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"In this episode of "Firefly" (7th to be filmed, 4th to air), our motley crew arrives on a small moon to collect contraband and discovers that Jayne is a legendary folk hero there. This must be what going mad feels like."
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"Jaynestown" begins with some standard cute flirtation between Simon and Kaylee, but it isn't long before our title character makes an appearance, enraging Simon as only he can do. "You're like a trained ape - without the training!" the good doctor exclaims. What is Jayne doing to provoke such an outburst?
He is stretched out on Simon's bed, cutting open his mattress in search of hidden treasure.
Having hated what was served for lunch, he is going through the kitchen and systematically destroying the Brussels sprouts.
Having ransacked the infirmary in search of medical tape, he is now attaching a gun to his stomach.
Having cut himself while working out, he is tearing apart the infirmary in search of painkillers.
The crew's mission is to the town of Canton on Higgins' Moon. Canton, an unsightly and smelly town inhabited by indentured laborers called "mudders," is an exporter of a mundane but useful product. What is it?
The super-strong silk of a local spider called a "muddal"
Iron ore for steelmaking
Mud (or clay) for ceramics
Sod for laying deluxe football fields on the central planets
The touchdown near Canton gives rise to numerous complaints from the crew, mainly touching on the place's terrible smell. Mal is unmoved; they have work that needs to be done. What is the mission?
To collect contraband from a middleman named Kessler and deliver it off-world
To steal a valuable artifact from the home of Canton's Magistrate
To rescue a man named Kessler, son of a wealthy smuggler
To capture a muddal spider and bring it to interested competitors
Simon poses badly as a magnate interested in Canton's products, but miraculously enough their cover is not blown. Then they walk through the town's main square - and come upon an "eerie ... piece of work." The people here clearly remember Jayne from his previous visit. What is in the town square?
A heroic statue of Jayne Cobb, nearly life-size
A large "Wanted" sign offering a sizeable reward for the head of Jayne Cobb
A heroic painting of Jayne Cobb, his foot on an oppressor's head
A life-sized dartboard in the shape of Jayne Cobb, with the local police practicing their marksmanship
On to Inara's subplot! She lands her shuttle on the grounds of an opulent mansion that seems a world away from the squalor of Canton. For whom has she been hired?
Magistrate Higgins, local potentate
Atherton Wing, man-about-town
Rance Burgess, local strongman
Fess Higgins, son of the Magistrate
A few lucky crew members are staying behind on the ship: Zoe's "holding down the fort" while Book watches River. "Should be able to keep my eye on a flock of one," he says confidently at the beginning of the episode - but his confidence is clearly misplaced. What does he happen upon River doing?
Armed with a pencil, she is "fixing" his Bible.
She is tearing the labels from the supply of canned food.
Armed with a wrench, she is "fixing" Serenity's engine.
She is using copious amounts of hair gel to mimic Book's hairstyle.
Still disturbed by the sight in the town square and looking for their contact, the away team settles in for terrible drinks at a dirty local bar when something even more astonishing happens. What aspect of local culture so unsettles our heroes?
The trivia for the bar contest revolves exclusively around Jayne.
Local youths begin dancing the time-honored moves of the "Jayne Hop."
The bartender accuses a patron of "pulling a Jayne" and throws him out of the bar.
A busker with a guitar begins singing that famous ditty, "The Hero of Canton, the Man They Call Jayne."
Soon enough, word gets back to Magistrate Higgins (owner of this little moon) that Jayne Cobb has returned - and he has a plan to get rid of him without angering the people who look up to Jayne as a hero. Who does the Magistrate unleash on Jayne?
Hitch Prussian, the assassin with a contract on Jayne
Mitch Question, a ninja with no particular grievance
Rich Tension, the victim of Jayne's previous heist
Stitch Hessian, the partner whom Jayne betrayed
Looking for Jayne, the Magistrate's henchman comes across a crew member who has been left alone in the bar. Who does he take hostage?
At last the tension builds to a dramatic showdown. Jayne and the Magistrate's henchman face off across the town square, a crowd of mudders listening to their every word. After some chit-chat, the henchman gets down to business and fires his mean-looking shotgun at Jayne. What happens next?
A hero-worshipping mudder leaps in front of Jayne and takes the bullets.
Nothing; the henchman's gun is loaded with blanks.
Jayne ducks behind a statue, which takes the force of the blast.
A hero-worshipping mudder knocks the henchman's arm; the blast is wildly mis-aimed.
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