Farscape

Farscape (1999)

42 mistakes in season 1

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Family Ties - S1-E22

Visible crew/equipment: After Rygel's transport pod returns to Moya, as the docking bay door slides open, in the shot facing everyone while they have their weapons drawn we can see the bare floor. However, when Aeryn checks Crais for hidden weapons and then as D'Argo approaches him, there's a blue crash mat on the floor. Then it vanishes again.

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Throne for a Loss - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: After Rygel realizes that he can loosen the soil with the dumped gruel, it cuts to John and Aeryn as they approach the Tavlek camp, and when Aeryn tells John, "I am going to take out every last Tavlek. No survivors. No mercy. Now give me the oculars," John holds up the syringe (with Zhaan's sleep mist) that Aeryn had given him earlier, and we can see "DG-4" engraved on the side of the gun, revealing that the prop dept used the model DG-4 aluminum air blow dust gun to play the part of the syringe.

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They've Got a Secret - S1-E10

Visible crew/equipment: After D'Argo finds the Peacekeeper control panel and rips out the wire, he's thrown back and slides down a shaft. When he stops sliding we can see the safety cable behind him just before he finds the Peacekeeper shield, and then when he continues to slide down the shaft we can see the safety cable once again.

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I, E.T. - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: During Moya's attempt to land on the planet's bog-filled surface, in the close-up of Rygel as he begs for somebody to help tie him down, we can see Rygel's puppeteer, who's wearing eyeglasses and a cap, behind Rygel.

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A Bug's Life - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: While the intellant virus is using John as a host, when John joins Hassan in the apothecary, just as Hassan says, "This is quite a collection of herbs and spices. Who uses them?" the boom mic dips into view at the top of the screen.

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The Flax - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: During Kcrackic and Rygel's Tadek game, after Zhaan tells them they have nothing left to bet, when Rygel wagers Moya we can see three of the puppeteer's wire cables running up Rygel's sleeve.

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I, E.T. - S1-E7

Other mistake: In this episode the family that John and the gang encounter are able to understand him. Yet if the planet has never experienced encounters with alien life forms, this is impossible without translator microbes.

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Jeremiah Crichton - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: After the pod has landed on the planet, when D'Argo and Rygel experience power loss, the hoverchair looses power and Rygel's thrown into the dirt. Then as Rygel shouts, "D'Argo? Where are you going?" the head of the puppeteer, who's wearing a knit cap, can be seen at the right side of the screen.

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Jeremiah Crichton - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: In the bottom left hand corner of the screen during the overhead shots of the celebration fire, you can see a camera, with white film canisters on a lower boom. (00:37:00 - 00:38:00)

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Premiere - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After John successfully instructs Aeryn on how to maneuver and slingshot Moya away from the PK's Command Carrier, Zhaan gives John a very special thank you. When it cuts to the DRD scooting across the floor in Moya's empty Command, a crew member wearing shorts can be seen at the right side of the screen, as he's looking in the direction of the DRD, and is presumably controlling the DRD's remote control.

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Rhapsody in Blue - S1-E13

Visible crew/equipment: Zhaan is talking to Tahleen as they've recently landed on the planet. When Tahleen says, "Perhaps our many cycles of reclusion contributed to an error in judgment," you can see the shadow from the camera moving on Zhaan.

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I, E.T. - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: While on the planet, when Crichton is talking with Lyneea about the military not being very compassionate and Crichton says, "No, militaries rarely are": when it cuts back to Lyneea we can see the shadow from the camera moving on her. (00:27:55)

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Trivia: Over the course of the four seasons, D'Argo's face mask / make-up changes considerably. First season, his face was a dark beige colour, and his nose was very obviously just stuck on. Three seasons later, his face is brown with a reddish tint, with much rounder features.

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Question: Why is John's Farscape-1 module able to navigate wormholes where some other, more sophisticated craft, notably Peacekeeper Prowlers, cannot without liquifying passengers?

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Chosen answer: It's never explained. John mentions a theory that his less technologically developed craft simply interferes with the wormhole less than the "superior" Vipers, but they never make a concrete determination on that point. But we also have to take into account the fact that Moya traverses wormholes with no ill effect as well.

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