"Firefly" - when does it get good?

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Gaith, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. Deckerd

    Deckerd Fleet Arse Premium Member

    Oct 27, 2005
    the Frozen Wastes
    Did you ever watch Firefly Ayelbourne?
  2. Ayelbourne

    Ayelbourne Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Apr 25, 2005
    I took the former statement to refer the kind of audience laughs that are played from tape in sitcoms.
    There are, of course, no such laughs in Firefly.
  3. Lindley

    Lindley Moderator with a Soul Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2001
    Bonney Lake, WA
    So Firefly is Seinfeld without the laugh track.

    And with spaceships.
  4. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

    Mar 15, 2001
    I said out, dammit!
    And whores.
  5. Mal

    Mal Commodore Commodore

    Jan 26, 2005

    /came for the whore :evil:
  6. Lindley

    Lindley Moderator with a Soul Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2001
    Bonney Lake, WA
    He wrote about spaceships, and Shepards, and whores,
    Stood up to the network, and gave 'em what for
    Fox canceled his program, and that was their loss
    The creator of Firefly, the man they call....Joss!

    -The Bedlam Bards
  7. Cutter John

    Cutter John Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    More like "It's like Seinfeld, except you don't want to see all the characters die in a fire." ;)

    I'm in.
  8. Chrisisall

    Chrisisall Commodore Commodore

    Jul 5, 2009
    *Looks around*
    Cr*p, this ain't TNZ... no furthur comment then.
  9. David cgc

    David cgc Vice Admiral Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2002
    On my first run though, I really wanted Jayne to bite it, at least until he had his little forced epiphany.
  10. Michael Chris

    Michael Chris Admiral Admiral

    May 11, 2001
    The 'Querq, NM
    I think it really can be a bit of an acquired taste. I watched a couple of episodes on its original run and I didn't much care for it. I subsequently bought the show after hearing so much praise on it. After that, it was pretty much bam, said the lady. It is my favorite show and I adore it.
  11. ManOnTheWave

    ManOnTheWave Vice Admiral Admiral

    Feb 10, 2005
    It's been a while since I watched firefly last. I only vaguely remember plots. I remember all of the characters. It "got good" for me about twenty minutes into the pilot. I liked the characters and the dialogue. Wasn't more difficult than that.