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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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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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Country:

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

In August 2002, the cancellation of Farscape was leaked by David Kemper, Richard Manning and Ben Browder in an online chat at Scifi.com. Fans began a campaign to save the series and have hopes that a fifth season will follow, especially since the fourth season finale was written with the fifth season in mind. After more than a year of rumours of a feature film or revived series being produced, plans were announced for a series-ending mini-series for 2004: Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004). See more »

Quotes

[season four opening monologue]
John Crichton: My name is John Crichton... an astronaut. Three years ago I got shot through a wormhole. I'm in a distant part of the universe aboard this living ship of escaped prisoners, my friends. I've made enemies. Powerful. Dangerous. Now all I want is to find a way home, to warn Earth. Look upward, and share... the wonders I have seen.
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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

Some syndication packages (in particular the one broadcast by the Canadian cable network Space, incorporate the Season 3 introduction special Farscape Undressed as a regular episode. See more »

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User Reviews

Loved it, want it back!!
19 October 2004 | by dunnmountainSee all my reviews

It took me a short while to get into this show. I find that most people who don't like it, just don't GET it. Farscape is a deep and intense show with a lot of small twists and turns in a very complicated plot. It is NOT a show you could watch one or two episodes of and know what was going on. They do a great job with the meager budget they work with and create a very livable "viable" view of the far and distance universe taking the level up above Star Trek or Star Wars. Probably my favorite show of all time, and well worth the time it takes to understand what's happening.

A little something for everyone. Action, adventure, drama, romance, etc.

Bring Farscape Back!!


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