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FireflyFirefly DVD Release Date (Dec. 9) Officially Announced
Saturday 25 October 2003
From the FOX press release : Journey to the wild western space frontier when Fox Home Entertainment presents "Buffy" creator Joss Whedon’s FIREFLY THE COMPLETE SERIES DVD COLLECTION on December 9. Set 500 years in the future, FIREFLY combines western and sci-fi genres. It revolves around the space adventures of the crew of the Serenity, a small transport ship, led by their captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds, played by Nathan Fillion ("Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place"). Timed to coincide with the "Buffy" Season Five DVD Collection release, the collectible four-disc DVD set is available for the suggested retail price of $49.98 U.S./$69.98 Canada and features three never-before-seen episodes, multiple featurettes, a gag reel, deleted scenes, an Easter egg and multiple commentaries. Prebook is November 12.
SERIES SYNOPSIS : Set 500 years in the future, in the wake of a universal civil war, FIREFLY centers on the crew of Serenity, a small transport spaceship that doesn’t have a planet to call home. Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds (Nathan Fillion), a defeated soldier who opposed the unification of the planets by the totalitarian governed Alliance, will undertake any job — legal or not—to stay afloat and keep his crew fed.
Venture to Sci-Fi’s New Wild Frontier in Joss Whedon’s FIREFLY THE COMPLETE SERIES
Sci-Fi Adventure Western Series Blasts Off on DVD December 9 from Fox Home Entertainment Featuring Three Never-Before-Seen Episodes
FIREFLY THE COMPLETE SERIES DVD Special Features and Disc Content Specifics : All FIREFLY episodes are compiled on 4 dual-layered discs (pan and scan, aspect ratio 1.33 :1) and feature audio commentary. Episodes are presented in English Dolby Surround, French Dolby Surround and Spanish Dolby Surround with the option of English and Spanish subtitles. In addition, the following special features are exclusive to each disc :
Firefly The Complete Series Airdate
Disc 1 Ø Serenity Part 1 & 2 12/20/02 Ø The Train Job 9/20/02 Ø Bushwhacked 9/27/02
Bonus Features Ø Commentary : Serenity Part 1 & 2, The Train Job
Disc 2 Ø Shindig 11/1/02 Ø Safe 11/8/02 Ø Our Mrs. Reynolds 10/4/02 Ø Jaynestown 10/18/02
Bonus Features Ø Commentary : Shindig
Disc 3 Ø Out Of Gas 10/25/02 Ø Ariel 11/15/02 Ø War Stories 12/6/02 Ø Trash (unaired)
Bonus Features Ø Commentary : Out of Gas, War Stories
Disc 4 Ø The Message (unaired) Ø Heart of Gold (unaired) Ø Objects in Space 12/13/02
Bonus Features Ø Commentary : Objects in Space, The Message Ø Featurettes : Making of "Here How it Was" and "Serenity : The Tenth Character" Ø Joss Whedon Set Tour Ø Alan Tudyk’s Audition Ø Gag Reel Ø Joss Sings the "Firefly" theme Ø Deleted Scenes Ø Easter egg : Adam Baldwin sings "Hero of Canton"
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FIREFLY THE COMPLETE SERIES DVD Price : $49.98 U.S./$69.98 Canada Street Date : December 9, 2003 Pre-Book Date : November 12, 2003 Total Running Time : 675 minutes DVD Catalogue Number : 2008929 U.S. Rating N/A Closed Captioned : Yes