Red Dwarf: Season 4, Episode 6

Meltdown (21 Mar. 1991)

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The Red Dwarf crew travels to "Waxworld" an android theme park, when Kryten discovers a matter transmission device. Lister and Cat are taken prisoner by Adolf Hitler, whilst Rimmer and ... See full summary »

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The Red Dwarf crew travels to "Waxworld" an android theme park, when Kryten discovers a matter transmission device. Lister and Cat are taken prisoner by Adolf Hitler, whilst Rimmer and Kryten leads a resistance group led by Albert Einstein and Elvis Presley against them. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Elvis impersonator Clayton Mark arrived on location wearing his own costume. See more »

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When Rimmer and Kryten arrive on the Waxworld planet, Chris Barrie's breath is visible due to the cold. As a hologram he shouldn't have breath, this is actually the reason he and Kryten have gone first (in case the atmosphere isn't breathable) See more »

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Elvis: Anybody got a burger? I ain't eaten in five minutes!
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During the end credits, the Red Dwarf theme is sung in an Elvis Presley-esque way by Clayton Marks who portrayed Elvis in the episode. See more »

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Spoofs Westworld (1973) See more »

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Season 4
28 May 2008 | by (prejudicemadeplausible.wordpress.com) – See all my reviews

Season 4 is another great season of Red Dwarf although it feels more settled and less fresh than season 3. All the episodes are excellent but "Dimension Jump" stands out as a series classic and one of the best-written episode. "Meltdown" is probably one of the most fun episodes of the entire show with a unique concept and fun execution (the Elvis impersonator being quite impressive especially). Ed Bye, the director of this series, brings the various locations to life quite well.

Just a whole load of fun isn't it?

Series average based on ratings of all episodes: 8.83/10


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