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 Serenity leaves the planet, its running lights are switched: the port lights are green when they should be red and the starboard lights are red when they should be green. See more
[after an Alliance supporter insults the Browncoats, Mal sternly faces him
Why don't you say that to my face?
[he turns to look Mal in the eyes
Drunk Alliance Supporter
I said you're a coward and a piss pot. Now what are you gonna do about it?
Nothin'. I just wanted you to turn around so she could get behind you.
[the drunk turns and Zoë pistol-whips him
Drunks are so cute.
Referenced in Slither