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June 09, 2010, at 08:54 AM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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For more information and a pronunciation guide, see the Firefly Chinese Pinyinary.

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For more information and a pronunciation guide, see the Firefly Chinese Pinyinary.

February 21, 2007, at 10:16 AM MST by GWebber - corrected a quote
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WASH: Everyone go inside or we will blow a new crater in this tiny moon.

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WASH: Every man there go inside or we will blow a new crater in this tiny moon.

December 30, 2006, at 07:20 PM MST by AnonyMous - identified the clipboard props in sick bay
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In the sick-bay, two clipboards are visible on the wall next to River. The word "Oakton" is legible on the bottom of one. Apparently some Earth-that-was companies still exist in the future. :)

September 30, 2006, at 10:57 AM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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A battle for control of the craft threatens to erupt after Mal and Zoe become entangled in a botched mission to steal medicine from a moving train. http://www.fireflywiki.org/img/jayne-hat2.jpg

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A battle for control of the craft threatens to erupt after Mal and Zoe become entangled in a botched mission to steal medicine from a moving train. http://www.fireflywiki.org/img/jayne-hat2.jpg

February 02, 2006, at 04:24 AM MST by mlava -
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The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. {{Zoe}} and MalcolmReynolds Mal? are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the {{Alliance}} (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.

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The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day - the day celebrating the final victory of the Alliance, giving them control of all the settled worlds. {{Zoe}} and MalcolmReynolds Mal? are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the {{Alliance}} (such as Mal and Zoe), and the inevitable fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.

January 19, 2006, at 08:48 PM MST by formatting -
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A battle for control of the craft threatens to erupt after Mal and Zoe become entangled in a botched mission to steal medicine from a moving train.

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A battle for control of the craft threatens to erupt after Mal and Zoe become entangled in a botched mission to steal medicine from a moving train. http://www.fireflywiki.org/img/jayne-hat2.jpg

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Summary
The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. {{Zoe}} and MalcolmReynolds Mal? are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the {{Alliance}} (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff. http://www.fireflywiki.org/img/jayne-hat2.jpg
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The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. {{Zoe}} and MalcolmReynolds Mal? are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the {{Alliance}} (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.

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::Looking for work, Mal, Zoe and Jayne meet a man named Adelai Niska with his resident henchman Crow. Niska has a job for them - a train job stealing the cargo from a passenger train. As it’s supposedly Alliance goods, Mal has no problem, but when he finds out the ‘goods’ are actually medicine needed for {{Paradiso}} residents who are suffering from Bowdens Malady, Mal must decide whether he wants to get paid and possibly be responsible for the death of miners and their families or return the cargo and face the wrath of Niska.

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Looking for work, Mal, Zoe and Jayne meet a man named Adelai Niska with his resident henchman Crow. Niska has a job for them - a train job stealing the cargo from a passenger train. As it's supposedly Alliance goods, Mal has no problem, but when he finds out the 'goods' are actually medicine needed for {{Paradiso}} residents who are suffering from Bowdens Malady, Mal must decide whether he wants to get paid and possibly be responsible for the death of miners and their families or return the cargo and face the wrath of Niska.

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Directed by : Joss Whedon

http://www.fireflywiki.org/101.html Read the script.

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Directed by : Joss Whedon
http://www.fireflywiki.org/101.html Read the script

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Chinese Phrases:

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Chinese Phrases

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"Can I have one more glass of Ng-Ka-Pei, please?" (Mal, ordering in bar.) \\

Note: Ngkapei is an actual Chinese rice wine/liqueur soaked in the root bark of the medicinal herb acanthopanax. More: http://alternativehealing.org/wuJiaPi.htm

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"Can I have one more glass of Ng-Ka-Pei, please?" (Mal, ordering in bar.)
Note: Ngkapei is an actual Chinese rice wine/liqueur soaked in the root bark of the medicinal herb acanthopanax. http://alternativehealing.org/wuJiaPi.htm More about Ngkapei
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Related Links:
http://www.fireflywiki.org/Firefly/TheTrainJob?action=search&text=TheTrainJob Click Here.

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Related Links

http://www.fireflywiki.org/Firefly/TheTrainJob?action=search&text=TheTrainJob Search FireflyWiki for related pages.

January 19, 2006, at 07:55 PM MST by fix formatting -
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"Can I have one more glass of Ng-Ka-Pei, please?" (Mal, ordering in bar.) \\ Note: Ngkapei is an actual Chinese rice wine/liqueur soaked in the root bark of the medicinal herb acanthopanax. More: http://alternativehealing.org/wuJiaPi.htm
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"Can I have one more glass of Ng-Ka-Pei, please?" (Mal, ordering in bar.) \\

Note: Ngkapei is an actual Chinese rice wine/liqueur soaked in the root bark of the medicinal herb acanthopanax. More: http://alternativehealing.org/wuJiaPi.htm

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dog-humped (Jayne, about location not being Niska's rendezvous spot)
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dog-humped (Jayne, about location not being Niska's rendezvous spot.)
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For more information and a pronunciation guide, see the http://fireflychinese.home.att.net/ Firefly Chinese Pinyinary

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For more information and a pronunciation guide, see the http://fireflychinese.home.att.net/ Firefly Chinese Pinyinary.

January 18, 2006, at 08:52 AM MST by Darth Threat -
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  • Ching zai-lai ee-bay Ng-Ka-Pei?
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  • Qing zai lai yi bei Ng-Ka-Pei?
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  • Oh, juh jun shr guh kwai-luh duh jin-jun...
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  • Oh, ze zhen shi ge kwai le de jing jun...
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  • Kuh-oo duh lao bao-jun...
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  • Ke wu de lao bao jun...
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  • jun duh shr tyen-tsai {Kaylee sounds like jun duh sh tyen-tsai}
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  • zhen de shi tian chai {Kaylee sounds like jun duh sh tyen-tsai}
December 18, 2005, at 09:59 PM MST by Andrewn -
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WASH: Everyone go inside or we will blow a new crater in this tiny moon.

July 06, 2005, at 03:28 PM MST by Gary -
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Original Air Date : 9/20/02
Written by : Joss Whedon & Tim Minear
Directed by : Joss Whedon

April 27, 2005, at 10:27 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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  • Ching3 zai4 lai2 yi4 bei2 Ng-Ka-Pei?
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  • Ching zai-lai ee-bay Ng-Ka-Pei?
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  • Oh, zhe4 zhen1 shi4 ge0 kuai4 le0 de0 jin3-zhang2...
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  • Oh, juh jun shr guh kwai-luh duh jin-jun...
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  • Ke3 wu4 de0 lao3 bao4 jun1...
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  • Kuh-oo duh lao bao-jun...
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  • zhen1 de0 shi4 tian1 cai2 {Kaylee sounds like jun duh sh tyen-tsai}
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  • jun duh shr tyen-tsai {Kaylee sounds like jun duh sh tyen-tsai}
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  • Dong3 ma1?
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  • Dong ma?
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  • gou3 cao3 de0 {Jayne sounds like go tsao day}
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  • go tsao duh {Jayne sounds like go tsao day}
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April 18, 2005, at 11:04 PM MST by Kit -
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  • Oh, zhe4 zhen1 shi4 ge0 kwai4 le0 de0 jin3-zhang2...
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  • Oh, zhe4 zhen1 shi4 ge0 kuai4 le0 de0 jin3-zhang2...
April 18, 2005, at 11:04 PM MST by Kit -
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  • Oh, zhe4 zhen1 shi4 ge0 kwai4 le0 de0 jin-jun...
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  • Oh, zhe4 zhen1 shi4 ge0 kwai4 le0 de0 jin3-zhang2...
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  • Ke3 wu4 de0 lao3 bao-jun...
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  • Ke3 wu4 de0 lao3 bao4 jun1...
April 18, 2005, at 10:57 PM MST by Kit -
Changed line 58 from:
  • Ching zai-lai ee-bay Ng-Ka-Pei?
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  • Ching3 zai4 lai2 yi4 bei2 Ng-Ka-Pei?
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  • Oh, juh jun shr guh kwai-luh duh jin-jun...
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  • Oh, zhe4 zhen1 shi4 ge0 kwai4 le0 de0 jin-jun...
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  • Kuh-oo duh lao bao-jun...
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  • Ke3 wu4 de0 lao3 bao-jun...
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  • jun duh shr tyen-tsai {Kaylee sounds like jun duh sh tyen-tsai}
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  • zhen1 de0 shi4 tian1 cai2 {Kaylee sounds like jun duh sh tyen-tsai}
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  • Dong ma?
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  • Dong3 ma1?
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  • go tsao duh {Jayne sounds like go tsao day}
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  • gou3 cao3 de0 {Jayne sounds like go tsao day}
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May 19, 2004, at 11:06 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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Read the script: [http://www.average-bear.com/firefly/101.html]

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http://www.fireflywiki.org/101.html Read the script.

May 19, 2004, at 11:02 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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Summary
The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. {{Zoe}} and MalcolmReynolds Mal? are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the {{Alliance}} (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.
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Summary
The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. {{Zoe}} and MalcolmReynolds Mal? are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the {{Alliance}} (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff. http://www.fireflywiki.org/img/jayne-hat2.jpg
May 19, 2004, at 01:17 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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http://www.fireflywiki.org/pmwiki.php/Firefly/TheTrainJob?action=search&text=TheTrainJob Click Here.

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http://www.fireflywiki.org/Firefly/TheTrainJob?action=search&text=TheTrainJob Click Here.

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May 16, 2004, at 06:23 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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Summary
The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. Zoe and Mal are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the Alliance (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.
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Summary
The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. {{Zoe}} and MalcolmReynolds Mal? are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the {{Alliance}} (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.
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::Looking for work, Mal, Zoe and Jayne meet a man named Adelai Niska with his resident henchman Crow. Niska has a job for them - a train job stealing the cargo from a passenger train. As it’s supposedly Alliance goods, Mal has no problem, but when he finds out the ‘goods’ are actually medicine needed for [Paradiso] residents who are suffering from Bowdens Malady, Mal must decide whether he wants to get paid and possibly be responsible for the death of miners and their families or return the cargo and face the wrath of Niska.

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::Looking for work, Mal, Zoe and Jayne meet a man named Adelai Niska with his resident henchman Crow. Niska has a job for them - a train job stealing the cargo from a passenger train. As it’s supposedly Alliance goods, Mal has no problem, but when he finds out the ‘goods’ are actually medicine needed for {{Paradiso}} residents who are suffering from Bowdens Malady, Mal must decide whether he wants to get paid and possibly be responsible for the death of miners and their families or return the cargo and face the wrath of Niska.

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May 16, 2004, at 06:21 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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Related Links:

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Related Links:
http://www.fireflywiki.org/pmwiki.php/Firefly/TheTrainJob?action=search&text=TheTrainJob Click Here.

May 16, 2004, at 06:20 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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Related Links:

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Related Links:


Firefly Episode Guide?

May 16, 2004, at 06:20 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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  • _Ching zai-lai ee-bay Ng-Ka-Pei?_
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  • Ching zai-lai ee-bay Ng-Ka-Pei?
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  • _Oh, juh jun shr guh kwai-luh duh jin-jun..._
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  • Oh, juh jun shr guh kwai-luh duh jin-jun...
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  • _Kuh-oo duh lao bao-jun..._
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  • Kuh-oo duh lao bao-jun...
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  • _jun duh shr tyen-tsai_ {Kaylee sounds like _jun duh sh tyen-tsai_}
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  • jun duh shr tyen-tsai {Kaylee sounds like jun duh sh tyen-tsai}
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  • _Dong ma?_
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  • Dong ma?
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  • _go tsao duh_ {Jayne sounds like _go tsao day_}
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  • go tsao duh {Jayne sounds like go tsao day}
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May 16, 2004, at 06:14 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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Summary
The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. Zoe and Mal are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the Alliance (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.
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Summary
The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. Zoe and Mal are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the Alliance (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.
May 16, 2004, at 06:13 PM MST by DoyceTesterman -
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Describe The Train Job here.

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A battle for control of the craft threatens to erupt after Mal and Zoe become entangled in a botched mission to steal medicine from a moving train.

Summary
The episode opens in a dark, musky bar on Unification Day celebrating the day the Alliance took control of all the settled worlds. Zoe and Mal are playing a game while Jayne watches. Of course there is a loud mouth who has to badmouth those who fought in the war against the Alliance (such as Mal and Zoe) and of course, a fight ensues. The bar brawl ends up outside with Wash bringing the Serenity over for a last minute rescue along the edge of a cliff.

::Looking for work, Mal, Zoe and Jayne meet a man named Adelai Niska with his resident henchman Crow. Niska has a job for them - a train job stealing the cargo from a passenger train. As it’s supposedly Alliance goods, Mal has no problem, but when he finds out the ‘goods’ are actually medicine needed for [Paradiso] residents who are suffering from Bowdens Malady, Mal must decide whether he wants to get paid and possibly be responsible for the death of miners and their families or return the cargo and face the wrath of Niska.

Read the script: [http://www.average-bear.com/firefly/101.html]


Quotes

THUG: I'm thinkin' you're one a' them Independents.
MAL: And I'm thinkin' you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling, so why don't we just ignore each other 'til we go away?

MAL: See, this is another sign of your tragic space dementia, all paranoid and crotchety.

MAL: Well, they tell you never hit a man with a closed fist, but it is on occasion hilarious.

MAL: ...shouldn't you be off bringing religiosity to the fuzzy-wuzzys or some such?
BOOK: Oh, I've got heathens aplenty right here.

INARA: What did I say to you about barging into my shuttle?
MAL: That it was manly and impulsive?
INARA: Except that the exact word I used was "don't".

MAL: Kaylee, what the hell's goin' on in the engine room? Were there monkeys? Some terrifying space monkeys maybe got loose?

ZOE: Sir? I think you have a problem with your brain being missing.

MAL: Hell, this job I would pull for free.
ZOE: Can I have your share?
MAL: No.
ZOE: If you die, can I have your share?
MAL: Yes.

KAYLEE: There's no call to be snappy, Jayne.
JAYNE: Are you about to jump onto a movin' train?

JAYNE: Time for some thrilling heroics.

JAYNE: These are stone killers, little man. They ain't cuddly like me.

RIVER: Two by two, hands of blue. Two by two, hands of blue.

MAL: Whatever happens, remember I love you.
ZOE: Sir?
MAL: Because you're my wife.
ZOE: Right. Sir. Honey.

WASH: Did he just go crazy and fall asleep?

MAL: Nice shot.
JAYNE: I was aiming for his head.


Chinese Phrases:

  • _Ching zai-lai ee-bay Ng-Ka-Pei?_
"Can I have one more glass of Ng-Ka-Pei, please?" (Mal, ordering in bar.) \\ Note: Ngkapei is an actual Chinese rice wine/liqueur soaked in the root bark of the medicinal herb acanthopanax. More: http://alternativehealing.org/wuJiaPi.htm
  • _Oh, juh jun shr guh kwai-luh duh jin-jun..._
"Oh, this is a happy development..." (Mal, about impending barroom brawl.)
  • _Kuh-oo duh lao bao-jun..._
"Horrible old tyrant..." (Kaylee, referring to Mal and getting back to work)
  • _jun duh shr tyen-tsai_ {Kaylee sounds like _jun duh sh tyen-tsai_}
"an absolute genius" (Kaylee, referring to Mal and his plans.)
  • _Dong ma?_
Understand? (Jayne, to Simon about his unimportance.)
  • _go tsao duh_ {Jayne sounds like _go tsao day_}
dog-humped (Jayne, about location not being Niska's rendezvous spot)

For more information and a pronunciation guide, see the http://fireflychinese.home.att.net/ Firefly Chinese Pinyinary


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