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The Best Episodes of Farscape

Every episode of Farscape ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Farscape!

A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.

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The best episode of "Farscape" is "Into the Lion's Den - Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (2)", rated 9/10 from 727 user votes. It was directed by Rowan Woods and written by Rockne S. O'Bannon. "Into the Lion's Den - Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (2)" aired on 1/28/2002 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Die Me, Dichotomy".

  • Into the Lion's Den - Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (2)
    9.0/10 727 votes

    #1 - Into the Lion's Den - Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (2)

    Season 3 Episode 21 - Aired 2002-01-28

    Crais gets Talyn to starburst inside the command carrier, causing it to collapse in on itself.

    Director: Rowan Woods

    Writer: Rockne S. O'Bannon

  • Die Me, Dichotomy
    8.9/10 783 votes

    #2 - Die Me, Dichotomy

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2001-01-26

    The crew find a doctor that can heal Moya's burns and remove Crichton's neural chip. Things are complicated however when Crichton is informed he needs additional brain tissue from a donor in stasis who will die when the tissue is removed. Also Scorpius is beginning to take over Crichton's brain.

    Director: Rowan Woods

    Writer: David Kemper

  • The Way We Weren't
    8.6/10 874 votes

    #3 - The Way We Weren't

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2000-04-13

    A datacam tape is uncovered showing Aeryn as part of a Peacekeeper firing squad that executed a previous Pilot aboard Moya. The rest of the crew wants answers but Aeryn is recalcitrant about revisiting her past - especially her relationship with Velorek, the man charged with forcibly bonding a new Pilot to Moya. Pilot two refuses to communicate with the crew, not wanting to reveal his own complicity in the murky circumstances surrounding his installment as Moya's guide.

    Director: Tony Tilse

    Writer: Naren Shankar

  • Liars, Guns and Money - Plan B (3)
    8.6/10 740 votes

    #4 - Liars, Guns and Money - Plan B (3)

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2001-01-19

    Crichton turns himself over to Scorpius in order to free Jothee. With all the mercenaries now aboard Moya, the crew form a plan to rescue Crichton and destroy the depository.

    Director: Tony Tilse

    Writer: Justin Monjo

  • Infinite Possibilities - Icarus Abides (2)
    8.6/10 710 votes

    #5 - Infinite Possibilities - Icarus Abides (2)

    Season 3 Episode 15 - Aired 2001-08-02

    Jack (The Ancient) unlocks the wormhole knowledge in Crichton's mind so together they can build a device to destroy the Scarran dreadnought.

    Director: Ian Watson

    Writer: Carleton Eastlake

  • We're So Screwed - La Bomba (3)
    8.6/10 618 votes

    #6 - We're So Screwed - La Bomba (3)

    Season 4 Episode 21 - Aired 2003-03-14

    With the option to leave on the Peacekeeper Command Carrier no longer available and his nuclear bomb disarmed, Crichton must follow Scorpius' plan and destroy the Crystherium Utilia.

    Director: Rowan Woods

    Writer: Mark Saraceni

  • Nerve
    8.5/10 889 votes

    #7 - Nerve

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2000-01-07

    Crichton and Chiana try to infiltrate a peacekeeper base to get some vital medicine for Aeryn. Crichton gets caught by Scorpius and imprisoned. He is tortured using a device called the 'Aurora Chair' which is able to look inside his mind and where Scorpius learns that Crichton has the secret to creating wormholes.

    Director: Rowan Woods

    Writer: Richard Manning

  • The Hidden Memory
    8.5/10 884 votes

    #8 - The Hidden Memory

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2000-01-14

    Scorpius attempts to extract the wormhole technology from Crichton's mind, while Aeryn mounts a rescue operation. Crais finds himself at Scorpius' mercy, and Moya gives birth.

    Director: Ian Watson

    Writer: Justin Monjo

  • Into the Lion's Den - Lambs to the Slaughter (1)
    8.5/10 666 votes

    #9 - Into the Lion's Den - Lambs to the Slaughter (1)

    Season 3 Episode 20 - Aired 2002-01-24

    Crichton goes to the command carrier to sabotage Scorpius' wormhole research.

    Director: Ian Watson

    Writer: Richard Manning

  • We're So Screwed - Hot to Katratzi (2)
    8.5/10 613 votes

    #10 - We're So Screwed - Hot to Katratzi (2)

    Season 4 Episode 20 - Aired 2003-03-07

    Moya arrives at Katratzi. Crichton attends the peace talks between the Scarrans and the Peacekeepers ...with a nuclear bomb.

    Director: Karl Zwicky

    Writer: Carleton Eastlake

  • A Human Reaction
    8.4/10 961 votes

    #11 - A Human Reaction

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 1999-07-31

    Crichton is sucked down a wormhole and crash lands on a beach...on Earth, Australia. Although the home he has returned to isn't as real as it seems. Everything gets worse when the rest of Moya's crew shows up and are experimented on...killing Rygel.

    Director: Rowan Woods

    Writer: Justin Monjo

  • We're So Screwed - Fetal Attraction (1)
    8.4/10 610 votes

    #12 - We're So Screwed - Fetal Attraction (1)

    Season 4 Episode 19 - Aired 2003-02-28

    Moya arrives at a station where the Scarran vessel transporting Aeryn is docked.

    Director: Geoff Bennett

    Writer: David E. Peckinpah

  • Family Ties
    8.3/10 835 votes

    #13 - Family Ties

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2000-01-28

    Rygel steals a transport pod and goes to the peacekeeper command carrier to betray the others. However he ends up returning to Moya with Crais who wants asylum. Crichton decides to destroy Scorpius' Gamac Base to give Moya time to escape.

    Director: Tony Tilse

    Writer: Rockne S. O'Bannon, David Kemper

  • Liars, Guns and Money - A Not So Simple Plan (1)
    8.3/10 727 votes

    #14 - Liars, Guns and Money - A Not So Simple Plan (1)

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2001-01-05

    Stark returns to Moya with a plan to rob a shadow depository and buy a contingent of slaves, one of which is D'Argo's son Jothee. D'Argo attempts the robbery on his own however and now the crew must recover him as well as the money they require.

    Director: Andrew Prowse

    Writer: Grant McAloon

  • Terra Firma (3)
    8.3/10 657 votes

    #15 - Terra Firma (3)

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2003-01-17

    Moya arrives at Earth in present day, Christmas. The crew show their ships and technology to Earth's scientists. Crichton starts writing a journal. The creature left on board Moya by Grayza manages to get to Earth where it starts killing and hunting down Crichton.

    Director: Peter Andrikidis

    Writer: Richard Manning

  • Bad Timing
    8.3/10 677 votes

    #16 - Bad Timing

    Season 4 Episode 22 - Aired 2003-03-21

    With their Crystherium stores low, the Scarrans must travel to Earth through a wormhole as those flowers grow there. With Pilots help, Crichton tries to collapse the wormhole leading back to Earth.

    Director: Andrew Prowse

    Writer: David Kemper

  • Liars, Guns and Money - With Friends Like These... (2)
    8.2/10 717 votes

    #17 - Liars, Guns and Money - With Friends Like These... (2)

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2001-01-12

    Scorpius buys the slaves containing D'Argo's son before D'Argo can. Some of the crew leave Moya in search of mercenaries to rescue Jothee. Meanwhile back on Moya, the stolen money has turned into metal eating spiders that begin to consume Moya.

    Director: Catherine Millar

    Writer: Naren Shankar

  • Season of Death
    8.2/10 709 votes

    #18 - Season of Death

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2001-03-16

    D'Argo and Stark try to heal John, left with his head open on an operating table, while Scorpius attempts to avoid discovery. Zhaan makes a great personal sacrifice, while Jothee and Chiana commit an indiscretion.

    Director: Ian Watson

    Writer: Richard Manning

  • Incubator
    8.2/10 671 votes

    #19 - Incubator

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2001-07-12

    Scorpius puts the neural chip into his own brain in an attempt to retrieve vital wormhole equations from Crichton.

    Director: Ian Watson

    Writer: Richard Manning

  • Out of Their Minds
    8.1/10 856 votes

    #20 - Out of Their Minds

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2000-07-06

    An alien ship fires a weapon at Moya. Although the energy shield is active, some of the blast makes it through and causes everyone's consciousness to jump into another body.

    Director: Ian Watson

    Writer: Michael Cassutt

  • Look at the Princess - The Maltese Crichton (3)
    8.1/10 787 votes

    #21 - Look at the Princess - The Maltese Crichton (3)

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2000-08-03

    Now married, Crichton and Katalla are frozen into living statues so that they may watch over the presiding governments of the next eighty cycles. Immediately, Clavor and the Scarran emissary attempt another assassination and succeed in removing Crichton's head. The crew must save John and Chiana while escaping Scorpius.

    Director: Andrew Prowse, Tony Tilse

    Writer: David Kemper

  • Infinite Possibilities - Daedalus Demands (1)
    8.1/10 673 votes

    #22 - Infinite Possibilities - Daedalus Demands (1)

    Season 3 Episode 14 - Aired 2001-07-26

    Crichton must seek out an old friend who has gained too much knowledge about wormholes.

    Director: Peter Andrikidis

    Writer: Carleton Eastlake

  • Premiere
    8.0/10 3,980 votes

    #23 - Premiere

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 1999-03-19

    Astronaut John Crichton attempts to use the Earth's atmosphere to propel his module at high speeds. He is hit by a radiation wave and is sucked through a wormhole into a distant part of the universe--straight into the middle of a space battle.

    Director: Andrew Prowse

    Writer: Rockne S. O'Bannon

  • Durka Returns
    8.0/10 896 votes

    #24 - Durka Returns

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 1999-08-12

    When a Starburst goes badly wrong, Moya collides with a Nebari ship. On board is Durka, Rygel's former torturer, who has been mind cleansed and now serves the Nebari. Chiana, an attractive young rebel faces the same fate. Rygel takes it upon himself to take revenge on Durka and ends up undoing the cleansing and restoring him to his former, tyrannic incarnation.

    Director: Tony Tilse

    Writer: Grant McAloon

  • Look at the Princess - A Kiss is But a Kiss (1)
    8.0/10 790 votes

    #25 - Look at the Princess - A Kiss is But a Kiss (1)

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2000-07-20

    Moya arrives at a planet where the population test their genetic compatibility by kissing. Crichton kisses a princess, who is next in line for the throne, and discovers that his DNA is a perfect match for her. He must now marry her and they will rule together.

    Director: Andrew Prowse, Tony Tilse

    Writer: David Kemper