Evaluation of the Farscape TV Show Essay
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Part of Farscape’s charm lies in Crichton’s companions, which are ample. We have the professional soldier Aeryn Sun, exiled warrior D’Argo, wise cracking Chiana, anarchist turned priestess Zhaan, selfish exiled emperor Rygel, innocent Pilot, and the insane Stark. Eventually two antagonists the vengeful Thrace, and determined Scorpious join the crew becoming protagonists themselves. Adding another layer of depth, we have Moya, the living ship our protagonist’s cohabitate with. All of these characters have their own distinct personalities that we can identify with adding further depth to the show.
Perhaps the most distinctive aspect of Farscape is the inclusion of the Jim Henson Company in its production. Farscape defied the traditional science fiction show convention of aliens primarily being variations of humans with some prosthetics and makeup slapped on by including generous amounts lifelike puppets and animatronics, including the characters Rygel and Pilot. This helped in fleshing out the visuals of the universe creating a