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Firefly is NEW in Netflix' top 25!!

POSTED BY: IHEARTFIREFLY
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 04:07
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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 10:33 AM

IHEARTFIREFLY


I was looking for a new TV series to put in my queue, and I found Firefly sitting down there at spot 24! I've seen this page every few weeks since January and I've never noticed Firefly on it.
It's awesome to see it sitting among the popular shows like 24, Sex and the City, The Office, and the Sopranos. I wonder if it was the Serenity Hugo Award?!
What shiny-ness!

"Can't take the sky..."

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 10:42 AM

LISSA37


Wow! That's great! Thanks for the news!

Can I ask where you find this list? To be honest, I would *love* to look at it and see if Everwood just happened to be on it...



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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 10:50 AM

IHEARTFIREFLY


I think you actually have to have a Netflix account. :( Sorry!

The only other ones on the list besides the ones I listed earlier are: Six Feet Under, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Deadwood, Lost, and the Chappelle Show.

"Can't take the sky..."

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 10:57 AM

LISSA37


Thanks for the information.



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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 10:57 AM

IHEARTFIREFLY


This is the Netflix write-up for Firefly:

"Set almost 500 years in the future, this short-lived but much-loved TV series follows the adventures of the ragtag crew (Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk and others) of the transport spaceship Serenity. No job is too small, too dirty or too close to the line of illegality for the crew to tackle to remain fed and fueled. But when a passenger is wanted by the ruling Alliance regime, the Firefly must hide out the dangerous fringes of space."

For one, I'm not sure illegality is a word?? Is it? Maybe it is, but it sounds odd.
Next, the last sentence is not complete and they called it "the Firefly." Now I know that the ship is a Firefly, but, again, it sounds weird. :)

"Can't take the sky..."

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:03 AM

KANEMAN


Quote:

Originally posted by IHeartFirefly:
This is the Netflix write-up for Firefly:

"Set almost 500 years in the future, this short-lived but much-loved TV series follows the adventures of the ragtag crew (Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk and others) of the transport spaceship Serenity. No job is too small, too dirty or too close to the line of illegality for the crew to tackle to remain fed and fueled. But when a passenger is wanted by the ruling Alliance regime, the Firefly must hide out the dangerous fringes of space."

For one, I'm not sure illegality is a word?? Is it? Maybe it is, but it sounds odd.
Next, the last sentence is not complete and they called it "the Firefly." Now I know that the ship is a Firefly, but, again, it sounds weird. :)

"Can't take the sky..."



LOL!! Sounds like something President Bush would say.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:06 AM

CALIFORNIAKAYLEE


I *think* this link should work even if you don't have a Netflix account:

http://www.netflix.com/Top25?sgid=1052&lnkctr=LhcSubCategory1052

Firefly is currently #23 of all TV shows on Netflix.

~CK

You can't take the sky from me...

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:08 AM

MYOTHERCARISAFIREFLY


Would it be wrong for me to get a Netflix account just to drive Firefly up the chart?


Illegality \Il`le*gal"i*ty\, n.; pl. Illegalities. [Cf. F.
ill['e]galit['e].]
The quality or condition of being illegal; unlawfulness; as,
the illegality of trespass or of false imprisonment; also, an
illegal act.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:14 AM

CALIFORNIAKAYLEE


I think those ratings are based on how many people actually get Firefly shipped to them each week, so I'm pondering basically the same thing: is it wrong for me to have Firefly sent to me (I'll just turn around and send it right back), just to drive up its popularity? Would I be making the wait longer for people who actually haven't seen the show yet..? Hmmm...

~CK

You can't take the sky from me...

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:14 AM

IHEARTFIREFLY


Thanks for the definition! I figured it was real but it still sounds odd.

And, yes, of course you should join Netflix to bump Firefly up!!

Hey, California, thanks for the link! I couldn't get mine to work. :)


"Can't take the sky..."

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:16 AM

IHEARTFIREFLY


I've been pondering the same thing.
It will at least tell Netflix they need more FF copies on hand!

"Can't take the sky..."

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:27 AM

CAUSAL


Quote:

Originally posted by IHeartFirefly:
This is the Netflix write-up for Firefly:

"Set almost 500 years in the future, this short-lived but much-loved TV series follows the adventures of the ragtag crew (Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk and others) of the transport spaceship Serenity. No job is too small, too dirty or too close to the line of illegality for the crew to tackle to remain fed and fueled. But when a passenger is wanted by the ruling Alliance regime, the Firefly must hide out the dangerous fringes of space."



"The Firefly" notwithstanding, that's one of the better summaries I've ever seen for our BDS!

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:36 AM

IHEARTFIREFLY


It IS one of the better summaries- which is kind of sad, really. It's just a hard show to put in a few sentences, I suppose.

"Can't take the sky..."

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 2:19 PM

IHEARTFIREFLY


**Bumping my own thread**

I want others to hear the news!!

"Can't take the sky..."

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Monday, September 11, 2006 2:14 PM

IHEARTFIREFLY


Again, climbing the charts- Firefly the NEW #22!!

"Can't take the sky..."

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Monday, September 11, 2006 10:20 PM

PHOENIXROSE

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This is shiny!
Wish I knew my mom's netflix password. I keep trying to get her to watch Firefly and she hasn't. Maybe if she got it in the mail she would watch it (plus it would drive up the ranking). But I don't know her password, and it would be quite pointless of me to join.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2006 1:17 AM

MICJWELCH


Quote:

Originally posted by IHeartFirefly:
And, yes, of course you should join Netflix to bump Firefly up!!



I just tried to give my rating for Firefly on there, and you don't have to be a member. You just click on the stars (obviously 5 stars) and it saves it. I don't think it will get it any higher on the list, but it might at least boost it's rating.



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Tuesday, September 12, 2006 4:07 AM

ROCKETJOCK


"The Firefly" is perfectly good usage in the sentence quoted. Suppose the show in question was about a Mississippi riverboat or WWII PT boat named "Serenity" -- if they referred to her as "the riverboat" or "The PT boat", it wouldn't be incorrect.

But hey, top 25; not too shabby.

As I've said before, Firefly/Serenity isn't so much the new Star Wars/Star Trek as it is "The little engine that could"...



"She's tore up plenty. But she'll fly true." -- Zoƫ Washburn

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