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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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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During filming, Craig Charles kept stalling the motorcycle he and Cat ride away on, so Charles is not the person riding the bike as it moves away from the camera. 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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[quoting the definitive Casablanca]
Holly: "Of all the space bars in all the worlds, you had to re-materialise in mine."
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