What episode is Mr Flibble in?

Quarantine (Red Dwarf)

Rimmer contracts a holo-virus and, with the help of Mr Flibble, turns against the crew
Episode no. Series 5 Episode 4
Directed by Grant Naylor
Written by Rob Grant & Doug Naylor

Who is Mr Flibble?

Flibble was a penguin hand puppet created by Arnold Rimmer aboard Red Dwarf and used to terrorize his crewmates.

What is Holo virus?

Holo Virus. Encountered in the Series V episode “Quarantine”, a holo-virus is a form of computer virus that affects holograms in the same way that another virus would attack humans.

Who invented the tension sheet?

Fred “Thickie” Holden
The Tension Sheet was a stress relief aide invented by Fred “Thickie” Holden, one of Arnold Rimmer’s schoolmates at Io House. “Thickie” was an incredibly stupid person, but managed to come up with a simple idea for making money.

Why did Kochanski leave Red Dwarf?

In between series 8 and 9, Kochanski left Red Dwarf to travel on her own in a Blue Midget. For years, Kryten made up a story that she had died after being sucked out of an airlock, in order to protect Lister’s feelings, as her apparent real reasons for leaving was because she felt that Lister was wasting his life.

What is sheet tension?

The Tension Sheet was a stress relief aide invented by Fred “Thickie” Holden, one of Arnold Rimmer’s schoolmates at Io House. Rimmer later learned that it was Lister who had now made a fortune from the invention, even marrying Holden’s wife.

Why did they replace Kochanski?

Some fans have speculated that the series 1 Kochanski (Grogan) was actually a replacement made by the Inquisitor, after he had deemed the ‘original’ version (Annett) unworthy. But when the Inquisitor was removed from history by Lister, the Kochanski who looked like Annett was restored.

Why did Norman Lovett leave Red Dwarf?

The original actor to play Holly, Norman Lovett, left the series after a dispute over his salary. In an interview with Red Dwarf Smegazine (issue 9, November 1992), Lovett said that he asked to be paid the same as the other actors on the series, but his request was turned down.

How tight should Outhaul be?

In moderate wind, the outhaul should be moderately tight, flattening the sail and giving better shape for sailing upwind or on a reach. In a stronger wind, when you might need to depower the main to prevent excessive heeling, the outhaul should be very tight. A flatter sail produces less heeling force.

What kind of powers does Mr Flibble have?

When Rimmer became infected with Dr. Hildegard Lanstrom ‘s holo-virus, he lost his grip on sanity and began manifesting bizarre powers, such as hex vision. Rimmer’s insanity was manifested by a new fashion sense, a red and white checked gingham dress, matching bonnet, pigtails, army boots and a “friend”, Mr. Flibble.

Where can I get a replica of Mr Flibble?

An officially licensed replica of the Mr. Flibble hand puppet is one of the most popular Red Dwarf collectibles. It is available through many online retailers. Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Who is Mr Flibble in the Red Dwarf?

Viewers particularly enjoyed Rimmer’s descent into insanity, the character of Mr. Flibble becoming a fan favourite. The episode has been described as one which “epitomizes the blend of sci-fi and comedy that made the show such a hit.”

What was the problem with Mr Flibble’s dress?

Problem was they always wanted a girl, and Mr. Flibble was humiliated by being placed in a gingham dress, bonnet, and pigtails (much like Rimmer’s infected persona). This humiliation angered the young Flibble so that he influenced the Psi-moon’s state, slowly transforming the moon’s fairy-tale landscape into a debaucherous nightmare.