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Countdown to 'Dollhouse': 13 days to go

We're excited. "Dollhouse," Joss Whedon's first foray back into the murky waters of television since the "Firefly" debacle, premieres Feb. 13. Until then, we'll be bringing you daily exclusives: cast interviews, photos and more.

The show stars Eliza Dushku, best known as Faith from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," as one of a group of "dolls," or actives, whose personalites and skills can be programmed to fit whatever their high-paying clients need. They are rented from an organization known simply as The Dollhouse.  After completing their various missions, the memory of the active is wiped clean.  It's here where the problems start for Echo (Dushku), who begins to remembers bits she's not supposed to.

Beyond the much-debated Friday-night scheduling, one of the most buzzed-about components of the show is the set itself, a spa-like haven for the dolls.  In Sunday's paper, a feature by ace Times TV reporter Maria Elena Fernandez chronicles some of the challenges involved with bringing Whedon's architectural vision to life. 

We have exclusive video illustrating how the set was brought to life, complete with commentary from Whedon and the actors.

Come back Monday for an exclusive Q&A with Eliza Dusku herself.

-- Jevon Phillips and Denise Martin

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I am a fan of anything Joss Whedon does, have not been disappointed on any of it. His humor is top notch and comes at me unexpectedly and he can always come up with a new play on the English language. I will be there for Dollhouse and Buffy is my favorite TV show ever, because of James Marsters as Spike. And of course the season 5 of Angel also because of James and the chemistry with David Boreanaz/Angel.


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