History Series / RedDwarf

8th Apr '17 10:58:16 AM OlfinBedwere
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* AbortedArc: Lister's pregnancy at the end of series 2 was tossed out when the writers realized they couldn't make it funny or not-sexist. It comes up in unreadably fast text in the opening crawl for "Backwards" about what happened to them: the twins (very) rapidly aged to their late teens and (somehow) returned to their native universe.

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* AbortedArc: AbortedArc:
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Lister's pregnancy at the end of series 2 was tossed out when the writers realized they couldn't make it funny or not-sexist. It comes up in unreadably fast text in the opening crawl for "Backwards" about what happened to them: the twins (very) rapidly aged to their late teens and (somehow) returned to their native universe.universe.
** The early episodes of Series 10 make reference to the plot thread of Kochanski's disappearance that was left over from "Back to Earth," and it actually was planned for her to return at the end of that series, but behind-the-scenes issues prevented it from coming to fruition. Series 11 didn't mention her at all, and both the cast and Doug Naylor seem to have all but admitted that she'll probably never return to the show, and certainly not as a regular character.
1st Apr '17 9:27:17 PM Smegerama
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After series VIII finished in 1999, various factors - primarily repeated attempts to get a feature film off the ground - meant the show was off-air until a three-part, PostModern, movie-length miniseries ''Back To Earth'' aired across the Easter Weekend of 2009 on digital channel Dave[[note]]A free-to-air channel owned by UKTV, which operates several free and subscription channels[[/note]] putting an end to the complete lack of any new TV or book output for a decade. ''[=BtE=]'' broke digital TV viewership records at the time of airing, signalling that the show still had an audience after a decade of TV absence; not long after, Dave commissioned a full 6 episode tenth series, which eventually aired in 2012. This officially placed BtE as a ninth series, a subject of much contention in the fanbase due to it taking place after a fictional series 10 that exists only within the show's reality.

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After series VIII finished in 1999, various factors - primarily repeated attempts to get a feature film off the ground - meant the show was off-air until a three-part, PostModern, movie-length miniseries ''Back To Earth'' aired across the Easter Weekend of 2009 on digital channel Dave[[note]]A free-to-air channel owned by UKTV, which operates several free and subscription channels[[/note]] putting an end to the complete lack of any new TV or book output for a decade. ''[=BtE=]'' broke digital TV viewership records at the time of airing, signalling that the show still had an audience after a decade of TV absence; not long after, Dave commissioned a full 6 episode tenth series, which eventually aired in 2012. This officially placed BtE ''[=BtE=]'' as a ninth series, a subject of much contention in the fanbase due to it taking place after a fictional series 10 that exists only within the show's reality.
1st Apr '17 9:27:01 PM Smegerama
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After series VIII finished in 1999, various factors - primarily repeated attempts to get a feature film off the ground - meant the show was off-air until a three-part, PostModern, movie-length miniseries ''Back To Earth'' aired across the Easter Weekend of 2009 on digital channel Dave[[note]]A free-to-air channel owned by UKTV, which operates several free and subscription channels[[/note]] putting an end to the complete lack of any new TV or book output for a decade. ''[=BtE=]'' broke digital TV viewership records at the time of airing, signalling that the show still had an audience after a decade of TV absence; not long after, Dave commissioned a full 6 episode tenth series, which eventually aired in 2012.

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After series VIII finished in 1999, various factors - primarily repeated attempts to get a feature film off the ground - meant the show was off-air until a three-part, PostModern, movie-length miniseries ''Back To Earth'' aired across the Easter Weekend of 2009 on digital channel Dave[[note]]A free-to-air channel owned by UKTV, which operates several free and subscription channels[[/note]] putting an end to the complete lack of any new TV or book output for a decade. ''[=BtE=]'' broke digital TV viewership records at the time of airing, signalling that the show still had an audience after a decade of TV absence; not long after, Dave commissioned a full 6 episode tenth series, which eventually aired in 2012.
2012. This officially placed BtE as a ninth series, a subject of much contention in the fanbase due to it taking place after a fictional series 10 that exists only within the show's reality.
1st Apr '17 9:25:22 PM Smegerama
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After series VIII finished in 1999, various factors - primarily repeated attempts to get a feature film off the ground - meant the show was off-air until a three-part, PostModern, movie-length miniseries ''Back To Earth'' aired across the Easter Weekend of 2009 on digital channel Dave[[note]]A free-to-air channel owned by UKTV, which operates several free and subscription channels[[/note]] putting an end to the complete lack of any new TV or book output for a decade. ''[=BtE=]'' broke digital TV viewership records at the time of airing, signalling that the show still had an audience after a decade of TV absence; not long after, Dave commissioned a full 6 episode "tenth" series entitled ''Red Dwarf X'', which eventually aired in 2012.

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After series VIII finished in 1999, various factors - primarily repeated attempts to get a feature film off the ground - meant the show was off-air until a three-part, PostModern, movie-length miniseries ''Back To Earth'' aired across the Easter Weekend of 2009 on digital channel Dave[[note]]A free-to-air channel owned by UKTV, which operates several free and subscription channels[[/note]] putting an end to the complete lack of any new TV or book output for a decade. ''[=BtE=]'' broke digital TV viewership records at the time of airing, signalling that the show still had an audience after a decade of TV absence; not long after, Dave commissioned a full 6 episode "tenth" series entitled ''Red Dwarf X'', tenth series, which eventually aired in 2012.
22nd Mar '17 1:02:11 PM Scorntex
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* BuffySpeak: The Cat's knowledge of most special phenomenon boils down to "wibbly thing" or "swirly thing". At one point, Lister asks if he can't be perhaps a ''little'' more "scientific".

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* BuffySpeak: The Cat's knowledge of most special spacial phenomenon boils down to "wibbly thing" or "swirly thing". At one point, Lister asks if he can't be perhaps a ''little'' more "scientific".



** For context, one of Lister's defining traits is that he ''believes'' himself to be a proficient guitar player while, in actual fact, he doesn't seem to know any scales or chords and his guitar isn't remotely in tune. When the Psiren took on his appearance and mentality, it inadvertently adopted Lister's belief of guitar proficiency and translated it into actual skill. Upon realising that the Psiren could actually rock out, Cat, Lister and Rimmer promptly shot it. To essentially be outed as bad at something he thinks he's good at is what Lister resents.

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** For context, one of Lister's defining traits is that he ''believes'' himself to be a proficient guitar player while, in actual fact, he doesn't seem to know any scales or chords and his guitar isn't remotely in tune. When the Psiren took on his appearance and mentality, it inadvertently adopted Lister's belief of guitar proficiency and translated it into actual skill. Upon realising that the Psiren could actually rock out, Cat, Lister Kryten and Rimmer promptly shot it. To essentially be outed as bad at something he thinks he's good at is what Lister resents.
21st Mar '17 1:35:31 PM Origin
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* BuffySpeak: The Cat's knowledge of most special phenomenon boils down to "wiggly thing" or "swirly thing". At one point, Lister asks if he can't be perhaps a ''little'' more specific.
-->'''Cat:''' At this point, I'd hate to commit myself and wind up looking like a fool.
-->'''Lister:''' A wiggly thing or a swirly thing, and he refuses to commit himself. He's losing it, he's really losing it.

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* BuffySpeak: The Cat's knowledge of most special phenomenon boils down to "wiggly "wibbly thing" or "swirly thing". At one point, Lister asks if he can't be perhaps a ''little'' more specific.
"scientific".
-->'''Cat:''' At this point, early stage, I'd hate to commit myself and wind up looking like a fool.
fool! Come see for yourself!
-->'''Lister:''' A wiggly wibbly thing or a swirly thing, and he refuses to commit himself. himself? He's losing it, he's really losing it.it. He ''really'' is!
21st Mar '17 1:20:40 PM Origin
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-->'''Lister''': (talking to a crowd listening to Hitler) "Don't listen to him, he's a complete nutter! And he's only got one testicle!"

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-->'''Lister''': (talking to a crowd listening to Hitler) "Don't listen to "Ignore him, he's a complete and total nutter! And '''And''' he's only got one testicle!"
21st Mar '17 1:09:08 PM Origin
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* ComplainingAboutRescuesTheyDontLike: Lister in "Psirens". "I resent this. I resent you saving my life in this fashion."

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* ComplainingAboutRescuesTheyDontLike: Lister in "Psirens". "I resent this. I resent you saving my life in this fashion." way!"
** For context, one of Lister's defining traits is that he ''believes'' himself to be a proficient guitar player while, in actual fact, he doesn't seem to know any scales or chords and his guitar isn't remotely in tune. When the Psiren took on his appearance and mentality, it inadvertently adopted Lister's belief of guitar proficiency and translated it into actual skill. Upon realising that the Psiren could actually rock out, Cat, Lister and Rimmer promptly shot it. To essentially be outed as bad at something he thinks he's good at is what Lister resents.
21st Mar '17 1:03:10 PM Origin
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-->'''Lister:''' Ship's Log, uhhh... ''one''! I decided to keep a journal of life onboard ship and send it off on a probe! Since turning 28, I've felt a new maturity about myself and I can't remember the last time I tried to urinate on Rimmer from the top of D Deck. ''(beat)'' Oh, wait a minute. Friday! But, apart from that one lapse, maturity-wise I'm practically up there with Abe Lincoln and Moses!
20th Mar '17 2:21:25 AM WanderingBrowser
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* DomesticApplianceDisaster: Dave Lister once tried to press his least slovenly clothes into a fit state to impress - or so he thinks - the female crew the Dwarfers are about to rescue. Discovering he has burnt an iron-shaped hole in his garment, Lister shrugs, puts it on anyway, and spray-paints the skin underneath with an almost- matching color of spray-paint, so as to conceal the hole...

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* DomesticApplianceDisaster: Dave Lister once tried to press his least slovenly clothes into a fit state to impress - or so he thinks - the female crew the Dwarfers are about to rescue.rescue -- or so he thinks. Discovering he has burnt an iron-shaped hole in his garment, Lister shrugs, puts it on anyway, and spray-paints the skin underneath with an almost- matching color of spray-paint, so as to conceal the hole...



* MoneyFetish: "Now that's the kind of cash that opens anybody's legs."

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* MoneyFetish: Invoked by a sexy female reporter on Lister, due to his having become super-wealthy by inventing the Tension Sheet, in Season III's "Timeslides". "Now that's the kind of cash that opens anybody's legs."



* MrSeahorse: Cat becomes pregnant when a polymorph uses him to host her eggs in "Can of Worms".

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* MrSeahorse: MrSeahorse:
** In Season II's "Parallel Universe", Lister is impregnated by his female counterpart from a gender-flipped alternate universe, although the pregnancy was turned into an AbortedArc offscreen.
** In Season XI,
Cat becomes pregnant when a polymorph uses him to host her eggs in "Can of Worms".
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