I've heard both on commentaries and interviews with Doug that Meltdown is hated by quite a lot of fans. I'm wondering why as its always been a favourite of mine. You have the hilarious Rimmer 'risk' stuff (with Chris Barrie's funny facial expressions as he recalls throwing a 6 and a 2 ), the introduciton of the matter paddle as an interesting way for the Dwarfers to get around. The very funny Elvis Presley (complete with theme RD tune!) and the cast's brilliant reactions to various historical figures ("DON'T EYEBALL ME GHANDI!"). It even has a nice message about the futility of war hidden away in it and good old Tony Hawks! Would anyone like to comment on why it is or was so unpopular at the time?