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Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon is a screenwriter, executive producer, director, composer and actor. famous as the creator and showrunner of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and Firefly.

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Was Ron Glass's role in Firefly inspired by his role in Voyager?

I noticed that Ron Glass (and respectfully RIP Mr Glass) from Firefly (playing Shepherd Book) also played the same type of character (Loken) on Star Trek Voyager Season 7, 2 years earlier in the ...
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Why is Paul Ballard working for the Dollhouse?

In season 1 of Dollhouse, Ballard was bent on exposing the Dollhouse to the government/world. In season 2, he’s suddenly working for them and it doesn’t seem like he’s trying all that hard to help ...
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Did Joss Whedon contribute to the script for Captain America: Civil War?

I’m aware that Joss Whedon didn’t have the greatest time making Age of Ultron, but I believe he has made some uncredited script contributions to earlier MCU movies. While re-watching Captain America: ...
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Which "certain other thespian" does Joss Whedon hate?

Wikipedia's article on the original Buffy film talks about a comic in the Buffy-verse: In 1999, Dark Horse Comics released a graphic novel adaptation of Whedon's original script under the title The ...
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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 that....
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Has a treatment/series bible for any Joss Whedon television show been published?

I'm wondering whether the official treatment or series bible has been published for any/all of the following television shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Angel Firefly Dollhouse While screenplays and ...
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Is there any good evidence to say whether The Cabin in the Woods is in the Buffy Universe?

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (& associated TV series) and The Cabin in the Woods could at first glance easily be in the same universe. In particular the organization that runs the Cabin is very ...
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Is Joss Whedon's Firefly based on the Traveller RPG he played?

Internet rumours abound that Joss Whedon's Firefly series is based on the RPG Traveller, first released in 1977. The game itself is about living hand-to-mouth, trying to pay off debts by trading ...
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What was Joss Whedon's role with Dollhouse?

Joss Whedon is credited as the creator of Dollhouse, and was an Executive Producer, and the show featured many Whedon 'alumni', as well as his brother and sister-in-law writing many episodes. However,...
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Where did the Guardians come from?

In the penultimate episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, entitled "End of Days," Buffy meets a woman inside a small pyramid outside of the Sunnydale cemetery (this sounds bonkers; have to watch this ...
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Why are all the Watchers in Buffy English?

In Buffy the Vampire Slayer, was there ever any reason given for all of the Watchers being English? Or does the show just make them such because the accent is cool?
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What are the Firefly specifications?

Are there any canonical specifications for the Firefly ship? Including (but not limited to): Speed Cargo capacity
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What was in the syringe that Inara had in the pilot episode?

During the Reaver scene in the pilot episode, Inara pulls a syringe full of something, that she seems to be willing to use on herself. What was in that syringe?
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How did the tech in Dollhouse go wild?

In between the seasons, I believe there was a big jump (likely from the writers having to condense several years of planned plot lines) and at some point, the Dollhouse tech went into the wild, which ...
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