Red Dwarf: Season 6, Episode 3

Gunmen of the Apocalypse (21 Oct. 1993)

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Episode complete credited cast:
Denis Lill ...
Elizabeth Hickling ...
Simulant Lieutenant (as Liz Hickling)
Imogen Bain ...
Steve Devereaux ...
Robert Inch ...
Jeremy Peters ...
Dinny Powell ...
Bear Strangler McGee


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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Robert Llewellyn and Danny John-Jules were skilled horse riders but Chris Barrie and Craig Charles had never ridden on horses before. Charles was eager to learn but Barrie was very frightened of riding the horse. Charles played a prank on Barrie by slapping Barrie's horse on the behind causing the horse to rear up and run off at full speed. Barrie was extremely angry at Charles for doing this. See more »


Rimmer: [entering a Western bar with Lister and the Cat] I've seen Westerns. I know how to speak cowboy.
[Rimmer walks up to the bar to order a drink]
Rimmer: Dry white wine and Perrier, please.
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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 »


References Gumshoe (1971) See more »

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