Different Destinations
Episode 5 of 22 within Season Three. Item 49 of 90 overall.
Production number 10305.
Steve Worland - Writer
Peter Andrikidis - Director
188 votes

The crew of Moya stop at the ancient site of a great siege, where Peacekeeper forces once negotiated surrender to a vastly superior army. Through a freak combination of Stark's ethereal presence, and a mysterious tear in the fabric of time, Crichton and his comrades are thrust back into the past.

Materialising in the midst of the ancient siege, they accidentally change the course of events. Now as time grows short, they must discover how to set right what once went wrong - before they become history, too.

original airdate--April 13,2001   rating--1.7 million


music--"Farscape theme song" by Guy Gross


Factoid--Jool becomes a member of Moya's crew with this episode. This is signified with a scene between her and Chiana – who was Moya's most recent addition – in which Chiana recommends Jool wear better shoes.

  • Wayne Pygram had to mime playing the harmonica as he didn't know what song would be used for the scene.
  • A full-size courtyard was built on the lot for this episode, complete with sand and a giant statue.
  • When Harvey leans back and props his cowboy boots on the table, the name "ANDY" can clearly be seen on the bottom, as an homage to Pixar's "Toy Story". Ben Browder had written it on the boots.

Farscape Lingo:


  • Battle of Madazac: campaign in which General Grynes forced a truce.
  • Venek: lion-like species that lived in the lower plains of the nurses' world.
  • Plasma frequencies: energy wavelengths that can disable pulse weapons: "Their plasma frequencies must only work against primitive recharges."
  • Krass: vulgar verb: "Krass me, it looks radiated."
  • Farca: hogwash: "If you learned about it in military school, it's certain to be farca."



"My name is John Crichton, an astronaut. A radiation wave hit and I got shot through a wormhole. Now I'm lost in some distant part of the universe on a ship -- a living ship -- full of strange, alien life forms.Help me...Listen, please...Is there anybody out there who can hear me? I'm being hunted by an insane military commander... doing everything I can. I'm just looking for a way home".

related items

Previous episode :
048 Self-Inflicted Wounds (II): Wait for the Wheel
Next episode :
050 Eat Me

regional titles

Verschillende bestemmingen
Different Destinations
Différentes Destinations
Ein Riss in der Zeit
Scríbe éagsúla
Diverse destinazioni
Diferentes destinos