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Red Dwarf (1992)

| Comedy, Sci-Fi | TV Movie
The adventures of the last human on earth, an evolved cat, a hologram and a senile computer stuck three million years in deep space.

Director:

Jeff Melman

Writers:

Rob Grant (creator), Doug Naylor (creator) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Craig Bierko ... Dave Lister
Chris Eigeman ... Arnold Rimmer
Jane Leeves ... Holly
Hinton Battle ... The Cat
Robert Llewellyn ... Kryten
Lorraine Toussaint ... Captain Tau
Elizabeth Morehead ... Christine Kochanski
Michael Heintzman Michael Heintzman ... 1st Officer Munson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Terry Farrell ... Cat (second version)
Anthony Fusco ... Arnold Rimmer (second version)
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The adventures of the last human on earth, an evolved cat, a hologram and a senile computer stuck three million years in deep space.

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Red Dwarf USA See more »

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Trivia

The pilot was briefly featured on The Best TV Shows That Never Were (2004) - this was the first time that any portion of the pilot was broadcast on public television. See more »

Quotes

Kryten: He evolved from cats, sir, just as your distant ancestors once swung from trees.
Arnold Rimmer: Ancestors? His grandparents swung from trees.
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Alternate Versions

After the pilot was rejected by NBC, a second pilot was made. Not a complete episode, it is a combination of scenes from the original pilot, scenes from the BBC series, and new scenes which slightly retooled the cast. See more »

Connections

Featured in Red Dwarf: Dwarfing USA (2004) See more »

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I didn't know this existed
9 August 2003 | by roximunroSee all my reviews

I was surprised to see a US pilot for Red Dwarf, then shocked and saddened when I actually watched it. US Lister was so whitebread and unscuzzy. Rimmer snivels so little that I actually thought the actor would make a better Lister than the one I was watching. Cat no longer had his Little Richard-ish persona. It WAS nice to see the original Kryten (loved the eyeballs in the coffee gag) and Jane Leeves as Holly (*spark* ooh that one felt gooood) but they wouldn't have been able to save this US version from oblivion. As for pilot number two, which I've only seen a cast photo of, it was interesting to see Terry Farrell dressed up like a cat but it was far from being sound as a dollar-pound. Don't mess with perfection!


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