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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »



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Complete series cast summary:
 John Crichton / ... (88 episodes, 1999-2003)
 Officer Aeryn Sun / ... (88 episodes, 1999-2003)
 Ka D'Argo / ... (88 episodes, 1999-2003)
 Pilot / ... (88 episodes, 1999-2003)
 Dominar Rygel XVI / ... (86 episodes, 1999-2003)
 Chiana / ... (74 episodes, 1999-2003)
 Scorpius / ... (61 episodes, 2000-2003)
 Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan / ... (50 episodes, 1999-2002)


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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Release Date:

19 March 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Space Chase  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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

Sound Mix:

(5.1 surround)| (Dolby 5.1)


Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Did You Know?


Ben Browder is the only actor to appear in all 88 episodes of the series. In second place is Jonathan Hardy, who provides the voice of Rygel in every episode except for "Losing Time", "Incubator", "Scratch 'N' Sniff" and "Revenging Angel". See more »


[season four opening monologue]
John Crichton: My name is John Crichton... an astronaut. Three years ago I got shot through a wormhole. I'm in a distant part of the universe aboard this living ship of escaped prisoners, my friends. I've made enemies. Powerful. Dangerous. Now all I want is to find a way home, to warn Earth. Look upward, and share... the wonders I have seen.
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Crazy Credits

The series finale, "Bad Timing", is the only episode without music during the ending credits. The only thing that can be heard as the credits roll, is the sound of Moya flying by, marking the passing of the show. See more »


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WOW, can't even start to cover FARSCAPE!!
11 April 2005 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I had heard from other people that Farscape was good, so when I had the opportunity to watch the two final episodes in the whole series, I took it, and I haven't regret it since. I only regret, that I took me so long to discover the BEST SCI-FI Series on EARTH. (It will be difficult to beat this one). By watching these episodes, it made me want to know what had happen prior to the final, how it all had started, I just wanted more of the same.

So I bought all the episodes on DVD, and what a blast, it does not just take you to the edge, but way behind your imagination. It makes you wonder........what if? It plays with your imagination, it's like an adventure, into the unknown for the 45 minutes an episode last.

It is well written, and the characters are really well played by the actors. Yes Farscape covers it all; friendship between species's, love at first sight, hate, sorrow, happiness, loyalty, betrayal e.c.t., you name it.

The red line in this, is that as long you have an open mind, you will accept anything that happens, anything is allowed, because it is Sci-Fi. It only took one episode, to get me hooked forever in the Farscape universe, and I can strongly recommend watching it!.

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