Red Dwarf: Season 2, Episode 2

Better Than Life (13 Sep. 1988)

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A post pod carrying a 3 million year old bag of mail arrives and Rimmer becomes depressed when he learns his father is dead. The crew play an artificial game called "Better than life" which... See full summary »

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John Abineri ...
Rimmer's Dad
Debbie Ash ...
Jeremy Austin ...
Rathbone
Nigel Carrivick ...
Captain
Tony Hawks ...
The Guide
Judy Hawkins ...
Yvonne McGruder
Tina Jenkins ...
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Taxman
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A post pod carrying a 3 million year old bag of mail arrives and Rimmer becomes depressed when he learns his father is dead. The crew play an artificial game called "Better than life" which makes the players' wishes come true, but Rimmer's brain begins to rebel. Written by Daniel Williamson

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This episode features the only physical appearance of the often-mentioned character Yvonne McGruder. See more »

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In the golf course scene, the giant knotted handkerchief on top of Holly's television monitor disappears in one shot and reappears in the next. See more »

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Holly: Loneliness weighs heavily on us all. Personally, the only thing that keeps me going is the thought that we are over 60 billion miles away from the nearest Berni Inn.
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