Jack now trusts Crichton, and has unlocked the wormhole knowledge in Crichton's head. Now they race to build a weapon to fend of approaching Scarrans. But an opposing force is even closer waiting for...
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 ... See full summary »
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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 »
In Episode 3.13 "Scratch 'n' Sniff" The normal end credit music is replaced by background music from the episode. See more »
North American DVD releases include footage not broadcast in the US or Canada. Producer Brian Henson says on a DVD commentary that every episode include 2-3 minutes of footage that is only broadcast in Europe and Australia and not in North America. These scenes are cut to allow extra commercial time on US and Canadian stations. The DVD releases restore these scenes. The introduction special Farscape Undressed (2001) includes a couple of these scenes. See more »
Farscape is not the easiest series to get into. You really need to see it from the beginning which is probably one of the reasons the ratings were not that great when it aired on the Sci-Fi Channel.
There is a continuing story here and the characters and their relationships to each other are complex. But this is what makes this show so compelling. Once you get into the flow of this series it is impossible to not be totally entertained and involved.
My recommendation is to rent or buy the box set of the first year and try it for yourself. You will not be sorry.
A new Farscape movie will be shown on Sci-Fi this fall. Apparently it will begin where the series left off. Hopefully this will lead to other movies but at this point, who knows?
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