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Old 05-14-2007, 04:37 PM   #16
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I've tried not to think about the show too politically.

I will say that that show is amazing, though. It's incredibly well made for a sci fi TV series.

My favorite show on TV now is The Office. Man it's hilarious.
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Thanks for the info. I didn't know that, nor much about the original show. However, while the new one uses elements of the original's mythology, it is vastly different and more realistically complex.

The Sci Fi marathon starts in less than 11 hours, folks. Set your DVRs or VCRs for at least the first 2 amazing episodes!
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Heading into the last day of the marathon. Every episode starting at 8 am Eastern is great, but more dramatic, which is my favorite aspect of the show. The marathon ends at 1 pm. Please check it out.
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Alas, Season 4 will be the last, as the producers announced, perhaps due to low ratings. It's very sad.
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Did anyone new check out the show?

Here are some interviews about the end and such, including some video:

The (kinda) full telephone press conference announcing the end:
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune....ar_gala_1.html
A very recent article summarising in 3 pages the public press conference, at which attended Eick, Moore, and the actors playing Bill Adama, Roslin, Lee Adama, Starbuck, and D'Anna Byers.
http://tv.ign.com/articles/795/795076p1.html

Video interview of Ron Moore just before the event:
http://www.collider.com/entertainmen...id/4581/tcid/1
Video interview with Roslin and also Apollo, who's very funny, even if he's a moron for wanting the show to end; he's lucky he got so much more to play than many actors this last season; we still know nothing about Caprica 6!
http://www.collider.com/entertainmen...id/4594/tcid/1
Another show I'd recommend and have in Zoo Station is The 4400 for the same reasons, except it's not quite there yet, but it's really improving.
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I just ordered Battlestar Galactica: The Miniseries, I will let you know what I think.

I will look for Mormon thelogical connections.

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I just ordered Battlestar Galactica: The Miniseries, I will let you know what I think.

I will look for Mormon thelogical connections.

DON'T ORDER THE MINISERIES BECAUSE IT'S A RIP OFF. SEASON 1 CONTAINS THE MINI. The miniseries is, like $30, while Season 1, including the miniseries in North America (5 discs) is around $50.

Anyway, new fans are very welcome. Thanks for ordering it!
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I think he only netflixed it

I will see him this weekend
I will give him the run down, then

and I am putting 4400 back on my Tivo season pass
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I think he only netflixed it

I will see him this weekend
I will give him the run down, then

and I am putting 4400 back on my Tivo season pass
OH! Okay, good. I'm so low tech! We don't have DVRs, to my knowledge, in Canada.

Thanks for giving The 4400 a try. It's always tricky if the show has had some missteps in the past. I CAN say that Star Trek DS9 was amazing from Season 4 on, but was spotty in previous seasons, which still had great episodes. That's the amazingly rare thing about BSG. It's great from the get-go, but I could never say the same about favorites like Seinfeld and The X-Files, which had lackluster first and second seasons. Same with The 4400, which has only had 32 episodes, you know?
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Is this DS9 any relation to the DB9?

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OH! Okay, good. I'm so low tech! We don't have DVRs, to my knowledge, in Canada.
Sure we do!
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I don't know what that is, either. Sorry. You're gonna laugh and probably not believe my opinion anymore, but DS9 is short for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the only Star Trek, especially in Seasons 3 and onward -- when Ira Steven Behr took over and Ron Moore came onto the show -- to really try to write more realistically about political and social dilemmas in society and put the main characters as flawed and potentially part of the problem; characters were a lot more grey and in conflict with one another. Please watch BSG and you'll understand how important this change was because much of what Ron Moore is doing on BSG (especially in terms of political commentary) has its precursors on DS9. The other Treks pretty much repeated the same old formula and rightly been rejected by many as superficial and cliche and has ruined the reputation of DS9 because it all falls under the label "Star Trek."
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Sure we do!
Interesting avatar. Is that woman biting her own shoulder?

Oh, well I guess I don't then. My family and I are just cheap. Then again, our local cable providers in my parents' small town has very few digital channels.
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I don't know what they're airing on Sci fi, but on Canada's Space channel, at 9pm Eastern and again at 3 am, the Season 1 episode "Six Degrees of Separation" is airing. Fantastic and humorous performance by James Callis as Baltar.
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I've only seen through season 2 but holy crap it's so awesome. Watched the last episode of season 2 last night and was thinking "WTF!!! Crazy!!"

I'd have to say Lieutenant Adama is the biggest badass ever. Balta is also a great character. He's so selfish and pathetic yet you can't help but feel for him. Some of his scenes are really intense. Cool stuff. I love the show. Incredibly well made. Nothing like it on TV.

Oh, and NO ONE buy the mini series. Buy season one which contains an uncut miniseries and a bunch of episodes for not much more expensive.

I repeat: DO NOT BUY THE MINI SERIES.
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