Serenity encounters a ruthlessly professional bounty hunter, Jubal Early, who will stop at nothing to retrieve River. But River, feeling unwelcome on the ship, takes a novel approach to escaping from the long arm of the Alliance.
original airdate--December 13,2002 rating--4.1 million
music-- Theme song "The Ballad of Serenity" by: Joss Whedon Performed by: Sonny Rhodes
Goofs: After the fight in the beginning with Saffron, Reynolds' nosebleed disappears and reappears between shots.
Trivia--In the theater scene, depicted on the screen in the background as shadow art, are ships leaving the planet Earth and arriving at various planets.
Blooper:If you look carefully, you can see CGI cockroaches as the camera passes from the dining area down to River straddling the catwalk in the "Batgirl scene".
"Captain Mal Reynolds and his band of renegades travel about the galaxy in Serenity, a Firefly-class spaceship, doing jobs when they can find the work, and pulling jobs when they can't".