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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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| (88 episodes) | (Season 2-4)

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(5.1 surround)| (Dolby 5.1)

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16 : 9
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Trivia

Crichton's nickname for Chiana, "Pip", came from Ben Browder. It was originally Ben Browder's nickname for Gigi Edgley, who plays Chiana. 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
John Crichton One: An astronaut
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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Crazy Credits

In Episode 3.13 "Scratch 'n' Sniff" The normal end credit music is replaced by background music from the episode. See more »

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Talk about raising the bar!
20 October 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It just doesn't get better than this. Farscape is easily one of the best series to ever grace the TV screen. Even if you're not a regular sci-fi fan, it's nearly impossible to not enjoy the intelligence, wit, superb acting, and sheer beauty of each episode. I used to think that Joss Whedon had the market on pop-culture fantasy pretty much cornered, but Farscape raises the bar even higher in terms of its characterization and integral humanity.

Farscape has it all: adventure, drama, suspense, and a romance unlike any other. It's an unforgettable roller coaster ride, and the DVD box sets are of exceptionally high quality with numerous special features.


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