Re: Red Dwarf series 9 (or is it 10?) in 2012 confirmed by Craig Charl
I think you're seeing something that isn't there. This was Rimmer being heroic, so other times Rimmer was heroic came up for a joke.
One more anal-probing gyro-pyro levitating ecoplasm alien anti-matter story and I'm going to take out my gun and shoot somebody.