While visiting an outlying planet, Simon and River are kidnapped by local villagers in need of a doctor. Meanwhile, the rest of the crew are forced to seek medical help from an unlikely source when one of their own is shot. Written by
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This episode marks the television debut of a young Zac Efron
, appearing as an adolescent Simon Tam in the flashback sequences. See more
This is a holy cleansing. You cannot thwart God's will.
Ya'll see the man hanging out of the spaceship with a really big gun?... and he didn't really want to come in the first place. The man's looking to kill some folk. So really it's his will you should worry about thwarting.
The girl is a witch.
Yeah, but she's our witch, so cut her the hell down.
The Ballad of Serenity (Instrumental)
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more