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Say what? The devil was in Battlestar Ponderosa?
YYYYuuup. Played by Patrick Macnee. Not sure what it says that Imperious Leader/ Satan is doing the opening narration.
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Old 01-15-2019, 05:43 PM
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YYYYuuup. Played by Patrick Macnee. Not sure what it says that Imperious Leader/ Satan is doing the opening narration.
He was called Count Iblis, but explicitly identified as Satan.

The freakiest thing was that Patrick MacNee was also the voice of the narrator in the opening credits. It suggested something profound to me when I was 10 years old.
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There was a Next Generation episode that had aliens placing DNA that would eventually become people on various star systems to explain how the various species were related.
Story by . . . Ronald D. Moore.
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:26 PM
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Y'all got me breaking out my BSG Blurays. I've never been able to get past the first Richard Hatch ep on a rewatch.
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Oops.
Er, are you still here?
Yeah, but I'm skimming answers because of spoilers being put in without hiding them. I'll probably have to stop reading until after season 2 is done.
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Yeah, sorry about that. They just sort of crept in.
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:54 PM
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Yeah, but I'm skimming answers because of spoilers being put in without hiding them. I'll probably have to stop reading until after season 2 is done.
Yikes. Sorry, man.
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Just note this place in the thread and we'll (myself included) stop.

Now how do you hide spoilers? bracket SP Bracket /SP?

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YYYYuuup. Played by Patrick Macnee. Not sure what it says that Imperious Leader/ Satan is doing the opening narration.
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Just note this place in the thread and we'll (myself included) stop.

Now how do you hide spoilers? bracket SP Bracket /SP?
[ spoiler ] ...... [/ spoiler ]
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Old 01-15-2019, 09:33 PM
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[ spoiler ] ...... [/ spoiler ]
Thanks.

SPOILER:
I want to point out that the theme of the show is: "Is humanity worthy of survival?" And for the vast majority of the show the answer is a resounding NO. The most valuable resource in the fleet is human life, and over and over and over we see that resource is treated like shit. You would think that what is left would develop some sort of Esprit De Corps. But noooooope.

So if the theme is ...is humanity worthy of survival...that means there has to be some sort of judge.


Some other notes, we can talk about Season one since he's seen it...

So I got past Bastille Day, the first Zarek episode. Boy is that a mess. But man do I love the characters and the actors. Cally...Chief....love me some Katee Sackhoff. And even in a mixed up show like Bastille Day, man the actors really bring it and have massively thought about and developed their characters.
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The final episode fellates with great allacrity, Chefguy.
It sucks.
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:05 PM
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The final episode fellates with great allacrity, Chefguy.
It sucks.
Well, a lot of series have had the same problem, so I expect season finales to just be lame so as not to be disappointed. Assuming I make it that far.
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Overall, I really enjoyed the series. It wasn't totally consistent and I was not thrilled with the ending. But it was very worth watching. I'm also one of the few people who loved the spin-off series, Caprica, and was not happy with its cancellation. Whereas, the first series was space opera, the second was a prequel about the origins of the Cylons, and the two families that were intrinsically involved in everything that lead up to BG. I think that people went into it wanting it to be the same as the first series, and when it wasn't they didn't even bother giving it a fair chance.
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Just finished season four and thought that, overall, this was a fun series to watch. The writing was solid (for the most part), and the CGI was done pretty well. Some of season four was just boring, and I even skipped through some of the soul-searching blather. The plot lines got a bit shaky, but hell, it's SF. I thought Adama and Roslin had zero on-screen chemistry, so their relationship didn't work for me. And I was fine with the finale. So there.
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