Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Cat (Danny John-Jules), Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Lister (Craig Charles), Kryten (Robert Llewellyn). Copyright: UKTV.

Red Dwarf

Dave and BBC Two sitcom set on a space ship. 74 episodes (12 series), 1988 - 2020. Stars Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn and others.

Series I, Episode 6 - Me²

With two holograms now walking around the ship Rimmer moves in with himself, leaving Lister in sweet peace and tranquility. It's not long, however, before even Rimmer's grown sick of living with Rimmer.

Further details

Red Dwarf. Rimmer (Chris Barrie). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Rimmer's duplicate hologram brings nothing but trouble to Red Dwarf. The original Rimmer moves out of his and Lister's quarters and starts sharing a room with his double.

Things go well at first, but of course even Rimmer can't stand himself for that amount of time and before long they begin to argue. Only one of them can stay once this starts and it's just a case of who should leave.

Oh, and not before Lister tricks Rimmer into telling him about his Gazpacho soup incident...

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 21st March 1988
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Norman Lovett Holly
Mac McDonald Captain Hollister
Guest cast
Tony Hawks Indian Restaurant Advert (Voice)
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Rob Grant Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Paul Jackson Executive Producer
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