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 VII, Episode 2 - Stoke Me A Clipper

'Ace Rimmer', Rimmer's better looking alternate being, arrives on Red Dwarf dying and tries to train Rimmer into being the next Ace.

Further details

'Ace Rimmer', Rimmer's better looking alternate being, arrives on Red Dwarf dying and tries to train Rimmer into being the next Ace. Millions of alternate Rimmers had done it before him, so he believed that even the arrogant, slimy Rimmer must be able to do it. Deciding to go ahead, Rimmer pretends to leave as Ace and jets off to save the universe. Unfortunately, he doesn't quite get the catchprase right: "Stoke me a clipper, I'll be back for Christmas!"

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 24th January 1997
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Guest cast
Chris Barrie Ace Rimmer
Brian Cox King
Ken Morley Captain Voorhese
Sarah Alexander Queen
John Thomson Good Knight
Alison Senior Princess Bonjella
Mark Carlisle Lieutenant
Mark Lingwood Gestapo Officer
Kai Maurer Soldier
Stephan Grothgar Soldier
Andy Gell Soldier
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Paul Alexander Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
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