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'.
Did You Know?
Rimmer tells Lister that his nickname (or rather the nickname he always wanted to be called) was 'Ace' much to Lister's amusement. This foreshadows the appearance of Arnold 'Ace' Rimmer (Rimmer's more successful counterpart from a parallel dimension) in series four. See more
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
As the days go by, we face the increasing inevitability that we are alone in a godless, uninhabited, hostile and meaningless universe. Still, you've got to laugh, haven't you?
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
Referenced in Universe Challenge