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2014-04-16 02:18:46 AM  

ArmednHammered: I only have one thing to add to this thread and it's this...
You all would hit any one of them in a heart beat.
[img.fark.net image 750x600]


The only one I find remotely interesting is Summer Glau, and I'd be afraid she'd cause my show to be canceled.
 
2014-04-16 02:20:30 AM  

gadian: They made Wash the ugly one...which is about exactly opposite.


Tudyk has an extremely weird nose.  Not enough to cancel out his handsomeness, but just enough to explain why he didn't get modeling contracts when he was young.

/personally, I'd go for Simon Tam, but I've always liked them weird and neurotic.
 
2014-04-16 02:23:59 AM  

A_Listless_Wanderer: WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.

Firefly fans let it go a decade ago after they got their movie.
Yet every time Firefly is even mentioned on Fark, we get people like you biatching about them.
Does that seem right to you?


img2.wikia.nocookie.net

Sees what you did there.

/am I a lion?
 
2014-04-16 02:26:48 AM  
shiat post is shiat.
 
2014-04-16 02:28:47 AM  

IlGreven: TuteTibiImperes: Jewel Staite seems to have fallen off the edge of the earth since Stargate Atlantis.

...How quickly we forget The L.A. Complex...

/C'mon, you must remember it. It was legendarily bad!


Looks like she's moved on to Hulu and taken Rodney with her.

pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-04-16 02:41:17 AM  

SigilBear: WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.

And this makes you happy because... ?


I'm gonna go with because he's an assclown.
 
2014-04-16 02:51:13 AM  

WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.


Nothing in showbiz is gone.  It just goes into a purgatory and eventually gets coughed back up as a dreadful reboot: Bionic Woman, Ironside, Spider-man, Kojak, 90210, Boy Meets World etc.
 
2014-04-16 03:14:04 AM  
Hm, on the one hand I desperately love Firefly and want it back.

On the other hand, Summer Glau is just the worst. Watching her on screen bums me out so hard. I mean, River is an awful character, but watching Glau "acting" or whatever she calls those jerky spasms and throat-sounds is like watching Kristen Stewart narrate a play-by-play of a botched abortion. I feel so repulsed by her.

/Damn it, I really do need to let this go
 
2014-04-16 04:34:12 AM  

WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.


Take my love, take my land
Take me where I cannot stand
I don't care, I'm still free

/You can't take the sky from me
 
2014-04-16 04:48:17 AM  

Oysterman: WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.

Nothing in showbiz is gone.  It just goes into a purgatory and eventually gets coughed back up as a dreadful reboot: Bionic Woman, Ironside, Spider-man, Kojak, 90210, Boy Meets World etc.


I hope Firefly gets rebooted as a film franchise, and it's made by Michael Bay.

The nerdrage would be EPIC.
 
2014-04-16 04:49:39 AM  

darkjezter: Oysterman: WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.

Nothing in showbiz is gone.  It just goes into a purgatory and eventually gets coughed back up as a dreadful reboot: Bionic Woman, Ironside, Spider-man, Kojak, 90210, Boy Meets World etc.

I hope Firefly gets rebooted as a film franchise, and it's made by Michael Bay.

The nerdrage would be EPIC.


I hope it gets rebooted by JJ Abrams, and Ben Affleck gets tapped to play Malcolm Reynolds. The internet's response would be far more entertaining than the movie could ever hope to be (I stole that joke from someone else).
 
2014-04-16 04:50:19 AM  

Suckmaster Burstingfoam: Needs a wisecracking anthropomorphic animal.


You ARE familiar with Jayne, aren't you?

(I'll be in my kennel)
 
2014-04-16 07:23:15 AM  

Nix Nightbird: ArmednHammered: I only have one thing to add to this thread and it's this...
You all would hit any one of them in a heart beat.
[img.fark.net image 750x600]

The only one I find remotely interesting is Summer Glau, and I'd be afraid she'd cause my show to be canceled.


Studman69 is that you?
 
2014-04-16 07:54:33 AM  

ArmednHammered: I only have one thing to add to this thread and it's this...
You all would hit any one of them in a heart beat.
[img.fark.net image 750x600]


I get dibs on Jewel since I knew about her since Space Cases.

/No pedobear, I'm only a year older...
 
2014-04-16 07:56:37 AM  

Nix Nightbird: I think that's the point. Firefly is  constantly  mentioned.


No, no it's not. Hell, this is the only time this week that a headline even mentions Firefly, and I'm pretty sure it's the first one this month.

Again, get over it. It's gone. It's not coming back. You won.
 
2014-04-16 07:59:01 AM  
wtf is it with fark and linking to terrible fanart?

/Enough with the awful fanart.
/last month it was disney princesses dressed for the zombie apocalypse, by getting half naked.
 
2014-04-16 08:22:59 AM  

WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.


One thing I really never understood about Firefly was how in the hell did anyone who had any experience working on network TV (including the people at Fox and everyone working on the show) think this show would have any hope in hell of being successful. I mean as much as people biatch about it being cancelled they should be happy it got the greenlight at all (and with a network TV budget). Since really when was the last time a show about space was successful on network TV. The only way this show might have lasted was if it was one of those syndicated shows filmed in Vancouver or New Zealand and played at random times on Saturday afternoon.
 
2014-04-16 08:23:04 AM  

darkjezter: Oysterman: WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.

Nothing in showbiz is gone.  It just goes into a purgatory and eventually gets coughed back up as a dreadful reboot: Bionic Woman, Ironside, Spider-man, Kojak, 90210, Boy Meets World etc.

I hope Firefly gets rebooted as a film franchise, and it's made by Michael Bay.

The nerdrage would be EPIC.


Shia Lebouf would be pretty great as Mal.
 
2014-04-16 08:37:15 AM  
I've heard the show described as a post apocalyptic western and I think that's pretty apt. The cast was amazing, the concept was interesting, the writing was good. I figure either the execs thought it was too expensive to produce or they didn't like/get the concept.
 
2014-04-16 08:54:18 AM  

Nix Nightbird: Haha! You see that? They combined one popular thing with  another, completely different  popular thing! And it makes a thing that's familiar in two ways! Ha ha! I've never seen anyone do anything like that before! Ha ha! I have to write an article about it and make sure everyone sees this!


you got your chocolate in my peanut butter.
 
2014-04-16 09:41:09 AM  
Here is one of my own:

http://fav.me/d6ksfjt
 
2014-04-16 09:52:23 AM  

Luminaro: Here is one of my own:

http://fav.me/d6ksfjt


that, I like.  Nice job.
 
2014-04-16 10:37:59 AM  

Luminaro: Here is one of my own:

http://fav.me/d6ksfjt


And +fav'd.

Also: I think you may be the first person in history to do Tommy Wisseau.fan art.
 
2014-04-16 10:45:18 AM  

drivingsouth: Still waiting patiently for a second season.....or a movie.....or a Disney film.....


Your username is exactly how I choose to believe this underrated series ended.
 
2014-04-16 11:07:05 AM  

Punk Rock Hippie: Hm, on the one hand I desperately love Firefly and want it back.

On the other hand, Summer Glau is just the worst. Watching her on screen bums me out so hard. I mean, River is an awful character, but watching Glau "acting" or whatever she calls those jerky spasms and throat-sounds is like watching Kristen Stewart narrate a play-by-play of a botched abortion. I feel so repulsed by her.

/Damn it, I really do need to let this go


Completely agree. I never even cared that much for River, while the rest of the watching community was in love with her.. Honestly, I agree with someone else who posted here making her a Lilo type character (Lilo and Stitch) could be a lot of fun. I think some of the fans would get very confused boners though. :(
 
2014-04-16 11:57:15 AM  
They could always make an anime version of FIREFLY.

Oh wait, they did:

animetree.files.wordpress.com

/And it was 4 years before FIREFLY, and lasted 2.3x as long....
 
2014-04-16 12:09:38 PM  

DjangoStonereaver: They could always make an anime version of FIREFLY.

Oh wait, they did:

[animetree.files.wordpress.com image 400x299]

/And it was 4 years before FIREFLY, and lasted 2.3x as long....


both have their merits. I like  them for different reasons however, they  are not the same show.
 
2014-04-16 12:21:27 PM  

olapbill: DjangoStonereaver: They could always make an anime version of FIREFLY.

Oh wait, they did:

[animetree.files.wordpress.com image 400x299]

/And it was 4 years before FIREFLY, and lasted 2.3x as long....

both have their merits. I like  them for different reasons however, they  are not the same show.


You're right.

I should have linked to this show:

www.tvshowsondvd.com

/Was only semi-trolling before
 
2014-04-16 12:36:19 PM  

drivingsouth: [cdn.hitfix.com image 326x217]

Still waiting patiently for a second season.....or a movie.....or a Disney film.....


ive never met anyone thats even heard of that show.  ultimately its personality was too deep to attract passers by.

now bingeable, though.
 
2014-04-16 12:44:12 PM  

FriarReb98: Blues Drive Monster: Why does River look like she's 5?

I don't know, but it would make for some interesting fight scenes.  Also, Zoe looks WAAAAAY too happy in that pic.


Notice you don't see a saddle horn...
 
2014-04-16 12:55:40 PM  

Mugato: TuteTibiImperes: Gina Torres is in Suits, Alan Tudyk is in Suburgatory, Summer Glau is in Arrow, and Ron Glass is in the MCU and has been in a few AoS episodes.   Morena Baccarin just finished a run on Homeland.

Oh, guess I'm out of touch. Summer Glau can't be in Arrow though, it's been on more than 5 episodes.


She's a part-time character. Although the most recent episode gave her character a major boost.

If you're not watching Arrow, you should be. Orders of magnitude better than Smallville. I'd go as far to say the Arrow-verse is better than the Nolan Bat-verse. Much better acting than the average CW 'pretty face' show, and writing that I'd put up there with GoT or Walking Dead.

The only thing missing from the previous episode was a mic for Slade to drop right at the end.
 
2014-04-16 02:04:58 PM  

RoyFokker'sGhost: f you're not watching Arrow, you should be. Orders of magnitude better than Smallville. I'd go as far to say the Arrow-verse is better than the Nolan Bat-verse. Much better acting than the average CW 'pretty face' show, and writing that I'd put up there with GoT or Walking Dead.


Maybe I should. There are only like 5 TV shows I watch anyway, could use another.

Summer Glau gets a bad rap. She doesn't cause shows to get canceled, she's just type-cast into sci-fi shows that have a proclivity to get canceled quickly.

Nathan Fillion (Mal) said that if he had the cash he would reboot Firefly himself. This was before Castle. Now he has the money but I guess not the time. Apparently he's a big geek too, he said on Conan that he has 4 lightsabers, the expensive metal kind that actually light up and make the noises. I have one. Seems like a cool guy.
 
2014-04-16 02:38:57 PM  

WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.


You forgot to say "Boobies." Then everyone knows how truly original you are.
 
2014-04-16 02:45:29 PM  

Mugato: RoyFokker'sGhost: f you're not watching Arrow, you should be. Orders of magnitude better than Smallville. I'd go as far to say the Arrow-verse is better than the Nolan Bat-verse. Much better acting than the average CW 'pretty face' show, and writing that I'd put up there with GoT or Walking Dead.

Maybe I should. There are only like 5 TV shows I watch anyway, could use another.

Summer Glau gets a bad rap. She doesn't cause shows to get canceled, she's just type-cast into sci-fi shows that have a proclivity to get canceled quickly.



Season 1 is on Netflix. It starts out slow, but it gets much better after the first few eps. Summer Glau shows up in Season 2.

If you loved Capt. Jack from Dr. Who/Torchwood, you'll love John Barrowman getting to play the villain with the same amount of charm and style.

And if you're worried about the chemistry between Oliver and Laurel while watching Season 1...well...they fix everything up nicely in Season 2 re: Arrow & Black Canary.

Bonus for comics fans/geeks, Arrow does a  lot of name dropping and puts the spotlight on a lot of DC's B-level stable and characters.

Finally, Manu Bennet as Deathstoke is just incredible. And the character's written perfectly for a master villian; imagine if Lex Luthor was also one of the world's deadliest assassins and that's Deathstroke in Arrow.
 
2014-04-16 03:40:55 PM  

Mugato: RoyFokker'sGhost: f you're not watching Arrow, you should be. Orders of magnitude better than Smallville. I'd go as far to say the Arrow-verse is better than the Nolan Bat-verse. Much better acting than the average CW 'pretty face' show, and writing that I'd put up there with GoT or Walking Dead.

Maybe I should. There are only like 5 TV shows I watch anyway, could use another.

Summer Glau gets a bad rap. She doesn't cause shows to get canceled, she's just type-cast into sci-fi shows that have a proclivity to get canceled quickly.

Nathan Fillion (Mal) said that if he had the cash he would reboot Firefly himself. This was before Castle. Now he has the money but I guess not the time. Apparently he's a big geek too, he said on Conan that he has 4 lightsabers, the expensive metal kind that actually light up and make the noises. I have one. Seems like a cool guy.


He happened to be walking by a table in the DragonCon gameroom where they were about to start a
demo of the then-unreleased SERENITY RPG.  He saw the logo, inquired what it was, and then
proceeded to sit down and play a 4 hour session.

He is the pimp daddy of celebrity geeks in my eyes.

/I'd like to think he played Jayne
 
2014-04-16 05:29:13 PM  

DjangoStonereaver: They could always make an anime version of FIREFLY.

Oh wait, they did:

[animetree.files.wordpress.com image 400x299]

/And it was 4 years before FIREFLY, and lasted 2.3x as long....


upload.wikimedia.org

Also this (though it couldn't touch Bebop, it did have a Girl-in-a-Box))
 
2014-04-16 06:38:36 PM  
I'm rather enjoying the Serenity comic that's out now.

/Totally unrelated to the thread, I know.  I wanted to say it anyway.
 
2014-04-16 06:40:35 PM  

DjangoStonereaver: They could always make an anime version of FIREFLY.

Oh wait, they did:

[animetree.files.wordpress.com image 400x299]

/And it was 4 years before FIREFLY, and lasted 2.3x as long....


Uh, Joss said that Bebop was an influence for Firefly in interviews.
 
2014-04-16 10:50:57 PM  

Nix Nightbird: A_Listless_Wanderer: WTF Indeed: Let it go, Firefly fans. It's gone.

Firefly fans let it go a decade ago after they got their movie.
Yet every time Firefly is even mentioned on Fark, we get people like you biatching about them.
Does that seem right to you?

I think that's the point. Firefly is  constantly  mentioned. It gets articles, mash-ups, links to fan art and fanfic, and we get a Firefly-related thread anytime someone who was on the show farts and it gets reported on io9. There's a Firefly reference every day around here; Usually several of them.

However, I can't recall the last time there was a thread about  The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.  or Terminator The Sarah Connor Chronicles  or even  Sliders...All of which were better than Firefly in many peoples' opinions.

So you see, you really can't be surprised that some people get a little annoyed at Firefly getting radically disproportionate coverage, fanwankery, and discussions. Browncoats brought it upon themselves. If  Brisco County Jr.  fans were making constant references, linking to inane fan art and mash-ups, and spewing a never-ending discussion about the show and their wishes that it would return in some form  EVERY DAMNED DAY, everyone else would probably get pretty sick of  Brisco fans, too.

Hell, even  Xena fans learned to let it go and accept that the show was done, and they didn't even get a damned movie or happy ending... And they were pretty fanatical about their show.


Well, that's because Xena sucked.

/seen a few episodes.
//they were meh.
 
2014-04-17 08:11:40 AM  

Mugato: Nathan Fillion (Mal) said that if he had the cash he would reboot Firefly himself. This was before Castle. Now he has the money but I guess not the time. Apparently he's a big geek too, he said on Conan that he has 4 lightsabers, the expensive metal kind that actually light up and make the noises. I have one. Seems like a cool guy.


If I were acting in a well-written, popular series where I had to stand next to Stana Katic every episode, I would put those plans on hold, too.
 
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