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Old November 8 2012, 03:07 PM   #187
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Re: Castle Season 5 (including Spoilers)

intrinsical wrote: View Post
My question was more on why drop names like Star Trek, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Lord of the Rings but not Firefly? Were the producers worried the audience wouldn't know what a Firefly is?
Vulture Capitalist wrote: View Post
Dropping Firefly directly would've been way too obvious though.
Exactly. And also a bit too meta... it's a cute nod to Fillion's fans that Castle is fond of a long-ago cancelled cult sci-fi show starring a guy who looked suspiciously like him. To invoke the name would be pushing it, though.
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