Red Dwarf (1988– )

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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

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 Dave Lister / ... (61 episodes, 1988-2012)
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 The Cat / ... (61 episodes, 1988-2012)
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 Arnold Rimmer / ... (57 episodes, 1988-2012)
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 Kryten / ... (49 episodes, 1989-2012)
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Three million years ago, a radiation leak killed the crew of the mining ship, Red Dwarf. The only survivor was Dave Lister, the chicken soup machine repairman. He spends his time on the ship with a holographic projection of Arnold Rimmer (his dead bunkmate), Cat (a life-form that evolved from Dave's cat), Holly (the ship's senile computer), and Kryten (a service mechanoid). Written by Garrett Hobbs

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The Brand New Smegging Series (series X)

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Five of the ten seasons had no female main cast member. Several episodes had no female appearing at all. See more »

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Smeggingly good show
21 February 2004 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

'Red Dwarf' is classic comedy. The show really became good once Kryten came in as Robert Llewellyn is great as the grumpy android. Craig Charles and Chris Barrie are good too. The first series was OK but as from the second the show really became excellent and as a result is one of the UK's best sit-coms.


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