Firefly is a scifi drama that blends space and the wild west. It was created by the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Joss Whedon. The show revolves around a crew of 9 who live on the Serenity. Even though Firefly only lasted one season it still has a loyal fan following as well as big in pop culture with memorabilia and collectibles available, the show has even been referenced many time on CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory” and ABC’s “Castle”
Malcolm Reynolds is the captain of the Serenity. Nathan Fillion portrayed the captain, He has been playing writer Richard Castle on the ABC hit “Castle” going into his 8th season this fall. Nathan still hits the comic con scene greeting Browncoats as well as Castle fans.
Zoe Washburne played by Gina Torres is Malcolm oldest friend she severed under him in the Unification war and is now the second in command aboard the Serenity. Gina has guest starred on “Castle” and still hits the comic con scene from time to time.
Jayne Cobb played by Adam Baldwin is a mercenary with a heart he is seen wearing an orange and yellow hat that was a gift from his mother.He also has a love for the ladies. Adam has guest starred on Castle and is currently staring on TNT’s “The Last Ship” He too is`still big on the comic con scene.
Next a few of our favorite moments
War Stories.. Mal and Wash are taken hostage and tortured due to Mal’s failure to finish a job. Why we like it, we learn the history between Mal and Zoe, and we see the friendship and loyalty between Mal and Wash.
Trash.. Saffron returns using a scheme to get the crew of the Serenity to help her steal a rare antique weapon from a man who happens to be her husband. Why we like it all we have to say is Nathan Fillion in his birthday suit!
Heart of Gold..The Serenity crew is called upon to help protect a Brothel ran by a friend of Inara’s. Why we like it, Simon delivers a baby, Jayne taking up with two of the residents of the brothal and watching Inara ‘s heart break after learning Malcolm slept with her friend.