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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Trivia

The show is infamous among German fans due to the fact that only the first three seasons were dubbed into German (the fourth season was not dubbed because of low ratings). It was expected that the final season would eventually be dubbed for the DVD release but Koch Media, the home video licensee, deemed the cost too high. See more »

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John Crichton: My name is John Crichton. An astronaut. Four years ago, I got shot through a wormhole to a distant part of the galaxy. I ended up on a ship... this living ship, populated by escapee prisoners who became my friends.
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Crazy Credits

The series finale ends with the words "To Be Continued" (and a cliffhanger). The Sci Fi channel committed to five seasons, but backed out of the deal after the episode was written. (See Trivia) 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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