Originally Posted by The Hag
For the record, I love Firefly. I acknowledge the quality of Battlestar Galactica, but it was too grim for me. The Saint is a big fan but every time I watched it with him I'd just get depressed.
For me all good TV shows and films are grim and depressing.
I only say this because nearly every film in my DVD collection is dark, violent, or depressing or a combination of all of the above. It makes it a bit awkward when you want cheering up every once in a while and the best I can find is something like Usual Suspects.