With Mechocracy, Red Dwarf Xii delivers a contender for the first bonafide classic episode of the Dave era. Spoilers ahead in our review...
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Now, this is more like it. Whatever you thought of the first three episodes of Red Dwarf Xii, you're in for a real treat with the back half of the run. And what better way to start than with Mechocracy, a ship-bound character-driven satire which I think has a strong claim to being the first bonafide classic episode of the Dave era.
We've seen sentient dispensing machines in Series X's Dear Dave, but this makes better use of the automatic population of Red Dwarf, who are mostly voiced by Daniel Barker once again. When Lister accidentally downloads an Sos virus into Red Dwarf's Cpu,