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==Usage==
 
==Usage==
*The most well-known Farscape word, used as a replacement for the coarse Anglo-Saxon monosyllable indicating sexual intercourse, both directly and idiomatically.
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*The most well-known Farscape word, equivalent to a combination of "fuck" and "hell", used both directly and idiomatically.
   
*As in: "Frell you" or "I want this miracle of life the frell out of me" - [[Peacekeeper Wars: Part 1|Peacekeeper Wars]]
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*As in: "Frell you", "What the frell" or "I want this miracle of life the frell out of me" - ''[[Peacekeeper Wars: Part 1|Peacekeeper Wars]]''
   
*[[Sebaceans|Sebacean]] word
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*[[Sebacean]] word
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*It's possible the word may have different meanings to different species. For example, [[Joolushko Tunai Fenta Hovalis|Jool]], an [[Interion]], once uttered the word "bullfrell" in the same context as the English term "bullshit"; technically the more correct term would have been "bulldren". ("[[...Different Destinations]]")
   
 
==First Appearance==
 
==First Appearance==
 
*(1.09 "[[DNA Mad Scientist]]")
 
*(1.09 "[[DNA Mad Scientist]]")
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==Behind the scenes==
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* Frell, and ''Farscape's'' other "creative slang", was devised in order to allow the characters to swear yet still get past network censorship (the same rationale used by the writers of ''Battlestar Galactica'' when they created the substitute word "frak"). In numerous interviews and fan convention discussions, [[Claudia Black]] is generally given credit for the word becoming a regular part of dialogue in the show.
 
[[Category:Slang]]
 
[[Category:Slang]]

Latest revision as of 15:27, 6 November 2012

noun, verb, interjection

Usage[edit | edit source]

  • The most well-known Farscape word, equivalent to a combination of "fuck" and "hell", used both directly and idiomatically.
  • As in: "Frell you", "What the frell" or "I want this miracle of life the frell out of me" - Peacekeeper Wars
  • It's possible the word may have different meanings to different species. For example, Jool, an Interion, once uttered the word "bullfrell" in the same context as the English term "bullshit"; technically the more correct term would have been "bulldren". ("...Different Destinations")

First Appearance[edit | edit source]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

  • Frell, and Farscape's other "creative slang", was devised in order to allow the characters to swear yet still get past network censorship (the same rationale used by the writers of Battlestar Galactica when they created the substitute word "frak"). In numerous interviews and fan convention discussions, Claudia Black is generally given credit for the word becoming a regular part of dialogue in the show.
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