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Feature Juliette Harrisson 8 Aug 2013 - 07:00

In her penultimate Farscape look-back, Juliette revisits two-part mini series, The Peacekeeper Wars...

This feature contains Farscape spoilers.

When Farscape was cancelled shortly before filming completed on season four in 2003, writers David Prowse and creator Rockne O’Bannon and director Andrew Prowse had a decision to make. Thinking they would get a fifth season, they’d ended season four on a cliff-hanger; should they do a quick re-write, or air the episode as written and let it stand as the show’s abbreviated finale? They decided not only to continue with the episode as originally conceived, but to end the show on the words, ‘To Be Continued…’ 

Unsurprisingly, fan reaction to the show’s cancellation, particularly in light of the cliff-hanger ending, was not positive. Following an enthusiastic fan campaign, the Sci-Fi channel commissioned a two-part mini-series to resolve the cliff-hanger and give Farscape »

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