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Back to Earth (Part Three) 

When Lister's busy day of annoying Rimmer was interrupted by the discovery of a dimension-hopping leviathan in the ship's mile-deep water tank, transporting the crew back to Earth, all Lister's dreams appear to be coming true.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Chris Barrie ... Rimmer
Craig Charles ... Lister
Danny John-Jules ... Cat
Robert Llewellyn ... Kryten
Simon Gregson ... Simon Gregson
Michelle Keegan ... Michelle Keegan
Richard O'Callaghan ... Creator
Chloë Annett ... Kochanski


Lister's busy day of annoying Rimmer is interrupted by the discovery of a dimension-hopping leviathan in the ship's mile-deep water tank. New hologram Katerina arrives and immediately starts undermining Rimmer - right in front of his stupid, fat, ferrety face. Written by Anonymous

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Part three rescued it completely
14 April 2009 | by izokialSee all my reviews

I don't want to spoil it for anyone who hasn't seen it, so let's just say part three concludes this mini-series brilliantly.

I watched part 1 and sat there going "Eh... not that funny, sorry guys." Then I watched part 2 and was like "OK... OK... So, uh, you're going with movie references, Family Guy style?" There were some excellent quotes in both episodes, though. Then part 3 completely redeemed it.

Acting's good, plot's interesting and it feels much more mature. I'd definitely say it's better than a lot of what Series 8 had to offer.

As for breaking the whole affair into three episodes, it probably wasn't the best idea, but it's being released on DVD so we'll all be able to watch it as intended.

Oh, one last thing: SO glad they ditched the laugh track! There just aren't enough jokes in the show for that to be a good idea; lots of serious moments.

-Lexi C

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