Firefly-10/11/2002

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  1. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    It's going to be great tonight...

    Oh wait, that's right? Baseball's inability to just play one game playoffs means we don't get Firefly tonight! 4 episodes in and pre-empting is not a way to build an audience!

    If the ratings slip further, and it kills Firefly (I'm expecting it to be pre-empted most of the rest of the month, we all know who to thank
     
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    It will be on next week.

    Regards,
     
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    A one-game playoff would make the outcome of baseball championships far too random. I like 'Firefly' and baseball, and I have no problem with television schedules being modified to fit the playoffs. And regardless, isn't wanting everything in the world to revolve around your own personal interests a little selfish? If you are pissed, blame Fox, not baseball. Fox could have held 'Firefly' until after the World Series (like S2 of 24).
     
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    Does Fox actually still want to carry MLB? I thought everyone who touched it lost money... Didn't one network pay millions to get out of their contract? Hmmm. Maybe it was a Canadian network...

    Martin.
     
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    Why is he selfish for wanting Firefly? The fact is, baseball will go on no matter what. If people can't find a show, it's dead. Some people like baseball; other people like scifi shows. Why should those that prefer sci-fi be declared selfish for expressing their views?

    I mean, what are ESPN, ESPN2, Fox Sports, etc. for if not to show such things as sports games?
     
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    Then stick "Firefly" on the Sci-Fi channel, and let Fox do what Fox does best... reality TV shows about angry animals doing autopsies on hunky Alaskan bachelors. :wink:
     
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    Exactly. It wasn't sports that killed Futurama but the scheduling. Personally I'd much rather watch Firefly tonight than some bunch of steroid abusing stuck-up cry baby millionaires play a child's game, but hey thats the way it goes. At least the BB will be over soon, right? PLease tell me the season is almost over!
     
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    I think that this thread can only get better if we mix sports with the definition of science fiction. Is Baseball truly science fiction?


    Phil
     
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    Isn't baseball more like Star Wars?
     
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    Holy Crap! Jason used the word exciting to describe watching baseball on TV. Will golf be next?
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  18. Jeff Kleist

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    Fine, let's pre-empt the Super Bowl with some nice Trek: TOS. See what happens
     
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    "This, too, shall pass."

    ...like the andouille sausage I had in my plate of jambalaya the other day...
     
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    Jason Seaver said:

     

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