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 »

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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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Lister: His name's Rimmer, or Smeghead, or Dinosaur Breath or Molecule Mind. And on a special occasion when you wanna be like really mega polite to him, I mean really, really polite, in these exceptional circumstances you can call him... arsehole.
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References The Wild One (1953) See more »

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