History YMMV / Farscape

30th Sep '17 8:45:56 PM ApeAccount
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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: Descriptions of the Peacekeeper Wars online are often a variant of the following (unfortunately even on the back of some DVDs):

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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: Descriptions of the Peacekeeper Wars online are often a variant of the following (unfortunately even on the back of some DVDs):[=DVDs=]):
30th Sep '17 8:44:59 PM ApeAccount
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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: Descriptions of the Peacekeeper Wars online and even on the official DVD tend to be a variant of the following:

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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: Descriptions of the Peacekeeper Wars online and even on the official DVD tend to be are often a variant of the following:following (unfortunately even on the back of some DVDs):
30th Sep '17 8:35:09 PM ApeAccount
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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: Descriptions of the Peacekeeper Wars online and even on the official DVD tend to be a variant of the following:
--> "When the evil Scarran Empire engages a full-scale war the Peacekeeper Alliance[[note]]Not a name they use[[/note]] has only one hope: reassemble human astronaut John Crichton[[note]]Not a thing they did; someone else reassembled him when the Peacekeepers just thought he was dead[[/note]], once sucked into the Peacekeeper galaxy[[note]]The Peacekeeper galaxy is our galaxy[[/note]] through a wormhole. Crichton task: recreate the invaluable wormhole weapon[[note]]While there was one wormhole weapon seen previously, it wasn't "the" wormhole weapon and nor is John attempting to recreate it[[/note]] and flush the entire Peacekeeper race to safety[[note]]Not a plot point and never even considered[[/note]] before the last war of an era brings an end to the universe[[note]]While the Peacekeepers are in danger of being wiped out, the universe was never actually under threat[[/note]]."
29th Sep '17 8:48:03 PM ApeAccount
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: For all that it's built up as a horribly dangerous area where even Peacekeepers and Scarrans fear to go, Tormented Space never once comes off as any worse than the places the crew usually goes. It doesn't help that they get a hardware fix for what little effect it has literally the second episode they spend there.

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For all that it's built up as a horribly dangerous area where even Peacekeepers and Scarrans fear to go, Tormented Space never once comes off as any worse than the places the crew usually goes. It doesn't help that they get a hardware fix for what little effect it has literally the second episode they spend there. Additionally, there ended up not being many episodes which actually dealt with Tormented Space. From "A Prefect Murder" to "Prayer" there were 10 episodes. Two ("Unrealised Reality" and "Prayer") involved travel to alternate realities. Two ("Kansas" and "Terra Firma") were set on [[spoiler: Earth]]. One ("A Constellation of Doubt") was based on Moya about watching a documentary. This only left five, one of which ("Twice Shy") was entirely on Moya and two of which ("Mental as Anything" and "Bringing Home the Beacon") used Peacekeepers/Scarrans as the antagonists. This only left two episodes (the first two) to try to do something unique to Tormented Space.
5th Sep '17 5:18:09 PM smasll_lordvoice
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: It's hard to find a fan of this show who wouldn't call [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Pilot]] one of their favorite characters. The combination of his sweet, hard-working personality, [[StarfishAliens unique design]], and having one of the best puppets on the entire show pretty much guarantees that the audience remembers him.


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** Pilot is probably the crowning example. Yes, he's a giant multi-armed crab creature, but his highly emotive, turtle-like face and huge, soulful eyes make people want to stroke him like a puppy.
1st Sep '17 2:50:19 PM HalcyonDayz
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** By the end of the series, everyone has had their moments, particularly Crichton. Whenever things don't go according to plan (which happens most of the time), or even in the rare cases where things do (... doesn't really happen a lot), Crichton, Aeryn, D'Argo, Chiana, Pilot, Moya... okay let's just say nearly all of the main characters, end up a large tally on ThePlan list . By the middle of season 3 you have entire ''episodes'' that are just CrazyAwesome. "Revenging Angel," anyone?

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** By the end of the series, everyone has had their moments, particularly Crichton. Whenever things don't go according to plan (which happens most of the time), or even in the rare cases where things do (... doesn't really happen a lot), Crichton, Aeryn, D'Argo, Chiana, Pilot, Moya... okay let's just say nearly all of the main characters, end up a large tally on ThePlan list .list. By the middle of season 3 you have entire ''episodes'' that are just CrazyAwesome. "Revenging Angel," anyone?



* FandomRivalry: Frequently with fans of ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003''. Due to the timing of ''Farscape's'' cancellation and the announcement of ''Battlestar Galactica'', many fans of ''Farscape'' blame the latter series for the show's cancellation thanks in no small part to the more tactless comments by Sci-Fi channel about the announcement of ''Battlestar'' being greenlit because the channel needed a "sexy, dark and edgy space-based science fiction drama"...right as they cancelled their ''existing'' "sexy, dark and edgy space-based science fiction drama."

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* FandomRivalry: Frequently with fans of ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003''. Due to the timing of ''Farscape's'' ''Farscape'''s cancellation and the announcement of ''Battlestar Galactica'', many fans of ''Farscape'' blame the latter series for the show's cancellation thanks in no small part to the more tactless comments by Sci-Fi channel about the announcement of ''Battlestar'' being greenlit because the channel needed a "sexy, dark and edgy space-based science fiction drama"...right as they cancelled their ''existing'' "sexy, dark and edgy space-based science fiction drama."



* JerkassWoobie: Xhalax Sun was forced to kill her own lover and surrender her daughter to the torturous Peacekeeper training regime; following her only chance to see said daughter again, she was prompty shoved back into another twenty straight years of assassination- which she hates- in a process that slowly and inexorably destroys any trace of pity or compassion in her.

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* JerkassWoobie: Xhalax Sun was forced to kill her own lover and surrender her daughter to the torturous Peacekeeper training regime; following her only chance to see said daughter again, she was prompty promptly shoved back into another twenty straight years of assassination- which she hates- in a process that slowly and inexorably destroys any trace of pity or compassion in her.



** Also, in the third season, "Jack" is switching between his human form and his actual Ancient shape and there is almost no similarity between the muppet and the CGI used for the transformation.

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** Also, in the third season, "Jack" is switching between his human form and his actual Ancient shape and there is almost no similarity between the muppet Muppet and the CGI used for the transformation.
20th Aug '17 12:38:18 PM nombretomado
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* JustForFun/XMeetsY: [[Recap/FarscapeS04E08IShrinkThereforeIAm "I Shrink Therefore I Am]]" is the result of throwing ''Film/DieHard'' and ''Film/HoneyIShrunkTheKids'' together. Crichton lampshades this.
28th Jul '17 4:01:14 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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*** Let's not forget, Pilot also gets one of his arms cut off by the crew. It's enough that he's in pain from the graph, but then having his crew members mutilate him for their own objectives (yes, his arms grow back, but it still doesn't make it easy).

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*** Let's not forget, Pilot also gets one of his arms cut off by the crew. It's enough that he's in pain from the graph, graft, but then having his crew members mutilate him for their own objectives (yes, his arms grow back, but it still doesn't make it easy).
25th Jul '17 6:34:58 PM nombretomado
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* JustForFun/XMeetsY: [[Recap/FarscapeS04E08IShrinkThereforeIAm "I Shrink Therefore I Am]]" is the result of throwing ''Film/DieHard'' and ''Film/HoneyIShrunkTheKids'' together. Crichton lampshades this.
8th Apr '17 3:44:50 PM nombretomado
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Scorpius as a HeroAntagonist by way of WellIntentionedExtremist, which stems from the fact his purpose behind his actions is sound and even justifiable -- the Scarrans are ''not'' nice people.

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Scorpius as a HeroAntagonist by way of WellIntentionedExtremist, which stems from the fact his purpose behind his actions is sound and even justifiable -- the Scarrans are ''not'' nice people.



* UglyCute: It's a guarantee that most viewers will see some characters as this. [=NamTar=]'s original form is a good example, as it looks quite similar to [[ReturnOfTheJedi Jabba's pet]].

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* UglyCute: It's a guarantee that most viewers will see some characters as this. [=NamTar=]'s original form is a good example, as it looks quite similar to [[ReturnOfTheJedi [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi Jabba's pet]].
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