Whilst in the digital world of Better Than Life, Dave Lister and Cat enjoyed a game of golf across a traditional and idyllic golf course. However, Lister got inebriated on banana bombs supplied by the Better Than Life Guide. Cat struggled to understand the rules of the golf, and threw his club across the course repeatedly whilst spinning around instead of using the club to hit the ball. Cat also met his girlfriend Miranda, who emerged from a lake on the golf course, making Marilyn Monroe jealous as she had been spurned by Cat. ("Better Than Life", Series II)
When Arnold Rimmer had temporarily left the Dwarfers, Lister found himself unexpectedly missing him. Lister endeavored to jettison some old cargo from the rear section of Starbug, including some of Rimmer's old gear. This included a set of gold clubs, which caused Lister to reminisce about when they had took a space walk on Traga 16 and played a game of golf there. In the flashback, it is shown that Rimmer teed off but his ball went right around the planetoid. Lister found the gold ball and hid it from Rimmer, meaning that Rimmer lost their 50 DollarPound bet. ("Blue", Series VII)
- The Dwarfers playing golf on a barren planetoid in their space suits appeared as artwork on an early VHS release of Series I.
Behind the Scenes
- When filming the golf scenes for "Better Than Life", Craig Charles repeatedly missed the golf ball, making for one of the more notable bloopers of Series II. The failed takes have been included in a number of "smeg ups" compilations.