Deconstructing Moya

A Farscape Re-watch Project

Category: Season 1

Episode [1.22] – “Family Ties”

Today, on Farscape… “One other thing, Dad. You remember the day I left? You told me that every man has a chance to be his own kind of hero. Well, I don’t think I’m ever coming home, so I won’t get that ticker tape parade. Doubt that I’m ever gonna have kids, so I won’t […]

Episode [1.21]: “Bone to Be Wild”

Today, on Farscape… “There is much cruelty in the universe.” “Yeah. We seem to have a treasure map to it.” Moya and her baby are hiding in an asteroid field while Crais and Scorpius give chase. While Aeryn hops on board the baby Leviathan to help calm it down and trust its mother, Crichton takes […]

Episode [1.20] – “The Hidden Memory”

Today, on Farscape… “Who is she?” “That is the radiant Aeryn Sun.” “How many Peacekeepers do you know on this base?” When Crichton doesn’t come back with Chiana, Aeryn takes D’Argo and Zhaan back to the Peacekeeper base to mount a rescue. While Moya is having a difficult labor up above, extracting Crichton below proves […]

Episode [1.19] – “Nerve”

Today, on Farscape… “Segment his mind. As many layers as it takes.” In which the crew decides to undertake a risky mission to save Aeryn’s life, an old friend saves the day, an old enemy returns, and John sits in a comfy chair.

Episode [1.18] – “A Bug’s Life”

Today, on Farscape… “You ever fly anything a little sexier than a Leviathan?” “Let’s see…. started flying Scrub Runners at fourteen cycles…. half cycle later, a KL-80…. and an 81…. and then Prowler attack school at sixteen.” “Sixteen? Why’d you wait so long?” “I had to. My feet didn’t reach the pedals.” When a damaged […]

Episode [1.17] – “Through the Looking Glass”

Today, on Farscape… “I always wondered what could be beyond height, width, depth, time…” “Nausea.” When the crew starts entertaining thoughts of abandoning Moya, she makes an ill-advised Starburst to prove that she is still capable of serving their needs. Complications abound when Moya is fragmented into four distinct parts, and the crew is scattered. […]

Episode [1.16] – “A Human Reaction”

Today, on Farscape… “I know that you have no reason to trust me–” “You’re right, I don’t trust you! But you tell those humans that when they come for me, I’ll kill them.” When a wormhole directly to Earth opens up in front of Moya, Crichton realizes that this may be his only chance to […]

Episode [1.15] – “Durka Returns”

Today, on Farscape… “Your friend will soon understand that he is wrong.” “Might take a while. Being tortured has that effect.” In which Moya sideswipes a parked ship, stops to exchange insurance information, and winds up with a malicious damage claim and a hitchhiker.

Episode [1.14] – “Jeremiah Crichton”

Today, on Farscape… “Since I left my home, I’ve been hunted, beaten, locked up, shanghaied, shot at. I’ve had alien creatures in my face, up my nose, inside my brain, down my pants. This is the first time… the first place… where I found peace.” Frustrated by the constant reminder of how little he fits […]

Episode [1.13] – “The Flax”

Today, on Farscape… “Slicker than snot.” “…my microbes had to have translated that wrongly.” While Aeryn takes Crichton out in a landing pod, so Crichton can practice deep-space flying, Moya is contacted by a scavenger who claims there is treasure in the Flax – a deep-space pirate’s net. Too late, though, as Aeryn and Crichton […]