The Best Episodes of Farscape
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2018
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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#6 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - Liars, Guns and Money (1): A Not So Simple Plan
Season 2 - Episode 19
Stark returns to Moya with a plan to rob a shadow depository and buy a contingent of slaves, one of which is D'Argo's son Jothee. D'Argo attempts the robbery on his own however and now the crew must recover him as well as the money they require.