S1 E8
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Season 1  "Ariel"  1x8

Aired 17 years ago - Nov 15, 2002

The crew visit the planet Ariel because Inara needs to receive an annual Companion physical. The crew is offered a surprising job by Simon: in return for stolen medicine he wants them to get him into a hospital to use a high-end scanner to diagnose River. Simon devises a plan - Kaylee and Wash browse through the local dump and find parts to make an imitation emergency vehicle so the crew can get into the hospital posing as EMTs. Simon and River pose as corpses with the aid of a drug Simon has. While Mal and Zoe round up some medicine, Jayne stays with River and Simon, who are unaware he has ratted them out to the Alliance in return for money. Jayne rushes Simon through the examination and on the way out Jayne, Simon, and River are caught by the Alliance. Jayne is betrayed by the Alliance and becomes a prisoner himself. They manage to escape as the Men With Blue Hands arrive and ruthlessly execute anyone who had contact with the Tams. Mal and Zoe end up saving their friends and Simon ma

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Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 1
She's to stay confined to her room at all times. No exceptions.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 2
Maybe you'll meet a young, handsome doctor.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 3
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 4
~ But you can't take the sky from me ~
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 5
Whatever the take, it's more than enough payment for what I have in mind.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 6
But you're talking about breaking into a highly secure Alliance facility.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 7
Believe me, Captain, getting the two of us in is going to be easy.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 8
It figures. First time on the core, and what do I get to do?
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 9
All we have to do is slip a couple ofbills into the right hands.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 10
- Pulmonary stim-- - Pulmonary stimulators--
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 11
And we tried to resuscitate them-- And despite our best efforts, they kicked.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 12
That's amazing. You two did an incredible job.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 13
You're going to suspend cerebral, cardiac and pulmonary activity...
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 14
All right. Lie back.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 15
Am I gonna have a problem with you and Simon?
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 16
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- Fifty minutes. - Got it.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 19
- Do you have the fugitives? - You got my reward?
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We got a code. Here.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 23
- [ Patient Moaning ] - [ Rapid Beeping ]
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- Walk with me a minute. - [ Mal ] Where are we going?
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They opened up her skull.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 29
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 30
- Shh! - No! No! No! They come out of the bike. They come when you call.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 31
We're almost home. Shh-shh-shh.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 32
I expect I'll be getting it soon.
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[ Chattering ]
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 34
It's not in the spirit of the holiday.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 35
It sounds like... they're talking about ducks.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 36
Now, I'm not going to move from this spot until one of two things happens.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 37
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 38
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Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 40
- We'll find our way. - I ain't chancing that.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 41
There was no interrogation, if that's what you mean.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 42
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 43
- Dead. - This one's alive.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 44
- Stand back. - Come here.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 45
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 46
Hey. How was your thing?
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 47
I think I might cry.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 48
Hey! What the hell are you doing?
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 49
You called the feds.
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 50

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Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 2
Maybe you'll meet a young, handsome doctor.
#2
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 3 #3 Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 4
~ But you can't take the sky from me ~
#4
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 5
Whatever the take, it's more than enough payment for what I have in mind.
#5
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 6
But you're talking about breaking into a highly secure Alliance facility.
#6
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 7
Believe me, Captain, getting the two of us in is going to be easy.
#7
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 8
It figures. First time on the core, and what do I get to do?
#8
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 9
All we have to do is slip a couple ofbills into the right hands.
#9
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 10
- Pulmonary stim-- - Pulmonary stimulators--
#10
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 11
And we tried to resuscitate them-- And despite our best efforts, they kicked.
#11
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 12
That's amazing. You two did an incredible job.
#12
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 13
You're going to suspend cerebral, cardiac and pulmonary activity...
#13
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 14
All right. Lie back.
#14
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 15
Am I gonna have a problem with you and Simon?
#15
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- Fifty minutes. - Got it.
#18
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- Do you have the fugitives? - You got my reward?
#19
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We got a code. Here.
#22
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- [ Patient Moaning ] - [ Rapid Beeping ]
#23
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- Walk with me a minute. - [ Mal ] Where are we going?
#24
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They opened up her skull.
#28
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- Shh! - No! No! No! They come out of the bike. They come when you call.
#30
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 31
We're almost home. Shh-shh-shh.
#31
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 32
I expect I'll be getting it soon.
#32
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 33
[ Chattering ]
#33
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 34
It's not in the spirit of the holiday.
#34
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 35
It sounds like... they're talking about ducks.
#35
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 36
Now, I'm not going to move from this spot until one of two things happens.
#36
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- We'll find our way. - I ain't chancing that.
#40
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 41
There was no interrogation, if that's what you mean.
#41
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- Dead. - This one's alive.
#43
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 44
- Stand back. - Come here.
#44
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Hey. How was your thing?
#46
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 47
I think I might cry.
#47
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 48
Hey! What the hell are you doing?
#48
Recap of Firefly Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 49
You called the feds.
#49
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