Five years ago, astronaut John Crichton attempted to use the Earth's atmosphere to propel his ship, Farscape 1, at great speeds across the solar system. He was sucked down a wormhole to a distant part of the galaxy and into the middle of a battle. He was rescued by a group of escaping prisoners and taken aboard their ship, a living ship.
Last EpisodeTV Movie: The Peacekeeper Wars Part 2 Aired: Oct. 18, 2004
With Sikozu's help, everyone manages to escape from the Scarran prison. Joining up with D'Argo, Jothee, Chiana and other Luxans they cripple …
Series Fun Facts
- The show faced the very real threat of cancellation halfway through its first season when its production location, Fox Studios Australia, "forced" them out to make way for another production:…
[show]The show faced the very real threat of cancellation halfway through its first season when its production location, Fox Studios Australia, "forced" them out to make way for another production: Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones. The logistical problems of moving the large and expensive sets to a Stateside location would have been too cost-prohibitive. Fortunately, another studio was found nearby that was able to house the production (at Homebush), and the series was renewed for a second season.
- The character John Crichton was ranked 20th in American magazine TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue).
- Paul Goddard (Stark) originally auditioned for the role of Scorpius.