Go Back   Colonial Fleets > ALTERNATE UNIVERSES > Other Science Fiction Shows
Other Science Fiction Shows A place to discuss all of the other Sci-Fi shows
which may tickle your fancy!


Thread Tools
Old November 19th, 2003, 12:03 PM   #1
Stablemaster, Livery Ship
jewels's Avatar

FORUM STAFFFleet Modertor
Colonial Fleets

Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Wandering Indiana
Posts: 5,100

Default OT: the Scapers DID IT!

Congratulations Scapers - You did it!

Farscape returns as a 4 hour mini-series

Savefarscape.com is now free to confirm that the rumors swirling have their basis in fact. Farscape, cancelled last year by the SCI FI Channel, will return as a 4 hour mini-series. Sources report that filming will begin in December and the series is expected to air next year. Ben Browder and Claudia Black will reprise their roles as Commander John Crichton and Officer Aeryn Sun. There is currently no word on distribution.

A Jim Henson Company production, Farscape was aired for four seasons on the SCI FI Channel before being cancelled in September 2002 with the fourth season finale and last new episode airing at the end of March 2003.

The fans reacted immediately to news of the cancellation and began one of the most impressive fan campaigns in television history. Through a strength of spirit and ideals of community and family, the fans of Farscape have created something fabulous and achieved something that should have been impossible.

Take a bow Scapers, you did it. You saved Farscape and don't let anybody tell you differently. This is all yours. You kept the hope alive, you kept Farscape alive, until the people behind Farscape could get back to work on telling us the rest of the tale again.

Your job isn't done yet, though. Take a while to enjoy this victory and then let's get back at it. Let's get more eyes for Farscape. Let's get more viewers. Let's put Farscape in the hands of every person we can reach and then, when the series airs it will be such an event that not even the most optimistic of us could have anticipated the response.

This is only the beginning. Farscape will continue because of you and the future of the franchise is in your hands.

Thank you all. For your time, your ideas, your letters, your hope, your joy, your dogged determination, and your unwavering support.

Congratulations. Back to work.



thanx to battlestarnewyork for posting this to the BSGrevival yahoo group.

Jewels, who got hooked on Farscape way late. Go Aeryn & John!
"We feel free when we escape even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire." Mozzie on White Collar

"May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one." Malcolm Reynolds [/color]

"We don't dictate to countries, we liberate countries." Mitt Romney [/color]
jewels is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 19th, 2003, 01:30 PM   #2
Great Honored Warrior (ret.)
BG Fandom Leader (ret.)
michaelfaries's Avatar

Join Date: May 2001
Location: San Jose, Calif., U.S.A
Posts: 702


And Battlestar Galactica fans (and web sites) were VERY supportive of this endeavor. Congratulations, 'Scapers! You got the show back -- and not as a reimagining, either. :p
"The possibility of hope must be sustained."
- Commander Adama, from "War of the Gods, Part I"
michaelfaries is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 19th, 2003, 04:42 PM   #3
Artemis's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: somewhere beyond the heavens
Posts: 273


Happy happy joy joy.
"My side, your side; my side, your side!"
Artemis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 30th, 2003, 11:15 PM   #4
Bad Email Address
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 24


I'm a big farscape fan also. I've always siad the BSG and farscape fans should ban together to fight sci-fi channel on there bad choices of programming etc etc. I was realy glad to see the new 4 hour mini series idea for farscape because at the very least it means there paying attention. However I SERIOUSLY feel its a trick by the scifi channel ppl just to get everyone off there backs and what there going to do is try to "END" the series by simply clearing up the TBC that was the last EP of 4th season. Thus leaveing the fans with a totaly dead series that can never be revived. You know blow up moyah and 1/2 the crew or some crazy non sense. I just feel its very important that the henson company make sure that the scifi ppl don't figure out a way to kill the series completely.

I think the BSG fans should watch out for sci-fi channel useing dirty tricks also. I'm not sure what they can realy do but with the way they have acted in the past 18 months or so I wouldn't put ANYTHING past them.
Dark_Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 1st, 2003, 03:05 AM   #5
The Andorian Simpson
Proximo's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Stalybridge, Cheshire, UK
Posts: 173


SciFi won't be in charge of production though. They just bought the rights to first airing and paid for it to be produced. Ultimately the decision of what happens will be down to Henson and... whoever else it was in charge. I can't remember now.

Well, I have only one other show I want to see revived now. No, two. Firefly and Futurama. Damn FOX network.
Proximo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 1st, 2003, 04:50 AM   #6
Trevor Angelus
Trevor Angelus's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Hurst, TX
Posts: 237


Yes Firefly, let's not forget John Doe. And another prematurely canceled program from the past, Alien Nation. FOX needs to get off of this reality show kick and face reality!
The only way for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing.
Trevor Angelus is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OTHammer explains Farscape cancellation Scapers be nice to plan Hammer didn't work? dvo47p The Last Battlestar......Galactica! 0 January 9th, 2003 01:27 PM

So sez our Muffit!!!

For fans of the Classic Battlestar Galactica series

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:19 PM. Contact the Fleet - Colonial Fleets - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.8.11, Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content and Graphics ©2000-Present Colonial Fleets
The Colonial Fleets Forums are run by Battlestar Galactica fans, paid for by Battlestar Galactica fans, for the enjoyment of fellow Battlestar Galactica fans.

©2000-2008 Colonial Fleets