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Old December 20 2010, 03:03 PM   #57
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Re: Anyone here a fan of Firefly?

Forbin wrote: View Post
In the end, I guess, it's that Joss tried something new, unexpected and unconventional.
Because nobody's combined space opera and westerns before. Heck, I've seen people argue that space opera is just a natural outgrowth of the western genre (I'd never go that far, mind.)

Firefly was a Joss Whedon genre mashup, I enjoyed it for what it was but it was neither new per se nor (given we're talking Whedon here) unexpected.
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