“Red Dwarf XII” Set For October 12th

UK cable network Dave has set an October 12th premiere date for the twelfth season of long-running UK sci-fi sitcom “Red Dwarf” as new details emerge regarding the upcoming six-episode run.

Amongst the new episodes, one features Johnny Vegas as a ‘Crit Cop’ – an enforcer in a futuristic dystopia where all criticism is illegal. Another has Rimmer and Kryten holding a Presidential election after the machines on Red Dwarf go on strike.

Also this season there’s an episode in which Rimmer in search of a parallel universe where he isn’t such a massive loser; one in which the crew finds a space station that has developed a cure for evil, and one in which the gang are arrested by the Mechanoid Intergalactic Liberation Front.