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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received a letter from a student who was inspired by this episode to study harder and go to a university. The letter was framed and hung in their office as a reminder of just how rewarding their job can be sometimes. See more
[Lister, Cat and Kryten try to hide the fact they're going on a fishing holiday from Rimmer
What's he talking about?
I don't know. For some reason, he's got this crazy, whacked-out idea that we're going on a fishing holiday.
[Reads letter from the boys
Dear Rimmer, we're going on a fishing holiday to that ocean planet we passed two days ago. We tried to wake you, but couldn't. See you in three days, L, K and C.
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