Norman Packs the mac

This bloke come up to me and he asked me: “Is there a Gap round here?”. Well, I couldn’t resist it. I said: “There’s one between those two buildings. One between those two cars. And one between you and me, that’s rapidly getting smaller”. Norman Lovett is one of the greatest stand-up comedians around. When […]

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Model Behaviour

With the recent revelation that the Movie will use a variation of the Re-mastered version of Red Dwarf, we explain why we’re not thrilled to bits… The model effects in early Red Dwarf are crap, apparently. Everyone knows this. From cheap jibes about Airfix models, to comments about them being “clunky and creaky, but that’s […]

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Hopping Holly

Hattie Hayridge is a blonde comedienne from North London. She appeared in Red Dwarf between 1988 and 1992, clocking up 19 episodes and even writing a book about her experiences. So why is she so frequently overlooked? As we all know, Norman Lovett left the show after two series. The official reason for this was […]

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Series I Deleted Scenes

The deleted scenes from Series I are mostly rubbish. Let’s just sort that out straight away. But that doesn’t stop them from being absolutely fascinating. This document is a complete guide to all the scenes that were cut or trimmed from the first series, with an explanation, transcript and notes. For some scenes, the deleted […]

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The Movie Will Be Good

It comes to something when the most controversial thing you can say about a project is that you’re optimistic about it. Nevertheless, this is the situation with Red Dwarf: The Movie; fans, who have been waiting a long time for the film, are so convinced that the movie will be crap that they refuse to […]

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Directives

What follows is a complete list of all Space Corps Directives, Rimmer Directives, All Nations Agreements, and Articles mentioned in Red Dwarf. The widely distributed document by Charles Daniels was used as a useful reference, but this document was written from scratch. Incidentally, this document is also guaranteed to suck out any humour in the […]

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Edit News: Red Dwarf – Broadcast

‘Hardly worth bothering’? Red Dwarf has been subject to more than its fair share of edits, censorships and scheduling problems over the years. This is a fairly comprehensive list of these sorts of things, starting with broadcast-related items. 1. In the Series II episode Kryten (TX: 06/09/1988), one of Rimmer’s lines goes mysteriously quiet in […]

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What’s in a Name?

“That which we call Gunmen of the Apocalypse by any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare? Who’s Shakespeare? Throughout the history of Red Dwarf, many episodes have been subject to changes in title, for various reasons. This article lists all of these alterations, and gives our opinions on them. Oh, and we fully acknowledge […]

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Promotion Prospects – Series II

The Series II promo was free when you bought the Daily Mirror on Wednesday April 30th 2003, over two and half months since the DVD itself was released. It was part of a week-long promotion, which involved the Mirror, Woolworths and the BBC, in which a promo of a classic show was given away each […]

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