Red Dwarf V in November
BBC Worldwide have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Red Dwarf Series V for 8th November 2004 priced at £19.99. The Red Dwarf posse are back for another series of sci-fi comedy antics with all six episodes from the fifth season present as part of a two-disc set alongside the following bonus material:
Cast Commentary - Featuring Chris Barrie, Hattie Hayridge Danny John-Jules and Robert Llewellyn
Fan Commentary - Back to Reality - Fans Ruth Latchford, Jason Mercer, Claire Thompson and Simon Wigg join DVD Associate Producer Andrew Ellard for a special bonus commentary
"Heavy Science" Original Documentary - A 75-minute look at the making of Series V, featuring interviews with cast and crew plus never-before-seen footage from the set
Deleted Scenes - Over 40 minutes of deleted and extended moments
Smeg Ups - A compilation of outtakes and fluffs
"Dwarfing USA" Original Documentary - The inside story of the making of the American Red Dwarf pilot
"Bad Guys" Featurette - And you thought Lister was bad...
The SFX of Red Dwarf V - BBC Vis-FX's Mike Tucker (who also provides commentary) presents his video footage of the team's work on this demanding series
Trailers, Idents and Episode Intro - Original series trailers have been recovered from home VHS collections. Also featuring Lister's 'Best Ever Episode' introduction shown in 1996 and the BBC2 'Skutter' channel idents from 1998's Red Dwarf Night
Raw FX Footage - A compilation of model effects footage from the original 35mm film
Isolated Music Cues - Instant access to the various elements of Series V's music score
"Dave Hollins" Radio Sketch - A chance to hear one of the original Son of Cliché radio sketches that led to the creation of Red Dwarf
Photo Gallery - A massive collection of production images and artwork
Weblink - Link to the official website - which includes a production diary for this very DVD
Subtitles - English subtitles for episodes and extras
Easter Eggs - Several bonus extras will be hidden within the DVD menus - can you find them all?
Specs and artwork come direct from the official Red Dwarf website where they are hosting a DVD Diary giving extra insights into the bonus materials and DVD production, including details on why Craig Charles is not featured on the audio commentary for this series.