Farscape (1999–2003)

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Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.

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 John Crichton / ... (88 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 Ka D'Argo / ... (88 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 Pilot / ... (88 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 Dominar Rygel XVI / ... (86 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 Chiana / ... (74 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 Scorpius / ... (61 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan / ... (50 episodes, 1999-2002)
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Astronaut John Crichton, on an experimental space mission, is accidentally hurled across the universe into the midst of an intergalactic conflict. Trapped among alien creatures wielding deadly technology and hunted by a merciless military race, Crichton is on an epic odyssey more spectacular than anything he has ever imagined. Written by Dr. Jekyll

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19 March 1999 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Ben Browder's wife Francesca Buller played four different characters during the show's run. She played M'Lee in "Bone to Be Wild", ro-NA in "Look at the Princess" (Parts 1 & 2), Raxil in "Scratch and Sniff" and the recurring role of Minister Akhna four episodes from the fourth season as well as in "Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars". See more »

Quotes

[John and is talking about Earth to his sister]
John Crichton: Coming here was a mistake... it was an accident... and it shouldn't have happened. I know things that the government cannot hear.
Olivia Crichton: What? Is it bad?
John Crichton: No, its not bad.
[imitates E.T.'s voice]
John Crichton: Don't worry. It'll be okay. Trust me.
[laughs]
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The experience is more than real.
12 November 2004 | by (Plovdiv, Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

Not only John Crichton is lost in the distant part ot the Universe. Watching the movie you feel like you ware there, together. Everything, the living ship, the aliens are made to look so different, even beyond the imagination, but somehow they are also realistic and lovely. I have been grown up with StarWars and Blake's -7. I used to think I will never enjoy another sci-fi move so much again, but I was wrong. Farscape is much better than all I have seen before. If you decide to watch it, please, start from the beginning!

You will never find the "way home" if you miss the first wormhole...


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