Serenity flys again in 3 days

And no I'm not referring to the movie. From sci-fi wire:

SCI FI Channel announced that it will air reruns of Fox's canceled SF series Firefly, including three episodes that never aired on Fox. SCI FI will air all 14 hours of the show, from creator Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), starting July 22, in the 7 p.m. ET/PT Friday timeslot. It will be followed by new episodes of Stargate SG-1 at 8, Stargate Atlantis at 9 and Battlestar Galactica at 10.

The channel will air the episodes in their intended order, beginning with Whedon's pilot. (Fox, by contrast, began with the show's third produced hour, "The Train Job," and aired the two-hour pilot at the end of the show's abortive first season.) SCI FI acquired exclusive rights to the show from 20th Century Television, which produced the show for the Fox Broadcasting Co.

Firefly centers on the ragtag crew of the firefly-class transport ship Serenity 500 years in the future, led by renegade Capt. Mal Reynolds (Nathan Fillion), a veteran of the losing side in a galactic civil war.

Universal Pictures will release Serenity, a theatrical film based on Firefly, on Sept. 30. Universal and SCI FI are owned by NBC Universal, which also owns SCIFI.COM.

Thats right, in 3 days firefly returns to TV on a far more hospitable network (the sci-fi channel). For me that means I'll get to see those episodes that didn't air the first time, not to mention the pilot episode that my tivo deleted while I was on vacation the first time it aired. Also they have plenty of episodes to last all the way through the opening weeks of the movie itself. Great idea, I think. How many other shows have gotten to boost their publicity by having their own feature-length movie released at the same time the show is airing. I'm beginning to think that fox letting go of firelfly was a really good thing -for the show anyhow, perhaps not for fox.

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You can see the three

You can see the three unaired episodes by buying the DVD set.

Good scifi shows always hsow

Good scifi shows always hsow up on bit torrent... you can download seasons at a time and waste away a day or two... it works as long as you have weekends or if you are still in school...

7PM is awful damn early for

7PM is awful damn early for people coming home from work. If only they bumped the Stargates up and let Serenity lead in for BSG, or BSG lead in for Serenity.