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==Background information==
 
==Background information==
* Work began on ''Farscape'' around 1992 when the [[Jim Henson Company]] wanted to do a show that showcased what their creature shop could do in feature films at the time. According to [[Brian Henson]], it "''started as something like 'Star Wars' but on a weekly basis.''" [[Rockne S. O'Bannon]] was invited into discussions in 1993, and O'Bannon suggested putting an American astronaut into another galaxy as the lead character. ({{dvdcomm}}, {{fschron|1.1}})
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* Work began on ''Farscape'' around 1992 when the [[Jim Henson Company]] wanted to do a show that showcased what their creature shop could do in feature films at the time. According to [[Brian Henson]], it "''started as something like Star Wars' bar on a weekly basis.''" [[Rockne S. O'Bannon]] was invited into discussions in 1993, and O'Bannon suggested putting an American astronaut into another galaxy as the lead character. ({{dvdcomm}}, {{fschron|1.1}})
 
* The initial script came in at almost fifteen pages longer than a standard one-hour episode, and consideration was given to making the show a two-hour opener. A number of scenes were reworked and changed to suit the time constraints. ({{cff|1.1}})
 
* The initial script came in at almost fifteen pages longer than a standard one-hour episode, and consideration was given to making the show a two-hour opener. A number of scenes were reworked and changed to suit the time constraints. ({{cff|1.1}})
 
* In the original script, Zhaan was named "Pa'u Zotah Zenn".
 
* In the original script, Zhaan was named "Pa'u Zotah Zenn".
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