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Joss Whedon’s Firefly is perhaps one of the greatest cult series’ to have ever graced our TV screens. This space western drama – based around the fallout of a civil war (the Unification War), smuggling and the opposition of the superpower known as the Alliance (or the Central Federal Government) – was cancelled after only eleven of its fourteen episodes and has since become a cult show, resulting in the release of a film, Serenity (2005), a line of graphic novels and even a role-playing game.

The show is set in a new star system in the year 2517 and follows the crew of the ship Serenity, a firefly class of craft. Aboard the ship are, as Whedon describes them, “Nine people looking into the blackness of space and seeing nine different things”. Led by the ship’s Captain and former Independent Army Sergeant  Mal Reynolds (Nathan Fillion), are his second-in-command and war-time »

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