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22 Reasons Why You're A True "Firefly" Fan

You can't take my show from me!

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1. Because the banter was always top-notch, especially between these two.

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2. And the sarcasm was real, too.

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3. Because they hid figurines of Han Solo in carbonite throughout the show.

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4. Because River Tam was one of the greatest characters ever, only made better by Mal's interactions with her.

River: "The human body can be drained of blood in 8.6 seconds given adequate vacuuming systems."Mal: "See, morbid and creepifying I got no problem with, long as she does it quiet-like."
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River: "The human body can be drained of blood in 8.6 seconds given adequate vacuuming systems."

Mal: "See, morbid and creepifying I got no problem with, long as she does it quiet-like."

5. And even when River didn't make sense, she still did.

River: "They weren't cows inside. They were waiting to be, but they forgot. Now they see sky, and they remember what they are."Mal: "Is it bad that what she said made perfect sense to me?"
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River: "They weren't cows inside. They were waiting to be, but they forgot. Now they see sky, and they remember what they are."

Mal: "Is it bad that what she said made perfect sense to me?"

6. Because this was one of the best introductions to a character ever.

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7. And our introduction to Mal was pretty amazing too.

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Zoe: "First rule of battle, little one, don't ever let them know where you are."

Mal: "WHOO-HOO! I'M RIGHT HERE!"

8. Because Book was always full of wisdom that even rings true to those of us who don't live in space.

"A government is a body of people usually notably ungoverned." Too true, Shepherd.
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"A government is a body of people usually notably ungoverned." Too true, Shepherd.

9. Because Mal was a truly great captain.

Mal: "You wanna run this ship?!"Jayne: "Yes!"Mal: "Well... you can't."
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Mal: "You wanna run this ship?!"

Jayne: "Yes!"

Mal: "Well... you can't."

10. And Wash was truly the greatest pilot.

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11. And both of them were always cool under pressure.

Wash: "This landing's gonna get pretty interesting."Mal: "Define interesting."Wash: "Oh god, oh god, we're gonna die."
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Wash: "This landing's gonna get pretty interesting."

Mal: "Define interesting."

Wash: "Oh god, oh god, we're gonna die."

12. Always cool.

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13. Because Jayne Cobb always kept us entertained.

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14. Because Captain Mal always had the best lines.

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15. Because we understood Wash's struggles, being surrounded by badasses.

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16. And he was a truly supportive friend.

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17. Because we loved watching Simon adjust to his new family.

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18. Because our heroes were complex.

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19. Because the show was always at least a little self-aware.

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Wash: "Psychic, though? That sounds like something out of science fiction!"

Zoe: "You live on a spaceship, dear."

20. Because the dialogue was never not clever.

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21. Because we'll never forget the beauty of Jayne's new hat.

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22. And finally, because the Serenity's crew gave us a motto to live by:

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