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Postby PastaPirate on Wed Aug 22, 2007 8:45 am

Definitely Spike. He seems to have a better concept of "Live Through" as opposed to Angel who can't seem to get over is guilt.
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Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:14 am

Spike. Even when he gets his soul, he's less emo than Angel.
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Postby Rainswept on Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:16 am

Oh no he's not. He put on more of a tough guy face, but Angel isn't the one who pined over Buffy to the point of creating a robot version. What's even sadder is he was even more obsessive & needy over Dru. Spike's pathetic.

The only reason so many people like Spike is that James is a better actor than David. I still give David props for picking better shows tho, Bones is very entertaining and the last I saw of James he was doing a made for TV movie.
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Postby Calena on Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:28 am

Angel looks way better. :)
No seriously, I like Spike's "rebel attitude" (remember when he called the "annoited one" - season 2 I think - the "annoying one" and pulled him into the sunlight. You got to love him for things like that.
I never really believed that Spike wanted to have his soul back. It was necessary for the story to continue as it did, but can a vampire without a soul, even if he has some hi-tech chip implanted instead, love that much? I don't think so.
Angel is the adult and responsible one. Sure he's forever brooding, but only because he's so noble :)

Do you think Spike and Angel got their "original" souls back? Because when you compare their "vamp with soul" behaviour to their "human with soul" behaviour it strikes me that both of them were really sorry excuses for men while they were alive. So if they got their original souls, did all that slaughtering they did as vampires turn those soul into noble hero-souls?

What do you think about Riley? I think he was quite lame and not worthy of Buffy.

And do you think we should start a Buffy/Angel thread before we get severly reprimanded for beeing completley off topic here?
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Postby Rainswept on Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:01 am

Calena wrote:What do you think about Riley? I think he was quite lame and not worthy of Buffy.

And do you think we should start a Buffy/Angel thread before we get severly reprimanded for beeing completley off topic here?


Riley completely sucked. Too boring, came too soon for Buffy, making him feel like a crappy replacement and rebound guy. I don't think he was ever intended to be liked.

Nah, if you're talking about Firefly, you're talking about Whedon in general, I say. Querty might as well change the title of the thread ;-)

As for looks, I'm always attracted to the brainy girls like Fred, and how willow was before she went Goth and Gay. I still say Darla has the sexiest voice ever.
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Postby Zankou 2.0 on Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:26 pm

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Postby Calena on Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:26 pm

Rowan Redbeard wrote:Spike. Even when he gets his soul, he's less emo than Angel.

Consider this: The poor guy can never have sex with a woman he truly loves.
Also unlike Spike, he's been paying his dues for decades.


Riley completely sucked. Too boring, came too soon for Buffy, making him feel like a crappy replacement and rebound guy. I don't think he was ever intended to be liked.

Or was he written out because no one liked him? I met one guy who liked Riley, but his argument was that he liked it that Buffy had a non-vampire boyfriend for a change.

@ Zankou:

Well, I'd like to punch the guy who decided to cancel Firefly. Maybe the creators of this fine little clip feel the same way.
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Postby RandomSam on Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:22 pm

This thread is a lot like Firefly. It died ages ago, but I can't let it lie...
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Postby TalkingBull on Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:59 pm

Firefly has been added to the ever-growing list of television shows that have been cancelled before I was willing to allow it.

Some others:

Futurama (It's coming back)
Family Guy (It's back)
Quantum Leap
Fastlane

I was pissed off when they not only cancelled Firefly, but didn't sell it to Sci Fi. What a great show to sell to the Sci-Fi network. I mean, seriously!
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Postby Rainswept on Fri Sep 28, 2007 1:28 pm

Veronica Mars should certainly be on that list.
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Re: Firefly/Serenity Fans?

Postby Valanthe on Thu Oct 09, 2008 1:20 am

I hadn't even heard about Firefly until I heard about (and went to see) Serenity. WOW! :worship: the Firefly-class vessel and its crew. I now own the series on DVD, but I'm having trouble finding time to watch it :( I ran across a t-shirt at a convention that said "How much Serenity crap do I have to buy before there's a sequel?" I wish I'd bought it now. If there's anyone out there who knits or knows someone who does, google "illusion knitting" to turn up a site with links to patterns that include a Serenity scarf. I downloaded the .pdf and fully intend to start on it once I finish my current works in progress.
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Re: Firefly/Serenity Fans?

Postby Ubi Dubium on Thu Oct 09, 2008 6:16 am

IMDB has all the episodes up now for instant watching, so I recently had a chance to watch them all. Wonderful show. I need to watch the movie now!

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Re: Firefly/Serenity Fans?

Postby GreenRain22 on Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:02 pm

Jaynestown and Our Mrs. Reynolds are my two favorites. Wash is my all time favorite character.

Firefly pwns!
Kaylee: Wash, tell me I'm pretty.
Wash: If I were unwed, I would take you up in a manly fashion.
Kaylee: 'Cause I'm pretty?
Wash: 'Cause your pretty.
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I've never been better then I am today


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Re: Firefly/Serenity Fans?

Postby lordpunkmonk on Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:43 pm

I really need to see serenity because they gave me a free shirt when I was 11 or 12 and I wear it still and it is awkward when people ask about it.
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Re: Firefly/Serenity Fans?

Postby fueledbycoffee on Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:45 pm

...When you were 11 or 12...? Damn, I feel old.

And precisely why haven't you seen it?
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