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The Red Dwarf investigates an ocean ship, The Esperanto, where they find the ship's crew have all committed suicide, and are attacked by a sea monster called The Despair Squid. Later they ... See full summary »

Directors:

Rob Grant (as Grant Naylor), Juliet May | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Chris Barrie ... Rimmer
Craig Charles ... Lister
Danny John-Jules ... Cat
Hattie Hayridge ... Holly
Robert Llewellyn ... Kryten
Timothy Spall ... Andy
Lenny von Dohlen ... Cop
Anastasia Hille ... New Kochanski
Marie McCarthy Marie McCarthy ... Nurse
John Sharian ... New Lister
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The Red Dwarf investigates an ocean ship, The Esperanto, where they find the ship's crew have all committed suicide, and are attacked by a sea monster called The Despair Squid. Later they wake up to find they are not who they thought they were and have been playing an artificial reality computer game for four years. Written by Daniel Williamson

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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In the real world Lister's limo is in Bay 47 which also happens to be Red Dwarf's quarantine block, this could be interpreted as a clue that the situation is not all it seems. See more »

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Quotes

Lister: Why would a haddock kill itself?... Why am I even asking that question?
The Cat: Hold it - hang five guys, I'm gettin' somethin'. Now, he committed suicide, he committed suicide, he committed suicide and the fish committed suicide - there's some kind of link here that I can't quite put my finger on...
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Featured in WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Red Dwarf Episodes (2017) See more »

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Red Dwarf Theme
Written by Howard Goodall
Performed by Jenna Russell
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UK

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English

Release Date:

26 March 1992 (UK) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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