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
Captain, why did you come back for us?
You're on my crew.
Yeah, but you don't even like me. Why'd you come back?
You're on my crew. Why we still talking about this?
The Ballad of Serenity
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more