the crew of the mining ship Red Dwarf, leaving only one survivor – chicken soup machine repairman, Dave Lister. After three million years in suspended animation, Lister emerges to find […]

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Episode Capsules

WHAT IS IT? An episode capsule is a document containing all relevant information about an episode. This includes trivia, scene summary, quotes, plot inconsistencies, production errors and all manner of other things. Much of this information is already available on the Internet, but this project is an attempt to bring all of that information together […]

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