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 II, Episode 2 is repeated today at 10pm.

Series IV, Episode 4 - White Hole

The crew decide it's time to increase Holly's IQ seeing as it is supposed to be about 6,000.

Further details

While Kryten works out how to do it, the ship encounter a white hole. They need to ask Holly about it, but unfortunately her new IQ reduces her lifespan to only a few minutes. The only way to reverse this is to play a game of pool with planets. Thank god Lister's an expert at it!

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th March 1991
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Hattie Hayridge Holly
Guest cast
David Ross Talkie Toaster
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Rob Grant Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Paul Jackson Director
Ed Bye Producer
Doug Naylor Producer
Rob Grant Producer
Graham Hutchings Editor
Mel Bibby Production Designer
Howard Goodall Composer

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