Season 3, Episode 1:
“Season of Death”
****3/4 out of *****
“We’re going to bring him out here, and see how HE likes the cold!”
“What if he likes it?”
“…ONE! PROBLEM! AT A TIME!!”
“You’re right, Aeryn. There’s no Scorpius here.”
So after a three-part nail-biting action extravaganza, Farscape decides it’s time to slow things down just a bit and then SHOVE US ALL THROUGH AN EMOTIONAL MEAT-GRINDER!
Don’t you just love this show?
“Bonnie and Clyde! Oh, no, forget about that one. It’s a bad ending.”
And now begins the first of Farscape’s second three-part episode, which begins with a quaint little heist and turns into—well, I’m getting ahead of myself. [Read more…]
“It’s going to be more real THAN real. It’s going to be super-3D Smell-O-Vision in Sensurround!”
It’s our first new Nebari sighting since Chiana’s introduction, and now they’re swarming Moya, injecting people’s optic nerves with pacifying drugs, trying to take over the galaxy, and just plain making all of us terribly uncomfortable. [Read more…]
“We should just execute all of you. Then we could be sure the guilty party was punished.”
It’s been almost half a year since the last post in my Farscape Re-watch series, and part of the reason for that is that writing up this particular episode in a way that did it justice was a daunting task. I kept putting it off while working on other things (including writing and reading the Percy Jackson series for the first time) until the immediate memory of it wasn’t as fresh. I suppose that’s even fitting for this episode, come to think of it. [Read more…]