After a massive radiation leak wipes out the entire population of a mining ship in space, chicken soup machine repairman Dave Lister is the only living person in the universe after coming out of suspended animation after 3,000,000 years. After almost 10 Years we now have a revival on Dave see link below. Season 9 on this page does in fact relate to this.
Last Episode10x06 The Beginning Aired: Nov. 08, 2012
Hiding in an Asteroid, surrounded by a Simulant Death Ship and a fleet of Annihilators, the Dwarfers begin to wonder whether this is the beginning …
Series Fun Facts
- In the back-story behind Red Dwarf being lost in the middle of deep space - When the radiation leak wiped out the entire Red Dwarf crew, Holly had to pilot Red Dwarf out of the solar system…
[show]In the back-story behind Red Dwarf being lost in the middle of deep space - When the radiation leak wiped out the entire Red Dwarf crew, Holly had to pilot Red Dwarf out of the solar system to prevent the radiation from contaminating the planets.
- The prison scenes in the eighth series were shot at flood relief pump station in Isle of Dogs, London.
- In the title sequence for series 1 and 2, the man in the space suit painting the letters of Red Dwarf is Craig Charles.