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.

Red Dwarf. Holly (Norman Lovett).

Series XII, Episode 6 - Skipper

Rimmer gets hold of a Quantum skipper and skips his way across the multi-verse looking for a dimension where he's not such a giant loser.


This episode was accidentally named in 2016 as Star Knot.

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th November 2017
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Norman Lovett Holly
Mac McDonald Captain Hollister
Guest cast
Richard Brimblecombe Bradley
Tina Harris Parkinson
Hayley-Marie Axe Calm Woman (Voice)
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Production team
Doug Naylor Director
Richard Naylor Producer
Kerry Waddell Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer


No need to panic

Lister and Cat have no need to panic.

Featuring: Craig Charles (Lister), Danny John-Jules (Cat), Hayley-Marie Axe (Calm Woman).

Holly returns

Rimmer finds Holly when he skips between dimensions.

Featuring: Chris Barrie (Rimmer), Norman Lovett (Holly).


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