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Red Dwarf is a British sitcom created by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor. It chronicles the misadventures of the last human alive, his hologrammatic companion, the descendent of his pet cat, the ship A.I and a servant robot on a mining ship 3 million years into deep space.

Works in this franchise includes:


  • Red Dwarf - A series of 4 novels released between 1989 and 1996. The first 2 novels were written by both Grant and Naylor (under the pseudonym of Grant Naylor), Backwards was written by Rob Grant, and Last Human was written by Doug Naylor.
    • Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers (1989)
    • Better Than Life (1990)
    • Last Human (1995)
    • Backwards (1996)

Live-Action TV

  • Red Dwarf - (1988-1999, 2009, 2012, 2016-2017, 2020)- The original piece of media
    • Back To Earth: A three part miniseries released on Dave in 2009 which is set 9 years after Series VIII. Serves as a Reunion Show.
    • The Promised Land: A two hour television special released in 2020 set sometime after the events of Series XII.
  • Red Dwarf USA: Two attempts to get an American adaptation off the ground in 1992.


  • Red Dwarf Magazine/Smegazine (1992-1994) - A magazine released by Fleetway Editions which ran for 23 issues. Also included a series of comics.

Tabletop Games

  • Red Dwarf - A Role Playing Game released by Deep7 Press between 2003 and 2004.

Video Games

  • Simulant's Revenge (2003) - A Shoot'Em Up which was released for the mobile phone platform J2ME.
  • Red Dwarf XI: The Game (2016) - A multiple genre game based off Series XI.
  • Red Dwarf XII: The Game (2017) - A multiple genre game based off Series XII.