RDXII Countdown to Series XII

Discussion in 'RED DWARF XI / XII' started by Callisto252, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. Bluey

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    "It's Monday, and you're in a corridor" was fantastic! Holly's funniest line since season 2.
     
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    Imagine the impact if we had no idea Holly was returning. Now we've heard the line and we know exactly when it's coming.

    I know Norman blabbed about it, but officialdom should have kept stumm. At least then we still wouldn't know which episode it was happening in - although we would by Skipper because we know Skipper is the end, but still we wouldn't know the moment.

    Skipper is already my favourite XII episode and I haven't seen any of them yet. It's the return of male Holly outside the context of a watch in Series VIII which doesn't count.
     
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    Yes, that's a shame. Norman suddenly appearing without any prior notification would have been a fantastic surprise akin to Chloe Annett's cameo in Back to Earth.
     
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  4. Callisto252

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    It was. Sadly only about 250 people got that surprise :-(
     
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    It says 'waste management systems - hazardous materials present' on it, so some kind of garbage pod perhaps. I wonder if that's from the same episode as the Skutter lasering Lister, as it's possibly another example of a machine revolting?
     
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    I have absolutely no sympathy for you. If you didn't want any spoilers you should have stayed away from this website. It's obvious a few of the surprises would be let out of the bag. No sympathy what so ever!

    How can it be your favourite when we've seen barely anything so far of any of the episodes?
     
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    It's my favourite because it's Monday, and you're in a corridor. Because it sounds like it's going to be an episode that deals with some overall plot points. I expect scene-setting snapshots and synopses, but the return of Holly is a big deal they didn't need to include in the trailer.
     
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    Surely the reveal of Holly is a ratings ploy. Which is fine with me actually. More people watch it maybe more incentive for XIII!
    Alas I'm on this side of the pond and won't be able to see it (XII) until it comes out on DVD. I can't even watch the trailer because its "not authorized" for us.
     
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    This version will work for you.
     
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  10. Ant E

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    What?
     
  11. BigOleDummy

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    WooHoo! Thank you! Very much appreciated.
     
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    I don't think it's skutter. It's some kind of medical "automatic castration" machine.
     
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    :dead:
     
  14. reaktor24

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    Does anyone know if the episodes will be streaming in 1080p HD quality on the 5th October?
    I've decided to upgrade my BT broadband to Infinity 1 (my current service crawls at around 1Meg) and I have been given an activation date of October 5th! (I kid you not). I can't wait for the new series to start!
     
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    The teaser looks pretty good but is light on actual material. I love the sombre atmosphere with the "piano fantasy" theme. Really puts me in mind of the series one/two cold opening.

    Holly looks odd on a plasma, but his voice and delivery haven't changed at all. Good stuff. I do wish he'd been held back as a surprise, though.
     
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    What?!? You don't approve of good manners? Piff!
     
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    Yeah, wouldn't that have been awesome? I mean.... watching and then out of nowhere Holly's back!
     
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    Couldn't agree more. Short of killing a main character, the wow-est thing you can do is unexpectedly bring one back. I guess they teased it for a reason, but I would have liked that moment of gobsmack on the night.
     
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    Fingers crossed this is put on the site as a news item (or released on YouTube). I won't be back in time to catch it :-(
     

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