Joss Whedon follows up his hugely successful BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER series for Fox with FIREFLY, an action-packed fusion of the science-fiction and western genres. Set five hundred years in the future, FIREFLY depicts a troubled world after a massive universal civil war. The resulting power party, the Alliance, control everyone and everything, except for Malcolm Reynolds (Nathan Fillion) and the crew of his spaceship, Serenity. As the Alliance continues to wreak havoc on the world, Malcolm does what he can to restore order to his surroundings.
Pros: Unique sci-fi setting, developed and endearing characters Cons: Ended before its time - you WILL want more The Bottom Line: "You turn on any of my crew, you turn on me." I'm not very familiar with the expanded universe of Star Trek. But if the Federation spreads across numerous planets, then knowing what I know about the Star Trek universe (and I am a fairly regular watcher of the various Trek series), I feel safe assuming … more