Series XI / XII Hopes and Wishes

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  1. djmcbell

    djmcbell Supply Officer

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    Precisely. I don't want it to devolve into Last Of The Summer Wine. And they'll start running out of ideas at some point anyway.

    I did always wonder if that was why they did 12 episodes for this new run (well, two series) rather than just doing 6 episodes - so Doug could try to squeeze more out of Red Dwarf whilst there's time.
     
  2. talkie3000

    talkie3000 Deck Sergeant

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    According to doug it was for budget reasons that we got 2 series back to back, it was UKTV's idea which doug agreed too but once he realised he would have to write 12 episodes he wished he just said to make 6 episodes

    I think it does get more difficult as the cast get older to keep making these, esp with the 3 to 4 year gaps in between series and while it looks like they are glossing everything with new energy which i think will help keep the show fresh for longer there is only so far you can go with that.
     
  3. emmawatson

    emmawatson Second Technician

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    A lot of fans I see online think RD will be able to last a lot longer than it can. Last of the Summer Wine in Space would be a soul-crushing end.
     
  4. Ant the Dragon

    Ant the Dragon Flight Co-Ordinator

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    Cliffhangers!! And a story ark!!
     

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