October '08 - Ebay Review Of Red Dwarf V.
big fan of Red Dwarf and I've seen them
hundreds of times but I never had Series 5 on
DVD so I bought one from Ebay.
It was a
little bit smelly actually, whoever owned it
previously was clearly a smoker. It's strange
how the smell gets everywhere, I think it's
only non-smokers that notice. Anyway back to
the point of this blog...
asked me to write a review so I did and
posted it on their site so if you're ever
planning to buy a DVD box set of Red Dwarf V
then you can read the review by me. I've
posted it below too:
a big fan of Red Dwarf and I'm sure you are
too which is why you are planning to buy
Series 5, so instead of reviewing the
episodes I'll review all the extras that you
get on the DVD.
It is on two discs and comes with a 12 page
booklet explaining each episode as well as
some titbits of info.
Each episode has cast commentary by Chris
Barrie, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn
and Hattie Hayridge but not Craig Charles.
There is also Fan Commentary on the 'Back to
There's also Smeg Ups, lots of deleteted
scenes, a short radio sketch by Chris Barrie,
photo gallery, interviews, music clips and
There's also a documentry about the American
pilot Red Dwarf episode which is very
interesting as it mentions all the chaos
around writing the script and how American
and UK attitude towards making a show is very
In the interviews it also mentions the
problems they had with series 5 and how some
episodes had to be finished by a different
director, and all the problems caused by a
change of director.
I review this series as excellent, and the
DVD box set as excellent too. :)"
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