2011 resolution: Say no to American re-makes

Seeing as though we’re only days away from another questionable American remake of a really well-done British television import, I thought I’d immediately put in the request for my first 2011 New Year’s resolution. You know the drill. Have written about this many times. Readers in the UK, I apologize for taking up space and […]

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Red Dwarf Easter Eggs for Christmas

Call it geeky, nerdy or whatever you want. This is just plain cool. Easter eggs are a long-standing tradition whether it be in films, television or, now, DVD releases. Not entirely sure if this is the work of Andrew Ellard or not, but the good folks over at reddwarf.co.uk have put together a compilation of […]

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I'm convinced Craig Ferguson secretly wants to be 12th Doctor

On the heels of Sunday’s tellyspotting post of an early Craig Ferguson appearance on Red Dwarf, we learned from CBS Entertainment (thankfully, in time) that last night’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson was to be a full-blown special edition Doctor Who-themed episode with guest Matt Smith, the 11th Doctor on Doctor Who.  The show […]

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Craig Ferguson on Red Dwarf

With so much hype surrounding the return of Conan this past week to the latenight battlefield, I almost forgot how much I really, really enjoy The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. While Ferguson’s American television audience will be most familiar with his role as Drew Carey’s boss at Winford-Lauder in The Drew Carey Show, […]

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Timing is everything for Robert Llewellyn

No matter what walk of life you find yourself in, everyone has heard the old adage of “…it’s not what you know, but who you know”. Whether you heard it during your Benjamin Braddock (The Graduate) years trying to find a job right out of college or later in life during that life-changing career move […]

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British comedy cars want equal time on top-10 list

You  might remember of our earlier in the week mention of the top-10 television and screen hotels where the ultimate British comedy ‘hotel from hell’ topped the list, seems now that the automobile wants equal time. Interestingly enough, British comedy is also featured prominently in this list compiled by Chrises Cars. For those playing along […]

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MI5 – Do we really need an American version?

Spoiler Alert: For those of you that find yourself shying away from really fast rides at carnivals and fairs these days because of a weak stomach, please be advised you shouldn’t read any further. On the heels of the news of an upcoming Top Gear USA and possible American versions of both Doctor Who and Torchwood […]

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British comedy writing 101 with Red Dwarf's Rob Grant

Seems fitting as we landed on this side of the pond fresh from two weeks of interviews for the March 2011 PBS special on British comedy writers that we learned Red Dwarf co-creator and co-writer, Rob Grant will present a two-day comedy writing course at The Comedy School in early October in Camden, London. Grant also […]

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Dave to add the greatness of Carpool to the mix of "witty banter"

You may not know the name, but you’ll definitely recognize the voice and, maybe, the face. Robert Llewellyn or Kryten 2X4B-523P, the service mechanoid from Red Dwarf, and now creator, host, interviewer, editor and webmaster for Carpool, is hitting the bigtime and making the leap to Dave, the UKTV comedy channel that proudly boasts being […]

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