Captain Mal Reynolds and his motley crew of space traders get a job that seems to be right up their alley. Gangster Adelai Niska wants them to rob a train and deliver the goods to them. Mal and Zoey have little trouble getting the job done and even convincing the local authorities that are just a married couple who have come looking for work. When the overhear that the stolen cargo was urgently needed medical supplies, Mal reconsiders whether he wants to do Nishka's dirty work. Back on the ship, Dr. Simon Tam continues to worry about his sister River who is still having nightmares about her institutionalization. Written by
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When Serenity approaches to dock with Niska's space station, you can see what looks like a US Space shuttle docked in much the way it would be at the International Space Station. See more
When Mal is fighting with Crow on the ship, he falls over the shipment of containers, knocking some of them over. In the next shot, the containers are standing upright again. See more
Hey, you gonna drink t'the Alliance with me? Six years today, the Alliance sent the Browcoats runnin', pissin' their pants. You know, your coat is kind of a brownish color.
It was on sale.
You didn't toast. Y'know, I'm thinkin' you're one o' them In'apendants.
And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling. So why don't we just ignore each other till we go away?
The Independents were a bunch o' cowardly inbred piss pots. Should'a been killed off o' every...
Referenced in Slither
The Ballad of Serenity (Instrumental)
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes See more