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Old June 18 2011, 04:24 AM   #34
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Re: Farscape First time watch thread....

Distorted Humor - Yeah, one of Farscape's strengths is it can be pretty tongue in cheek. Weird, weird and funny.

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The fact the show explains why everyone speaks English is a winner in sci-fi land.
So much so that it beats out "Universal Translator" as the name of the storytelling convention on TVTropes

Translator Microbes
Of course, this creates a plot hole when you stop to think that:
I don't think that's how translator microbes work.

'Spock is always right, even when he's wrong. It's the tone of voice, the supernatural reasonability; this is not a man like us; this is a god.'
- Philip K. Dick
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