First broadcast: Tuesday 6th September 1988
Answering a crackly distress message from a ship crashed on a nearby planet, the Red Dwarf crew are thrilled by the opportunity to meet some women for the first time in 3 million years. All they find, however, is a rathe confused servant robot by the name of Kryten...
First broadcast: Tuesday 13th September 1988
The long-overdue arrival of a postal delivery brings untold goodies for the Dwarf crew: films, letters from home, news reels, and plenty more besides. One particular video game, the virtual reality title Better Than Life, is of particular interest.
First broadcast: Tuesday 27th September 1988
An obscure reference in Rimmer's diary leads he, Cat and Lister down to level 16 to see if there's something termed a 'stasis leak'. Sure enough, a time portal has opened to a mere few weeks before everyone was wiped out. The trio venture forth, and Lister's determined to forgo his nerves and woo Kochanski.
First broadcast: Tuesday 11th October 1988
Holly's new invention of the 'Holly Hop Drive' promises to take Red Dwarf back home to Earth in a mere instant. What it manages, however, is to flip the ship across the fifth dimension divide and into a parallel universe. But a greater surprise is in store: there's another Red Dwarf here too...