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Red Dwarf comes Back to Earth

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user 3439819
Franklin Park, IL
Post #: 61

Red Dwarf crew come back to earth

Tuesday, January 27, 2009­

Cult comedy Red Dwarf is returning to the small screen this Easter, 21 years since the science fiction series first blasted off. Skip related content
Related photos / videos Red Dwarf crew come back to earth For eight series, Dave Lister wanted to return to his home planet. Now, at last, he has - in Red Dwarf: Back to Earth.

Written and directed by Red Dwarf co-creator Doug Naylor, the new show reunites Chris Barrie as Rimmer, Craig Charles as Lister, Danny John-Jules as Cat and Robert Llewellyn as Kryten.

The two-part series Red Dwarf: Back to Earth, will kick start a Red Dwarf Easter weekend from Good Friday.

This will be followed by Red Dwarf: Unplugged, a "no holds barred" episode with no sets, no effects - and no autocue.

The weekend will climax with Red Dwarf: the Making of Back to Earth, a behind-the-scenes special from the new production.

The offbeat series, set in space, has enjoyed phenomenal success since it first aired in 1988 on BBC2.

It brought in more than eight million viewers for series eight, sold 7.25 million DVD and videos worldwide, broadcast in some 25 territories worldwide and won International Emmy and British Comedy Awards.
Chicago, IL
Post #: 77
Thanks! I have only seen bits & parts. I am going to try to remember to add it to my Tivo queue, but it needs to be within two weeks. I hate doing it the other way. It tends to record multiple showings that way, so poke here again when it's closer if you remember. Is it on Easter Sunday, or just near the date?
user 3858357
Chicago, IL
Post #: 2
Red Dwarf is available for instant streaming on Netflix Watch Now if you're interested.
A former member
Post #: 1
Red Dwarf is available for instant streaming on Netflix Watch Now if you're interested.
Is it good I have it saved in my instant que I just haven't gotten to it yet. I am currently watching Lexx and wondered if I should prioritize Red Dwarf lol
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