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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Trivia

Virginia Hey was originally required to shave her head for the full-body makeup needed for Zhaan. In later episodes, the makeup was modified to include a skullcap, allowing her to grow her hair back. Besides her problems with contact lenses, the make-up itself also negatively impacted Virginia Hey's health and was a factor in her decision to leave the series. See more »

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John Crichton: How do you say 'we're screwed' in your native tongue?
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Incredibly smart
9 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is one of the few out there that has layers upon layers for the viewers to enjoy. Well written and incredibly addictive this show takes you away and keeps you there. The characters draw you in from the begin episode, but also allow you to jump in at anytime. There is never a moment when they are not evolving into more complex beings. The challenge that many shows face is continuing the development of the show while not losing the initial concept. Farscape smashes this theory into pieces as it evolves and provides the viewer with challenging action, and sometimes even killing off well loved characters. This show should have never been canceled. It was a rare gem.


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