#RED DWARF XI
Rob Perry, Facebook Episode one felt clunky and more concerned with the sci-fi elements than character comedy, like a series seven episode. But after episode two things settled into a series three/four vibe and it had me roaring with laughter.
Kirsty Leanne, Facebook It’s not quite at its height, but still very funny, and superior to the bad old days of series seven and eight.
Seb Jowett, Facebook More laughs per show than most sitcoms manage per series.
Christopher Dowson, Facebook It can never be what it was – a show about the last human trying not to go mad in deep space. It lacks the humanity and creativity. Now it’s just another sci-fi comedy. SFX Er, just another sci-fi comedy? Which one are you thinking of ? Hyperdrive? No Heroics?
Andrew Francis, Facebook Recycling old plots and slipping them into new shows… come on, they can do lots better!
Dave Simmonds, Facebook It feels like some ideas are recycled, but the Lister and Cat talk in “Samsara” was some of the best comedy Red
Dwarf’s ever done. James Metherell, Facebook It’s Red Dwarf by numbers, but still tons of fun.
Michael Reid, Facebook The kidneys episode didn’t work timeline-wise!
Patrick McCafferty, email If Lister from the morning’s kidneys were removed before he went to the spacestation, how could the medibot remove them later on?!
Crom Arty, Facebook It’s good, but I miss the days when the series was constantly reinventing itself. Even if it wasn’t always 100% successful it was always doing the unexpected. I’d love to see one of the regulars leave, or a new character join. Or rethink the format – strand the crew on a planet for a season and see how they cope. Surprise the viewers!
Gaia Ametza, Facebook What with the time-play, comic robots and the Lintilla device in episode four it feels like the writing’s been inspired by The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy – but that’s a good thing! SFX Yep, the ideas quotient has undoubtedly
Rimmer: not past his sell-by date just yet.