10 Best Episodes of Farscape

A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.

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Farscape - S4E13

#15 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 177 votes.

Farscape - S1E20

#14 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.22 from 224 votes.

Farscape - S4E20

#13 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 173 votes.

Farscape - S3E20

#12 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 181 votes.

Farscape - S3E1

#11 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 219 votes.

Farscape - S3E15

#10 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.25 from 185 votes.

Farscape - S1E22

#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.

The episode was rated 8.28 from 244 votes.

Farscape - S4E12

#8 - 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'.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 165 votes.

Farscape - S4E19

#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.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 169 votes.

Farscape - S2E22

#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.

The episode was rated 8.32 from 210 votes.

Farscape - S4E22

#5 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.33 from 177 votes.

Farscape - S4E21

#4 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.34 from 176 votes.

Farscape - S3E21

#3 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.35 from 193 votes.

Farscape - S5E1

#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 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.

The episode was rated 8.50 from 145 votes.

Farscape - S5E2

#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.

The episode was rated 8.66 from 128 votes.

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