Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.
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Astronaut John Crichton, on an experimental space mission, is accidentally hurled across the universe into the midst of an intergalactic conflict. Trapped among alien creatures wielding deadly technology and hunted by a merciless military race, Crichton is on an epic odyssey more spectacular than anything he has ever imagined. Written by Dr. Jekyll

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Ranked 4th in American magazine TV Guide's list of the "25 Top Cult Shows Ever!" (30 May 2004 issue). See more »

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[about using wormholes to travel through time and space and to alter history]
John Crichton: Ah, screw it. But I am not Kirk, Spock, Luke, Buck, Flash or Arthur frelling Dent. I'm Dorothy Gale from Kansas.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits of episode 4.1 ("Crichton Kicks") is accompanied by Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture instead of the regular theme. See more »

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