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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 Officer Aeryn Sun / ... (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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| (88 episodes) | (Season 2-4)

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The font used in the credits and on posters is Pritchard, designed by Martin Wait in 1990. See more »

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[Season three opening monologue; first John Crichton speaks in a regular voice; second John Crichton speaks in a distorted whisper]
John Crichton One: My name is John Crichton
John Crichton Two: I'm lost
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John Crichton Two: Shot through a wormhole
John Crichton One: In some distant part of the universe
John Crichton Two: Trying to stay alive
John Crichton One: Aboard this ship
John Crichton Two: This living ship
John Crichton One: Of escaped prisoners
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Loved it, want it back!!
19 October 2004 | by (Nevada, USA) – See all my reviews

It took me a short while to get into this show. I find that most people who don't like it, just don't GET it. Farscape is a deep and intense show with a lot of small twists and turns in a very complicated plot. It is NOT a show you could watch one or two episodes of and know what was going on. They do a great job with the meager budget they work with and create a very livable "viable" view of the far and distance universe taking the level up above Star Trek or Star Wars. Probably my favorite show of all time, and well worth the time it takes to understand what's happening.

A little something for everyone. Action, adventure, drama, romance, etc.

Bring Farscape Back!!


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