What if the Avengers looked like Firefly?

When Joss Whedon's worlds collide, you get this video

In yet another Avengers homage, we are treated to this video, in which the characters from the hit Marvel movie appear as if they were in the opening credits of the fan-popular TV show "Firefly", which was, of course, created by Joss Whedon, who directed Avengers. Got it? Enjoy.

Just watching that gets me angry at Fox all over again for canceling the TV show. Curse you, TV executives!

In case you forgot what the original Firefly opening credits looked like, here's a refresher:

It turns out that a lot of people like making homage videos to this credit scene, especially fans of other science-fiction shows. In trying to find the original, I ran across the following:

Doctor Who/Firefly:

Fringe:

Community:

And then there's this one, which re-imagines the original Firefly opening credits sequence as if it was an '80s sci-fi show, like Battlestar Galactica or Buck Rogers:

There must be a template out there or something for these intros...

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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