The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

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 Dave Lister / ... (67 episodes, 1988-2016)
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 The Cat / ... (67 episodes, 1988-2016)
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 Arnold Rimmer / ... (63 episodes, 1988-2016)
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 Kryten / ... (55 episodes, 1989-2016)
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An unambitious slob from Liverpool has been awakened from a high-tech stasis chamber 3 million years in the future to find he may be one of the last humans alive. Hopelessly lost in space, this crew of mostly sad-act bachelors kill time and share adventure aboard the mining ship Red Dwarf. Written by Rackstraw

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29 March 1989 (USA)  »

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Trivia

For the recordings of the first series, the producers dragged in the customers of a local pub to fill the audience for the laughter track; a far cry from Series 8 where often over 200 fans had to be turned away. Unexpectedly, the audience's laughs actually drowned out the stage sound during live tapings. See more »

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[repeated line]
Arnold Rimmer: Lickety-split.
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits of Red Dwarf: Waiting for God (1988), Rimmer interrupts the closing credits by saying "It's a garbage pod." and "It's a smegging garbage pod!!!" See more »

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Referenced in Comic Relief: Say Pants to Poverty (2001) See more »

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Smeggingly good show
21 February 2004 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

'Red Dwarf' is classic comedy. The show really became good once Kryten came in as Robert Llewellyn is great as the grumpy android. Craig Charles and Chris Barrie are good too. The first series was OK but as from the second the show really became excellent and as a result is one of the UK's best sit-coms.


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