Embedded video below – click to play I’ve completed character studies on every major character on Farscape save one—Sikozu. In this case, last is least because I neither like nor understand her character. Her actions and changes made little sense to me until one day, a theory came to me.Read More →

Embedded video, click to view Poor Pilot. So loyal. So dedicated. So underappreciated. Really? Well, yeah, Rygel doesn’t count. See, Pilot is, if you’ll pardon the pun, a sitting target for abuse. The British have a great term, “dogsbody,” meaning a lackey or grunt who does the menial, boring jobsRead More →

Braca’s Loyalties – Embedded video, click to view Text Transcript Farscape’s main characters each traverse a roller coaster of emotion and internal struggle. Not Braca. At least not as far as we know. His roller coaster is one of shifting loyalties as he tries to navigate Peacekeeper service. Now, BracaRead More →

What do we know about Farscape’s three stooges – Stark, Jool, and Noranti? Embedded video below, click to play. Text Transcript: After completing character study videos for Crichton, Aeryn, D’Argo, Rygel, Zhaan, Crais, Chiana, and Scorpius, I now turn to Larry, Moe, and Curly.   Farscape’s major characters are allRead More →

Embedded video below, click to play. Text Transcript: “I’m Scorpius.” Of course he is! And of course, Scorpius is the most intriguing of all of the many incredibly intriguing characters in Farscape. Though not introduced until 19 episodes in, Scorpius becomes Farscape’s main villain and arguably one of the bestRead More →

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.” Embedded video below. Click to play. Text Transcript: One of the challenges facing all fiction is to respectfully and accurately portray female characters. InRead More →

A Villain’s Journey – embedded video below. Click to play. Transcript: That is how we are introduced to Captain Bialar Crais. He is presented with all the hallmarks of a classic villain. He is stern, gruff, dark of features and attitude, hot-headed and pig-headed. He doesn’t care about casualties, heRead More →