It’s been a year since the release of the very first Red Dwarf DVD. It was revolutionary and seemed almost perfect. It seemed like that the standard set by it would remain the constant throughout the rest of the series. I was wrong. If Series I and II were revolutions, then Series III is a […]
Another batch of out-takes, all plundered from the 1995 Smeg Outs video. Thanks to the magic of missing studio rushes, this was in fact the only way of getting out-takes from certain scenes, as detailed in the article.
Another disc, another musical featurette. This one, included on the Series III DVD, is set to I Got You (I Feel Good) by James Brown, a song which is familiar to everyone in the Western World, apart from John Hoare. Nobody is ever going to agree on these extras – you either love them, hate them or are indifferent to them.
I like DVD release dates. Waking up early, getting down to Woolies at 9am, taking the day off college, rushing to get the review finished, then soaking up the reaction on the internet. Lovely. However, if it’s a choice between this and getting the DVD early, there’s no contest. This is why I finally decided […]
Quite a lot has appeared in various places about the III DVD since our last article – and we’ve thought up some more rantings. Here we go… Firstly, easter eggs. We know there will be four of the damn things. One of them will obviously be a Polymorph animated snippet from Six Of The Best, […]
Honestly. You wait for twelve years for The Brittas Empire to be released, and then two DVDs come in three months. Cuh! Eureka Video have once again come good with a lovely little two-disc set, containing all seven episodes from the second series – Back From The Dead, Temple Of The Body, An Inspector Calls, […]
We take a look at what is promised for the Series III DVD… We’re very lucky, you know, to be Dwarf fans. Not only are we getting series-by-series extras-laden releases, when most comedy shows are lucky to get a DVD release that isn’t a sodding best-of, but we even get articles about the production of […]
Over twelve years after the first broadcast, Series One of The Brittas Empire has finally been released in its entireity, thanks to Eureka Video. Eeeeeexcellent. Prior to this release, only the pilot episode, Laying the Foundations, had been released, on a rubbish ‘Best of’ compilation some years back. Now, however, it is joined by the […]
While the scenes deleted from Series I were entertaining purely for the curiosity value, the ones from Series II are actually very funny. Most of them are funny enough to have fitted into the first series, and would have no trouble at all getting into Series VII or VIII…
The Smeg Ups on the DVDs were rather disappointing for us long-term fans. Not only had we seen them before, on the 1995 Smeg Outs video, the Series I compilation even included out-takes from Series II. This was a darned shame, as the DVDs are near perfect in most other respects. We’ve (or rather, Ian […]