The Peter Tyler Interview

Peter Tyler is a veritable Visual Effects expert, having worked in film and television for nearly a quarter of a century. He worked on Red Dwarf as Peter Wragg’s Director of Photography, from the very early days up to Series VII. We managed to successfully stalk him via the internet, and send him a load of questions. Hurrah!

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Fan Commentary

So, I get an e-mail, as do roughly a thousand or more others, informing me of a competition, the prize for which being the opportunity to record a fan commentary on the upcoming series V & VI DVDs. Do I hit the link or do I delete? Well, I hit that link faster than a […]

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Series V DVD Preview

With Series IV only days away from dropping onto my doormat (PlayUSA posted it two days ago) I think the time has come to look into Series V in a bit more detail. At the time of writing we are certain on only a few extras. Of course we will have the usual Cast Commentary […]

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Series IV DVD Preview: Byte One

Well, here we are – another completely uneducated guess at the upcoming Series IV DVD, padded out with completely irrelevant asides to camera. Mind you, I’m sure you’re all intelligent enough to distinguish between facts taken from a combination of the DVD Details articles and entries on the BBFC, and my OPINION ON STUFF I […]

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Easter Smeggs

After a relatively poor showing for the first two releases, both in terms of content and hiding places, the easter eggs from Series III onwards continued the trend of remarkable improvement, and they are now among the most eagerly anticipated features of the discs. Here’s how to get at ’em.

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You jammy goits.

There has been a lot of criticism of the Red Dwarf DVDs. That’s fair enough; everyone does it, and it would be utterly wrong to sycophantically claim that they are faultless. They’re far from perfect, and that’s a given. However, let’s consider what could have happened, if the BBC had got their own way… First, […]

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The Smeg List

I like it when they say ‘smeg’. Right, this list currently covers the 52 episodes, but I imagine we’ll do the videos, specials and suchlike and some point. We need to go over those for The Insult List after all. First off, we have a chronological list of all uses of the word, in all its guises. After that, a smaller list for each individual variant. Hooray!

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