On board the mining ship Red Dwarf deep in space are Dave Lister and Arnold Rimmer. Two crew members that are the exact opposite of each other. Dave, a carefree slob and Arnold a neat, precise Smeghead. After a accident to the ship where Lister is the only survivor, things start getting interesting. With Holly, the ships computer that has a IQ of 6000, Dave is about to discover life as he never imagined.