Kaylee: Captain, don’t you think Simon should come with us?
Simon: What? Oh, Kaylee, I don’t—I don’t think that…
Book: You go on, boy. See the sights. I can watch over your sister. I believe we’ve been developing a rapport.
(River acts all sweet, innocent, and well-behaved…)
Simon: I—I don’t know, River can be…
Book: Go on. I’m a Shepherd, after all. I should be able to keep my eye on a flock of one.
Mal: I’m not going that far, Doctor, and you might maybe make yourself useful.
Jayne: Come again?
Mal: The management here don’t take kindly to sight-seers, which is why we’re posing as buyers. There ain’t a one of us looks the part more than the good Doctor. I mean, the pretty fits… soft hands, definitely a moneyed individual. All rich and lily-white, pasty all over…
Simon: All right. Fine. I’ll go. Just stop describing me.
Firefly — Episode 7 — Jaynestown