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. 73 episodes (12 series), 1988 - 2017. 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

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    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
    Graham Hutchings Editor
    Mel Bibby Production Designer
    Ed Bye Director
    Ed Bye Producer
    Doug Naylor Executive Producer
    Howard Goodall Composer
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