Firefly Day is celebrated on every April 24. Firefly is an American science-fiction television series which was broadcast during 2002-2003, created by writer and director Joss Whedon. The series is all about adventures experienced by the crew of nine characters in the Firefly-class spaceship, Serenity.The series is set in 2517, in which the show exhibits both the past and future. According to the series, only the United States and China survives in that future forming an Alliance, which results in fusion of two culture. The show quickly gained many followers all around Canada and the United States. However, the series was canceled by FOX after the release of its 11 episodes. An unsuccessful campaign called Firefly Immediate Assistance’ was formed by the fans to pick up the canceled show. This led to release of the series on DVDs in December 2003. Later in 2005, a movie called Serenity was released as a continuation of the series which was not a great success. On Firefly Day, people are encouraged by fans of the series to binge watch all the 11 episode and the film.
“Time for some thrillin heroics.”- Joss Whedon
History of Firefly Day
The founder of the day and the exact reason for the creation of Firefly Day remains unknown. But it must be created by some Firefly fan to spread and celebrate the series forever. Firefly is still loved by many due to various reasons like the Chinese terms that are used, amazing characters in the show, sense of humor and so on. The show was premiered on this day and are celebrated an anniversary.
Other Celebrations on April 24
April 24 is also celebrated as
- School Bus Drivers Day
- National Poem in Your Pocket Day
- National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day
- Fashion Revolution Day
How to celebrate Firefly Day
Celebrate the Firefly Day by simply watching the series with your friends and other fans. Fans of the series with the traditional uniform of the Rebellion is referred to as Browncoats. So on this day join with other Browncoats from around the world to celebrate the day. You can organize a party with a theme based on the show and can also add appetizers like apple and knife, protein cake, tofu pie. One can share their thoughts about the show on the social media. The main idea behind the day is to keep the series alive for years through the fan communities and groups. Post pictures and share your Firefly Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #FireflyDay.