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In the far-distant future, Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds is a renegade former brown-coat sergeant, now turned smuggler & rogue, who is the commander of a small spacecraft, with a loyal hand-picked crew made up of the first mate, Zoe Warren; the pilot Hoban "Wash" Washburn; the gung-ho grunt Jayne Cobb; the engineer Kaylee Frye; the fugitives Dr. Simon Tam and his psychic sister River. Together, they travel the far reaches of space in search of food, money, and anything to live on.


  • Genre: Drama, Science-fiction
  • Rating: 9.5 (485 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 2002 - 2002
  • Episodes per season: 14
  • Network: FOX (US)


Firefly - season 1

Season 1 (2002)

Rating: 8.1

Characters and Actors

Nathan Fillion as Captain Malcolm 'Mal' Reynolds in Firefly

Captain Malcolm 'Mal' Reynolds

Actor: Nathan Fillion
Also in: Castle (2009)
Alan Tudyk as Hoban 'Wash' Washburne in Firefly

Hoban 'Wash' Washburne

Actor: Alan Tudyk
Also in: Suburgatory, Doom Patrol
Morena Baccarin as Inara Serra in Firefly

Inara Serra

Actor: Morena Baccarin
Also in: Homeland, Gotham, Stargate SG-1
Gina Torres as Zoë Washburne in Firefly

Zoë Washburne

Actor: Gina Torres
Also in: Suits, Revenge
Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb in Firefly

Jayne Cobb

Actor: Adam Baldwin
Also in: The Last Ship, Chuck
Ron Glass as Shepherd Derrial Book in Firefly

Shepherd Derrial Book

Actor: Ron Glass
Jewel Staite as Kaylee Frye in Firefly

Kaylee Frye

Actor: Jewel Staite
Also in: Stargate Atlantis
Summer Glau as River Tam in Firefly

River Tam

Actor: Summer Glau
Also in: Arrow, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Sean Maher as Dr. Simon Tam in Firefly

Dr. Simon Tam

Actor: Sean Maher