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
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This episode features the only physical appearance of the often-mentioned character Yvonne McGruder. See more
When Rimmer is buried up to his neck in the sand, a close-up shows the sand moving as he speaks, indicating that it's only a thin layer. See more
[reading Rimmer's letter from his Mum
'Dear Rimmer... '
Is this from your Mum?