The second series of Red Dwarf improves so much on the first. For the first time the makers had the budget to create new sets which allowed the dwarfers to travel outside the confides of the ship. You feel during this series that the actors have settled down into their roles which gives the writers more oppertunity to write more involved scenes and situations. (in this series we are treated to, androids, time travel, dimension jumps and much more) The reason red dwarf works so well is all down to excellent writing by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor and the comic timing by all the cast involves. In one scene Rimmer is confronted by his future self who informs him that in 3 million years he'll be dead. To which he replys: "Will I really! Well what do you suggest? Give up white bread? More ruffage?!" Classic.