-British sci-fi comedy series consisting of 8 episodes
-Ran on BBC Two from 1988-1999
-Created by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor
-Main characters- Dave Lister, the last known human alive; Arnold Rimmer, a hologram of Lister's dead roommate. Other regular characters include Cat, a lifeform that evolved from the descendant's of Lister's pregnant pet cat, Frankenstein; Holly, Red Dwarf's computer;
-Set upon a mining spaceship called Red Dwarf, in the 22nd century.
-Centers around Lister's desire to return to Earth
-Self-desribed bum with a Liverpudlian accent
-Lowest ranking member of the ship crew before the accident which stranded him on the ship
-Has a desire to return to Earth and start a farm on Fiji
-2nd lowest ranking member
-Fussy, bureaucratic, neurotic coward. He is supposedly the one who caused the accident in which cadmium II cells escaped because he did not replace a drive plate properly.
-He is the one who keeps Lister sane
-Humanoid creature evolved from Lister's cat
-Tends to not socialize with other crew members, because he is only concerned with sleeping, eating and worrying about appearance
-Clare Grogan, previously Chloe Annett
-Red Dwarf navigation officer who Lister had a crush on.
-Was bound by behavior protocols but encouraged to think for himself
-Norman Lovett, then Hattie Hayridge
-Has IQ of 6,000
-Appearance changed to resemble a computer from a parallel universe