Space Cowboys — How to Get it Right

Posted by admin on November 22nd, 2015 filed in Science Fiction

“Cowboys in Space? That’s gotta be stupid.” These are often the first thoughts that many (including myself!) had when they heard of the scifi show Firefly. Then I watched the first episode, and got hooked…

People have certain negative assotiations with “cowboy” movies: Lacking depth of characters, old-fashioned stereotypes, heroes we no longer identify with. Firefly is the opposite of that — Whedon truly made it “the best of both worlds”.

If you are curious which aspects of Western and Scifi make up Firefly, watch this short amazing analysis!

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