Finally, the extra features, as on the other red dwarf dvd sets, are terrific, with smeg ups, deleted scenes, extended versions of two episodes, a making of documentary, commentary tracks, and much more. Lister, rimmer, cat, and kryten are wonderful smegheads in space, just trying to get home. The nano bots have rebuilt red dwarf and lister, kochansi, kryten and cat find that the nano bots have not only rebuilt the ship, the nano bots have resurrected the crew and they find themselves in big trouble, as they find themselves standing trial for a series of crimes. Recorded between september and november 1998 and shown from february the following year, red dwarf viii was unbeknownst to anyone the final series of the sf comedy to be made and broadcast at the bbc.
And the doubledisc set matches the quality of the programs with some terrific extras, including commentaries by the rd crew and. As with previous dvd sets, series 8 is loaded with extras, including commentary by the cast on cassandra. A documentary about the fifth series of red dwarf 1988. The series has become a cult classic, but if its new to you, heres the 411 on the start of the series. The exodus biblical conspiracy documentary timeline. It all helps you understand how the show progressed from series ii to series iii. A documentary about the eighth series of red dwarf 1988. Dave lister craig charles goes down for a nap of sorts, waking up to.
Is it the original one, the resurrected and then killed again one from series viii, or a combination of the two i. Finally, the extra features, as on the other red dwarf dvd sets, are terrific, with smeg ups, deleted scenes, extended versions of two episodes, a making of documentary, commentary. What happened to the red dwarf and its inhabitants in between the end of series viii and the start of back to earth. Back to earth also referred to as red dwarf ix is a threepart miniseries continuation of the british science fiction sitcom red dwarf, broadcast on uk television channel dave between 10 and 12 april 2009 and subsequently released on dvd on 15 june 2009 and on bluray on 31 august 2009.
Oct 27, 2017 smegheads guide to red dwarf series 5. Craig charles was born on july 11, 1964 in liverpool, england. As it is, out of time marks the end of one era for the series, yet red dwarf endures. Nov 09, 2012 the story of red dwarf comedy connections ace rimmer. Krytie tv krytens private tv station is most amusing to his fellow prisoners, but the jokes are at the expense of others, which gets him into a bit of trouble. Ive had the dvds of series 1 to 8 from the bbc for quite some time, along with blurays of the newer episodes shown on dave. Peter wragg, red dwarf smegazine, issue 8, october 1992. With chloe annett, chris barrie, craig charles, danny johnjules. The story of red dwarf comedy connections ace rimmer. Best comedy series of all time a list of 45 titles created 1 week ago series a list of 42 titles. Red dwarf is a british science fiction comedy franchise created by rob grant and doug naylor which primarily consists of a television sitcom that aired on bbc two between 1988 and 1999, and on dave since 2009, gaining a cult following. May 20, 2007 alternate ending to the red dwarf series finale.
He is an actor, known for red dwarf 1988, cant smeg wont smeg 1998 and red dwarf. When all the machines on red dwarf go on strike, the boys compete in an election against each other to gain control of them. Red dwarf series 1 documentary the bodysnatcher collection 2007 duration. He is an actor, known for red dwarf 1988, cant smeg. More bizarre than bittersweet, series 8 is classic red dwarf lunacy and an inspired sendoff for this unique and clever u.
When the red dwarf crew learns that kryten has only 24 hours left to live, they band together to give the android the best night of his life. When panel shows break down best of 8 out of 10 cats does countdown. Episodes series viii guide red dwarf the official website. At the end of series viii of red dwarf, only the good. May 30, 2017 as it is, out of time marks the end of one era for the series, yet red dwarf endures. Its cold outside, theres no kind of atmosphere, youre all alone more or less.
The search for kochanski should really be a series long story arc, like the search for red dwarf and holly in series vi. With chris barrie, craig charles, hattie hayridge, danny johnjules. Red dwarf series 1 documentary the bodysnatcher collection. This featurelength space odyssey sees the gang reunite to fight a bunch of evil felines, in an adventure thats great fun for fans and perfectly. The duo had previously written for spitting image, and the origins of red dwarf were in a comedy science fiction radio sketch they wrote called son of cliche. Registration for audience tickets opens at 12pm today and closes on monday. From gag reels to in show comments, a documentary, cut scenes, and a booklet. Part one begins on red dwarf, nine years after the events of series viii. I have always enjoyed red dwarf plus i already have series 1,2,3,4,5,7, 8,9,0, so it only made sense to purchase this series vi an extra incentive was as always the price like all my acquacisions don,t know how to spell that one brand new quality.
Red dwarf is set to return as a featurelength film next year, and. It was the first television outing for red dwarf in over ten years, and features the. Red dwarf first aired on bbc2 in 1988 and ran for eight series, building up. Episodes were still videotaped, but were digitally processed to look like film. Aug 03, 2010 series 8 for me is the worst series of red dwarf as the characters were badly written and it felt like a spoof of the earlier shows, and infact back when it first aired i was in denial about how much i disliked it because i wanted to like it so much. Cassandra particularly stands out as a good, classic red dwarf episode. Red dwarf se4 ep5 dimension jump part 3 by deadwalk2000. Few would have given a scifi sitcom a hope, yet red dwarfs. The premise of the series follows the lowranking technician dave lister, who.
Red dwarf se4 ep5 dimension jump part 1 by deadwalk2000. With chris barrie, craig charles, danny johnjules, robert llewellyn. Red dwa rf is a british comedy franchise which primarily comprises twe lve ser ies the ninth being a mini s eries of a television sc ience fiction sitcom that aired on bbc two between 1988 and 1993 and from 1997 to 1999, and on dave in 2009 and 2012 and from 2016 to the present, gaining a cult following. Announced late last night, a 90 minute feature length episode will be filmed in december and shown in 2020 along with a 3 part documentary series with new interviews, rare unseen footage and a detailed history of the show from the very beginning to the present day. But when they started bringing out the series iii dvd, i always thought that series i and ii seriously needed a documentary. With the departure of cocreator rob grant after series six, the show lurched into.
Red dwarf series 8 available in dvd ship this item qualifies for free shipping buy online, pick up in store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for instore purchase. In the first episode, set sometime in the late 22nd century, an onboard radiation leak kills everyone except lowestranking technician dave lister, who is in suspended animation at the time, and his pregnant cat, frankenstein. But when they released a bluray set of series 1 to 8 in january, with extra material i. The channel will also air a new threepart documentary series about the hit. Taken from the tank, a series viii documentary available as part of red. The scifi series red dwarf kicked off in 1988, running through 2017 with little breaks, here and there. But when they released a bluray set of series 1 to 8 in january, with extra material i hadnt had before, i decided it was a good time to upgrade and bought it ive been happily bingewatching the set over. The movie will become reality with twohour feature. More bizarre than bittersweet, series 8 is classic red dwarf lunacy and an.
Red dwarf is a british comedy franchise which primarily comprises ten series of a television science fiction sitcom that aired on bbc two between 1988 and 1993 and from 1997 to 1999 and on dave in 2009 and from 2012, gaining a cult following. Series three has been transferred to disc in its original fullframe aspect ratio of 1. From the dead original documentary deleted scenes smeg ups identity within. Red dwarf is a british comedy franchise which primarily comprises twelve series and. This is my interpretation of what a series 8 red dwarf looked like. Chris barrie and craig charles in red dwarf 1988 chloe annett, craig charles, danny johnjules, and robert llewellyn in red. I guess id like it confirmed which rimmer we have now. The next time we see the boys from the dwarf is in the 3 part back to earth mini series, where none of this is mentioned. Feb 06, 20 launching red dwarf documentary duration. When i got my first dwarf dvd andrew, you can take solace in the fact that i bought a dvd player a week after i bought the first dvd. Red dwarf is a british comedy franchise which primarily comprises twelve series and a featurelength special of a television science fiction sitcom that aired on bbc two between 1988 and 1993 and from 1997 to 1999, and on dave in 2009 and 2012 and from 2016 to the present, gaining a cult following.
After 52 shows the programme ended with high hopes of a movie to be made soon after but although the following decade saw the project at. After installing the latest software update the dwarfers discover that the owners of red dwarf, jupiter mining corporation, have been bought out by a corporation and only products made by them are visible to their employees. Red dwarf is one of my favourite sitcoms of all time. So we encourage you to watch all 20 of the episodes mentioned here, then see what else the show has in. Red dwarf se4 ep5 dimension jump part 2 by deadwalk2000. After experimenting with an abandoned time drive, the crew of the red dwarf comes facetoface with an exact replica of the ship. A documentary about the sixth series of red dwarf 1988. In short, series 6 more than earns its popular status among red dwarfs fanbase, thanks to its sharp writing sadly, it would be the last series to feature scripts by cocreator rob grant and energetic performances. The tank, which offers interviews with the cast and crew. Highlights of this latest installment include cat engaging in a stunning dance sequence with the spacecraft blue midget, krytens metamorphosis into a scheming mediashow host, rimmers metamorphosis into an irresistible sex object and pete the sparrows metamorphosis into a gigantic dinosaur. He has been married to jackie fleming since august 9, 1999. Red dwarf is returning to zdaveg in 2020 for a two hour special.
Bookies have revealed the odds of them winning woodys odds are 8 while. The short crimson one is in a pretty dire situation, with everything breaking around them. Red dwarf viii, the last red dwarf series produced for television, is so far off the original premise and comedic style of the first few series of the show that in many ways it seems like a completely different show. The series has become a cult classic, but if its new to you, heres the 411 on. Series xi was voted best returning tv sitcom and comedy of the year for 2016 by readers for the british comedy guide. Jan 10, 2008 when i got my first dwarf dvd andrew, you can take solace in the fact that i bought a dvd player a week after i bought the first dvd. Lister tries to persuade rimmer to allow him to escape and to track down.
With the departure of cocreator rob grant after series six, the show lurched. Disc 3 1999 starring craig charles and danny johnjules on dvd and bluray. The third season of the farcical british scifi series red dwarf has been given the royal treatment for its release on dvd. One part of the crew not coming back for the eighth. The main setting of the series is the eponymous mining spaceship red dwarf. Cast and crew detail the making of the red dwarf episode krytie tv. Red dwarf is a british comedy franchise which primarily comprises twelve series and a. The old magic had returned and the entire team knew it.212 74 1210 363 316 1083 1070 357 853 1246 650 363 803 373 1640 1529 1651 329 1145 1184 1026 405 1186 69 757 1125 1095 633 900 409