Firefly 12/13/02

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  1. Patrick Sun

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    Another solid episode for a defunct series.

    I simply love the undercurrent of situational humor in this show.

    Having River play mind games withe Early was very clever.

    Jayne and his drool was a good touch.
     
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    Maybe enough folk will tune into these later, excellent episodes to counter the poor showing the series got early on and Fox will reconsider.

    Looks like the pilot will be shown next week as well. Make certain you reschedule your recordings for 2 hours.
     
  3. Patrick Sun

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    I record both hours (Firefly and John Doe) on Friday, so no biggie for me.

    The way they write the characters and the audience expectation is just fun stuff (like Jayne hearing a noise, rolling over, tugs on the blanket, exposing his arsenal, and then he just crawls under the blanket to catch more shut-eye).
     
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    Damn, I'm gonna miss this show! Just in case Fox is reading, I postponed my family christmas vacation so I can watch the Pilot next week! Hell if I'm gonna wait until After xmas to see it!
     
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    I thought Jayne was just hysterical this episode.

    "If wishes were horses, then we'd all be .... eating steak.'

    And the conversation between Jayne and Shepherd about celibacy...funny stuff.
     
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    Wow, this episode blew me away. I dont usually fall for characters right away, but Early was awesome from the moment he opened his mouth. He seems like a great, intriguing, well-envisioned character. Since Firefly had to go, maybe it should be replaced with Early's own series [​IMG] . Anyway, the rest of the ep was top notch; River's mind games, and Jayne's blanket being standout moments.
    BTW, when do you think Early stole Jango Fett's ship??
    Well, hopefully when 'riskier' TV DVD sets like Family Guy and Futurama start selling well this Feb, Fox will throw us a bone and put out a Firefly set.
    Great episode tonight.
     
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    The last two shows I've latched on to, Sportsnight and Firefly, both die an early death...sigh. Tonight's episode was one of the show's best episodes so far. I also like the relatively simple solution to Early's superior speed and battle skills.

    Are you Alliance?
    Am I a Lion? Yes, I guess you could say I'm a lion. I have a loud roar...
    I asked if you were Alliance.
    Oh...
     
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    My favorite part was when he rolled over and grabbed the blanket... [​IMG]
     
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    I think firefly has all the components to made into a motion picture...any takers.
     
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    Also, is it just me, or was Early a reader as well? Clearly not as powerful, but the way he confused the word "alliance" for "a liar" (which is what River called him later on, sort of like the beginning, with her catching snippets of past and future dialogue within normal conversations) and the fact that he pointed the gun at Simon before he made the move.
     
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    Or maybe Early hadn't decompressed fully and had clogged up ears.
     
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    Morbid curiosity - what were the numbers?

    Martin.
     
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    From Zap2it.com:


     
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    Solid episode.

    I really hope Firefly finds a new home.
     
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    I thought Early looked familiar but couldn't place the face. It finally came to me today, G vs. E! Loved him in that show!
     
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    Wasn't Early also one of the Law and Order ADAs back in the day?
     
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    And of course this episode only heightens the mystery around Shepherd as well, as Early seemed to have detailed information about everyone.

    I'm still not certain as well what River's insights into him mean, as I don't think he was refering to Jayne.

    Another reason why I love TiVo; it's done automatically.

    Yup... to bad Must Carry wasn't in effect when I joined up with Dish. DTV didn't offer WB or UPN back then, so even though I wanted a Tivo, I wasn't going that route. Stuck with a Dish501.
     

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