For those who don't know, Farscape is a science fiction television show that ran for four seasons (1999-2003 (or 1998-2002, depending on what source you use)) before being abruptly cancelled. Nutshell summary: an American scientist/astronaut gets shot through a wormhole during an experimental flight and ends up on board a starship with a bunch of on-the-run aliens. Yes, it is a show about a bunch of people on a spaceship flying around the universe and having adventures ... which pretty much describes every other science fiction television show ever made (Star Trek in all its iterations, Firefly, BSG, etc.) What makes it different is that when we start, none of the characters like or even know each other, plus half of them are puppets a la The Jim Henson Company. The CGI is pretty weak but there isn't much of it and the practical puppets and make-up effects are phenomenal. Each of the characters is developed and they all change and grow - even though they are the "heroes," they all do unlikable but perfectly understandable and in-character things. It's quite amazing, actually, for a show like this.
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