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'.

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
David Ross ...
Johanna Hargreaves ...
Esperanto Woman
...
Brooke (voice)
Edit

Storyline

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'.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 September 1988 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the credits of "Androids", the producer and director is named Kylie Gwenlyn. This a reference to Neighbours (1985) cast member Kylie Minogue and the Head of Comedy for the BBC, Gareth Gwenlan. See more »

Goofs

When Lister is wearing his foul-smelling moon boots, it seems as though Rimmer can smell them due to his expression and Lister telling him his eyes are watering, even though he denies it. As a hologram, Rimmer shouldn't be able to smell. See more »

Quotes

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!
[...]
See more »

Connections

References Easy Rider (1969) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
BBC lawrenceconwayvulcan
Is Back to Reality really the best episode captain-emerald
Will we see a different Rimmer in Series XI? hcmcott
My favourite Red Dwarf episodes are. jamiesonsam
Hattie Hayridge, commentary. mansonheather
Kryten has a point... flashbuck
Discuss Kryten (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?