“Farscape” Season Three: Claudia Black as Aeryn Sun

Is Season Three Her Best Yet? Claudia Black’s Aeryn Sun looks like a human, but is actually a Sebacean. She first appeared in FARSCAPE as a fierce Peacekeeper, bred and trained military elite. Once contaminated by her time with John Crichton and forced to live with the other species on Moya, Aeryn started a journey toward self-realization. …

“Farscape” Season Three – According to David Kemper

By Anna L. Kaplan Everyone who makes FARSCAPE works very hard, including executive producer David Kemper. He is passionately committed to making the best television show possible. He feels the weight of that responsibility. As work was progressing on the beginning of season four, he said, “Rockne [O’Bannon] had a vision from the beginning. We …

“Farscape” Season Three: Wayne Pygram as Scorpius

By Anna L. Kaplan Trying to keep up with all the manifestations of Scorpius on FARSCAPE was almost more complicated than watching two Crichtons. Everything began with the real Scorpius, played by Wayne Pygram. Then Scorpius put a neural chip with a clone of his own personality into Crichton’s brain. Season two, Crichton alone could see …

“Farscape” Season Three: Francesca Buller – Guest Star Extraordinaire

By Anna L. Kaplan Francesca Buller, Ben Browder’s wife, returned to FARSCAPE season three, playing a duplicitous character named Raxil in “Scratch ‘N Sniff.” Raxil tried to convince Crichton that she could help him and D’Argo find Chiana and Jool. She was really conning Crichton. Buller wanted her husband’s help, actor-to-actor, in selling one of …

“Farscape” Season Three: Tammy MacIntosh as Jool

By Anna L. Kaplan Tammy MacIntosh bounced into her first FARSCAPE convention, launching into the acrobatics that she did in “Scratch ‘N Sniff.” Before the convention, she expressed some trepidation about meeting fans. To begin with, Jool got a rocky introduction into the FARSCAPE family. Zhaan was dying. Jool’s character was created to be unlikable. …

“Farscape” Season Three: Lani John Tupu as Crais and the Voice of Pilot

By Anna L. Kaplan FARSCAPE’s season three kept Lani Tupu even busier than the previous two, playing Bialar Crais and also providing the voice for Pilot. Tupu was finally credited as a regular cast member and not a guest. Crais helped save the group in “Season of Death,” and then took off on Talyn until …

“Farscape” Season Three: Dave Elsey and The Creature Shop

By Anna L. Kaplan Dave Elsey, creative supervisor of Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™ in Australia, loves working on the FARSCAPE. When he first agreed to do the job, he set himself a goal. He recalled, “I am a fan of everything you can think of to do with sci-fi and horror, anything that might possibly …

“Farscape” Season Three: The Making of “Green-Eyed Monster”

By Anna L. Kaplan “Green-Eyed Monster” proved to be an exceptional experience for everyone involved. First and foremost, the script was written by Ben Browder. As the series star, he appeared in every episode, but he amazingly found time during breaks, nights and weekends to complete his writing work. Browder was ready for this challenge, …

“Farscape” Season Three: “Revenging Angel” Takes On Cartoons

By Anna L. Kaplan FARSCAPE takes risks. FARSCAPE refuses to be pinned down to one style or one way of doing things. Executive producer David Kemper decided long before starting season three that he wanted to do an episode of FARSCAPE mixing live-action with cartoons. It took a long time, and all of his personal …

Farscape Season Three Episode Guide

“I will not permit anyone else to sacrifice their life for mine.” – Aeryn Sun “What do you mean, anyone else?” – John Crichton SEASON OF DEATH *** Production #10301. Airdate 3/16/01. Written by Richard Manning. Directed by Ian Watson. As John Crichton lies speechless on the operating table near the fallen Diagnosan, Scorpius has …