The original idea for "Self-Inflicted Wounds" came up in 1998 when series creator Rockne S. O'Bannon and executive producer David Kemper were throwing around ideas for stories.
For her scenes in the third and fourth seasons, Virginia Hey wore a bald cap which kept her hair out of sight. In previous seasons, she shaved her head.
Actress Tammy MacIntosh was well known to one of her crewmates on Moya. She and Anthony Simcoe shared a flat together some years ago, and she was his backing singer in a band.
Jool (full name - Joolushko Tunai Fenta Hovalis) went through considerable changes in appearance during the design process. At one time, there was a possibility she might have worn dreadlocks.
British-born actor Nicholas Hope returns to Farscape, playing Kreetago. He was last seen without prosthetics as Natira's aide, Akkor, in the second season's epic trilogy, "Liars, Guns and Money."
According to Paul Goddard (Stark), the "Pilot puke" wasn't as revolting as it appears on screen. In fact, he claims, it was "tastier than it looked."
"Self-Inflicted Wounds" was a reunion for actress Victoria Longley, who plays Neeyala, and director Tony Tilse. They had previously worked together on the Australian police drama, Wildside.
Jool's hair changes color in accordance with her mood. It's blonder when she's calm, and vivid red when excited.
As later episodes reveal, Jool is not entirely honest with Crichton when she is first awakened.
Before deciding to use a clip of The Three Stooges, other options considered by the prodcution team for the message from earth included I Love Lucy, Mr. Ed and the Marx Brothers.
The wormhole snake was completely created by Animal Logic as a computer graphic. Plans to use a Jim Henson's Creature Shop snakehead for close-ups were dropped during shooting.
The script for "Coulda', Would'a, Should'a" suggests that the Pathfinder's ship is around one twentieth the size of Moya.