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 ...
Newsreader
Ron Pember ...
Taxman
Gordon Salkilld ...
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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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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 »

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Lister: [reading Rimmer's letter from his Mum] 'Dear Rimmer... '
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Lister: Is this from your Mum?
Rimmer: That's Mumsie.
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