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Instead of skulking away, you should have had them blowing up the Alliance ship. Everyone knows that the really big ships always have one sensitive spot that if you shoot it, or even hit it with a rock, it blows up. Why couldn't they attack that spot? I'm looking into whether we can get Paris Hilton to do a guest spot . . maybe she can be some kind of sex alien. S. "Bushwhacked" isn't some sort of political reference is it? It had better not be. Trust me, these guys have NO sense of humor. 43 44 FINDING SERENITY FOX Programming Department "Are you watching TV right now?
How ignorant can you get—thinking anyone would make a space show without aliens! Anyway, which one of the crew is the alien? If it's the whore you might want to consider giving her three breasts. Yours in quality programming, 39 40 FINDING SERENITY FOX Programming Department "Our attention span is as short as yours" EARLY "NUTCRUSHER" JUBAL, VICE PRESIDENT, FOX PROGRAMMING October 10, 2001 Dear Joss, Your response to my note of October 3 was way out of line; don't be so sensitive. We are partners here and, I like to think, friends.
I've been to or on enough Firefly panels at conventions and read enough online to know that is the general consensus among the fans, both those who watched from the beginning and those who discovered the series on DVD. Certainly, there is some truth to that opinion. M. hit, a la The X-Files, has failed to understand a long list of series, ranging from Chris Carter's very own Harsh Realm through Brimstone through John Doe. They obviously have no clue what made X-Files a success, but they have figured out that it was at least partially because it wasn't easily categorized.