Three million years after the demise of humanity, third technician Dave Lister awakes aboard the mining ship Red Dwarf. Sentenced to a period of suspended animation for smuggling his pet cat on board, he is joined by just four fellow survivors: second technician Arnold J Rimmer, a sneering-yet-inept hologram based on his one-time superior; Holly, a ship's computer reduced to near-senility by eons adrift in space; a humanoid descendant of the cat obsessed with fashion and fish; and Kryten, a salvaged android programmed to serve his useless companions. Together, this bickering band must come to terms with an existence which, in terms of productivity and purpose, isn't that far removed from its old one.
TV series scene is the ship â€œRed Dwarf.â€ Deadly release of radiation kills all life on the ship, except for junior technician Dave Lister, who was the moderator at the time, and his pregnant cat Frankenstein, who was in the cargo hold. Thus Lister, in fact, is the last of the human race, but not the only form of life on board. Board computer Holly brings to a hologram of his neighborâ€™s cabin and immediate superior Arnold Rimmer. Also, on a ship home to the creature known as â€œThe Catâ€, which occurred on the Listerâ€™s cat.Read more »