and analysis by Dallascaper
A Peacekeeper paddac beacon suddenly starts broadcasting Moya's
location and the crew frantically tries to stop it. The devise is
cleverly attached to Moya's neural nexus, which makes easy removal
impossible. The ship lands in a swamp muffling the broadcast, but
the device must still be removed before their location is discovered
by the local population. Because the device is attached to a very
sensitive part of Moya's nervous system, an anesthetic must be found
or the surgery could kill her. John, D'Argo and Aeryn venture into
the unknown world with the mission of finding the needed chemical.
Separated from the others, John goes it alone on a planet filled
with hostile aliens. Of course, in this case, John is the alien.
befriends an understanding scientist and her son who try to help
him. John, D'Argo and Aeryn are in danger of being captured by the
local population and their military. Aware of Moya's landing and
determined to capture the aliens, the military uses John's hide-out
as their base of operations. Meanwhile, Moya is slowly dying from
the planet's intense gravity and it's up to Zhaan and Rygel to keep
second episode isn't exactly a barn-burner in the excitement category.
However, this is a story of subtle expressions and experiences.
The perplexed look on the crew's faces when John suggests the absurd
idea of actually landing Moya on the planet; John's expression when
he leaves Moya and is struck by the beauty of the new world; and
Aeryn's reaction when D'Argo places his hand on her shoulder. Even
Rygel works--against his instinct--to help Moya by performing the
needed surgery. The aliens are a bit of a disappointment, I had
hoped Farscape would showcase creatures that were a little less
like ourselves. Perhaps in future episodes we will see more "alien"
ET is not a bad episode, but it isn't great either. Slow at times,
the show never seems to find a rhythm and just meanders from one
scene to the next.
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