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Ratings by the Kweb Crew:
PKBarb 4
Karl 1
AmyJ 3
Johryn 2
Toadie 3
Quote of the Week:

Raxil: “Two guns!? You brought just two guns? I mean, I thought you were the great Crichton and D'Argo! (Pic of John & D'Argo high-five-ing) I mean you blew up a Shadow Depository! (Shot of exploding Shadow Depository) I mean I thought you’d bring pelshfer charges (*big* explosion)… and a plasma bomb (*huge* explosion)…and a really big gunship! (Command Carrier) but no, you bring nothing. You bring two little guns that wouldn’t kill a negnek (Pic of a negnek)! 

D'Argo: “You have heard of us?”

 

Creative Staff:

Writer: Lily Taylor

Director: Tony Tilse

 

Scratch and Sniff


I hated Scratch ‘N’ Sniff the first time I watched it, but when I went back to watch it again for this review, I liked it much better. The third time, I thought it was quite good. You really need to see it a couple of times because there’s just so much going on that you miss a lot of the good stuff the first time through. 

For the second week in a row, one of the Farscape groups gets mixed up in a money making scheme. This time it’s on a pleasure planet, where they come up against Fe’Tor’s drug and slave trade operation. 

The crew returned to Moya after only two days of a ten day vacation. John is trying to persuade Pilot to allow him and D'Argo to remain on Moya. Pilot is annoyed that they came back early and is adamant about banishing them for another eight days. John is explaining why they came back early and we see the story from Crichton’s point of view. 

John: He sees parts of the story through his own eyes and other parts through the eyes of a hangi, a critter with removable eyes that are used as recording devices. Since John’s still hung over, the story he’s trying to tell Pilot isn’t very coherent. He jumps back and forth between viewpoints, with still frames and quick flashes of action popping up for a couple of seconds every now and then. The second time I watched, I realized that a lot of the flashes were of scenes from later in the show, like little previews. 

Chiana: She makes a cute drunk – I loved that little bunny hop she did while talking to John & D'Argo. And that fire-baton twirling thing was awesome. 

Chiana knew John was gonna get socked in the eye before it happened. Is this a new psychic ability or has she always had it but  we’ve only seen it once before? Either way, I like it. 

D'Argo: I don’t care what he thinks or what he says, he’s still stuck on Chiana. 

Pilot: For the first two seasons, Pilot was a meek fella, hardly ever speaking up for himself. Everyone pushed him around, figuratively speaking, and now he’s mad as hell and he’s not going to take it anymore. He didn’t believe Crichton’s story – I didn’t either – and he’s booting him and D'Argo from Moya for the rest of their vacation. Actually, he’s the one who’s getting the vacation from their childish squabbling. Good for you, Pilot! 

Raxil: Raxil, who was one of the best things about Scratch ‘N’ Sniff, set up the whole thing, relying on the great Crichton and D'Argo to unwittingly retrieve her stolen merchandise. She reminded me a little bit of a London street urchin with a scam to run and a victim in sight.

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