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Heart of Gold 

"Heart of Gold" is an episode of Firefly starring Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, and Alan Tudyk. A Companion-trained friend of Inara's who runs a brothel on a remote planet calls for help from Serenity when a local reveals his intentions to take the baby from a woman he impregnated.

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... Captain Malcolm 'Mal' Reynolds
... Zoë Washburne
... Hoban 'Wash' Washburne
... Inara Serra
... Jayne Cobb
... Kaylee Frye
... Dr. Simon Tam
... River Tam
... Shepherd Derrial Book
... Nandi
... Chari
... Rance Burgess (as Fredric Lane)
... Petaline (as Tracy Leah Ryan)
... Helen
Angie Hart ... Lucy
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Inara receives a distress call from her old friend Nandi, who owns a brothel on a moon. Mal and his crew heads to the place and they learn that the leader of the town Rance Burgess has an infertile wife and the prostitute Petaline is pregnant of him. Now he wants the baby to raise with his family. Mal and his crew decide to help Nandi, Petaline and the other girls, defending the brothel from Rance Burgess. Meanwhile Mal an Nandi feel attracted for each other hurting the feelings of Inara. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Trivia

Melinda Clarke, who played Nandi, the brothel owner, played Lady Heather, the proprietress of a bondage establishment, in six episodes of CSI. See more »

Goofs

When Rance Burgess parks his hovercraft below the Heart of Gold, the mounted gun and brass shield are missing. The next time we see the hovercraft, they're back. See more »

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Mal: Well, lady, I must say, you're my kind of stupid.
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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The Ballad of Serenity (Instrumental)
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes
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True Feelings
2 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

Inara receives a distress call from her old friend Nandi, who owns a brothel on a moon. Mal and his crew heads to the place and they learn that the leader of the town Rance Burgess has an infertile wife and the prostitute Petaline is pregnant of him. Now he wants the baby to raise with his family. Mal and his crew decide to help Nandi, Petaline and the other girls, defending the brothel from Rance Burgess. Meanwhile Mal an Nandi feel attracted for each other hurting the feelings of Inara.

"Heart of Gold" is an episode of "Firefly" full of action and feelings. Inara shows her feelings for Mal but does not disclose to him. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Heart of Gold"


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