Lister: Don't give me that Star Trek crap. It's too early in the morning!
More specifically, this quote plays on the character Data, an android character from the Star Trek: Next Generation series. Data was often seen attempting to understand the nuances of humanity and responding to interactions between people by juxtaposing vague, prying, or difficult questions.
On ST:TNG, the crew was actually a crew -- they defended each other when things got rough.