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Episode Capsules

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An episode capsule is a document containing all relevant information about an episode. This includes trivia, scene summary, quotes, plot inconsistencies, production errors and all manner of other things. Much of this information is already available on the Internet, but this project is an attempt to bring all of that information together in one place.




1. The End

A radiation leak wipes out the crew of the mining ship Red Dwarf.


2. Future Echoes

Red Dwarf breaks the light barrier.


3. Balance of Power

Lister endeavours to out-rank Rimmer.


4. Waiting For God

Rimmer discovers an alien pod.


5. Confidence and Paranoia

Lister hallucinates after contracting a mutated pneumonia virus.


6. Me2

Rimmer moves in with his newly created doppelganger.




7. Kryten

The crew answer a distress call from a crashed ship.


8. Better Than Life

The ultimate computer game with only one real drawback…


9. Thanks For The Memory

Lister wakes up with a broken leg, a ripped diary and a complete jigsaw.


10. Stasis Leak

There is a leak, right, in stasis, which provides a linkway to the past.


11. Queeg

Holly is replaced by Red Dwarf’s backup computer.


12. Parallel Universe

The crew hop to another dimension.




13. Backwards

The crew finally get back to Earth, only to find that time is running backwards.


14. Marooned

Lister and Rimmer crash land, with only a pot noodle and tin of dog food for nutrition.


15. Polymorph

A chameleonic life form terrorises the ship.


16. Body Swap

Rimmer gives Lister a unique work-out session.


17. Timeslides

Some developing fluid mutates, resulting in the disappearance of half the crew.


18. The Last Day

Kryten receives notification that he is to be replaced as the ship mechanoid.




19. Camille

Kryten falls in love with a mechanoid, rescued from an exploding planet.


20. DNA

Kryten is transformed into a human.


21. Justice

Rimmer is imprisoned for murder.


22. White Hole

Holly boosts her IQ to 60,000 at the cost of reducing her lifespan.


23. Dimension Jump

An alternate version of Rimmer damn near kills the crew.


24. Meltdown

The crew land on a planet populated entirely by Waxdroids.




25. Holoship

Rimmer finds a ship composed entirely of light.


26. The Inquisitor

Lister and Kryten are erased from history.


27. Terrorform

Rimmer is taken prisoner on his own psy-moon.


28. Quarantine

Rimmer contracts a holo-virus, which leads him to quarantining the others.


29. Demons and Angels

Red Dwarf blows up.


30. Back to Reality

The crew are killed by a giant squid.




31. Psirens

Shape-shifting insectoids try to suck the crew’s brains.


32. Legion

The crew are guests of an odd chap in a green body suit.


33. Gunmen of the Apocalypse

When Kryten contracts a virus the others enter his psyche to help him fight it.


34. Emohawk – Polymorph II

A domesticated Polymorph is let loose on Starbug.


35. Rimmerworld

Rimmer escapes from a simulant ship and disappears through a wormhole.


36. Out of Time

The crew are visited by future versions of themselves.




37. Tikka To Ride

Lister takes the time drive on a curry hunt, which leads him to Dallas in November 1963.


38. Stoke Me A Clipper

Ace Rimmer visits the crew with some disturbing news.


39. Ouroboros

A dimensional linkway opens up and the crew meet alternate versions of themselves.


40. Duct Soup

The crew have to crawl about in an air vent, or something.


41. Blue

Lister starts to miss Rimmer.


42. Beyond A Joke

Kryten gets pissed off about something or other.


43. Epideme

Lister contracts a terminal disease.


44. Nanarchy

Lister has to cope with his arm deficiency.




45. Back In The Red (Part One)

Upon returning to Red Dwarf, the crew are promptly arrested.


46. Back In The Red (Part Two)

Rimmer uses positive viruses and confidential information to strive for promotion.


47. Back In The Red (Part Three)

The crew try to escape from the ship.


48. Cassandra

The crew encounter a computer who can predict the future.


49. Krytie TV

Kryten starts up his own TV channel.


50. Pete (Part One)

A plot? Oh, um, Lister and Rimmer get into trouble a few times.


51. Pete (Part Two)

A dinosaur eats some food and shits everywhere.


52. Only The Good…

A chameleonic virus starts to eat the ship.




S1. Red Dwarf Smeg Ups

A collection of out takes from Series IV to VI.


S2. Red Dwarf Smeg Outs

A collection of out takes from Series I to III.


S3. Red Dwarf VII Xtended

Directors-cut versions of three episodes from Series VII.


S4. Red Dwarf Night

Patrick Stewart introduces a collection of goodies commemorating the show’s tenth anniversary.


S5. Tongue Tied

Rare promotional video for Danny John-Jules’ single release



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