Starbug stumbles upon a battleship carrying on-board murderous cyborgs called "Simulants". When the "Simulants" infect Starbug with a virus and Starbug heads on a collision course with a ... See full summary »

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Simulant Lieutenant (as Liz Hickling)
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Starbug stumbles upon a battleship carrying on-board murderous cyborgs called "Simulants". When the "Simulants" infect Starbug with a virus and Starbug heads on a collision course with a volcanic planet. Lister, Cat and Rimmer connect Kryten to a Artifical Reality game set and Lister, Cat and Rimmer enter Kryten's dream of the wild-west, as they set out to help Kryten to fight the virus. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Producer Justin Judd suffered an ear infection when a prop gun was fired inches away from his ear. See more »

Quotes

[they wake up in the cockpit]
Rimmer: How long have we been out?
Lister: According to the navicom, three weeks!
Kryten: That's strange, the drive interface has been upgraded. So have the engines.
Rimmer: And if this readout's correct, we're armed. Laser cannons.
Lister: They've totally upgraded the whole ship.
Cat: They've even got rid of the squeak on the seat tilt control!
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The end titles are accompanied with an instrumental western arrangement of the theme song in reference to the Western theme of the episode. See more »

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References Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »

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