Starbug enters a fog in space containing devices that create false realities, where the crew find a time machine, where they meet themselves 15 years in the future and engage in a space battle, when they learn their future selves are corrupt time travelers who are experiencing the very best of history. Written by
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told the writers that he did not find the script to be funny. They threatened to kill his character off and title the episode "R.I.P. Lister". See more
Do you know what it is about Lister that makes me want to puke? That makes me want to jab his eyes with an ice-pick? Everything, that's what! Especially his simple-minded, gerbil-faced optimism! And the Cat; what an unbelievable git! And Kryten; if he doesn't change pronto, I swear I'm going to attach jump leads to his nipple nuts and fry him like cajun catfish!
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