British Comedy Guide

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

Red Dwarf

Dave and BBC Two sitcom set on a space ship. 67 episodes (11 series), 1988 - 2016. Stars Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn and others.

Series 12 due to be broadcast in 2017.

Series X

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Howard Rimmer (Mark Dexter), Rimmer (Chris Barrie). Copyright: UKTV.

1. Trojan

First broadcast: Thursday 4th October 2012

The Dwarfer's mining ship is still creaking though the wastelands of unchartered deep space, but the posse soon stumble upon the mysteriously abandoned SS Trojan. As they inspect the ship, Rimmer receives an SOS distress call from an old foe and is suddenly faced with the dilemma of his life.

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Red Dwarf. Kryten (Robert Llewellyn). Copyright: UKTV.

2. Fathers & Suns

First broadcast: Thursday 11th October 2012

Every year Lister sends himself a Father's Day card to celebrate the fact that he is his own father. However, when Rimmer points out he's been a lousy father to himself, Lister decides to do something about it.

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

3. Lemons

First broadcast: Thursday 18th October 2012

Marooned in Britain in 23 AD, the Dwarfers need an 8 volt battery to power up their Returner Remote and get home.

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

4. Entanglement

First broadcast: Thursday 25th October 2012

Lister loses Rimmer in a game of poker to a group of Biologically Engineered Life Forms.

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Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Lister (Craig Charles). Copyright: UKTV.

5. Dear Dave

First broadcast: Thursday 1st November 2012

Lister has women trouble when he gets himself in a love triangle with Snack Dispensers 23 and 34.

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Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Cat (Danny John-Jules), Hogey the Roguey (Richard O'Callaghan). Copyright: UKTV.

6. The Beginning

First broadcast: Thursday 8th November 2012

Red Dwarf is surrounded by a Simulant War Cruiser and its fleet of attack ships. Armed with only two forks and a pencil sharpener, the Dwarfers begin to wonder whether this is the beginning of the end. Only one man can save them. Unfortunately that man is Arnold J Rimmer.

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