The Firefly Episode That Wasn’t Made

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A couple of years ago, during a Firefly reunion special, Gina Torres (Zoë Washburne) said that there’s nothing like a scifi fan, like warm honey, poured all over you. And, if we are talking about Firefly fans, then barrels of honey are indeed needed. However, during the same reunion, producer Tim Minear revealed some of […]

Fusing Western With Space-Opera

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While Joss Whedon was already a house-hold name (sort of) with Buffy and Angel, he became the god all the geeks pray to only after Firefly debuted. It was a bold move proposing such a concept, even if it must have been forced (as the writer/director said, he was supposed to come up with a […]

The Saddest Moment of Firefly – Mr. Whedon, You’re a Genius

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Episode 13, Heart of Gold; Petaline is about to have a baby, a dominating, above-the-law, male-chauvinist named Rance is about to take the baby, and the crew of Firefly are setting up to save the baby and the day. Petaline and her peers live with their House Mother, Nandi on a large land plot outside […]

What Great Things Joss Whedon’s Firefly Accomplished Best

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Firefly is one TV series that had successfully transported us from the comforts of our sofas right into the thick of the action in a futuristic universe set against a classic Western-ish background. While it gave us a new world to dream upon, it has also accomplished so many great things that fans and casual […]

Firefly: Damsel in Distress

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Joss Whedon created a show that everyone who watches it connects to somehow. One basic literary necessity is the ‘damsel in distress’. All stories have some form of damsel in distress.  The story of a ship called Serenity is no exception.  However, Joss Whedon’s brilliance is in how these damsels, this distress, is portrayed.  And though […]