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Firefly/Serenity
Episode Studies
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This is PopApostle's home for studies of the TV episodes, videos, movie and licensed tie-ins to Firefly and Serenity. I will be presenting my studies relating to each, such as commentary on the science described, sound bits of memorable dialog, screen grabs and my own musings. I'll be presenting them in my estimation of the chronological order each story takes place.

Firefly/Serenity Chronology Part 2

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Firefly/Serenity Chronology Part 1


Brand New 'Verse Chronology

Firefly: Watch How I Soar
"Triggered" "A Better World" "Living Weapon" "Take the Sky" Watch How I Soar
Serenity movie (Part 1) Serenity movie (Part 2) Serenity movie (Part 3) Firefly: Still Flying Firefly: Watch How I Soar GN
(BOOM! Studios)
River gets “activated” by a subliminal message planted in a TV commercial. The crew of Serenity discover the secret of Miranda. The crew of Serenity must get through Reavers, the Alliance, and the Operative to reach Mr. Universe and broadwave the Alliance's crime to the 'Verse. A seventy-odd-year old Mal receives a package at his remote rim world home. Attend previously unseen moments in the life of Wash-That-Was...and a future moment of Wash-That-Could-Have-Been. 
         
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind (Part 1) Serenity: Leaves on the Wind (Part 2)
The Shepherd's Tale "Float Out" "It's Never Easy" "Leaves on the Wind"
Part 1
"Leaves on the Wind"
Part 2
Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale
(Dark Horse Comics)
Serenity: Float Out
(Dark Horse Comics)
Free Comic Book Day Serenity: Firefly Class 03-K64
(Dark Horse Comics)
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1
(Dark Horse Comics)
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #2
(Dark Horse Comics)
Who was Shepherd Book before he took his message of salvation to the stars? Who was he when he learned to fight without pause, without remorse, and with a blinding fury? And how did he find God in a bowl of soup? Friends from Wash’s past toast to their departed comrade. A would-be hijacker, plotting to take Serenity, gets the drop on Mal. Where is Serenity? Everyone is searching for Serenity...and someone finds it.
         
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind (Part 3) Serenity: Leaves on the Wind (Part 4) Serenity: Leaves on the Wind (Part 5) Serenity: Leaves on the Wind (Part 6) Serenity: The Warrior and the Wind
"Leaves on the Wind"
Part 3
"Leaves on the Wind"
Part 4
"Leaves on the Wind"
Part 5
"Leaves on the Wind"
Part 6
"The Warrior and the Wind"
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #3
(Dark Horse Comics)
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #4
(Dark Horse Comics)
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #5
(Dark Horse Comics)
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #6
(Dark Horse Comics)
Free Comic Book Day 2016
(Dark Horse)
River goes in search of secrets, while Jubal Early finds his prey. Mal assembles a team to take on the Academy and free its students. Showdown against the Alliance! Mal stages a breakout of Zoe on the prison moon. River tells little Emma a bedtime story.
         
Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse (Part 1) Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse (Part 2) Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse (Part 3) Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse (Part 4) Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse (Part 5)
"No Power in the 'Verse" Part 1 "No Power in the 'Verse" Part 2 "No Power in the 'Verse" Part 3 "No Power in the 'Verse" Part 4 "No Power in the 'Verse" Part 5
Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #1
(Dark Horse)
Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #2
(Dark Horse)
Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #3
(Dark Horse)
Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #4
(Dark Horse)
Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #5
(Dark Horse)
The crew receives a call for help from Iris. The crew agrees to help Iris find Bea with some help from the Peacemakers, but things take a turn. The crew puts their plan to rescue Bea in motion. Bea is sprung from an Alliance cell; River returns not her old self. Having rescued Bea, the crew now find themselves having to ally more closely with Mericourt to rescue River and Iris from the Alliance.
         
Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse (Part 6) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 2) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 2) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 3)
"No Power in the 'Verse" Part 6 "A Christmas Cobb" "Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 1
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 2
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 3
Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #6
(Dark Horse)
Firefly: The Holiday Special #1
(BOOM! Studios)
Firefly #25 Firefly #26 Firefly #27
The crew escapes from Burnet, but not without damage. Jayne learns the true meaning of Christmas. A few years after the crew's defeat of Blue Sun, the crew is divided and seeking divergent fortunes on two different ships. Zoe makes a startling discovery on Regina. Kaylee and Zoe attempt to track down the self-exiled Malcolm Reynolds.
         
Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 4) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 5) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 6) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 7) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 8)
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 4
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 5
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 6
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 7
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 8
Firefly #28 Firefly #29 Firefly #30 Firefly #31 Firefly #32
Kaylee's and Zoe's crews launch an attack on the portal ring. The crew explores Earth-That-Was. The crew parleys with the Earthers. Kaylee develops a plan to take on the plunderers. When the portal ring was destroyed, Serenity was not the only ship pulled through.
         
Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 9) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 10) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 11) Firefly: Return to Earth-That-Was (Part 12) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 1)
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 9
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 10
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 11
"Return to Earth-That-Was"
Part 12
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 1
Firefly #33 Firefly #34 Firefly #35 Firefly #36 All-New Firefly #1
Kaylee's partnership with the Earthers takes a turn. Double-crosses galore! The crew makes a plan for a way to return to the 'Verse. But who will decide to stay behind on Earth-That-Was? Return to the 'Verse! Jayne gets the crew in (more) trouble with the law.
         
Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 2) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 3) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 4) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 5) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 6)
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 2
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 3
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 4
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 5
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 6
All-New Firefly #2 All-New Firefly #3 All-New Firefly #4 All-New Firefly #5 All-New Firefly #6
The crew is given a tour of the Requiem monastery and offer to help the monks with a problem in exchange for some of the monastery's meager supplies. The crew launches a raid on the Tax Collector's camp. As the crew prepares to leave Requiem, a complication arises. Jayne begins to become acquainted with his son. The monks of Requiem suffer another attack by mercenaries. Will the Serenity crew help them again?
         
Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 7) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 8) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 9) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 10) Firefly: The Gospel According to Jayne (Part 11)
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 7
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 8
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 9
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 10
"The Gospel According to Jayne"
Part 11
All-New Firefly #7 All-New Firefly #8 All-New Firefly #9 All-New Firefly #10 All-New Firefly: Big Damn Finale #1
Serenity finds itself in a sticky situation while investigating the mercenary ship in space. Events take unexpected and dangerous turns both on the planet and in space. The crew tries to convince Jayne to take the loss of Owen fighting instead of moping. Jayne's attempt to rescue Owen on Earth-That-Was goes awry, but what else is new? Jayne takes his final bow in front of his son and friends.
         
Firefly: The Fall Guys (Part 1) Firefly: The Fall Guys (Part 2) Firefly: The Fall Guys (Part 3) Firefly: The Fall Guys (Part 4) Firefly: The Fall Guys (Part 5)
"The Fall Guys"
Part 1
"The Fall Guys"
Part 2
"The Fall Guys"
Part 3
"The Fall Guys"
Part 4
"The Fall Guys"
Part 5
Firefly: The Fall Guys #1 Firefly: The Fall Guys #2 Firefly: The Fall Guys #3 Firefly: The Fall Guys #4 Firefly: The Fall Guys #5
Low on cash, the Serenity crew takes a chance on a job offer from a dubious source. The crew is trapped and hiding after they are framed for an assassination attempt on the Alliance Prime Minister. Things get hot and tricky for the crew as they attempt to escape a bottle trap. Alliance Prime Minister Hamner turns up the heat on the town of Beloved. Things are about to go from bad to worse for the crew.
         
Firefly: The Fall Guys (Part 6)        
"The Fall Guys"
Part 6
       
Firefly: The Fall Guys #6        
The showdown(s)!        
 
 
 
 
Brand New 'Verse Chronology