Battlestar Galattica

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Just finnished watching season 3. :confused: at sudden and unexplained ending:
Everything will be alright she says then it just stops.:(

Left hanging, Is there a season 4 available or planned.
 

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What's Battlestar Galactica like for people not big into sci-fi? I'm usually more of a drama sort of viewer - Sopranos, Oz, West Wing, Deadwood, Shield sort of thing - but I've heard such great things about this show that it's got me interested. I'm just not big into sci-fi, but I really did like Firefly (even if that wasn't 100% sci-fi) and I want to check this out. I just don't want to spend $30 or waste bandwidth only to not like it.
 

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What's Battlestar Galactica like for people not big into sci-fi? I'm usually more of a drama sort of viewer - Sopranos, Oz, West Wing, Deadwood, Shield sort of thing - but I've heard such great things about this show that it's got me interested. I'm just not big into sci-fi, but I really did like Firefly (even if that wasn't 100% sci-fi) and I want to check this out. I just don't want to spend $30 or waste bandwidth only to not like it.
I enjoyed BG Little or no tecno babble.
Give it 6 out of 10
Other shows listed looks like my list of favorites,

West Wing 9/10
Deadwood 9/10
Sopranos 8/10
Oz 7/10
Firefly 8/10 Love a good Western.

The Shield Only seen what Ch 10 have let me.:(
 

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What's Battlestar Galactica like for people not big into sci-fi? I'm usually more of a drama sort of viewer - Sopranos, Oz, West Wing, Deadwood, Shield sort of thing - but I've heard such great things about this show that it's got me interested. I'm just not big into sci-fi, but I really did like Firefly (even if that wasn't 100% sci-fi) and I want to check this out. I just don't want to spend $30 or waste bandwidth only to not like it.
BSG isn't your typical Sci Fi show. It's not a show about space and technology. It just uses space and technology to tell the story. The story drives the show. I can't recommend it more.
 

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What's Battlestar Galactica like for people not big into sci-fi? I'm usually more of a drama sort of viewer - Sopranos, Oz, West Wing, Deadwood, Shield sort of thing - but I've heard such great things about this show that it's got me interested. I'm just not big into sci-fi, but I really did like Firefly (even if that wasn't 100% sci-fi) and I want to check this out. I just don't want to spend $30 or waste bandwidth only to not like it.
Thats a good question. There is so much behind BSG that has very little to do with Scifi.

To me it`s really seedy in a great way. The people are still the same greedy cheating scumbags they are in reality - and there are some good ones thrown in as well. Once you get past the Human - Cylon thing the stories deal with very common themes such as racism, racketeering, adultery, religion and alot of political maneuvering as well as the fine line between the milatary and political leadership.

Give it a whirl but make sure you get past the first few episodes.
 

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I watched the first two episodes last night chaps, and I have to say ... I thought it was excellent. Loved it. Can't wait to watch the rest of it and the rest of the series, which means more money. :(

Also, how hot is Tricia Helfer?
 

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Just finished watching the first season. Superb! Loved all of it. The characters, the writing, the acting, it's all excellent. You were right in that it isn't like a real scifi and anyone can watch it and not be turned off by it. Only thing I disliked was President Roslin. I don't know if it's the writing or the actress, but she always looks like she's about to burst into tears. Hardly an inspiring leader.
 

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Just finished watching the first season. Superb! Loved all of it. The characters, the writing, the acting, it's all excellent. You were right in that it isn't like a real scifi and anyone can watch it and not be turned off by it. Only thing I disliked was President Roslin. I don't know if it's the writing or the actress, but she always looks like she's about to burst into tears. Hardly an inspiring leader.
Haha I think you're a bit stiff on Roslin DB. As you've probably already seen, her righteousness can sometimes be annoying, but she reminds of Jed Bartlett from the West Wing in that she's a liberal idealist who has to make a lot of hard decisions once she's in the Big Seat. And believe me, she's not afraid to make the hard calls... just see what she does at the end of Season 2.
 

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Haha I think you're a bit stiff on Roslin DB. As you've probably already seen, her righteousness can sometimes be annoying, but she reminds of Jed Bartlett from the West Wing in that she's a liberal idealist who has to make a lot of hard decisions once she's in the Big Seat. And believe me, she's not afraid to make the hard calls... just see what she does at the end of Season 2.
Haha, Bartlet would open up a can of whoop arse on Roslin. :p Nah, you're probably right and I'm sure she becomes a more believable leader the further you get into it. I tell you what though, the character of Starbuck is brilliant. :thumbsu: She manages to be both vulnerable and the toughest badass at the same time.
 

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