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, […]

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Red Dwarf X: Trailer Breakdown

July 20, 2012 James 2

You’ve all seen the trailer now. But did you all catch everything? Well let’s see as I take a look at each shot of the new trailer. Possible spoilers ahead, unless I’m wrong with my speculation, in which case possible ramblings of a mad man ahead. Click each image to […]

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 […]

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Obituary – Peter Wragg (1947-2012)

April 17, 2012 Alex 10

It is with great sadness that we learned that Peter Wragg passed away last weekend after a short illness at the age of 65. Peter’s links to Red Dwarf are of course of huge significance, and I’m sure that all Red Dwarf fans will be sad to hear this news. […]

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 […]

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Back to Earth Ratings

March 26, 2012 James 0

With Red Dwarf X coming up quick and fast in the next 6 months I thought it might be a useful to look at the ratings for ‘Back to Earth’ as well as Dave as a whole to see if a ballpark figure for success can be found for the […]

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A Diary of Red Dwarf X: Part 3

March 19, 2012 James 0

This part of the diary will cover episode 5 and 6 as well as any additional news and information that has popped up since then. Disclaimer: I have not seen any of the episodes being filmed. Unlike Alex, any speculation from me comes from a position of a person who […]

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A Diary of Red Dwarf X: Part 2

March 12, 2012 James 0

This part will cover December to mid-January. Disclaimer: I have not seen any of the episodes being filmed. Unlike Alex, any speculation from me comes from a position of a person who knows nothing for certain about the new series. December 2011 2nd December December began with Danny John-Jules sending […]

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 […]