Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.
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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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The font used in the credits and on posters is Pritchard, designed by Martin Wait in 1990. See more »

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Dominar Rygel XVI: Double the Crichton, and you double the waste of time.
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In Episode 4.17 "A Constellation of Doubt" an advertisement is played during the end credits of Farscape to advertise the next episode of the fake alien encounters show, that will look at the damage left behind by the assassin that was after Crichton and his family. See more »

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Incredibly smart
9 January 2005 | by 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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