Hoban "Wash" Washburne
|Name:||Hoban Washburne, called Wash|
|Occupation:||pilot on board the Serenity|
|Relationships:||Zoë Washburne, wife|
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Hoban Washburne, called Wash, is the pilot of the spaceship Serenity in the TV series Firefly. He also appeared in the movie Serenity, in which he died, and various comics. He was played by actor Alan Tudyk.
Wash plays with plastic dinosaurs, is not a good fighter but willing to fight when necessary, and is head over heels in love with his wife, Zoe Alleyne Washburne.
Fan Reception and Fanworks
- So Your Pilot Is a Vampire by ViaLethe
- The Sound of One Hand Clapping by iphignia939, crossover with SG-1
- Define "Alright" by gladdecease
- Wish I Was Somebody Else by nauticalgal
Zoe/Wash is one of the most popular ships in the fandom. Wash is rarely shipped with other characters. A large number of fic focus on his courtship with Zoe: in the episode Out of Gas it was shown that she didn't like him when he first came aboard, and various fic speculate on how he managed to win her over.
- In Memorium: Hoban "Wash" Washburn and Mr. Universe by ChokolatteJedi (July 2013)
- Big Damn Sidekick: Wash (Firefly) on Idol Reflections, posted 28.3.2005
- Hoban "Wash" Washburne/Zoe Alleyne Washburne (Firefly) on Ship Manifesto, posted 29.10.2005
Archives & Links
- Hoban "Wash" Washburne works on Ao3
- Wash (Firefly) works on ff.net
- Wash (Serenity) works on ff.net
- Hoban Washburne character section on Wikipedia
- Hoban Washburne character page on The Firefly and Serenity Database