History Characters / RedDwarf

21st Jun '17 8:15:43 AM CynicalBastardo
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-> '''Played By:'' Rebecca Blackstone (2012)

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-> '''Played By:'' By:''' Rebecca Blackstone (2012)
21st Jun '17 6:15:19 AM CynicalBastardo
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-> '''Played By:'' Rebecca Blackstone (2012)

A computer salvaged by the crew from a derelict, which they install aboard ''Red Dwarf'' to replace Holly. She has predictive functionality, which allows her to predict what the crew would do and perform that task without needing to consult them.

* AIIsACrapshoot: Her predictive function allows her to anticipate what her ship's crew would do in any given situation and perform the task as such. Unfortunately, since the crew are so incompetent, she basically screws up jobs for them before they get the chance to do it themselves. [[spoiler: Lister manages to exploit this and gets her to delete herself.]]
* BuxomIsBetter: We don't get to see, since she appears as a head and shoulders onscreen, but Rimmer orders Kryten to install large breasts on her.
* MotorMouth: Combined with CreepyMonotone, she speaks in a rather fast manner that's quite unsettling.

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18th Jun '17 5:37:10 PM Scorntex
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* IJustWantToBeLoved: A very, very, ''very'' sloshed Rimmer admits this to Lister during "Thanks for the Memory", that what he'd want most in all the world is to love and be loved in return.



* TookALevelInKindness: Not a full level, more half (at best), but still. The Rimmer of the first half of Series I is a complete ''dick'', driving Lister to close to absolute despair with his petty bullying, jerkassery and complete lack of empathy for anyone who isn't himself. From "Confidence and Paranoia" onward, Rimmer... is still a smeghead, but he isn't anywhere near as awful as he is in the first four episodes, and by Series II is perfectly willing to socialize with Lister and the Cat, without any of their usual bickering.



* BuffySpeak: He'll often refer to spatial phenomena as a swirly thing.

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* BuffySpeak: He'll often refer to spatial phenomena as a swirly thing.thing (or a wiggly thing).



* TheDitz

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* TheDitzTheDitz: "''Felis Sapiens'', bred from the domestic cat and about half as smart".



* LackOfEmpathy: ... ''cat''. This even applies to Lister. Despite the Cat calling him "bud", he freely admits he doesn't care about Lister's well-being.



* PassThePopcorn: Any time Rimmer's in trouble, or humiliated, the Cat grins gleefully and plans to celebrate. During "Thanks for the Memory", the Cat actually ''has'' popcorn on hand while watching the black box. In "Rimmerworld", his reaction to Rimmer being stuck on a planet on his own for six hundred years is just to lament there's no champagne around.



* ThoseTwoGuys: His dynamic with Lister in Series II. It falls by the wayside after Series III, with Lister becoming increasingly annoyed by the Cat's idiotic remarks in the face of danger.



* GoneHorriblyWrong: The nanites bringing the entire ''Red Dwarf'' crew back to life was his idea. Unfortunately, this resulted in the gang, and Holly himself, being put on trial and then imprisoned.
-->'''Holly:''' ''(as the crew are sentenced to two years in The Tank)'' I've buggered this up a bit.



* ObfuscatingStupidity: TheReveal from "Queeg" puts him firmly in this category.

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* ObfuscatingStupidity: TheReveal from "Queeg" puts him firmly in this category. Likewise, "Back in the Red" has Holly mention he stages events to keep Lister distracted.
17th Jun '17 7:15:08 PM Michael_McManus
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* TheDandy: Even started out wearing zoot suits like 1930s Harlem dandies.
16th Jun '17 11:12:33 AM nombretomado
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Lister was originally conceived as being "as if his brain had been fried", reminiscent of Reverend Jim from {{Taxi}} -- although the first episode was mostly rewritten and reshot, it still contains scenes where Lister is uncharacteristically slow-witted. The character was later tailored to suit Craig Charles better.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Lister was originally conceived as being "as if his brain had been fried", reminiscent of Reverend Jim from {{Taxi}} ''Series/{{Taxi}}'' -- although the first episode was mostly rewritten and reshot, it still contains scenes where Lister is uncharacteristically slow-witted. The character was later tailored to suit Craig Charles better.
6th Jun '17 1:17:01 PM CynicalBastardo
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* MoralityChip: His guilt chip maintains his behavious protocols. It tends to be overactive, which the Polymorph takes advantage of to drain his guilt. He becomes a [[{{Jerkass}} complete asshole]] without it. Spare Head Two has this happen as well when he gets Lister to disable his guilt chip, leading him to cook a dead man for Lister and The Cat's dinner.


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* DissonantSerenity: He begins singing a lullaby while advancing menacingly towards the crew while pumping his shotgun.
6th Jun '17 12:17:17 PM CynicalBastardo
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* AdaptationalJerkass: Her American counterpart is shown being incredibly cold towards Lister. [[WordOfGod Doug Naylor]] expressed disgust at this, wondering why Lister would ever fall for someone so awful.
6th Jun '17 12:09:10 PM CynicalBastardo
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* LowerClassLout: His upbringing in Liverpool wasn't exactly privileged, having been found under a pool table in a cardboard box. He has a history of minor offences, such as [[KleptomaniacHero stealing cars and clearing out hotel rooms of their furnishings]].



* OopNorth

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* OopNorthOopNorth: He's from Liverpool.



* SurvivedTheBeginning
* TokenHuman

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* SurvivedTheBeginning
SurvivedTheBeginning: Thanks to being in stasis, he isn't killed by the radiation leak that wiped out ''Red Dwarf'''s crew.
* TokenHumanTokenHuman: He's initially the only human left alive being accompanied by a hologram, the ship's AI, an evolved cat and, later, a mechanoid.
6th Jun '17 12:03:00 PM CynicalBastardo
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Lister's American counterpart was a tall, [[LanternJawOfJustice square-jawed]] guy. Craig Charles noted his dismay at this, as did many fans, as it removed Lister's relatability and [[ThePigPen flaws]] and turned him into a FlatCharacter.
4th Jun '17 12:53:16 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* GenreSavvy: Says [[OhCrap Oh Smeg]] after finding out the judge of whether or not he should be {{RetGone}}d is himself.
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