5 People You Almost Didn’t Recognize in Red Dwarf

Craig Ferguson That’s right. Former host of American talk show The Late Late Show Craig Ferguson’s first ever acting gig was playing Lister’s disembodied confidence in Confidence & Paranoia, an episode voted by fans as one of the worst episodes of Red Dwarf. Can you believe that accent? Ferguson faintly recalls his time on the show: “There was a…

Casting Canton on Doctor Who

We all remember the season 6 opener of Doctor Who, The Impossible Astronaut. An older version of the Doctor (who looks exactly the same as the younger version) invites Amy, Rory, and River to the American Southwest for a picnic only to get himself shot by “the impossible astronaut.” Then enter from the hills an…

Re-making: Red Dwarf (USA)

Craig Charles sat in a chair on the set of Red Dwarf season 5. “What are you doing next?” he asked Andrea Finch, who was doing his makeup. “Oh, I’m going over to America with Robert [Llewellyn].” “What for?” Charles asked. “To do the Red Dwarf American show.” “…The what?!” It was true. Red Dwarf creators Rob Grant and Doug Naylor were…