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  • The Jim Henson Workshop has also been involved in "The Muppet Show", "Seasame Street" and "Fraggle Rock".

  • "Farscape" faced the very real threat of cancellation halfway through its first season when its production location, Fox Studios Australia, "forced" them out to make way for another production: "Star Wars: Episode 2." The logistical problems of moving the large and expensive sets to a Stateside location would have been too cost-prohibitive. Fortunately, another studio was found nearby that was able to house the production, and the series was renewed for a second season.

  • At one point the show was re-named to Far Horizon before switching back to Farscape.

  • In August 2002, the cancellation of Farscape was leaked by David Kemper, Richard Manning and Ben Browder in an online chat at Scifi.com. Fans began a campaign to save the series and have hopes that a fifth season will follow, especially since the fourth season finale was written with the fifth season in mind. After more than a year of rumors of a feature film or revived series being produced, plans were announced for a series-ending mini-series for 2004.

  • Crichton's nickname for Chiana, "Pip," came from Ben Browder. It was originally Browder's nickname for Gigi Edgley, who plays Chiana.

  • 'Lani Tupu' , who appears regularly as Captain Crais, also provides the voice of Pilot.

  • The character of DK is named after Farsape writer and producer 'Kemper, David' .

  • Crichton makes references to numerous movies and television shows throughout the series. Some of these include: he bemoans the fact that Buffy the Vampire Slayer might be dead by the time he gets back to Earth, he refers to Moya as "the Federation Starship Buttcrack", he quotes lines from "Apocalypse Now" and "Blazing Saddles".

  • Crichton calls the Scorpius clone that resides in his mind "Harvey", after the invisible rabbit in the classic Jimmy Stewart film. The name was suggested by a fan website.

  • In the third season episode "...Different Destinations", the cowboy boots worn by Scorpius have the word "ANDY" on the bottom soles. A reference to the movie Toy Story (1995).

  • In the episode "PK Tech Girl", Crichton has the line about the Zelbinion: "Just ask Leonardo DiCaprio. Even the big ones go down." The first time the scene was filmed, Ben Browder ad-libbed Bill Clinton's name in the place of Leonardo DiCaprio. They were forced to shoot it as written because it was unsure whether such a line would be appropriate.

  • Virginia Hey was originally required to shave her head for the full-body makeup needed for Zhaan. In later episodes, the makeup was modified to include a skullcap, allowing her to grow her hair back. Besides her problems with contact lenses, the make-up itself also negatively impacted Hey's health and was a factor in her decision to leave the series.

  • The character of Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan had to be written out of the show because Virginia Hey, could no longer wear the contact lenses required due to eye deterioration.

  • The only actor to appear in all 88 episodes was Ben Browder, who portrayed Commander John Crichton.

  • Ben Browder's wife, Francesca Buller, has played three different guest starring roles to date on Farscape (M'Lee in Bone to Be Wild, Ro-Na in Look at the Princess and Raxil in Scratch 'n' Sniff), all three as antagonists to John Crichton. Won't Get Fooled Again is the only episode to date with no scenes on board either Moya or Talyn. Chiana was originally supposed to die at the end of Durka Returns, but Producer David Kemper enjoyed her performance so much that he rewrote the ending of the episode and eventually made her a main character.

  • Francesca Buller, wife of Ben Browder, played Imli, a bone-eating carnivore on episode 21 "Bone to be Wild"

  • The season two premiere was supposed to be the episode 'Re:Union'. However, the episode would not have involved John, D'Argo or Aeryn, and it was determined that people would not want to wait another week to find out what happened to those characters. So the second episode, 'Mind the Baby', was aired first and 'Re:Union' was retitled 'Dream a little Dream' and also had bookend sequences made so the episode became a flashback.

  • The 4 season Trilogy series "We're so Screwed" is known as their subtitled episodes, ie "Fetal Attraction," "Hot to Katratzi," and "La Bomba" in the UK. The UK didn't approve of the trilogy title.

  • Ranked #4 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Top Cult Shows Ever!" (30 May 2004 issue).

  • The character John Crichton was ranked #20 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue).