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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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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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Australia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Space Chase See more »

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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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Trivia

Four actors in the show have been on Mad Max franchise. Melissa Jaffer plays Utu-Noranti Pralatong starred as Keeper of the Seeds in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). Hugh Keays-Byrne plays Grunchlk starred as Immortan Joe also on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) and Toecutter on Mad Max (1979). While Jonathan Hardy who plays Rygel starred as Labatouche on Mad Max (1979) and Virginia Hey played the iconic Warrior Woman in The Road Warrior. See more »

Quotes

General Ka D'Argo: One... two... fire.
John Crichton: Hey, what happened to three?
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Alternate Versions

The Sci-Fi Channel has aired two versions of the episode "Dream a Little Dream". Originally, the episode was entitled "RE: Union" and was meant to be the season two opener. However, the broadcast was delayed and the episode was edited down to include bookend segments that told the episode in flashback. During a break in season three, the Sci-Fi Channel aired the original version of RE: Union as a special gift to the fans. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Stargate SG-1: 200 (2006) See more »

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The experience is more than real.
12 November 2004 | by svetlin-1See all my reviews

Not only John Crichton is lost in the distant part ot the Universe. Watching the movie you feel like you ware there, together. Everything, the living ship, the aliens are made to look so different, even beyond the imagination, but somehow they are also realistic and lovely. I have been grown up with StarWars and Blake's -7. I used to think I will never enjoy another sci-fi move so much again, but I was wrong. Farscape is much better than all I have seen before. If you decide to watch it, please, start from the beginning!

You will never find the "way home" if you miss the first wormhole...


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