A woman claiming to be Mal's wife appears aboard Serenity. Everyone is shocked by Mal's new wife, Saffron, and reacts differently for Jayne is jealous, Inara is outraged, Kaylee is happy for Mal, while Zoe, Wash, Book, Simon and River don't know what to think. Written by
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This is the only episode in which River does not speak. She had lines in the original shooting script, but they were cut before the episode made it to air. See more
An exterior effects shot of Serenity, as it heads toward the net, shows the port-side shuttle still in place despite the fact that Saffron has already departed and stolen the shuttle. See more
[to Mal, who has just finished supper she made for him
If you're done with supper, would you like me to wash your feet?
[Mal, thrown for a loop, just walks away
Referenced in NCIS: Conspiracy Theory
The Ballad of Serenity
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more