The Best Episodes of Farscape

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2019

Astronaut John Crichton attempts to use the Earth's atmosphere to propel his ship, Farscape 1, at great speeds across the solar system. He went much further though and was sucked down a wormhole to a distant part of the galaxy and into the middle of a battle. He is rescued by a group of escaping prisoners and taken aboard their living ship. As the years went by, Crichton has made enemies, powerful and dangerous enemies. On his journey to find a way back home, he freed other captives who became part of the crew on Moya.

The Peacekeeper Wars (2)

#1 - The Peacekeeper Wars (2)

Season 5 - Episode 2

With Sikozu's help, everyone manages to escape from the Scarren prison. Joining up with D'Argo, Jothee, Chiana and other Luxans they cripple and leave the Scarren ship and return to Moya. Crichton returns to the wormhole where he gets Einstein to give him the ability to build a wormhole weapon.

star 8.66
120 votes
Directors: Brian Henson
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon, David Kemper
The Peacekeeper Wars (1)

#2 - The Peacekeeper Wars (1)

Season 5 - Episode 1

60 days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The diagnosan (Season of Death) re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the species that live on that world. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon mission. They attack a Scarren ship which provokes the Scarrens into declaring war on The Peacekeepers.

star 8.57
136 votes
Directors: Brian Henson
Writers: David Kemper, Rockne S. O'Bannon
We're So Screwed (3): La Bomba

#3 - We're So Screwed (3): La Bomba

Season 4 - Episode 21

With the option to leave on the Peacekeeper Command Carrier no longer available and his nuclear bomb disarmed, Crichton must follow Scorpius' plan and destroy the Crystherium Utilia.

star 8.42
161 votes
Directors: Rowan Woods
Writers: Mark Saraceni
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Bad Timing

#4 - Bad Timing

Season 4 - Episode 22

With their Crystherium stores low, the Scarrans must travel to Earth through a wormhole as those flowers grow there. With Pilots help, Crichton tries to collapse the wormhole leading back to Earth.

star 8.40
164 votes
Directors: Andrew Prowse
Writers: David Kemper
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Die Me, Dichotomy

#5 - Die Me, Dichotomy

Season 2 - Episode 22

The crew find a doctor that can heal Moya's burns and remove Crichton's neural chip. Things are complicated however when Crichton is informed he needs additional brain tissue from a donor in stasis who will die when the tissue is removed. Also Scorpius is beginning to take over Crichton's brain.

star 8.35
195 votes
Directors: Rowan Woods
Writers: David Kemper
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Infinite Possibilities (2): Icarus Abides

#6 - Infinite Possibilities (2): Icarus Abides

Season 3 - Episode 15

Jack (The Ancient) unlocks the wormhole knowledge in Crichton's mind so together they can build a device to destroy the Scarran dreadnought.

star 8.34
170 votes
Directors: Ian Watson
Writers: Carleton Eastlake
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We're So Screwed (1): Fetal Attraction

#7 - We're So Screwed (1): Fetal Attraction

Season 4 - Episode 19

Moya arrives at a station where the Scarran vessel transporting Aeryn is docked.

star 8.32
157 votes
Directors: Geoff Bennett
Writers: David E. Peckinpah
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Into the Lion's Den (2): Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

#8 - Into the Lion's Den (2): Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Season 3 - Episode 21

Crais gets Talyn to starburst inside the command carrier, causing it to collapse in on itself.

star 8.32
183 votes
Directors: Rowan Woods
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
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Kansas (2)

#9 - Kansas (2)

Season 4 - Episode 12

After accidentally returning to Earth, Crichton discovers it he is in 1985 and he has altered the time line, causing his father to be scheduled to fly on the doomed shuttle 'Challenger'.

star 8.29
155 votes
Directors: Rowan Woods
Writers: Justin Monjo
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Family Ties

#10 - Family Ties

Season 1 - Episode 22

Rygel steals a transport pod and goes to the peacekeeper command carrier to betray the others. However he ends up returning to Moya with Crais who wants asylum. Crichton decides to destroy Scorpius' Gamac Base to give Moya time to escape.

star 8.28
234 votes
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We're So Screwed (2): Hot to Katratzi

#11 - We're So Screwed (2): Hot to Katratzi

Season 4 - Episode 20

Moya arrives at Katratzi. Crichton attends the peace talks between the Scarrans and the Peacekeepers ...with a nuclear bomb.

star 8.26
159 votes
Directors: Karl Zwicky
Writers: Carleton Eastlake
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Season of Death

#12 - Season of Death

Season 3 - Episode 1

D'Argo and Stark try to heal John, left with his head open on an operating table, while Scorpius attempts to avoid discovery. Zhaan makes a great personal sacrifice, while Jothee and Chiana commit an indiscretion.

star 8.25
210 votes
Directors: Ian Watson
Writers: Richard Manning
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Into the Lion's Den (1): Lambs to the Slaughter

#13 - Into the Lion's Den (1): Lambs to the Slaughter

Season 3 - Episode 20

Crichton goes to the command carrier to sabotage Scorpius' wormhole research.

star 8.24
166 votes
Directors: Ian Watson
Writers: Richard Manning
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Terra Firma (3)

#14 - Terra Firma (3)

Season 4 - Episode 13

Moya arrives at Earth in present day, Christmas. The crew show their ships and technology to Earth's scientists. Crichton starts writing a journal. The creature left on board Moya by Grayza manages to get to Earth where it starts killing and hunting down Crichton.

star 8.22
165 votes
Writers: Richard Manning
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Look at the Princess (3): The Maltese Crichton

#15 - Look at the Princess (3): The Maltese Crichton

Season 2 - Episode 13

Now married, Crichton and Katalla are frozen into living statues so that they may watch over the presiding governments of the next eighty cycles. Immediately, Clavor and the Scarran emissary attempt another assassination and succeed in removing Crichton's head. The crew must save John and Chiana while escaping Scorpius.

star 8.21
180 votes
Writers: David Kemper
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Liars, Guns and Money (3): Plan B

#16 - Liars, Guns and Money (3): Plan B

Season 2 - Episode 21

Crichton turns himself over to Scorpius in order to free Jothee. With all the mercenaries now aboard Moya, the crew form a plan to rescue Crichton and destroy the depository.

star 8.21
196 votes
Writers: Justin Monjo
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Promises

#17 - Promises

Season 4 - Episode 5

D'Argo, Rygel, Crichton, Chiana and Sikozu get back to Moya only to find that Scorpius is there waiting for them along with Aeryn, now suffering from heat delirium. Aeryn has granted Scorpius asylum and claims that Scorpius saved her life.

star 8.15
166 votes
Directors: Geoff Bennett
Writers: Richard Manning
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I Shrink Therefore I Am

#18 - I Shrink Therefore I Am

Season 4 - Episode 8

A group of bounty hunters come aboard Moya and take everyone hostage. When Crichton arrives back with the Old Woman he destroys the bounty hunter's ship and goes aboard Moya to rescue everyone while the Old Woman puts herself into a coma where she can survive outside the ship.

star 8.14
161 votes
Directors: Rowan Woods
Writers: Christopher Wheeler
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The Hidden Memory

#19 - The Hidden Memory

Season 1 - Episode 20

Scorpius attempts to extract the wormhole technology from Crichton's mind, while Aeryn mounts a rescue operation. Crais finds himself at Scorpius' mercy, and Moya gives birth.

star 8.14
220 votes
Directors: Ian Watson
Writers: Justin Monjo
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Nerve

#20 - Nerve

Season 1 - Episode 19

Crichton and Chiana try to infiltrate a peacekeeper base to get some vital medicine for Aeryn. Crichton gets caught by Scorpius and imprisoned. He is tortured using a device called the 'Aurora Chair' which is able to look inside his mind and where Scorpius learns that Crichton has the secret to creating wormholes.

star 8.14
227 votes
Directors: Rowan Woods
Writers: Richard Manning
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Liars, Guns and Money (2): With Friends Like These...

#21 - Liars, Guns and Money (2): With Friends Like These...

Season 2 - Episode 20

Scorpius buys the slaves containing D'Argo's son before D'Argo can. Some of the crew leave Moya in search of mercenaries to rescue Jothee. Meanwhile back on Moya, the stolen money has turned into metal eating spiders that begin to consume Moya.

star 8.13
191 votes
Writers: Naren Shankar
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Bringing Home the Beacon

#22 - Bringing Home the Beacon

Season 4 - Episode 16

The women of Moya travel to a dead Leviathan to buy a sensor beacon for Moya which will allow her to appear to be a different ship. While there Aeryn and Sikozu spy on a secret meeting between the Peacekeepers and the Scarrans.

star 8.13
157 votes
Directors: Rowan Woods
Writers: Carleton Eastlake
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Look at the Princess (1): A Kiss Is But a Kiss

#23 - Look at the Princess (1): A Kiss Is But a Kiss

Season 2 - Episode 11

Moya arrives at a planet where the population test their genetic compatibility by kissing. Crichton kisses a princess, who is next in line for the throne, and discovers that his DNA is a perfect match for her. He must now marry her and they will rule together.

star 8.13
191 votes
Writers: David Kemper
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Self Inflicted Wounds (2): Wait for the Wheel

#24 - Self Inflicted Wounds (2): Wait for the Wheel

Season 3 - Episode 4

The crew work out a way of getting free from the other ship and out of the wormhole. Things become more complicated when their new 'friends' begin to sabotage Moya and Crichton picks up a transmission from Earth.

star 8.13
189 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: David Kemper
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Unrealized Reality (1)

#25 - Unrealized Reality (1)

Season 4 - Episode 11

Crichton falls into a wormhole and meets up with a strange man who shows Crichton the consequences of wormhole travel.

star 8.13
160 votes
Directors: Andrew Prowse
Writers: David Kemper
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