Firefly: Are You a Browncoat? Quiz


Which episode aired first, despite not being the pilot?

"The Train Job" aired before the two-hour pilot.

Who created the "Firefly" universe?

Joss Whedon

What novel inspired Whedon to create "Firefly?"

"The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara

Who was originally cast as Inara Serra?

Rebecca Gayheart

Who wrote the "Firefly" theme song, "Ballad of Serenity?"

Joss Whedon

During what year did Season 1 of "Firefly" air?


Other than English, what language is spoken by the characters?

Chinese, specifically Mandarin

Who is the hero of Canton?

The man they call Jayne.

True or False: Zac Efron's acting debut was on "Firefly."

True. Efron played Young Simon Tam.

Fox aired how many episodes of the series before canceling it?

11 of 14

In what year is the story set?


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


Who named his gun, Vera?

Jayne Cobb

Who coined the nickname "Captain Tightpants?"


What were the Alliance's soldiers nicknamed in "Serenity?"

Purple Bellies

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


How many crew members are there?


True or False: Han Solo has a cameo in "Firefly?"

True, although it's a miniature Han Solo encased in carbonite.

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


During which episode does Mal get married?

Episode 6 ("Our Mrs. Reynolds")

Which promotional phrase wasn't used to describe 'Firefly' characters?

Both of these were used along with space cowboy.

Which member of the crew dies during Season 1?


True or False: "Serenity" was a blockbuster when it hit screens in 2005.

False. It barely broke even.

Which star of "Mad Men" played the role of Saffron?

Christina Hendricks

In 2003, "Firefly" won a Primetime Emmy Award in which category?

Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series.

Who composed the "Firefly" original score?

Greg Edmonson

Which two members of the "Firefly" crew were married?

Wash and Zoe

Costume armor for the Alliance was from which movie?

"Starship Troopers"

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


True or False: Morena Baccarin's Inara has a terminal illness.

True, but it wasn't confirmed until after the show's cancellation.

Who plays The Interviewer in the R. Tam sessions?

Joss Whedon

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