200 years after investigating the Esperato, the Red Dwarf crew awakes from suspended animation, as they set out to find Red Dwarf, which has vanished without a trace, on-board Starbug. Where they stumble upon a asteroid field containing lost spaceships. Where they find the asteroid field is inhabited by "Psirens" genetic engineered alien creatures that telepathically lure the ship's crew on the asteroids and suck out their brains. Written by
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Prior to the scripts of Series 6 being written. The model of Red Dwarf had fallen off a shelf and had broken and it gave Rob Grant and Doug Naylor the idea, which Rimmer, Lister, Cat and Kryten travel aboard Starbug in search of Red Dwarf, which had been mysteriously stolen, whilst they were on the SS Esperato. Later in Nanarchy (#7.8) it is revealed, Kryten's Nanobots stole Red Dwarf and had turned it into a planet which is nearby the ocean planet where they found the SS Esperato. See more
When Kryten is rebooting Rimmer's hologrammatic form, the computer display gives Rimmer's species as 'Homo sapien'. It should be 'Homo sapiens'. See more
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