Do you think you know every Firefly plot? Think again.
In this exclusive clip from Science Channel's Firefly 10th anniversary special Browncoats Unite, airing Sunday at 10/9c, the cast gathers to discuss behind-the-scenes secrets of the beloved gunslinging sci-fi series that ended after only 14 episodes. Star Nathan Fillion, who played Capt. Mal Reynolds of the Serenity ship, reveals an idea that series creator Joss Whedon had for an episode that never got a chance to be made.
"We're still flying."
Those words have become the rallying cry for Firefly fans who have kept the memory of the Joss Whedon sci-fi western alive for a decade after it went off the air. For its 10-year anniversary, Whedon and cast members Nathan Fillion (Capt. Malcolm Reynolds), Adam Baldwin (Jayne Cobb), Summer Glau (River Tam), Sean Maher (Simon Tam) and Alan Tudyk (Hoban "Wash" Washburne) reunited at a Comic-Con panel in San Diego before thousands of screaming fans.
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The intense fandom eventually drove a major motion picture, Serenity, to be made as the final live-action chapter of the Firefly story. Mal & Co. also still live on in Dark Horse Comics' graphic novels. Science Channel will air a marathon of the series followed by the premiere of the anniversary special Browncoats Unite, exploring the Firefly phenomenon, on Sunday, Nov. 11.
Check out these nine shiny highlights of the reunion panel:
The Serenity will be flying into Comic-Con!
Joss Whedon and the cast of Firefly will reunite for a Comic-Con panel on Friday, July 13 at 12:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20 to mark the show's 10th anniversary, Science Channel announced Wednesday.
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Besides the man behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer and this summer's blockbuster hit The Avengers, the panel will also include...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon has completed a movie he filmed in secret.
On Sunday night, frequent Whedon collaborators Nathan Fillion and Sean Maher tweeted a link to the website for the project, Much Ado About Nothing.
"In this job, there's no such thing as no such thing."
That clever quip gives us summer Syfy in a nutshell. As spoken by Warehouse 13's glib Secret Service hero Pete Lattimer (the genial Eddie McClintock) to his foxy partner Mika Bering (Joanne Kelly) while both are plastered to a Victorian ceiling by some anti-gravity device or other, we are served the fantastic with a side order of whimsy, with very little ever taken seriously...