Australian/American television science fiction series

Farscape is a science fiction television show. The series was filmed in Australia. It was first shown from 1999 to 2004. The show was cancelled after four seasons and ended with a cliffhanger. The cliffhanger was resolved in a miniseries, The Peacekeeper Wars, in 2004.

Rockne S. O'Bannon came up the idea for the series. It was produced by Jim Henson Productions and Hallmark Entertainment.[1]


The show's main character is an astronaut named John Crichton. He travels through a wormhole by accident. He exits the wormhole at a distant part of the universe. The astronaut joins an alien crew on board a living ship. The members of the crew are escaped prisoners.



  1. Ryan, Maureen (2005-10-10). "Why the frenzy over 'Farscape'?". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2008-11-06.

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