Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

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Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Poll ended at Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:23 am

Loved it!
0
No votes
Okay-ish.
3
60%
Complete Smeg.
2
40%
 
Total votes: 5

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Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by Heebie » Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:23 am

Thought I'd keep it short and sweet

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by billy » Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:07 am

I managed to rather rubbishly miss the the last 2 episodes... but it looked like it had some promise, despite the timing feeling a bit off without a laugh track.
I will have to track them down...

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by shazad » Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:35 am

Got slightly better towards the end. At least it all made sense by then :)

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by Heebie » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:01 pm

Anyone know where the rest of the crew went to and how they escaped that other dimension at the end of the last series? Plus why Rimmer was back to being a hologram?

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by shazad » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:05 pm

Heebie wrote:Anyone know where the rest of the crew went to and how they escaped that other dimension at the end of the last series? Plus why Rimmer was back to being a hologram?
No, no and no :mrgreen:

I think they glossed over the details, probably wanted to ignore the last 2 series. :wink:

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by Heebie » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:21 pm

shazad wrote:
I think they glossed over the details, probably wanted to ignore the last 2 series. :wink:
I think I'm going to stick my hand up and admit to being the only person in this dimension who actually LIKED the last two series! :oops:

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by shazad » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:30 pm

Heebie wrote:
shazad wrote:
I think they glossed over the details, probably wanted to ignore the last 2 series. :wink:
I think I'm going to stick my hand up and admit to being the only person in this dimension who actually LIKED the last two series! :oops:
I liked the last couple of series, but it was never as good as the ones before.

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Post by billy » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:32 pm

I rather liked the Kennedy assasination episode, although it's the only thing I remember about the last two series.
I need to dig out my dvds and see if I've actually watched them...

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by Shinji Ikari » Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:43 am

It was ok but i hated the fact they put a soap into it and this stupid 9th season they kepted inventing

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by Heebie » Thu May 14, 2009 11:00 am

Shinji Ikari wrote:It was ok but i hated the fact they put a soap into it
Yeah, I didn't like that too much. It seemed a lot of effort just to get a scene with Lister and Craig Charles in it.

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by billy » Tue May 26, 2009 11:56 am

I finally got round to watching it this weekend...

It was quite rubbish.

If they'd squeezed it down to one episode and given the cast an audience to work against (the gaps where laughter would go felt stilted as the actors had no idea how much reaction they would get and didn't get the feedback that would have hopefully helped their performances) then I suspect it would have been a welcome return to form. Overly long and disappointing.

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by Heebie » Tue May 26, 2009 2:24 pm

billy wrote:Overly long and disappointing.
Sadly, that summed up my feelings on it. I thought even the last couple of series were better than the "specials".

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by the-mental-one » Tue May 26, 2009 4:10 pm

Reading these comments and talking to some other people who watched this I'm torn.

Part of me is glad I avoided it, and part is thinking I really should have watched it just because it's red dwarf and I always liked red dwarf...

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by Heebie » Wed May 27, 2009 9:53 am

the-mental-one wrote:Reading these comments and talking to some other people who watched this I'm torn.

Part of me is glad I avoided it, and part is thinking I really should have watched it just because it's red dwarf and I always liked red dwarf...
Yeah, I really wanted to love it. I tried so hard to laugh, but it just didn't click with me.

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Re: Dave's Red Dwarf - loved it or loathed it?

Post by billy » Wed May 27, 2009 1:19 pm

It's not worth going out of your way to watch, but when it reappears on Dave again (give it a week or so) it's worth a look if you're not doing anything else. It won't destroy any fond memories and there are occasionally bits that work, but it's nothing special.

I've got the making of to watch still, so that might be good - the cast off script are normally a lot funnier than on.

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