Red Dwarf episodes: Best to Worst

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Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Gunmen of the Apocalypse (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Starbug stumbles upon a battleship carrying on-board murderous cyborgs called "Simulants". When the... (30 mins.)
 
2.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Queeg (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Red Dwarf's back-up computer Queeg 500 takes command of Red Dwarf when Holly allows a meteorite to damage the ship and Rimmer to malfunction... (30 mins.)
 
3.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Marooned (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The Red Dwarf crew abandons ship as Red Dwarf approaches black holes. Rimmer and Lister find themselves marooned on a ice planet... (30 mins.)
 
4.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Quarantine (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
After investigating a abandoned research complex on a ice planet. Lister, Cat and Kryten returns to... (30 mins.)
 
5.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Back to Reality (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The Red Dwarf investigates an ocean ship, The Esperanto, where they find the ship's crew have all committed suicide... (30 mins.)
 
6.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Polymorph (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The Red Dwarf crew encounter the Polymorph, a genetically engineered space mutant that drains the emotions from humans, that has arrived on-board Red Dwarf. (30 mins.)
 
7.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Legion (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Starbug is taken over by a tractor beam which takes them to a deep space space station, where the crew discover Legion... (30 mins.)
 
8.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Future Echoes (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Holly navigates Red Dwarf during light speed. But when Red Dwarf goes through light speed 24-hours early, the crew witnesses strange events and they find they are witnessing "Future Echoes" images of events that will happen in the future. (30 mins.)
 
9.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Balance of Power (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Lister wants to go on a date with the hologram of navigation officer Kristine Kochanski, much to Rimmer's disapproval. Lister decides to do a cooking exam so he can outrank Rimmer. But Rimmer has a cunning plan. (30 mins.)
 
10.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Psirens (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
200 years after investigating the Esperato, the Red Dwarf crew awakes from suspended animation, as they set out to find Red Dwarf... (30 mins.)
 
11.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Dimension Jump (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Arnold "Ace" Rimmer is a daredevil test pilot for the space corps, and he has been assigned to test-pilot a ship that can travel through dimensions... (30 mins.)
 
12.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Backwards (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
As Rimmer is taking Kryten for a driving lesson in Starbug they find themselves being whisked away through a time hole and end up on Earth, where time is running backwards. (30 mins.)
 
13.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Better Than Life (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A post pod carrying a 3 million year old bag of mail arrives and Rimmer becomes depressed when he learns his father is dead... (30 mins.)
 
14.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Emohawk: Polymorph II (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Starbug is attacked by a Space Corp enforcement probe, for looting from derelict ships. Starbug crash lands on a Gelf moon... (30 mins.)
 
15.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Rimmerworld (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The Starbug crew returns to the Simulant's battleship to salvage for food-supplies. But Rimmer, who has been diagnosed of a tense nervous disorder... (30 mins.)
 
16.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Stasis Leak (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Rimmer, Lister and Cat find a time barrier called "Stasis Leak" on Floor 16 and it takes them back in time on Red Dwarf 3 million years earlier... (30 mins.)
 
17.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Thanks for the Memory (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The Red Dwarf crew wake up four days after celebrating the anniversary of Rimmer's death, only to find... (30 mins.)
 
18.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Me² (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Rimmer moves into his new sleeping quarters with his holographic duplicate. Lister watches Rimmer's video containing footage of Rimmer's death... (30 mins.)
 
19.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Parallel Universe (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Holly creates a new star drive called "Holly Hop Drive" that will warp Red Dwarf from one part of space to another within a matter of seconds... (30 mins.)
 
20.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: White Hole (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The Red Dwarf crew set out to restore Holly's IQ with the use of Talkie-Toaster, who Lister dismantled... (30 mins.)
 
21.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Last Day (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Lister receives a message from Jim Repear, head of Diva-Droid international, the company that created Kryten... (30 mins.)
 
22.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The End (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Liverpudlian caretaker Dave Lister is sentenced to 18-months in suspended animation for smuggling his pregnant cat Frankenstine on-board... (30 mins.)
 
23.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Out of Time (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Starbug enters a fog in space containing devices that create false realities, where the crew find a time machine... (30 mins.)
 
24.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Waiting for God (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Lister learns he is the mythical god of Cat's people known as "Cloister the stupid" and Red Dwarf stumbles upon a Red Dwarf garbage capsule and Rimmer thinks it's a stasis capsule carrying a dormant alien woman. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Timeslides (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The developing fluid that Krytern uses to process old photographs mutates and the photographs come alive... (30 mins.)
 
26.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Kryten (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The Red Dwarf crew intercepts a SOS distress call from the American Space cruiser "Nova 5", that has crashed on a moon. They find the only survivor is Kryten, an android butler, whose favorite TV show is 'Androids'. (30 mins.)
 
27.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Holoship (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Rimmer is abducted by the holographic crew of a Holographic space vessel, and he finds the vessel is... (30 mins.)
 
28.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Bodyswap (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Red Dwarf becomes a booby-trap when Lister activates the self-destruct, which turns out to be the vending... (30 mins.)
 
29.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Demons & Angels (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An experiment with a machine that can make duplicates of an object goes wrong and Red Dwarf explodes. Where the Red Dwarf crew find the machine has made two copies of Red Dwarf, both ships contains their good and evil selves. (30 mins.)
 
30.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Stoke Me a Clipper (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Daredevil pilot Ace Rimmer, seriously wounded, after rescuing Princess Bonjella from the Nazis, arrives on-board Starbug, to recruit Rimmer to take his place as the next Ace Rimmer. Will Rimmer continue the legacy of Ace Rimmer? (30 mins.)
 
31.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Blue (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Lister, missing Rimmer, tries to recall the good times they had together, and fantasizes about Rimmer's... (30 mins.)
 
32.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Inquisitor (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The red dwarf crew encounter the inquisitor, a mechanical lifeform who has made himself judge, jury... (30 mins.)
 
33.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Justice (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The Red Dwarf crew transport a defrosting stasis capsule to 'Justice World', a remote penal space station... (30 mins.)
 
34.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Camille (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Rimmer and Kryten rescue Camille, a female android from a passenger ship that has crash landed. Kryten falls in love with Camille... (30 mins.)
 
35.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Meltdown (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The Red Dwarf crew travels to "Waxworld" an android theme park, when Kryten discovers a matter transmission device... (30 mins.)
 
36.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Tikka to Ride (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In the aftermath of the battle with their future selves, the crew, resurrected from the dead, due to... (30 mins.)
 
37.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Confidence & Paranoia (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Lister falls ill after entering a contaminated area of Red Dwarf trying to find Kochanski's hologram disc which Rimmer has hidden. But Red Dwarf has two unwelcome guests on-board, Lister's Confidence and Paranoia. (30 mins.)
 
38.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: D.N.A. (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The Red Dwarf crew investigates a alien spaceship that is drifting in deep space. Where they discover a D.N.A modifier... (30 mins.)
 
39.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Terrorform (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Lister, Kryten, Cat and Holly head for a artificial moon, where Rimmer has been kidnapped, only to find the artificial moon is Rimmer's mind. (30 mins.)
 
40.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Ouroboros (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Lister, Cat and Krytern stumble upon a doorway that leads to another dimension. Where Lister learns... (30 mins.)
 
41.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Beyond a Joke (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Searching for a new head for Kryten (which exploded due to an incident involving ketchup and lobster)... (30 mins.)
 
42.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Epideme (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The crew come across an abandoned ship with one survivor: Caroline Carmen, one of Lister's former crushes... (30 mins.)
 
43.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Officer Rimmer (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After a scandalous piece of good fortune Rimmer saves the life of a bio-printed Captain and is promoted, fulfilling his life-long dream of becoming an Officer. (30 mins.)
 
44.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Nanarchy (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
As Lister tries to cope with the loss of his arm, Kryten searches for his nanobots (microscopic robots) to get them to rebuild the arm... (30 mins.)
 
45.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Duct Soup (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Kryten thinks Lister likes Konchanski better than him and is making a fuss about it. When the primary... (30 mins.)
 
46.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Back in the Red: Part 1 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Nano Bots have rebuilt Red Dwarf and Lister, Kochansi, Kryten and Cat find that the Nano Bots have not only rebuilt the ship... (30 mins.)
 
47.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Only the Good... (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A escape pod containing a "Microbe" a genetically-engineered virus that eats metal and programmed not... (30 mins.)
 
48.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Back in the Red: Part 2 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After discovering the luck virus and the confidential reports in Starbugs wreckage, Rimmer begins his scheme to get promoted... (30 mins.)
 
49.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Back in the Red: Part 3 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Lister, Kochanski, Kryten, Cat and Holly escapes on board Blue Midget and they begin their search for the Nano Bots... (30 mins.)
 
50.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Fathers & Suns (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Whilst Lister writes himself a father's day card the others give Pree,the ship's computer,a glamorous upgrade... (30 mins.)
 
51.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Lemons (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Whilst attempting to construct a Swedish flat-pack rejuvenation shower the crew accidentally transport themselves back to the year A.D... (30 mins.)
 
52.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Can of Worms (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Cat takes time off from being in love with himself to fall head over heels in love with a lady Cat with a big secret. (30 mins.)
 
53.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Trojan (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The crew discover the pristine,empty spaceship Trojan and use it to travel to the aid of Columbus III,to... (30 mins.)
 
54.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Beginning (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The Red Dwarf is surrounded by hostile Annihilators and a Simulant death ship,with only two forks and a pencil sharpener for weapons... (30 mins.)
 
55.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Entangled (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Whilst Cat and Kryten find themselves doing everything in unison due to 'quantum entanglement' Lister... (30 mins.)
 
56.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Cassandra (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Sentenced to 2 years for stealing the confidential reports in 'The Tank' on Floor 13. Lister signs up for the 'Canaries'... (30 mins.)
 
57.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Back to Earth (Part Two) (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Rimmer's replacement, Katerina, is determined to guide Lister back to his home planet. But Earth in 2009 is not everything the boys had expected, and Rimmer has no intention of being replaced. (30 mins.)
 
58.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Lister's busy day of annoying Rimmer was interrupted by the discovery of a dimension-hopping leviathan in the ship's mile-deep water tank, transporting the crew back to Earth, all Lister's dreams appear to be coming true. (30 mins.)
 
59.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Give and Take (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After an altercation with a deranged droid Lister has his kidneys organ-napped. The only solution is to ask Cat, the most selfish creature in the universe, to give him one of his. (30 mins.)
 
60.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Krysis (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Kryten has a mid-life crisis and changes his body cover from Mech grey to Ferrari red. The posse try and show him how much he's achieved in life by taking him to visit a mechanoid from his old fleet. (30 mins.)
 
61.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Dear Dave (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Lister finds himself in a bizarre love triangle with two talking vending machines - sweet-voiced coffee... (30 mins.)
 
62.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Samsara (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When the Dwarfers investigate a crashed ship at the bottom of an ocean moon, Lister and Cat become trapped together and Lister's nightmare begins. Meantime Rimmer and Kryten discover the ship is controlled by a dark force. (30 mins.)
 
63.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Back to Earth (Part One) (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Lister's busy day of annoying Rimmer is interrupted by the discovery of something in the ship's mile-deep water tank. (30 mins.)
 
64.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Krytie TV (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Kill Crazy reprograms Kryten, and Kryten puts on "Krytie TV" a pirate entertain show for the convicts... (30 mins.)
 
65.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Twentica (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The Dwarfers find themselves in an alternative version of America where modern technology is prohibited, making Rimmer and Kryten illegal. The Dwarfers infiltrate the tech savvy underground and try to bring down the authoritarian regime. (30 mins.)
 
66.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Pete: Part 1 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After playing a practical joke on Warden Ackerman, Lister and Rimmer along with Kochanski, Kryten and... (30 mins.)
 
67.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Pete: Part 2 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Kryten has accidentally turned Birdman's pet bird "Pete" into a T-Rex which has gone on a rampage on-board Red Dwarf... (30 mins.)
 
68.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf. (30 mins.)
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