If you could recast ONE cast member of Red Dwarf..

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  1. jedshepherd

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    who would it be?

    David Ross became Robert Llewelyn, but what if Series III instead recast someone else?

    Who would you dream cast as one member of Red Dwarf at the start of Series III? Obviously it would mean a beloved cast member would have to go, but imagine it was because Hollywood was calling and they were off to do something more lucrative.

    I would recast Rimmer with... Nicholas Lyndhurst. Basically a hologram Rodney. He would be as uptight as ever, think he was better than Lister and it would essentially be Only Fools In Space!


    Now you choose!

    Jed
     
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    also ideally if it could be actors who were relevant around the late 80s!
     
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    Difficult to chose replacements to play our beloved Dwarfers but I think Bill Bailey would've made a good replacement for Norm as Holly (although ideally I would've preferred Norm not to have left).
     
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    Thats a really good shout! There's still time!
     
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    Rowan Atkinson as rimmer but in full on blackadder mode there are definitely so similarity there:-D
     
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    I'd recast lister as Neil Morrissey
     
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    John barrowman as cat:-D
     
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    Actually you could probably recast Red Dwarf just from Blackadder cast members and it would be downright brilliant!
     
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    Lister as Ade Edmonson, Rimmer as Rik Mayall, Krtyen as Nigel Planer, Cat as Christopher Ryan, Holly as Alexis Sayle.
     
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    I know the thread heading says ONE cast member but I got the idea from your blackadder suggestion so cheated.
     
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    Im happy you did it, as its a good one!
     
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    Red Dwarf meets the Young Ones. It might just work :-D

    Actually I think Rik Mayall could have done a really good Rimmer. Very different of course, but still basically annoying.
     
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    thats probably the best recast ever. It would mean alot more slapstick too!
     
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    That was going to be my initial suggestion but the rest just seemed to fit so I thought why not?
     
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    oh and instead of Ace Rimmer, that would mean we would get...

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    Eggsmeggingzactly
     
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