Talk:Firefly (TV series)

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Predecessors[edit]

The Japanese 1996 Manga Series 'Outlaw Star' (and the respective 1998 Anime TV show) have quite a lot of similarities. It's hard to believe they are just random. Just by date, Outlaw Star should be earlier. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outlaw_Star — Preceding unsigned comment added by 78.48.169.215 (talk) 03:42, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

With TV show starting 2 years earlier, Gene Roddenberry's 'Andromeda' have some similarities (and again, to Outlaw Star, like a female spaceship avatar). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andromeda_%28TV_series%29 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 78.48.169.215 (talk) 03:58, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

@78.48.169.215: Andromeda did have some passing similarities to Outlaw Star and a number of other series. However, there are a great deal of similarities that are near actual copies between the Firefly and Outlaw Star. The way Melphina and River are presented are uncanny. The number of support actors in both series are the same as are their roles. The plots have a great deal of crossover that can't necessarily be explained as happenstance. According to Wiki guidelines, a section discussing this is well within bounds. Brainplay (talk) 21:24, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Solar system[edit]

Article: The TV series does not reveal whether these celestial bodies are within one star system, only saying that Serenity's mode of propulsion is a "gravity-drive".

Several of the episode intros makes it clear it's a single system. Are they not considered? --Steven Fisher (talk) 20:25, 23 January 2014 (UTC)

The voice over intros from the original broadcast of the TV series are actually contradictory on that point. Mal's two intros state that they moved out of the solar system and terraformed a whole galaxy of earths. Book's however states that they found a new solar system and hundreds of new earths were terraformed. Serenity (the movie) is explicit about it being one solar system with multiple suns however. Canterbury Tail talk 21:14, 23 January 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for explaining. I was thinking of Book's voiceover; I missed Mal's. Current revision makes sense, then. --Steven Fisher (talk) 04:31, 7 February 2014 (UTC)

Articles from Creative Planet Network[edit]

There are two articles from Creative Planet Network about the series. One, The Case for Film, has a bit on the decision to shoot the series in 35mm, and the other, Inside Firefly, is about the visual effects, such as rendering Serenity. ~Cheers, TenTonParasol 21:14, 25 January 2014 (UTC)

Companion Page[edit]

The Companion page should be restored.

174.22.11.242 (talk) 04:32, 1 March 2014 (UTC)