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File: 29bfa2a5e0fbac0⋯.jpg (260.46 KB, 600x370, 60:37, so-what-is-it.jpg)

 No.2082424

Why do they pretend that season 1 and 2 never happened?

 No.2082457

The series always had loose continuity. They mostly pretend series 8 never happened though.


 No.2082469

File: dab02d154066d05⋯.png (1.02 MB, 1200x674, 600:337, samsara.png)

Fairly sure it's just a timeskip, not a retcon.


 No.2082482

>>2082469

Everything that changes between 2 and 3 actually gets explained in the opening crawl, if you slow it down. They wrote an episode about the crew trying to raise Lister's babies, but decided it wasn't very funny, so they jumped over it.


 No.2082484

>>2082469

In season 1 they were pretty explicit about Lister never having dated what's her name but they retconned that in season 3.

They also retconned Kryten breaking his programming in season 2 and Lister being the cat people's god and having 2 sons.

>>2082457

7 and 8 were shit, 8 especially so, so that I can understand, but 1 and 2 were perfectly fine.


 No.2082487

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If you haven't seen it. Lister's relationship with Kotchanski was just a retcon. They decided it was out of character for Lister to be afraid to ask a girl out. That's more of a Rimmer thing.


 No.2082488

For priority purposes in this series: Comedy > Lore/Continuity

If there was something funnier that could be explored, writers would choose it. Besides, lore is for smegheads.


 No.2082490

>>2082482

>>2082487

I forgot they did that in the opening to 3

>They decided it was out of character for Lister to be afraid to ask a girl out

Makes sense especially with how ugly and shrill anglo women are it wouldn't be too intimidating even if you are an ugly manlet


 No.2082496

I think the first novel was also supposed to represent the updated canon at one point, but that also doesn't really work because they changed the character of the Captain to a woman called Captain Kirk, for a joke.

Yeah. Red Dwarf doesn't really have continuity.


 No.2082527

Why do people pretend that this show is funny at all?


 No.2082541

File: b72a550fad53ca9⋯.jpg (83.74 KB, 736x1130, 368:565, 0a359a01d14ec97133bc41cc24….jpg)

>>2082490

And then they replaced her actress with an absolute qt because she was "too old" lol

>>2082527

Because it is?


 No.2082602

>>2082424

it looks like one of those low budget anglo show


 No.2082667

File: edfa14ead35cc22⋯.jpg (70.35 KB, 639x960, 213:320, 53ebe67df2885bfb30adae3a24….jpg)

Who Ace Rimmer here???


 No.2082668

>>2082667

What a guy!


 No.2082676

File: c13d9752382293e⋯.png (125.82 KB, 347x139, 347:139, fatty.png)

>>2082667

put down the donuts fatass go for a jog


 No.2082682

File: 42f6fa7196f0118⋯.jpg (36.1 KB, 420x300, 7:5, 00e7d8-565175884.jpg)

What's happin' dudes?


 No.2082689

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>>2082682

The best Holly


 No.2082718

>>2082682

>>2082689

It's a shame Normal Lovett himself was such a primadonna and got himself fired, Hattie just wasn't the same.


 No.2082730

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>look in thread

>no one has posted the theme yet

Ok I'll do it.


 No.2082734

File: 5ca2ad2aa125324⋯.jpg (167.88 KB, 900x450, 2:1, wut.jpg)

>>2082424

holy shit, they all look so old now!


 No.2082735

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>>2082541

>And then they replaced her actress with an absolute qt because she was "too old" lol.

new Kotchanski was an improvement in almost every way except personality.


 No.2082744

>>2082734

Age does that and don't you forget you'll look like them one day probably worse


 No.2082747

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>>2082735

She always reminded me of…

Especially the voice.


 No.2082773

>>2082735

WHAT'S WRONG WITH HER FAAAAAACE

No seriously, that's a five head and a half, and that nose, that chin, that five head, those teeth, those wrinkles, that head, that ginger hair, that cheap whore make up, that head.

Did I mention that head?


 No.2082788

>>2082747

Derp silly me never looked her up. It is her. Clare Grogan.


 No.2082824

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 No.2082832

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 No.2082897

>>2082424

"nearly dropped me skateboard"

Red Dwarf is the reason I got laid at a young age. Had to be like Lister. it also why I got into indian food because of vindaloo cornflakes.


 No.2082981

>>2082718

He didn't get fired. He was offered a leading roll in a sitcom that no one remembers.


 No.2083002

>>2082602

It was and it's pretty good

>>2082718

The real shame is that they got him back for season 8.


 No.2083030

File: 6e0040906496541⋯.jpg (69.31 KB, 768x512, 3:2, gallery-group-cover-shot-r….jpg)

Space Corps Directives:

NUMBER DESCRIPTION

001 It is a prime, overriding duty to contact other lifeforms, exchange information, and, whenever possible, bring them home.

003 By joining Star Corps. each individual tacitly consents to give up his inalienable rights to life, liberty, and adequate toilet facilities.

005 The ship's computer may be replaced when its actions lead to the gross endangerment of personel.

147 Crew members are expressly forbidden from leaving their vessel except on production of a permit. Permits can only be issued by the Chief Navigation Officer, who is expressly forbidden from issuing them except on production of a permit.

169 States that in a emergency hologram situation, the holograms must be placed on a time share schedule.

195 Clearly states that in an emergency power situation, a hologrammatic crew member must lay down his life in order that the living crew members might survive.

312 All quarantine berths must provide minimum leisure activities.

349 Any officer found to have been slaughtered and replaced by a shape-changing chameleonic life form shall forfeit all pension rights.

497 A crew member must work to earn credits for food.

592 In an emergency situation involving two or more officers of equal rank, seniority will be granted to whichever officer can program a VCR.

595 Allows you to keep people in Quarantine for a period of 3 months, however if the people can use 699 to demand a re-screening after five days, if no trace of disease is found they can leave Quarantine.

597 One berth per registered crew member in Quarantine.

699 A quarantined crew member can request a re-screening after a period no less than 5 days.

723 Terraformers are expressly forbidden from recreating Swindon.

997 Work done by an officer's doppleganger in a parallel universe cannot be claimed as overtime.

1694 During temporal disturbances, no questions shall be raised about any crew member whose time sheet shows him or her clocking off 187 years before he clocked on.

1742 No member of the Corps should ever report for active duty in a ginger toupee.

1743 No registered vessel should attempt to transverse an asteroid belt without deflectors.

5796 No officer above the rank of mess sergeant is permitted to go into combat with pierced nipples.

5797 A crew member is unable to enter the ship for the safety of the crew when in an area of chameleonic lifeforms.

7214 To preserve morale during long-haul missions, all male officers above the rank of First Technician must, during panto season, be ready to put on a dress and a pair of false breasts.

7713 The log must be kept up to date at all times with current service records, complete mission data, and a comprehensive and accurate list of all crew birthdays so that senior officers may avoid bitter and embarrassing silences when meeting in the corridor with subordinates who have not received a card.

34124 No officer with false teeth should attempt oral sex in zero gravity.

43872 Suntans will be worn during off-duty hours only.

68250 A Rabbi shall sacrifice one or more chickens in an attempt to solve a crisis situation.

196156 Any officer caught sniffing the saddle of the exercise bicycle in the women's gym will be discharged without trial.


 No.2083085

>>2083030

looks as cheap & lame as red letter's space cop.


 No.2083102

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>>2083085

It's not "ironic bad". They actually put a lot of effort into making their effects look good on a limited budget. Some of the model work in the early series is really nice.


 No.2083126

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>they made a whole new model for series 8 which basically never got used because it was too big to practically film

Sad.


 No.2083160

>>2083102

The new stuff is excellent too. They could have easily made the reboot some tongue in cheek ironic version but it's all the same quality and heart of the original run, with some of the episodes being instant classics.


 No.2083163

>>2083160

I think Dave gives them even less of a budget for effects work though. They do manage to squeeze some good stuff out of it. The set design for the Dwarf is really nice.


 No.2083183

>>2083163

Yeah I love the sets. You have episodes like Fathers and Sons and Dear Dave that really show off the Dwarf but you also get stuff like Trojan and Samsara that have specially built stuff. Fantastic for a shoestring budget.


 No.2083197

>>2083085

It's nothing like rlm. They (cast, crew) actually love red dwarf, put a lot of effort into the show. It's not 'ironic' bad it's just more b movie budget but A+ style points. Give it a try you might like it.


 No.2083245

new seasons suck ass


 No.2083282

File: 8f149b4cf3ef31c⋯.jpg (47.07 KB, 1022x765, 1022:765, now i'm not much johnny ca….jpg)

>>2082730

I'd listening to that flying into a black hole


 No.2083295

File: 8257ad54f167c99⋯.jpg (200.2 KB, 708x398, 354:199, fathers2.jpg)

>>2083245

There are some mediocre episodes in there but some really great ones too. Fathers and Suns is one of the best episodes of the entire show.


 No.2083314

>>2083245

I'd say it's mostly pretty good with a couple shitty episodes.


 No.2083488

I think it's a shame there was never more spinoff media for Red Dwarf. I loved how the novels expanded the format. Would have been great to see comics or adventure games back in the 90's, when that stuff was all in a better state than it is now.


 No.2085222

>>2082676

>isn't willing to tolerate a little bit of chub in exchange for a nice set of tits

closet case detected


 No.2085238

>>2085222

Beta settler detected. Guess all those used roasties looking to settle down won't end up single afterall.


 No.2085275

>>2085238

>implying I'm going to keep her

just use a burner phone and don't let her know where you live and it'll be fine




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