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Old September 18 2009, 05:26 PM   #40
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Re: Why is Firefly's Cancellation So Unforgiveable?

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
Hard core fans of *anything* never shut up. Browncoats don't seem any different.
It's a whole entitlement mindset: We're the fans, we pay the bills, you OWE US!

In many ways I blame 'Trek for starting this with TOS, and then feeding into it over the years with the whole "The fans saved the show!". It's infected-- yeah, I think that's a good word for it-- television fandom with a sense of being "owed" and "entitled" to a show, and by-damn-god, it better be their way or they'll be hell to pay.
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