Red Dwarf: Season 6, Episode 1

Psirens (7 Oct. 1993)

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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. ... See full summary »

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Professor Mamet
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Pete Tranter's Sister
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Captain Tau
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Crazed Astro
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Kochanski (as C.P. Grogan)
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Temptress
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Temptress
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Hands of Psiren Lister
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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 Daniel Williamson

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For the close up shot of Psiren Lister playing the guitar, the producers tried to get Brian May, then boyfriend of Anita Dobson who played Captain Tau. May did not think his hands looked enough like Craig Charles' so Phil Manzanera of Roxy Music was used instead. See more »

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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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Kryten: [they've just passed through an illusionary meteorite. The others were all scared, but Kryten assured them it wasn't real] Ah. Smug mode. Well, I can't hang around here saving your necks all day. I think I'll go make a start on that ironing.
[laughs]
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Spoofs Star Trek: The Man Trap (1966) See more »

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