Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars is a television
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 science fiction
Science fiction
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 mini-series written by Rockne S. O'Bannon
Rockne S. O'Bannon
Rockne S. O'Bannon is a television producer and writer. He is the creator of the science fiction movie Alien Nation, television shows seaQuest DSV, The Triangle and Farscape. He is married with one daughter and two sons - all three children adopted from Russia. He resides in California,...

 and David Kemper
David Kemper (writer)
David Kemper is an American television writer and producer, best known for helping to create the science fiction/fantasy show Farscape. He was raised in Oak Park, Michigan, where he atteded Ferndale High School. At school he was a baseball player and demonstrated creativity...

 and directed by Brian Henson
Brian Henson
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. Following the Farscape
Farscape is an Australian-American science fiction television series filmed in Australia and produced originally for the Nine Network. The series was conceived by Rockne S. O'Bannon and produced by Jim Henson Productions and Hallmark Entertainment...

 series' unexpected cancellation in September 2002, it aimed to wrap-up the season four cliffhanger and tie up some elements of the series in general. In May 2004, the Sci-Fi Channel
Sci Fi Channel (United States)
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 announced that it would air a two-episode (four-hour) miniseries. It was broadcast on October 17 and 18 2004.

Henson and others have attributed the return of Farscape to the on-going campaign of fans.