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Dave Lister (Character)
from "Red Dwarf" (1988)

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Red Dwarf: Season 1: Episode 6 -- Rimmer, the odious hologram, creates his perfect companion-an identical duplicate of himself. At first things are blissful, but soon the two Rimmers find themselves locked in a conflict so fierce, only one of them can survive.
Red Dwarf: Season 1: Episode 5 -- Lister contracts a mutated pneumonia virus. When his fever breaks, Lister wakes up to find he has created personifications of his Confidence and Paranoia, and a war of manipulation begins.
Red Dwarf: Season 1: Episode 4 -- Holly, the ship's computer, recovers a strange unidentified pod, and Rimmer is convinced it contains the remains of a long-dead alien warrior. Meanwhile, Lister's rather mundane day perks up a little when he discovers he is a God.
Red Dwarf: Season 1: Episode 3 -- Rimmer encounters his most dangerous blood chilling challenge ever-Lister is taking the chef's exam. If Lister passes he will hold sufficient rank to have Rimmer replaced as the ship's hologram.
Red Dwarf: Season 1: Episode 2 -- When Red Dwarf breaks the speed of light, the crew begins to experience visions from their own future. Sadly for Lister (and happily for Rimmer), his future appears to include being reduced to his component atoms by a rather large explosion.

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Dave Lister was born in the 23rd century, and some... See more »
Alternate Names:
Baby Lister / High Lister / Lister / Low Lister / New Lister / Old Lister / Second Lister / Young Lister


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  1. "Red Dwarf"
        - The Beginning (2012) TV episode, Played by Craig Charles (as Lister)
        - Dear Dave (2012) TV episode, Played by Craig Charles (as Lister)
        - Entangled (2012) TV episode, Played by Craig Charles (as Lister)
        - Lemons (2012) TV episode, Played by Craig Charles (as Lister)
        - Fathers & Suns (2012) TV episode, Played by Craig Charles (as Lister)
          (55 more)

  2. Can't Smeg Won't Smeg (1998) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
  3. Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes (1993) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
  4. Red Dwarf (1992) (TV) Played by Craig Bierko
    ... aka "Red Dwarf USA" - USA (complete title)
  5. Amnesty International's Big 30 (1991) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
  6. Comic Relief (1991) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
Archive Footage:
  1. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2012) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
  2. Mad and Bad: 60 Years of Science on TV (2010) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
  3. Great TV Mistakes (2010) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
  4. "Timeshift"
        - Parallel Worlds: A User's Guide (2007) TV episode, Played by Craig Charles
  5. Who Killed the Sitcom? (2006) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
  6. Red Dwarf: Return to Laredo (2005) (V) Played by Craig Charles
  7. Red Dwarf: Howard Goodall - Settling the Score (2005) (V) Played by Craig Charles
  8. The Best TV Shows That Never Were (2004) (TV) Played by Craig Bierko
  9. Red Dwarf: All Change - Series III (2003) (V) Played by Emile Charles (as Young Lister)
  10. Red Dwarf: The Doug Naylor Interview (2003) (V) Played by Craig Charles
  11. 'Red Dwarf' A-Z (1998) (TV) Played by Craig Charles
  12. "Red Dwarf"
        - Tikka to Ride (1997) TV episode, Played by Craig Charles (as Lister)
  13. Red Dwarf: Smeg Outs (1995) (V) Played by Craig Charles
  14. Red Dwarf: Smeg Ups (1994) (V) Played by Craig Charles

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From "Red Dwarf: Meltdown (#4.6)" (1991)
[looking out a prison window, after being captured by Hitler]
Lister: Hang on, hang on, something's happening. Some kind of parade, or drill, but...
The Cat: But what?
Lister: Hang on. These guys aren't Nazis. They're all wearing different period costumes. There's one looking like Al Capone, there's another like Mussolini, Richard III, Napoleon... Smeg, it's like all the worst people in history have been brought together in one place. My God, there's James Last. I recognize him from Rimmer's record collection.
The Cat: What are they doing?
Lister: They're all just lining up in some kind of firing squad. Whoah, whoah, hang on, someone's being brought out. They're tying him to a stake. It's Winnie the Pooh.
The Cat: What?
Lister: Winnie the Pooh, I swear. He's refusing the blindfold.
The Cat: They're tying Winnie the Pooh to the stake?
[gunfire from outside]
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