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'''Simon Tam''' ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_Maher Sean Maher]), a medical researcher and physician of the first caliber, on the lam after breaking his sister [[River Tam|River]] out of a government research facility. His bumbling attempts to start a relationship with [[Kaylee Frye|Kaylee]] leads to frustration for both as time goes on.
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Once '''Dr. Simon Tam''' had a promising surgical career in the Core Worlds and was sympathetic to the [[Anglo-Sino Alliance|Alliance]]. Now, he lives with his younger sister [[River Tam|River]], her caretaker and the ship's reluctant doctor. Simon sacrificed everything to liberate River from an Alliance 'academy' that ran grotesque experiments on her and tampered with her brain. A federal fugitive now, he finds himself outside the law like all ''Serenity's'' others. The relationship between Simon and the crew is mutually beneficial, if occassionally awkward -- they frequently need patching up, and the Tams need to keep on the move. Simon has and will continue to do whatever it takes to keep River from further harm -- even if it means running for the rest of his life from the very government he used to support. - ''From [http://www.serenitymovie.com/ The Official Serenity Website]''
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==Behind the Scenes==
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Simon is portrayed by actor [[Sean Maher]] in the television series ''[[Firefly]]'' and the motion picture ''[[Serenity (movie)|Serenity]]''.
   
 
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Revision as of 18:42, October 3, 2005

Once Dr. Simon Tam had a promising surgical career in the Core Worlds and was sympathetic to the Alliance. Now, he lives with his younger sister River, her caretaker and the ship's reluctant doctor. Simon sacrificed everything to liberate River from an Alliance 'academy' that ran grotesque experiments on her and tampered with her brain. A federal fugitive now, he finds himself outside the law like all Serenity's others. The relationship between Simon and the crew is mutually beneficial, if occassionally awkward -- they frequently need patching up, and the Tams need to keep on the move. Simon has and will continue to do whatever it takes to keep River from further harm -- even if it means running for the rest of his life from the very government he used to support. - From The Official Serenity Website

Behind the Scenes

Simon is portrayed by actor Sean Maher in the television series Firefly and the motion picture Serenity.

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