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Farscape is a Television series that centered around a human that was catapulted across the galaxy in a device he created. He forms an alliance with a small group of prisoners on a living ship and tries to discover a way back home. The galaxy he is catapulted to is a dark grim galaxy filled of evil, mishap, and adventure.

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Do Sebaceans feel cold to John Crichton?

In “Exodus From Genesis” (Farscape season 1, episode 3), we learn that Aeryn Sun and other Sebaceans are cold-blooded. Or at least they have a tolerance for temperature that is lower on the scale than ...
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Why don't the crew of Moya know the location of their homeworlds?

In the Farscape season 1 episode 'DNA Mad Scientist' the crew of Moya exchange DNA samples in exchange for maps to their homeworlds. Given that all of their species seem to be well known in the galaxy,...
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In Farscape season 3, how long were Moya and Talyn separated?

In season 3 episode 6 of Farscape, "Eat Me" How long (in universe) is it before they reunite in S03E18, and how long had Aeryn and Crichton been together on Talyn,
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Looking for an episode of Farscape where Rygel goes back to his planet with Chiana and Ka Jothee

Has anyone seen the episode of Farscape where Rygel goes back to his planet with Chiana and Ka Jothee? I can´t find it anywhere.
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How did Scorpius survive gestation?

We know that Scorpius is half Scarran half Sebacean, and that he requires special cooling rods inserted into his body to maintain a livable temperature (Sebaceans being incredibly intolerant of heat ...
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What had Zhaan done to be imprisoned?

In the first episode of Farscape, Zhaan says the "Even among my people I was something of an anarchist. In fact I was the leading anarchist." As I recall, this is isn't mentioned again in the series (...
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Why did Furlow copy Crichton's module? And what exactly did she copy?

In episode 1x11 "Till the Blood Runs Clear", Crichton meets Furlow, who comes to know the specifications of his module. In episode 1x16 "A Human Reaction", Crichton meets the Ancients, who give him ...
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Is "Uncharted Tales" related in any way to the main comic book series?

I'm currently reading the Farscape comic book series, and I've read TBOTEOTB, "Strange Detractors", "Gone And Back" and "Tangled Roots" already. I see that there are two side series available. For one,...
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How do Leviathans reproduce?

I know that Moya gave birth to Talyn and that this was the result of Peacekeepers trying to make a Leviathan gunship, presumably by some sort of artificial means. But how would Leviathans normally ...
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What is the intended viewing order for Farscape?

This question already asks what about the importance of watching Farscape in the intended order, but unfortunately the only answer that offers an intended order recommends going by the production code,...
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What is meant by "Die Me, Dichotomy"?

The season 2 finale episode of Farscape is called "Die Me, Dichotomy". This alone among all season finale titles seems inexplicable to me. Season 1 finale: "Family Ties" references John and Zhaan's ...
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In Farscape, what exactly is Starburst?

Starburst appears to be a method of traveling great distances over a short time. It seems to be able to jump a Leviathan between planets and systems almost immediately, implying that it facilitates ...
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What is the limit of the Farscape communication ("comms") device?

The Farscape Wiki says: "Comms or communication devices were integrated systems connected to and controlled by Leviathans such as Moya. The devices had a fairly wide range, but a distinct ...
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In Farscape, did Earth use the Translator Microbes from Moya's DRDs?

In the episode "Terra Firma", I was sure they used Translator Microbes on Earthlings but how many Earth Humans were injected, did it show that? 500 were the planned number of Humans to go on Moya to ...
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Where is the Consortium of Trao?

In the Farscape episode 'Throne for a Loss' (season one, episode four) The Trao are introduced as the first of their line is imprisoned with Rygel. It is explained by Jotheb that the Trao span many ...
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How did Crichton know where to find Jool in S4E2 (What Was Lost)?

At the end of season 3, Moya is sucked into a wormhole, leaving Crichton stranded. In the very second episode of season 4, Crichton heads towards a planet to find Jool. I didn't notice any ...
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How do inhabitants in "I, ET" understand Crichton?

In the pilot episode of Farscape, it's established that translator microbes help different alien races to communicate with one another. However, in the very next episode "I, ET" the inhabitants of a ...
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Can translator microbes work on animals?

The microbes seem to let various species understand the spoken language of many other species. One noted exception is the full language of the Pilot. Anyway, when Crichton returns to Earth, would he ...
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Farscape: Leviathans in the wild

I've recently started watching Farscape with my son and was trying to explain the nature of Leviathans and the Leviathan-Pilot relationship. It got me to thinking, though, so now I have a few ...
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How important is it to watch Farscape in order?

I just watched my first episode of Farscape last night (a random episode about being invaded by Klingon-like characters). Looking at the questions here, and browsing the Wikipedia article, it seems ...
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Is there a missing episode season 3 of Farscape which was referenced in season 4?

I am so confused as in Season 4 Episode 2 of Farscape they have the usual, "Previously on..." flashbacks, and in that there is a flashback to a scene after the command carrier has been ...
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Why is John Crichton so insanely rude in season 2 of Farscape?

He is so likable and nice in season 1 apart from the understandable occasional snap, yet in season 2 he is a complete dick to everyone! Always! Whenever someone says ANYTHING he goes on to reply in a ...
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How were the DRDs on Moya operated?

On Farscape, Moya was serviced by a fleet of Diagnostic Repair Drones, or DRDs for short. I've been trying to find out how those DRDs that featured on the show - One-Eye, DRD Pike and 1812, and the ...
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Was Stark a special kind of Banik / Stykera?

In Farscape, Stark is a Stykera, which is a variation of the Banik species. He has the ability to remove his mask and expose the incorporeal part of his being to others, in order to help them cross ...
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Why is Scorpius so interested in Stykera?

Scorpius was clearly interested in Stark, that's why he kept him... and in the 3 part episode with the shadow depository and Jothee Scorpius asked if there were any Stykera among the 10000 Banik ...
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What Farscape Episodes Are Important to the Arc?

My girlfriend and I just started watching Farscape on Netflix. I had started watching it before, but forgot a lot. I remember little bits and pieces, like the girl with blue skin and white hair ...
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In season 3 of Farscape, where did Jothee go?

He was there in end of the Suns and lovers and then all of a sudden disappeared from the show. I'm guessing this was in part due to the actors commitments or whatever, but was it ever explained later ...
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What does Moya eat?

Moya, the living ship from Farscape, is described as a biomechanoid. I guess that should categorize her as a cyborg, since she is composed of both organic and robotic parts. Naturally, she would need ...
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What was the 1st episode of Farscape to feature a Scarran?

What was the 1st episode of Farscape to feature a Scarran? This is not including the first episodes with Scorpious.
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How many times did they try and make a leviathan gunship?

It's mentioned in the Farscape series that there have been several failed attempts to make a Leviathan gunship, with the only successful one being Talyn. I'm kind of curious as to how persistent the ...
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How accessible are the Farscape comics?

The Beginning of the End of the Beginning is the first comic book extension of the popular TV show Farscape. I've read some review of it and it supposedly starts off only a few minutes after the ...
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Does 'Magic' exist in Farscape, and if so is it supernatural?

Several characters are seen performing what appears to be magic: Zhaan in general Nillam in "Vitas Mortis" Maldis in That Old Black Magic and Picture If You Will Now, to my knowledge unlike other ...
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How long is a Farscape cycle exactly?

I was checking the List of races in Farscape wikipedia article and they refers time as "cycle". continuing my research, I found this vague mention : Leviathans can live about 300 cycles (slightly ...
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Did "Peacekeeper Wars" Let "Farscape" Finish Properly?

I know Farscape was cancelled, without notice, and ended in a cliffhanger. When that happened, I remember reading that the production company decided to try to resolve it with The Peacekeeper Wars ...
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How does Rygel fart helium?

Dominar Rygel the XVI shares this trait with all other Hynerians; he farts helium. How is this possible? Is it stored long-term somewhere in his body, or is it present in most 'Farscape' atmospheres (...
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Was there a common influence for the characters Leela on Futurama and Aeryn on Farscape

I recently started watching the series Farscape and something that struck me were the similarities between the character Aeryn and Leela from Futurama, detailed below. Both shows were made in 1999, ...
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When did John Crichton start calling his gun Winona?

I watched Farscape fairly religiously back when it was first aired on the BBC. I've caught some episodes recently sitting up with my teething Son, and found myself asking ... At what point did John ...
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