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Top 10 Juliette Harrisson 15 Aug 2013 - 07:00
Juliette's final Revisiting Farscape piece selects the show's best 10 episodes. And that's your lot...
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been flying down Memory Wormhole, looking at all sorts of aspects of Farscape – the exotic aliens, the dramatic concluding mini-series, the madness, the leather. To conclude our look back at the show that enriched our vocabulary with such phrases as ‘what in the hezmana,’ here we celebrate the very best of Farscape’s 88 regular episodes, highlighting in particular those things Farscape does best – epic romance, awesome spectacle and sheer madness.
10. Liars, Guns and Money Parts I, II and III (Season Two)
Remind me what the frell is going on: D’Argo’s son is about to be sold into slavery, but it’s Ok – Stark knows a bank our heroes can rob to get the money to buy him (and 9,999 other slaves). Unfortunately, »
Feature Juliette Harrisson 25 Jul 2013 - 07:00
Juliette talks us through Farscape's top 5 puppets in space, with help from the Scarrans, Vorks, and Hynerians...
One of the most common criticisms levelled at Star Trek over the years has been that it depicts a universe almost entirely populated by humanoids, or humanoids with bumpy foreheads. Now, we think this is a trifle unfair for a couple of reasons; first, various Trek series did occasionally experiment with such non-humanoid alien life forms as sentient rocks (Original Series, The Devil in the Dark) or giant space jellyfish (Next Generation, Encounter at Farpoint) and second, there are practical, financial reasons most aliens have to be humanoid. However, it remains true that sentient life in the universe of Star Trek and most other space operas tends toward the humanoid.
One of the things that set Farscape apart from the beginning was the physical variation in »
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