Searching for a new head for Kryten (which exploded due to an incident involving ketchup and lobster), the crew encounter a rogue simulant on a deserted ship. The simulant kidnaps Kryten and commissions one of his own droids, Able, to fix him up. But Kryten and Able discover they're brothers, the same model, and Able helps Kryten escape. But not before Kryten discovers a disturbing secret about his creation... Written by
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The odd tone of Don Henderson's voice (as the Simulant captain) was not a special effect as some fans assumed it was; Henderson was terminally ill with throat cancer, and died weeks after filming. See more
When Kryten re-enters the AR suite to interrupt the Jane Austen game, he says he's looking for a T-72 tank from World War 2. The T-72 wasn't in production by the USSR until the early 1970s. The Soviet's main tank of World War 2 was the T-34. See more
How come I have to do everything? "Cat, do this!" "Cat, do that!" What am I? A dog?
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