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.

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Series VIII, Episode 2 - Back In The Red: Part Two

After finding a test tube of sexual magnetism virus while looking for some confidential files, Rimmer decides to try it out.

Further details

After finding a test tube of sexual magnetism virus while looking for some confidential files, Rimmer decides to try it out. Lister, Cat, Kochanski and Kryten are all in a state of artificial reality as part of their trial for crimes against the space corps, and their every move is being watched. While they believe they are escaping from Red Dwarf, they are in fact just reacting to many situations that were programmed in by Captain Hollister.

Also, Kryten is repaired by the crew and restored with his factory settings. This is extremely bad news for the Dwarfers because it means he loses all of his character faults that made him him. It turns out there was no need to worry, however, as he quickly snaps back into character with a simple jog of his memory by Cat, Lister and Kochanski!

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 25th February 1999
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
Norman Lovett Holly
Chloƫ Annett Kochanski
Mac McDonald Captain Hollister
Guest cast
Karl Glenn Stimpson MP Thornton
Kika Mirylees Doc Newton
Andy Taylor Dr McClaren
Jemma Churchill Panel Woman Officer
Sue Kelvin Second Woman Officer
Genevieve Swallow Last Woman Officer
Geoffrey Beevers Doctor
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Paul Alexander Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
Mark Wybourn Editor
Mel Bibby Production Designer
Howard Goodall Composer
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