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Farscape 

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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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4   3   2   1  
2003   2002   2001   2000   1999  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ben Browder ...  John Crichton / ... 88 episodes, 1999-2003
Claudia Black ...  Officer Aeryn Sun / ... 88 episodes, 1999-2003
Anthony Simcoe ...  Ka D'Argo / ... 88 episodes, 1999-2003
Lani John Tupu ...  Pilot / ... 88 episodes, 1999-2003
Jonathan Hardy ...  Dominar Rygel XVI / ... 86 episodes, 1999-2003
Gigi Edgley ...  Chiana / ... 74 episodes, 1999-2003
Wayne Pygram ...  Scorpius / ... 61 episodes, 2000-2003
Virginia Hey ...  Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan / ... 50 episodes, 1999-2002
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Storyline

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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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Crichton calling Scorpius "Grasshopper" is a reference to the American television show "Kung Fu" See more »

Quotes

[John 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.
Olivia Crichton: [imitates E.T.'s voice] Okay.
John Crichton: [imitates E.T.'s voice] Trust me.
[Both John and Olivia laugh]
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Crazy Credits

In Episode 3.13 "Scratch 'n' Sniff" The normal end credit music is replaced by background music from the episode. See more »

Alternate Versions

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 »

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Incredibly smart
9 January 2005 | by landscapeladySee 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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Australia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Space Chase See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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

Sound Mix:

DTS (5.1 surround)| Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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