Type
Scripted
Premiered
Feb. 1988
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC TWO TV Network

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Red Dwarf (UK)

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.

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10x06 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 …

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The episode data for series 9 relates to Red Dwarf: Back to Earth, of which more information can be seen about it by going here.

Speaking on BBC Radio 2, Craig Charles confirmed that two new series were being produced, and that filming begins in January 2011.

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  • Grant and Naylor produced a 1983 BBC Radio series titled "Son of Cliché" which featured a recurring sketch titled "Dave Hollins: Space Cadet". Chris Barrie was a voice actor on this series.…
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    Grant and Naylor produced a 1983 BBC Radio series titled "Son of Cliché" which featured a recurring sketch titled "Dave Hollins: Space Cadet". Chris Barrie was a voice actor on this series. The sketch became the basis for "Red Dwarf". Dave Hollins was changed to Dave Lister.
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  • Production on the seventh series was delayed for three years. In 1994, Craig Charles was arrested on a rape charge and held in prison. Rob Grant decided to end his partnership with Grant…
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    Production on the seventh series was delayed for three years. In 1994, Craig Charles was arrested on a rape charge and held in prison. Rob Grant decided to end his partnership with Grant Naylor and leave the series. Chris Barrie was busy starring in The Brittas Empire (UK). Charles was later acquitted, Naylor hired new writers, and Barrie was convinced to return to the series.
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  • Although it is never identified as such, it is clear (at least to science fiction fans) that Red Dwarf is powered by a ramscoop, a staple technology of speculative fiction that permits…
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    Although it is never identified as such, it is clear (at least to science fiction fans) that Red Dwarf is powered by a ramscoop, a staple technology of speculative fiction that permits spaceships traveling at sufficient speed to collect sparse interstellar hydrogen atoms as an essentially unlimited fuel sources.
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