I wrote this note more quickly than I would have liked, but I thought it better to post this than nothing at all.
For all FireFly fans, Nathan Fillion is starring in a new drama: Drive. Tim Minnear — long time associate of Joss Whedon’s — is writing, directing, whatevering.
I’ve watched the first two episodes. It’s really good so far. The writing is excellent. The characters are interesting. Most of all, the story is gripping, dramatic, and ingenious. (It’s also a real pleasure to see Fillion in action again. Particularly with Minnear writing, he’s definitely got something of that fabulous “Mal” feel.)
Three hour-long episodes have aired already. I strongly recommend against skipping those, as the two I’ve seen so far include tons of important backstory. However, you can buy those first three episodes on iTunes for just $2 each.
It’s on Mondays at 8 pm. (That might be eastern time. Paul and I tivo, so we pay no attention to air date/time.)