– – Lo’laan was D’Argo’s wife. In Farscape the original series, she is barely mentioned and we meet her only in memories and only briefly. Our first glimpse of Lo’laan is in season one’s They’ve Got a Secret when D’Argo shows Zhaan, Aeryn, and Crichton a hologram of her andRead More →

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_ I am still Dominar! Always Dominar! Rygel XVI, “Self-Inflicted Wounds, Part 1 – Could’a, Would’a, Should’a” (3.03) Rygel is comic relief, right? I mean, he farts helium for a start. In the first episode, (“Premiere,” 1.01) with lines like, “There was a time when you would have been disemboweledRead More →

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A good television series grows and changes and allows its characters to do the same. Farscape’s D’Argo definitely grows and changes throughout the seasons and that includes D’Argo costume changes early on. Here are two sets of photos from  Farscape the original series, comparing D’Argo from Season 1 on theRead More →

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. If the question is, “who is the central character in Farscape?” the answer is easy: John Crichton, an astronaut; he got shot through a wormhole, or so I’ve heard. But though Crichton, a kind of hero, is the central and most essential character, he is not the pivotal characterRead More →

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Zhaan: “Am I the only species in creation that doesn’t thrive on conflict?” Also Zhaan: “My dear, I have kicked more ass than you’ve sat on.” One of the challenges facing all fiction is to respectfully and accurately portray female characters. In the test to portray women as full beingsRead More →

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D’Argo – The Ultimate Frenemy Warning – Spoilers throughout. Crichton: (à la Bugs Bunny) Eeehh… what’s up Darr-go? – Revenging Angel (3.16) I like D’Argo. How can you not like D’Argo? Which is why it is sad that D’Argo does not like himself. Ka D’Argo has an internal conflict betweenRead More →

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  John Crichton is Farscape’s clear protagonist, but Crichton is neither the classic hero nor antihero. Crichton is Everyman. Crichton is the lone human in an alien landscape. The closest science fiction series to Farscape in having a lone human protagonist, Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Martian books, had a classic hero.Read More →

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