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Searching for a new head for Kryten (which exploded due to an incident involving ketchup and lobster), the crew encounter a rogue simulant on a deserted ship. The simulant kidnaps Kryten ... See full summary »

Director:

Ed Bye

Writers:

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

Episode complete credited cast:
Craig Charles ... Lister
Danny John-Jules ... Cat
Robert Llewellyn ... Kryten / Able
Chloë Annett ... Kochanski
Don Henderson ... Rogue Simulant
Vicky Ogden ... Mrs. Bennet
Alina Proctor Alina Proctor ... Jane Bennet
Catherine Harvey Catherine Harvey ... Kitty Bennet
Sophia Thierens Sophia Thierens ... Lydia Bennet
Rebecca Katz Rebecca Katz ... Mary Bennet
Julia Lloyd Julia Lloyd ... Elizabeth Bennet
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Storyline

Searching for a new head for Kryten (which exploded due to an incident involving ketchup and lobster), the crew encounter a rogue simulant on a deserted ship. The simulant kidnaps Kryten and commissions one of his own droids, Able, to fix him up. But Kryten and Able discover they're brothers, the same model, and Able helps Kryten escape. But not before Kryten discovers a disturbing secret about his creation... Written by Walsh (R-DBP)

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1997 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Kinitawowi suits worn by Cat and Kochanski are the same Kinitawowi suits made for the GELFS in Red Dwarf: Emohawk: Polymorph II (1993). See more »

Goofs

Kochanski states that Hue is the third largest city in Vietnam; Hue is actually the fifth largest. She also mispronounces Hue ("hwah", rather than "hway") despite making a point that it is pronounced differently to how it is spelt. See more »

Quotes

[Kryten has invaded Kochanski's "Pride and Prejudice" VR game with a tank]
Kryten: Perhaps I didn't make myself clear. I said supper is ready.
[he fires the tank's gun, blowing up the gazebo that Kochanski, Lister and the Cat are having tea in with the Bennets]
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Connections

Featured in Universe Challenge (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Red Dwarf Theme
Written by Howard Goodall
Performed by Jenna Russell
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