Television Red Dwarf

cider_and_toast

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In that case I have to say, I think we've seen the last episode.

All of the references to series 1. The return of Norman Lovett for one last turn as Holly. A good way to go out without saying 'we're going out'

I'd love them to do more, I want more but I've just got this gut feeling that that was it.
 

cider_and_toast

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Welcome back this thread Smeg Heads.

It has been announced that UKTV are making a 90 minute Feature Length Red Dwarf, filming over the next couple of months (confirmed by Craig Charles) and alongside this have also commissioned three 60 minute long retrospective documentaries.
 

cider_and_toast

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Yeah.

That was my gut feeling.

UKTV originally commissioned a full series however they are now doing this 90 min special.

Can only think they are wrapping it up.

Good thing in a way but judging by the last discussion in the thread from 2017 it would seem Doug Naylor must have had a change of heart if it is the end.
 

Greenlantern101

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I thought that was excellent. Some laugh out loud moments for me. Like that it wasn't the end either they left it open for more shows. A solid 9/10.
 

FB

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There were some good set pieces and some clever jokes. The laugh track was annoying and I'm going to say that it went on too long. It's a bit like the Porridge or Steptoe movies. The characters work well in a 30 minute, fast moving setting, when it gets drawn out over the length of a movie it loses it's edge.

I enjoyed it but only a 6 from me.
 
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