After scavenging the remains of a cargo spaceship, Captain Malcolm 'Mal' Reynolds and his crew are found by the Alliance but they escape. They go to Persephone to sell the stolen cargo to the criminal Badger, but he is no longer interested in the wanted goods. Malcom decides to sell the cargo to the outlaw Patience in the planet Whitefall and pick up passenger to raise money. But soon they discover and Alliance's mole on board that is chasing one of the passengers. Who is who? When they arrive on Whitefall, Patience betrays Malcolm and the infamous Reavers have followed them and will attack Serenity. What will Malcolm and his crew do? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Summer Glau's first nude scene. In addition, she is also barefoot the entirety of the pilot. See more
Early on in the episode, when Mal, Zoë and Jayne are breaking into the vault of a derelict carrier in space, we see Mal floating upside down looking at the spaceship's vault. The 'sticky' explosive that Mal asks Jayne for seconds later can already be seen on and around the vault lock. See more
[the crew and passengers eat dinner in the galley
Captain, do you mind if I say grace?
Only if you say it out loud.
The Ballad of Serenity
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more