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 5 is repeated on Thursday at 10pm.

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When a simulant ship puts a virus in Red Dwarf's computers, Kryten decides to contract the virus himself to find a cure.

Further details

As the rest of the crew watch his dreams, his mind seems to have been turned the virus into some sort of Western film. Kryten is the sheriff in a town, but is told to leave by his enemies. Lister, Cat and Rimmer decide to use the Artificial Reality machine to go into Kryten's dreams and help him. Of course, they do have to remind him of why he's there when they get there!

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st October 1993
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Guest cast
Jennifer Calvert Loretta
Denis Lill Simulant Captain
Denis Lill Death
Liz Hickling Simulant Lieutenant
Imogen Bain Lola
Steve Devereaux Jimmy
Robert Inch War
Jeremy Peters Pestilence
Dinny Powell Famine
Stephen Marcus Bear Strangler McGee
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Rob Grant Writer
Production team
Andy de Emmony Director
Justin Judd Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
Rob Grant Executive Producer
Graham Hutchings Editor
Peter Bates Editor
Mel Bibby Production Designer
Stephen Bradshaw Production Designer
Howard Goodall Composer

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