Simon: “This may come as a shock but I’m actually not very good at talking to girls.”

Zoe: “Why? Is there someone you are good at talking to?”

“This must be what going mad feels like.”
Simon Tam
“She always did love to dance.”
Simon Tam

Mal: “Pupils were fixed and dilapidated-“

Simon: “Dilated-“

Mal: “Dilated! Dilated! Ching-wao tsao duh liou mahng!”

Simon: “You are my beautiful sister.”

River: “I threw up on your bed.”

Simon: “Yep. Definitely my sister.”

From 2003 - Firefly’s Tim Minear on the Tams

Were Simon and River supposed to have that kind of tension?

Well… it’s not like we didn’t notice.