Reference is Futile: Twentica (Spoilers)

September 18, 2016 Alex 0

Star Trek marked it’s 50th anniversary this year, and it’s influence throughout Sci-Fi has been wide spread. Very recently, Rob Grant was interviewed by Redshirts Always Die about his interest in the show. On question directly addressed the influence of the show on Red Dwarf:

Bill Pearson’s Red Dwarf Xmas

December 5, 2012 Alex 0

Those of you that listened to the recent Dwarfcast interview with Bill Pearson may well have been intrigued by Bill comments that the Annihilator model was created for a proposed Red Dwarf Christmas special. Well, seeing as this work would go on to play a small part in the recent […]

Title Statistics: What’s in a name?

August 21, 2012 Andrew 0

How much can an episode title really give away? Red Dwarf fans up and down the country were wildly hitting refresh on the BBFC website just to get a first glance at the final names for the latest batch of episodes. These people clearly think there’s value in these words, […]

Psychology in Red Dwarf: Series I-IV

May 31, 2012 James 0

Introduction Back in the 1970s, two fresh faced students of Liverpool University decided not to go to the lectures and tutorials of their psychology course but instead go and see Dark Star at the cinema far too many times. Nevertheless these students did have a big interest in the world […]

Bunking Off: How Important Are Bunk Scenes To Red Dwarf?

April 3, 2012 Alex 0

With series X edging ever closer, speculation is obviously rife as to what to expect. Look around internet forums discussing the subject and you’ll often find people listing the things that they are hoping for this series. The most common of these is a desire to see a return of […]

The World Loves A Bastard: Morality & Rimmer

March 7, 2012 Alex 0

One of the elements of Back To Earth that unexpectedly divided the fans was Rimmer’s dispatching of Katarina by pushing her in front of a bus. For many, it was a totally logical decision to have the character do this, but for others it was utterly out of keeping with […]