FARSCAPE, in my humble opinion, has usurped the STAR TREK throne as presenting the finest science fiction show on television (and, hopefully someday, on the silver screen). In these two very special episodes, "Nerve" and "Hidden Memory", the show truly started to show its potential, both in special effects and plot but -- perhaps most importantly -- in dramatic character development. The introduction of Scorpius -- a grand villain if there ever was one -- gave an incredible boost for the others to react to, and the viewers learn that the secrets in the Farscape universe are more far-reaching than they'd ever imagined.
Very easily among my top three greatest science fiction television series of all time, Farscape burst dramatically onto TV screens in their first season with a sexy style, irreverent humor, dazzling special effects, unforgettable characters, and truly original stories. The series was first conceived of by the brilliant folks at The Jim Henson Company in the early '90s when Brian Henson (son of Jim Henson) came up with the idea of setting a show in space and using their innovative … more
An exciting and innovative show when it first aired, it still is out of the ordinary and creatively a head above many other sci-fi shows. FarScape is on big long story arc, so be sure to watch it from Season 1 to get the most out it.