Aired: 2002

From TV impresario Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), this futuristic space Western is about a witty crew of smugglers that's big on multiculturalism and high-level prostitution. FOX cancelled it after only 11 episodes, but it hit cult status with big DVD sales and a spinoff movie (Serenity). Yes, because of the action, but also because of Summer Glau and her...lady friends. Space boner!

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
Whedon wrote the theme song to the series.