According to information from the early series, there were 169 crew members aboard Red Dwarf. This number is not referred to in the later series, but it is implied that there were more people aboard.

This is a list of Red Dwarf crew members that have featured in the series:

  • Hollister, Captain
  • Frank Todhunter
  • Kristine Kochanski, Navigation Officer
  • George McIntyre, Flight Coordinator
  • Ackerman
  • Knot, Warden
  • Selby
  • Chen
  • Olaf Petersen, Catering Officer
  • Arnold J. Rimmer, Second Technician
  • Dave Lister, Third Technician

In addition to the crew, series VIII introduced Floor 13 as the ship's prison area. Prisoners do not count as crew and are listed separately (not counting, of course, the show's main characters who became imprisoned there):

  • Kill Crazy
  • Birdman
  • Shend
  • Baxter

Also, there are four service robots, the Scutters.