Arnold "Ace" Rimmer is a daredevil test pilot for the space corps, and he has been assigned to test-pilot a ship that can travel through dimensions, so he can meet many different versions of himself. He enters our dimension to meet our Rimmer, who has gone on a fishing holiday with the crew. Written by
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The kippers were originally scripted to fall onto Rimmer after Ace walked under them. This idea didn't work properly (they would just fall straight through Rimmer's hologram body and therefore have no effect), so the rolling caption was inserted at the end of the episode. See more
Has anyone seen the keys to the medical cabinet? I feel a sudden urge to suffocate myself with a 2lb black ribbed knobbler!
The end credits have the Red Dwarf theme as an instrumental played on a Hammond Organ in reference to Rimmer's liking of Hammond Organ music. See more