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Deserves a Quiet Night. . .

I actually got in the pool tonight. Nightswimming FTW. Actual physical activity! Of course now I'm DEAD tired, but still. I did something! Despite lack of blood. Go me.


Day 06 - Favorite episode of your favorite TV show
Nggggh. This is so hard. Part of what makes Firefly what it was is the fact that it's a very complete show with no really horrible episode, or even a very blah one. I think for me, it comes down to Objects in Space, or Out of Gas. And I think I'll go with Out of Gas.

Out of Gas showed us how the crew came together, and demonstrated the relationship between Mal and Serenity the best, as well as the dynamics of the crew. It was a very Mal episode, which is probably WHY I love it so much. I adore the entire crew, but I am a Mal girl at heart.

Day 01 - A show that should never have been canceled
Day 02 - A show that you wish more people were watching
Day 03 - Your favorite new show (aired this TV season)
Day 04 - Your favorite show ever
Day 05 - A show you hate
Day 07 - Least favorite episode of your favorite TV show
Day 08 - A show everyone should watch
Day 09 - Best scene ever
Day 10 - A show you thought you wouldn't like but ended up loving
Day 11 - A show that disappointed you
Day 12 - An episode you've watched more than 5 times
Day 13 - Favorite childhood show
Day 14 - Favorite male character
Day 15 - Favorite female character
Day 16 - Your guilty pleasure show
Day 17 - Favorite mini series
Day 18 - Favorite title sequence

Day 19 - Best TV show cast
Day 20 - Favorite kiss
Day 21 - Favorite ship
Day 22 - Favorite series finale
Day 23 - Most annoying character
Day 24 - Best quote
Day 25 - A show you plan on watching (old or new)
Day 26 - OMG WTF? Season finale
Day 27 - Best pilot episode
Day 28 - First TV show obsession
Day 29 - Current TV show obsession
Day 30 - Saddest character death

I also forgot to mention that we went and saw Prince of Persia and Ironman II, I think.

I seriously spent the entirety of Prince of Persia thinking how annoying some of those jump sequences would be to play out in a game. (I never actually played the Prince of Persia game). But Jake was very pretty, and it was reasonably entertaining.

Ironman was pretty good, but I felt like they went with "shrill" instead of competent for Pepper for the sake of showing us how crazy Tony was. I loved their relationship in the first one, and I felt like in this one, it suffered. There was no real reason for Scarlett's character to be there that I could find, and she wasn't used enough to make her worthwhile. Though girl was rocking that outfit.

Don was a HUGE step up as Rhodey. The scenes where Tony is being Tony were fantastic - him building his machine for the new element, the drunken Ironman dancing. The Military hearing was hilarious, despite being ridiculous. But I missed the Pepper/Tony from the first movie. So yeah, fun, but too much fighting and blowing shit up, and a little hit and miss with the interactions between them. I liked Rhodey and his relationship most of the time, and I really enjoyed Happy.

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