Firefly: Are You a Browncoat? Quiz

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Firefly: Are You a Browncoat? Quiz
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We don't believe there is a power in the 'verse that can stop you from testing your "Firefly" IQ.
Which episode aired first, despite not being the pilot?
"Objects in Space"
"Serenity"
"The Train Job"
"The Train Job" aired before the two-hour pilot.

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Who created the "Firefly" universe?
George Lucas
Joss Whedon
Joss Whedon
Nathan Fillion

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What novel inspired Whedon to create "Firefly?"
James M. McPherson's "Battle Cry of Freedom"
Michael Shaara's "The Killer Angels"
"The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara
C. Vann Woodward's "Mary Chestnut's Civil War"

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Who was originally cast as Inara Serra?
Alyson Hannigan
Charisma Carpenter
Rebecca Gayheart
Rebecca Gayheart

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Who wrote the "Firefly" theme song, "Ballad of Serenity?"
Adam Baldwin
Joss Whedon
Joss Whedon
Sonny Rhodes

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During what year did Season 1 of "Firefly" air?
2000
2002
2002
2005

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Other than English, what language is spoken by the characters?
Chinese
Chinese, specifically Mandarin
French
Japanese

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Who is the hero of Canton?
The man they call Jayne.
The man they call Jayne.
The man they call Wash.
The man they call Book.

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True or False: Zac Efron's acting debut was on "Firefly."
TRUE
True. Efron played Young Simon Tam.
FALSE

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Fox aired how many episodes of the series before canceling it?
10 of 14
11 of 14
11 of 14
12 of 14

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In what year is the story set?
2417
2517
2517
2617

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Was the movie "Serenity" created before or after the "Firefly" TV series?
before
after
After

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Who named his gun, Vera?
Jayne
Jayne Cobb
Mal
Wash

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Who coined the nickname "Captain Tightpants?"
Kaylee
Kaylee
Simon
Wash

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What were the Alliance's soldiers nicknamed in "Serenity?"
57th Overlanders
Browncoats
Purple Bellies
Purple Bellies

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Mal rides the same horse every time there is a horse to ride. What's that horse's name?
Buckshot
Fred
Fred
Sam

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How many crew members are there?
six
eight
nine
Nine

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True or False: Han Solo has a cameo in "Firefly?"
TRUE
True, although it's a miniature Han Solo encased in carbonite.
FALSE

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Who is considered responsible for the ship's floral wall pattern?
Gina
Kaylee
Kaylee
River

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During which episode does Mal get married?
Episode 4
Episode 6
Episode 6 ("Our Mrs. Reynolds")
Episode 8

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Which promotional phrase wasn't used to describe 'Firefly' characters?
cosmic hooker
girl in a box
both
Both of these were used along with space cowboy.

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Which member of the crew dies during Season 1?
Jayne
Wash
Wash
Zoe

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True or False: "Serenity" was a blockbuster when it hit screens in 2005.
TRUE
FALSE
False. It barely broke even.

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Which star of "Mad Men" played the role of Saffron?
Christina Hendricks
Christina Hendricks
Elisabeth Moss
January Jones

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In 2003, "Firefly" won a Primetime Emmy Award in which category?
Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series
Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series.
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

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Who composed the "Firefly" original score?
Christophe Beck
Greg Edmonson
Greg Edmonson
Thomas Wanker

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Which two members of the "Firefly" crew were married?
Mal and Inara
Mal and Zoe
Wash and Zoe
Wash and Zoe

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Costume armor for the Alliance was from which movie?
"Mars Attacks!"
"Starship Troopers"
"Starship Troopers"
"Westworld"

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Who says, "I am a leaf on the wind; watch how I soar?"
Jayne
Wash
Wash
Book

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True or False: Morena Baccarin's Inara has a terminal illness.
TRUE
True, but it wasn't confirmed until after the show's cancellation.
FALSE

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Who plays The Interviewer in the R. Tam sessions?
Jon Hamm
Joss Whedon
Joss Whedon
Neil Patrick Harris

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