Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)

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When a full-scale war is engaged by the evil Scarran Empire, the Peacekeeper Alliance has but one hope: reassemble human astronaut John Crichton, once sucked into the Peacekeeper galaxy through a wormhole. Crichton's task: Get the entire Peacekeeper race to safety before the last war of an era brings and end to the universe. Written by Anonymous

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John Crichton may not have started the war - but only he can end it.


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Release Date:

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The Farscape Miniseries  »

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(2 parts)

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(Dolby 5.1)| (Dolby 2.0)


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16 : 9
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Between the end of the Farscape series and this miniseries production, the sound processing and makeup was changed to different companies. Hence, the different sound for Pilot, even though it was the same voice actor and the makeup difficulties for Noranti, even though the same actress played the same part without problem for a full season of the series plus one episode. Obviously the character makeup was changed, and not for the better. The actress had to pull out after shooting only a few scenes, after a bad reaction to the new makeup. The attempt to film her part with a double (while she voiced the dialogue) was abandoned part-way through filming as the double was not very convincing. The character is almost completely absent for the final two-thirds of the 3-hour mini-series and even then you only catch glimpses of her from behind or the side. See more »


In between the end of the Farscape series and the Peacekeeper Wars, Pilot's voice changes. But if you check the credit it is the same voice actor, 'Lani Tupu'. (Tupu is also the actor who played Captain Bialar Crais.) See more »


Aeryn Sun: John! You went there, didn't you?
John Crichton: I went the whole way there.
Aeryn Sun: I didn't want you to do that.
John Crichton: Yes, you did. Everybody wants to see the great big wormhole weapon.
Aeryn Sun: No, I want to see war turned into peace.
John Crichton: War and Peace, War and Peace. Did you know that Woody Allen's version is better than Tolstoy's? Because it is funnier and absolute power corrupts, absolutely. Where the hell's my pen? Where's my pen?
Aeryn Sun: This is what you want!
John Crichton: No, Aeryn it is not what I want! It's just that fate keeps blocking all the...
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Farscape Returns!
5 December 2004 | by (Scotland United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Having been a fan of this show since I first saw it on BBC 2 in 1999, I sat down to watch PKW with some nervousness, Farscape's characters are like a family in a way. A family who you visited every week, you shared their highs and lows, their loves and hates.

Would Peacekeeper Wars be faithful to the series? Or would it be a hodge podge of ideas and scenes with none of the old humanity?

Happily my fears were unjustified. PKW grabs you by the throat and does not let go.

The acting was, as usual, superb with believable characters, The bad guys do not resort to the cliché of being bad for the sake of it. Everyone has their reasons for doing what they do.

The effects were amazing and the story line is a roller coaster ride.

Admittedly, there are times when the compressed season 5 storyline jars. But this is forgivable.

The rumour at the time of filming was that the mini series used up all the available squibs in Australia. After seeing the battle scenes, you realize why!

All in all, a good ending to this part of the story while still leaving a way to make more.

Let's hope Moya keeps flying and we visit her crew in the future.


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