Red Dwarf: Season 5, Episode 6

Back to Reality (26 Mar. 1992)

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The Red Dwarf investigates an ocean ship, The Esperanto, where they find the ship's crew have all committed suicide and they are attacked by a sea monster called The Dispair squid. Only to ... See full summary »

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Arnold Rimmer / William Doyle
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The Red Dwarf investigates an ocean ship, The Esperanto, where they find the ship's crew have all committed suicide and they are attacked by a sea monster called The Dispair squid. Only to wake up and find they are not who they are and they've been playing a artificial computer game for four years. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Jake's "true" personality was never actually seen. While in the hallucination the Dwarfers noted that they still retained their Red Dwarf personalities and memories. So Jake acted like Kryten would act if Kryten were put into his shoe. He acted with more authority than usual, probably taking the opportunity to free himself from Kryten's more servile existence in reality. See more »

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Cop: [to Sebastian-Lister] Come out of the shadows, Voter.
Sebastian Doyle: What's the beef? Did she steal your lunch box?
Cop: M... mm... many apologies, Voter Colonel.
Sebastian Doyle: You know me?
Cop: Of course, Voter Colonel.
Sebastian Doyle: Who am I?
Cop: You are Colonel Sebastian Doyle, Section Chief of CGI, Head of the Ministry of Alteration.
Sebastian Doyle: Remind me a little: what do we do at the Ministry of Alteration?
Cop: You... change people, Sir.
Sebastian Doyle: In what way?
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