Serenity is a movie released in 2005, starring the crew of the Firefly TV series.

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Where is Inara during “serenity”?

In Firefly, she says: ! INARA (cont'd) There's something that I... that I should have done a long while ago. And I'm sorry -- for both of us -- that it took me this long. ! INARA ...
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Why does Serenity have a cannon in “Serenity”?

In Firefly (episode: train job), Mal gets in a bar fight because he was a Browncoat. He gets thrown out of the bar, and the gang he was fighting follows him. They were about to kill him when Wash ...
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Why was Mal able to shrug off apparently lethal blows from The Operative?

Towards the end of Serenity, just as Mal is ready to climb the chasm to the backup transmitter, the Operative surprises Mal and shoots him in the back. Mal shrugs it off and moments later is able to ...
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Times River appears sane in Serenity or Firefly?

In the Firefly/Serenity universe, really the only time River appears to be sane is episode 10 "Objects in Space". After Mal lets the bounty hunter float away River comes back to the ship, where she ...
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Why didn't Mal kill the Operative?

In Serenity, Mal first fights the Operative at Inara's home. Mal and Inara both get their butts kicked; the Operative finds a sword and starts making a big speech before he goes for the kill, when ...
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Why didn't the Reavers murder and mutilate everyone on Miranda?

In the movie Serenity, Mal and his crew travel to Miranda where they discover Why didn't the Reavers murder and mutilate everyone on Miranda? Instead, everyone on Miranda A plausible explanation ...
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Is everyone in Firefly fluent in Chinese or do they only know Chinese slang?

Often the English-speaking characters in Firefly speak curses and slang in Chinese because of the mixing of American and Chinese cultures in the universe. Often audio recordings are also said in both ...
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Did any of the planets in Firefly's 'Verse have any life before terraforming?

Sure, no "proper" aliens, but were all the planets completely biologically dead? No native plants, or creatures in the water? No microorganisms even? All the terraforming was completely done from ...
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What is the Name of Mr. Universe's Moon?

In the movie "Serenity", Mr. Universe lives on a small Moon enveloped by an ion cloud. It's where the final battle takes place. Does this moon have a name? I can't seem to find any information on ...
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How accurate is the Chinese spoken in Firefly?

In the Firefly-verse, Western and Eastern cultures are mixed and many people inject Chinese into their speaking habits, usually to swear (a la frakking and frelling). Can anyone with knowledge of ...
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Is there any more media in the Firefly/Serenity universe?

I have recently watched the Firefly series and Serenity movie. And for me Firefly is the best TV show ever created. I have now become a self-styled Browncoat but I want to know more about the 'verse. ...
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Was River Tam's sanity restored (either fully or partially) on Miranda?

I'm trying to phrase this without introducing any spoilers, so please forgive the vague description of events. After seeing the video that reveals "the secret that burned up River Tam's brain", she ...
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Why did these people die in Serenity (spoilers!)?

You've been warned - spoilers ahead - only mouse over if you're OK with that. In the film Serenity:
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Does the high radiation on Reaver ships have any effect on Reavers?

From the Firefly wiki under Reavers: Reaver craft have a savage and funereal air, and are not in particularly good shape—they are almost inevitably running without reactor containment, which means ...
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Why was River Tam turned into an assassin?

After watching the Firefly series and the movie Serenity, I'm still trying to figure out how the Alliance was intending to use River Tam as an assassin. Was the Alliance simply trying to create ...
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Are there other assassins like River Tam?

From the Firefly Wiki It was at this point that she was sent to a government learning facility known only as "The Academy". While her parents and Simon believed the Academy was a private school ...
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Are there natural psychics in Firefly/Serenity?

Thanks to the Alliance playing around in River Tam's head, she was gifted with some psychic abilities (mind reading and foresight primarily). However, were River's talents really just a byproduct of ...
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How does gravity work on Serenity?

When the good ship Serenity is traveling in deep space, the crew experiences what looks like an Earth-normal (or Earth That Was-normal) level of gravity. Is it ever explained how the ship is able to ...
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What Is Shepherd Book's Religion?

While Shepherd Book has quoted some Christian scripture, Firefly takes place far enough in the future that many people speak a mix of Mandarin and English. It's never made clear whether, in this ...
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How Close was “Serenity” to The Planned “Firefly” Storyline?

I know there were comics authorized by Joss Whedon that filled in some of the holes left because Firefly and that Serenity essentially finished up River Tam's storyline, but didn't address any others ...
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Why was Miranda used?

This question may contain spoilers for Serenity: Why was Miranda used as the experimenting ground for the Pax? It seems sensible to put it way out of the inner planets, but why not do some smaller ...
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Is the Virus from Serenity contagious?

In the Firefly movie Serenity, they find a planet full of dead people. It's later revealed that the retrovirus that killed everyone on Miranda is the same that caused the Reavers. Now we know the ...
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How did River Tam end up in Alliance hands between the series and movie

In the final episode of Firefly (Objects in Space): However, at the start of the movie Serenity, Is it ever mentioned what events occurred between the final episode and the movie?
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In the movie Serenity why can't they transmit video?

In the movie Serenity when they talk to Mr Universe from Miranda on a two-way video link, why can't they just transmit the message they found to him to rebroadcast? The entire final battle seems a bit ...
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How are the series Firefly and the movie Serenity linked?

The series Firefly and the movie Serenity share similar concepts and similar characters. Are they a part of the same story? Are they linked? If not can someone explain why two very similar programs ...