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Old September 17 2013, 11:05 PM   #734
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Re: Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D to ABC!

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Except most of them seem to involve apocalypses of some kind. Dr. Horrible is too short to go there, but all the others do in some way.....although in Firefly's case it's in the distant past.
Which is hardly unique these days -- apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction is all over the place, and has been popular on and off since, well, Biblical times, but especially since the dawn of the nuclear age.

And I think it's a reach to call Firefly's abandonment of Earth-That-Was and the migration of humanity to the stars an "apocalypse." Sure, life on Earth ended, but only because it spread and flourished elsewhere.
No in the opening credits for Firefly they say that earth was used up, so it was sort of an environmental apocalypse.
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