Firefly (2002–2003)
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Objects in Space 

Serenity encounters a ruthlessly professional bounty hunter, Jubal Early, who will stop at nothing to retrieve River. But River, feeling unwelcome on the ship, takes a novel approach to escaping from the Alliance.

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Joss Whedon

Writers:

Joss Whedon (created by), Joss Whedon
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Nathan Fillion ... Captain Malcolm 'Mal' Reynolds
Gina Torres ... Zoë Washburne
Alan Tudyk ... Hoban 'Wash' Washburne
Morena Baccarin ... Inara Serra
Adam Baldwin ... Jayne Cobb
Jewel Staite ... Kaylee Frye
Sean Maher ... Dr. Simon Tam
Summer Glau ... River Tam
Ron Glass ... Shepherd Derrial Book
Richard Brooks ... Jubal Early
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River has a daydream and holds one of Jayne's weapon believing it was a tree branch; suddenly she awakes and sees Mal and the crew scary. River overhears Mal and the crew discussing about her and she feels rejected. Meanwhile, the ruthless bounty hunter Jubal Early, who has tracked down River, boards the Serenity while everybody is sleeping. He subdues Mal and locks the crew in the cabins; ties Kaylee up in the engine room; hits Shepherd Book on the head; and he finally captures Simon to force him to deliver his sister. However River is missing and out of the blue, she tells through the communication system that she felt rejected and had melted away becoming part of Serenity. The skeptical Early does not believe first, but soon she is convinced she is telling the truth. What will happen to River? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

13 December 2002 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Jubal Early was partially influenced by the Star Wars character, bounty hunter Boba Fett. See more »

Goofs

When Jubal Early confronts Simon Tam in the corridor, he tells Simon, "The warrant doesn't specify any particular need for you to be alive." In the opening scene, when Jubal looks at the warrant, it clearly says, "Wanted Alive" under River's name, not Simon's. The Alliance considers River a valuable asset, but Simon is just a fugitive, and probably wanted dead or alive. So what Early says is correct. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Simon Tam: Come on out, River. The nice man wants to kidnap you.
Jubal Early: Shhh.
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Connections

Referenced in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: A Life Spent (2017) See more »

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The Ballad of Serenity
Written by Joss Whedon
Performed by Sonny Rhodes
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The Bounty Hunter
4 November 2016 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

River has a daydream and holds one of Jayne's weapon believing it was a tree branch; suddenly she awakes and sees Mal and the crew scary. River overhears Mal and the crew discussing about her and she feels rejected. Meanwhile, the ruthless bounty hunter Jubal Early, who has tracked down River, boards the Serenity while everybody is sleeping. He subdues Mal and locks the crew in the cabins; ties Kaylee up in the engine room; hits Shepherd Brook on the head; and he finally captures Simon to force him to deliver his sister. However River is missing and out of the blue, she tells through the communication system that she felt rejected and had melted away becoming part of Serenity. The skeptical Early does not believe first, but soon she is convinced she is telling the truth. What will happen to River?

"Objects in Space" is the last episode of "Firefly" and also one of the best, with intense participation of River. The bounty hunter Jubal Early is an interesting character and the performance of Richard Brooks is top- notch. Unfortunately this episode ends this great show. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Objects in Space"


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