Red Dwarf becomes a booby-trap when Lister activates the self-destruct, which turns out to be the vending machine and Lister is implanted with the mind of one of the dead crew members and Rimmer believes it's the perfect way to help Lister get fit. Written by
Did You Know?
"Bodyswap" was the first entire episode of Red Dwarf not to be filmed in front of a studio audience. This was because of the fact that Craig Charles
and Chris Barrie
had to dub much of their dialogue because their characters switched bodies. The final edit was played to a small audience to provide the laughter track. See more
When Kryten takes the syringe out of Lister's head, the needle does not come out the syringe properly, so Robert Llewellyn
puts his hand in front of the needle to try hide it. See more
We have three realistic alternatives - one, sit here and get blown up, two, stand here and get blown up, three, jump up and down, shout at me for not being able to think of anything, then get blown up.
References Sudden Impact