The Red Dwarf crew intercepts a SOS distress call from the American Space cruiser "Nova 5", that has crashed on a moon. They find the only survivor is Kryten, an android butler, whose favorite TV show is 'Androids'.

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The Red Dwarf crew intercepts a SOS distress call from the American Space cruiser "Nova 5", that has crashed on a moon. They find the only survivor is Kryten, an android butler, whose favorite TV show is 'Androids'.

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6 September 1988 (UK)  »

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David Ross, who originally played Kryten in the episode "Kryten", returned to the show in the fourth series episode "White Hole" as the voice of Talkie Toaster. See more »

Goofs

When Rimmer states that the skeletal remains of the Nova 5's crew have "less meat on them than a chicken nugget", his lip movements don't match the words. (It looks as though he originally said "Chicken McNugget" and the line was later overdubbed.) See more »

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Kryten: Is anything the matter?
Rimmer: Anything the matter? They're dead.
Kryten: Who is dead?
Rimmer: *They*
[indicating the "surviving" officers of Kryten's ship]
Rimmer: are dead. They're all dead.
Kryten: My God! I was only away two minutes!
Rimmer: They've been dead for centuries!
Kryten: No.
Rimmer: Yes!
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Crazy Credits

Tony Slattery's role in the credits is misspelled as "The Andriod Actor" although the soap opera he appears in is called "Androids." See more »

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References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

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