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Firefly

The Complete Series
(DVD - 2003 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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The future is nothing like you've imagined. Neither are its heroes.
Title: Firefly
The complete series
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Beverley Hills, Calif.] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003
Edition: Widescreen version
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (675 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: produced by Mutant Enemy Inc. in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television ; created by Joss Whedon ; producers, Gareth Davies, Ben Edlund
Notes: Title from container
Originally broadcast as episodes of the 2002 season of the television series
Special features include: three never-aired episodes; three behind-the-scenes featurettes; selected episode commentary; deleted scenes; Alan Tudyk's audition; Josh singing the Firefly theme; gag reel
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Summary: The future is nothing like you've imagined. Neither are its heroes.
Branch Call Number: DVD SciFi FIREFLY
Credits: Cinematographer, David Boyd ; editors, John Peter Bernardo, Sunny Hodge, Lisa Lassek ; music, Greg Edmonson ; costume designer, Jill Ohanneson ; production designer, Carey Meyer.
Performers: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Jewel Staite, Adam Baldwin, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Ron Glass.
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.78:1 ; Dolby Digital
Other Language: Closed-captioned, except for bonus features. Language tracks in English, Spanish, and French with subtitles in English and Spanish
Subject Headings: Future life Drama Heroes Drama
Genre/Form: Science fiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Future life
Heroes
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Sep 15, 2014
  • frishta rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed Firefly better than StarTrek, and I love StarTrek, Like StarTrek it is optimistic about the future of mankind. Great humor and each episode has a message. Wish this show had lasted more than one season.

Aug 09, 2014
  • ramzx rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The Firefly series is awesome. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to fly with smuggler Han Solo in the Millenium Falcon, just watch this series, this is as close of an answer as you will get.

Unfortunately this series was short lived due to several factors: Producers in FOX poor handling (poor promotion, aired out of order, etc.), it was a bit expensive to produce, and did not attract as many viewers as expected (at the time). It was a "late bloomer", a la Breaking Bad, Office Space...

If you are a true Sci Fi genre fanatic, you will love this series.

It is the second highest rated Sci-Fi Series with at least 1000 votes in IMDb: 9.2/10 (141,996 users); just behind an animated series.

Try it, it is a short Series, it was on the air only 1 season, and there is a sequel to the series, a film called Serenity.

Jul 27, 2014
  • Reynold_Nugter rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I only watched a little bit. Didn't appeal to me. Nothing special. This is the series that precedes the movie, "Serenity", which was good, but definitely not great. I guess my standards are higher than other reviewers. Not worth raving over.

I was very impresses with the series when it was on, and again when I took out here. I wish they had of been able to continue the series as there was so much more they could have done with the story.

Here is hoping for movies to continue with it.
Fans for this show were behind it all the way.

May 07, 2014
  • kevfarley rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great fun !! And a reasonably developed sci-fi 'verse', based on the time-honored confict between empire and independence. So wierd that it wasn't picked up for another season !?! It is so much smarter and entertaining than many other series,.. maybe that's why (?). (It must have been badly scheduled and poorly promoted.) P.S. For an additional Firefly fix, be sure to catch the full length feature 'Serenity' ! (5-5-14: 1 ; 5-7: 7)

Joss Whedon an avowed atheist uses this failed series as all his productions to subliminanly project his totally disdain for God and religion. The pastor here is used as a constant foil of the captain, in one scence the captain refuses to let the pastor pray over an evening meal.

Mr. Whedon is also responsible for the Avengers movie, which was indeed entertaining over all but when it comes to the demi-god getting his 'come-uppance' he has the scientist turned Mr. Hyde really bash him good with a final parting shot of 'puny god'.

Jan 08, 2014
  • Ron@Ottawa rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Discovered this 14-epide TV series late. But what a find! Love it.

Aug 19, 2013
  • manolop3 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Just like Deadwood shut down by HBO for being too smart/GREAT...This is another masterpiece of a tv show that was cancelled. This time by the geniuses at Fox. Firefly is in the top series ever. Even if only for 1 season. @Blue...It was cancelled because american audiences have become too dumb for many great things: Movies, books, films, tv shows. So Fox promoted it wrong to appeal to the dumb. It then showed it out of order thinking the first episode was too dramatic and smart for the dumb. This led to the show not being seen that much, and then Fox not wanting to invest in something smart knowing full well it would not be appreciated by the masses..which is mainly made up of dumb. GREAT show. Borrow it, Rent it, buy it, see it. Revel in a GREAT show.

Aug 10, 2013
  • BlueMoonGirl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I don't understand why this was ever cancelled. What more could a person ask for- good characters, good acting with great chemistry, good stories and so much more that could have been told. Love this sci-fi/ western/ profiteers-with-a-heart-of-gold series.

Jul 13, 2013
  • lasertravis rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Simply my favorite sci-fi tv series ever. Great characters. Great setting. Great acting. Both funny and touching while being exciting and surprising. Immerses you in its own unique sci-fi mythology. Fillion has never been as good before or since this series. Watching this and finishing with the motion picture serenity is sci-fi bliss. You will wish the series never got cancelled.

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Sep 25, 2013
  • stephtai rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 02, 2012
  • hDlVivace rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Mar 17, 2013
  • jellobird1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: one of the main characters is a "companion" . There is some partial nudity as well.

Mar 17, 2013
  • jellobird1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: alllllll the time (but usually not gory)

Mar 17, 2013
  • jellobird1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: most is in Chinese but there are occasionally some in English too

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Dec 26, 2012
  • Jayne_Hero_Of_Canton rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I call 'er Vera.

Oct 20, 2012
  • GarrettJeevanayagam rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

River Tam: "Also, I can kill you with my brain."

Oct 06, 2010
  • library_babe rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Opening song:

Take my love, take my land
Take me where I cannot stand.
I don't care, I'm still free.
You can't take the sky from me. Take me out to the black.
Tell 'em I ain't comin' back
Burn the land and boil the sea.
You can't take the sky from me.
There's no place I can be.
Since I found serenity.
But you can't take the sky from me

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