A escape pod containing a "Microbe", a genetically-engineered virus that eats metal and programmed not to harm glass, has arrived on-board "Red Dwarf" and begins to eat away at the ship. Left aboard to die, Rimmer, Lister, Cat, Kryten, Kochanski and Holly believe their only chance at finding an antidote is in a mirror universe where everything is opposite. Rimmer is sent in, hoping for success before Red Dwarf is destroyed by the Microbe.
Did You Know?
A caption at the end says "The End. The Smeg It Is." This was referring to a planned featured film version of the series. But the film never came to fruition. It would take ten years for the reunion series, "Back to Earth", to premiere. See more
During the cell inspection scene the time on the alarm clock changes back and forth between shots. See more
Arnold Judas Rimmer, your life is over. Come with me. You will travel to the River Styx, where you will place a coin and...
Not today, matey.
[kicks him in the groin
Remember, only the good die young.
[He runs off
That's never happened before...
References The Godfather
Red Dwarf Theme
Written by Howard Goodall
Performed by Jenna Russell See more