Having just started watching Firefly I don't exactly have the authority to complain about its untimely demise. I can, however, attest to its awesomeness... Ahem, excuse me - Its AWESOMENESS.
Seriously - You need to watch it if you haven't.
This year's New York Comic Con played host to a Firefly panel celebrating the upcoming special "Browncoats Unite," airing on the Science channel November 11th. Initially lacking a certain captain/showrunner, Nathan Fillion strolled up to the panel fashionably late, providing the first of a few surprises for the night -- The second being a Firefly animated series tease. Not my ideal reboot, but beggers can't be choosers!
We just got some baller new Firefly tees in. Combine those with some of the classics and help your customers join the Browncoat ranks!
(Via SpinOff Online)
Kyle Anderson of Entertainment Weekly moderated the NYCC panel, which initially included only Sean Maher, who played Simon Tam, and Jewel Staite, who played Kaylee Frye, on stage. Fillion was allegedly busy filming Castle and spoke with the panel via cell phone, though the visible panelists didn’t put on much of a poker face.
Before Fillion entered through the audience, though, he asked via a staticy cell connection who was on the panel.
“Your favorite,” Staite replied.
“Your two favorites,” Maher added. Fillion whispered, “Sean, is Jewel there?” At this point, Fillion and Staite said “hi” to each other several times before Staite asked, “Why are you so creepy on the phone? Shortly after this exchange, Staite and Maher raise glasses of wine in toast to a “happy 10 years.” But a screech over the microphone as Fillion protested “I really wish I could be there” signaled that Captain Mal was indeed on hand for the celebration. Fans stood up, then stood on their seats, as Fillion’s voice directed them to look to the back of the theatre,”all the way at the back, to the right,” and erupted into applause when Fillion finally entered and ascended the stage. His first act on stage is to take a glass of wine and raise it.
Read more about the Firefly panel at SpinOff Online. “Browncoats Unite,” the Firefly reunion special, airs Nov. 11 on the Science Channel.