July 15, 2003
The Message is the twelfth episode of the Firefly TV series and wasn't aired during the original series run.
Behind the Scenes
- Joss Whedon makes an uncredited cameo in this episode, playing a family member at Tracey's funeral.
(Special Thanks to BrownCoats.com.)
- "Well, I'm glad I rated higher than dead Bessie here. Ni gaosu na niu ta you shuang meimu? [Why don't you tell the cow about its beautiful eyes?]" - Kaylee to Simon.
- "Tell anyone we were here, warn Malcolm Reynolds that we're coming, and you'll wish we'd burned you. Dong ma? [Understand?]" - Womack threatens Amnon.
- "Tracey, you want to explain what in the tian xiaode [God knows what] you're talking about?" - Mal as he hears of Tracey's plan.
- "Wo de ma, [Mother of Jesus,] they're comin' close." - Wash pilots Serenity, evading police vehicles.
Episode shooting script
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