Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. 14 episodes in total.
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Cult!!!! We all would have loved to see this ran little longer, but ended up short with a minor complication somehow. Yet we did got a really good film for the series later (SERENITY), and still we're all hoping for more to come back soon. Always good times my family & I've had watching Whedon's works.... a very cool "space western" show filled with lots of interesting characters & thrilling adventures. 5/5
Gritty science fiction and fun fast-paced cowboy stories blended with an excellent ensemble, Fun dialogue and surprising twists and turns at times. It is a series with the heart in the right place and I love the excellent effects. Sadly, Fox never gave it a chance on screen never giving all characters a good enough back-story due to its short time on the air which is a shame. Deserves all the attention it has gotten.
Story that lagged in the middle (I presumed it's when the studio forced the series to be more action-comedy), and the Noughties era special effect, but I easily fell in love with this. I'm not a Whedon's TV fan, but I really was surprised on the complexity of characters in here. Mal is not the usual anti hero lovable bastard, he's an asshole, and a tyrant. And Zoe is just...the cinema hero I have been waiting for.