“Krysis” (11.05): The universe is suffering a midlife crisis; it’s the best Hitchhiker’s gag Hitchhiker’s never did.
DID YOU SPOT?
There’s a new sign on Starbug saying “Not Alert”, presumably a reference to the classic “changing the light bulb” gag.
MOST RED DWARFY GAG
“Have no fear sir. I only trashed information I considered frivolous and idiotic.” “Without checking with me first?” “And you are?”
STANDOUT GUEST STAR
Snacky the snack dispenser and his amazing psychotherapy skills in “Give And Take” (11.03). Is his egg-flipper antenna a gag at the expense of the Daleks’ egg whisk guns?
The multiple Rimmers in the officers’ mess in “officer Rimmer” (11.04) are brilliantly realised, helped by great performances from Chris Barrie. The snooty waiter Rimmer is brilliant.