If you’re knitting and selling your own replica Jayne hat from Joss Whedon’s short-lived TV series Firefly, Fox has a message for you — cease and desist.
P.C. Run-a-muck: ‘Firefly’ and Anti-Fascism Posters Get Professor Threatened with Criminal Charges on University of Wisconsin Campus
A professor has been censored twice, reported to the “threat assessment team,” and threatened with criminal charges because of satirical postings on his office door. Campus police at the University of Wisconsin–Stout (UWS) censored theater professor James Miller’s poster depicting a quotation from actor Nathan Fillion’s character in the television series Firefly, and the police chief threatened Miller with criminal charges for disorderly conduct.
Buffy-verse creator Joss Whedon says that fans who tuned out of the season eight in the comic books may want to consider returning when the comic book series kicks off for season nine.
Whedon admitted that season eight didn’t quite live up to his expectations and that he and the rest of the creative team may have done too many things just because they could do them on the comic book page.
Many of us are disappointed that Firefly only ran 14 episodes of Fox.
But what if that was a good thing?
“Firefly” will dominate the airwaves every Sunday with an encore episode of the previous week airing 9pm ET to be followed by the network premiere of the next episode in the series airing at 10pm ET.
As a special treat for “Firefly” fans, star of Science Channel’s “Sci-Fi Science,” and the cofounder of string field theory, Dr. Michio Kaku, will be commentating on the science behind “Firefly” for each episode. From terraforming, to anti-matter, Kaku will be explaining why the science fiction featured in the show really isn’t that far from science fact.
If you haven’t upgraded to the Blu-Ray version of “Firefly: The Complete Series,” you may be interested in today’s Amazon Deal of the Day.
The box-set is on-sale for 70% off its retail price. You can pick up a copy of the set for $26.99.
That means you can enjoy all the episodes of this great series from Joss Whedon in HD for a great price.
Think you were upset when Fox canceled “Firefly?”
Just imagine how it felt to be Joss Whedon.
Whedon says that when Fox cut down his series after just 14 episodes, that his despair was so great that is cut off his flow of ideas and he couldn’t return to create new episodic television for several years.
Firefly: Still Flying: A Celebration of Joss Whedon’s Acclaimed Television Series is another collection of photos, production stills and artworks, collected cast interview excerpts, details on some of the props and available merchandise, a tribute to the die-hard fans who comprise the Browncoats, and more.
QMx continues to bring us the loveliest and most lovingly researched and designed collectibles scifi fans can hope to obtain, and Serenity: Atlas of the Verse is one more gem in the long line of quality Firefly/Serenity merchandise they’ve provided over the years.
This summer, HitFix television blogger Alan Sepinwall is looking back at Joss Whedon’s “Firefly.”
Sepinwall is looking at one episode per week in the intended viewing order and kicked things off this week with his thoughts on the pilot episode, “Serenity.”