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Old 09-09-2002, 09:33 AM   #1
Irony
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Farscape Cancelled

Hi there,

I don't know how many of you are fans of the cable TV show Farscape, but it has recently and unexpectedly been cancelled. I'm just trying to spread the word. To help in the general protest information can be found here: http://farscape.wdsection.com/

Thanks!

Chris

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Old 09-10-2002, 06:29 AM   #2
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Grr! No!

Arg! Not this one too! They just canceled the Invisible Man for no discernible reason, too. I don't understand the Scifi Channel. Farscape has great ratings and won the Saturn Award! What do they want!? *Stomping and grinding her teeth, mumbling obscenities under her breath*

Sarah

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Old 09-10-2002, 07:47 AM   #3
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It's a conspiracy. Really. We're hoping another network will pick Farscape up and people are petitioning for that to happen. Basically Scifi has been planning to screw Farscape over for a while now. They brought SG1 over into Farscape's time slot to try and decrease FS's ratings so that they could have a reason to cancel it. It backfired; SG1 fans started watching Farscape, incresing the ratings higher than before. The press releases Scifi has put up are all crap. Again, http://farscape.wdsection.com for updates and contact info.

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Old 09-10-2002, 08:51 PM   #4
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Hmm, why?

They should've canclled First Wave instead...that show's getting reeeeally old.

The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
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Old 09-11-2002, 09:04 AM   #5
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Ummm... First Wave *was* cancelled, some time ago. Things are looking up, but more help is needed. Info at http://farscape.wdsection.com

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Old 09-11-2002, 12:44 PM   #6
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Oh, I'm thinking pulled...you mean it'll still play replays but no new ones? I didn't know that about first wave (shows how much I watch)...heh...

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Old 10-11-2002, 12:29 AM   #7
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Farscape

What can I say it's an absolute tragedy, yet another great sci fi flick gone.

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Old 10-11-2002, 04:52 AM   #8
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Unhappy

Oh well looks like farscapes gone for good, the set has been officialy destroyed now i beleive, tis a shame cause the american networks are so fickle look at space above and beyond... look at Brimstone, First wave etc... what about B5 crusade? damn they didnt finish the first series, and yet things like Mutant-X get mega funding and are full of bad acting and bad effects!, what on earth are the networks coming too?

gimme reruns of V and blakes 7 any day.. Dr Who here we come...

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Old 10-11-2002, 05:11 AM   #9
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I'm a huge sci-fi fan, but far scape was something I could never seem to get away with.

I thought the story lines and episodes were very well written. They had some great ideas, so hopefully the writers will go onto big things... I could put up with the Henson workshop characters aswell, they were ok... I just didn't like the acting so I couldn't bring myself to watch it.

Its a real shame its been cancelled though. More sci-fi!!

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Old 10-24-2002, 12:27 PM   #10
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uh, well, although I'm also a SciFi fan, I too never thought Farscape to be particularly outstanding. So, RIP....

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Old 11-08-2002, 12:13 PM   #11
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Gotta say, lost interest in the latest farscape, but thought it was good and didn't deserve being dropped - please tell me there's no plans to do the same for Andromeda (real fan of hercules in space - just love corn)
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Old 11-08-2002, 06:29 PM   #12
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I really counldn't get into farscape. But what happend to The Invisible Man. That show was pretty entertaining and made me laugh. Oh well.

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Old 12-06-2002, 12:09 PM   #13
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Farscape back in 2003, at least it is being advertised as new episodes for 2003.

How weird can special effects get before the effects overcome the storyline?

Science Fiction? Yep, that's what you get for reading Asimov and Heinlein in the 1960s, addicctied to Sci-fi.
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Old 12-06-2002, 01:46 PM   #14
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there are 11 more episodes left to air in 2003, then no more.

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Old 12-06-2002, 05:04 PM   #15
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Actors need other roles to grow too.

Let 'em go. Let the talent grow.

I met John DeLancie (Q on star trek next generation) and he was telling me about his new upcoming roles on StarGate, but he was more excited about the opportunity to get back on the stage. It seems, being cast as a character takes a lot of leg work to break peoples image of you as one particular kind of character.

It really is poor when a successful role ends and there are limited offers on the table to use your talents in other productions.

I have favorite actors I follow because one of more performances have piqued my interest for one reason or another. Sometimes that one performance is the the reason an actor get recognition, and sometimes it is also the reason that their career ends in obscurity.

Let Farscape go. Enjoy what is past and watch the opportunitys presented in the future.
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Old 12-06-2002, 06:01 PM   #16
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I would have no problem letting it go, if Scifi had given the writers etc. enough warning about the cancellation to allow them to end the series decently. The creater (name slips my mind right now... David something?) knew how he wanted the series to wrap up when the end came.

Sarah, who has heard rumblings about a movie, but can't see how it would work, since most people wouldn't have followed the story for, what was it? four seasons? and have no idea what was going on...

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Old 12-06-2002, 07:33 PM   #17
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Agreed. It was an odd money decision for Scifi to make, as it was one of their most popular shows. If I can get some resolution on it I'd be fine. Let the story end.

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