(Mal collides with Inara while dancing.)
Mal: It’s possible you were right, and this ain’t mykind of party.
(Atherton grabs Inara by the arm and marches her away.)
Mal: Whoa now. Watch yourself. Ain’t no need for hands on.
Atherton: Excuse me, she’s not here with you, Captain. She’s mine.
Mal: Yours? She don’t belong to nobody.
Atherton: Money changed hands, which makes her mine tonight. And no matter how you dress her up she’s still a…
(Mal decks Atherton.)
Mal: Turns out this is my kind of party!
Firefly – Episode 4 – “Shindig”