Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.
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 Ka D'Argo / ... (88 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 Pilot / ... (88 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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Originally Gigi Edgley's character Chiana was supposed to be killed off after a few episodes. But the producers liked her so much they changed their minds and made her a regular cast member. See more »

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[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 end credits of episode 4.1 ("Crichton Kicks") is accompanied by Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture instead of the regular theme. See more »

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20 October 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

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