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« Reply #200 on: March 21, 2009, 06:32:47 PM »

as the show is now over in every form that counts, can we dispense with the spoilers? 

i really wonder what kara is.  not an angel or anything.  it's pretty obvious she was actually dead as nobody just disappears like that, and i don't think it was just a case of running off really fast.  she must have been in limbo and brought back as a prophet of some kind by the same god that a-six and a-baltar refer to.  their reveal makes some of the earlier stuff they spouted make perfect sense now. 

it was a good finish i think and i am sad it's over.  everybody did their part to the end very well, although i think galen's actions were too impulsive.  he damn near caused everyone's death by snapping right there.  i do think it was justified though, and like tigh said, i would have done the same. 

now, as the 3 remaining 'final five' have already had a long lifetime by normal standards, i wonder just how long they would have lived and whether some of our earlier myths could by attributed to such a person.  same with the remaining skin jobs.  i'm a little bummed that leoben didn't have much of a part in this, and that the boxed cylons didn't make an appearance.  at least the doctor had a few moments.  it does seem like the other bad guy was under-used though.  no lines i can remember.

and finally, why did cabel go out the way he did?  he never seemed the type to give up. 

i had totally forgotten about 'the plan' though.  we'll see if they can make something good happen with it.  caprica is a pretty looking show, but from the previews, it comes off a bit underwhelming.  so, we get a storyline about the ethical considerations of cloning someone?   Roll Eyes

what a trip it was though.  i will start up re-watching the series in a week or so.
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« Reply #201 on: March 21, 2009, 06:37:12 PM »

Kara was dead, but in an interview Moore states she was physically there. Everyone could see her. It wasn't like with Head Baltar and Six.
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« Reply #202 on: March 21, 2009, 07:31:28 PM »

Quote from: jersoc on March 21, 2009, 06:37:12 PM

Kara was dead, but in an interview Moore states she was physically there. Everyone could see her. It wasn't like with Head Baltar and Six.

OK but what was the deal with the pidgeon?  After Kara vanishes we see the flashback to the pidgeon scene.  It looks like they are implying that Kara was also the pidgeon in that flashback.  If that's the case then she had supernatural powers before she ever died.
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« Reply #203 on: March 21, 2009, 08:11:38 PM »

Quote from: Caine on March 21, 2009, 06:32:47 PM

why did cabel go out the way he did?  he never seemed the type to give up. 
Agreed. This made no sense to me either.

Gotta love the irony of a show that criticizes "commercialism and decadence" while trying to sell endless amounts of DVD's, action figures and other BSG related gear.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #204 on: March 21, 2009, 10:00:38 PM »

Quote from: Moliere on March 21, 2009, 08:11:38 PM

Quote from: Caine on March 21, 2009, 06:32:47 PM

why did cabel go out the way he did?  he never seemed the type to give up. 
Agreed. This made no sense to me either.

there's some insight into this, as well as quite a few other issues, in a blog discussion with Moore, Eick, Olmos, and McDonnell at DiscoverMagazine.com.  the whole thing is a good read, but here's Moore's explanation for Cavill's death...

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Moore: Cavill killing himself actually came from Dean Stockwell [the actor who played Cavill]. As scripted in that final climatic CIC battle, Tigh was going to grab Cavill and fling him over the edge of the upper level and he was going to fall to his death. Dean called me and said “y’know, I just really think that, in that moment, Cavill would realize the jig is up and it’s all hopeless, and he should just put a gun in his mouth and shoot himself.” And I said: “…Okay!”
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« Reply #205 on: March 22, 2009, 12:44:31 AM »

Weird ending.

Overall I liked it, but still don't like how they tried to leave too much for a "sequel" which we already know is coming in the form of Caprica, the movie, "The Plan", and whatnot.  Just like a good movie can be robbed of a poignant ending just because the director adds in a tag to setup a sequel.

One thing I'm really glad to know is that all the religious tones are definitely the machinations of some other person/being, and not "God" in the holy scripture sense.  They've dropped subtler hints at this, some kind of war between "gods" such as when Athena mentioned that the god Athena threw herself off some cliffs on Kobol.

Even despite that, it was good to see all the characters get their outs in a good way.

Glad they didn't flake and make the Roslin be cured of cancer by something on the planet, and how Adama took her death.
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« Reply #206 on: March 22, 2009, 12:57:40 AM »

Loved it.  Loved the whole series, and while this season didn't have a lot of action compared to the last, it still was great. 

So I saw a commercial for something next fall, where they are going to tell the Cylons view, is this a new series, one show or a movie?
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« Reply #207 on: March 22, 2009, 01:20:11 AM »

Quote from: naednek on March 22, 2009, 12:57:40 AM

So I saw a commercial for something next fall, where they are going to tell the Cylons view, is this a new series, one show or a movie?

2-hour TV movie.
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« Reply #208 on: March 22, 2009, 02:22:43 AM »

awesome battle for the first half (although I was surprised everyone made it through it), and then the second half (earthfall) felt kinda like Return of the King with too many endings and more seemingly pointless flashbacks.  it was like they wanted to tie things up a bit too neat.

still, I'm looking forward to Caprica and hopefully they've learned to keep it tighter and follow an actual plan.
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« Reply #209 on: March 22, 2009, 02:46:08 AM »

I was disappointed, as I've been with the show since the mutiny arc ended.  Yeah, there were answers, but none were particularly satisfying.  We've seen the opera house scene over and over again for a long time and while I appreciated on a technical level on how well it was edited into the actual moments onboard the Galactica, Roslin and Athena had no role to play in what happened on the bridge making it feel somewhat pointless from their perspective.  Didn't care at all for the way the Kara and head-Six and Baltar explanations were handled (divine intervention seems pretty weak).  Also didn't get why Bill had to leave Lee forever other than to add another emotional goodbye. 

Also, I'm pretty much the last person who thinks that characters need to be killed off just to prove a point, but after all of that "this is a suicide mission, don't expect to come back, it's Galactica's last stand", having none of the major characters die in the assault just smacked of cop out. 

There were some pretty great individual moments (pretty much every Bill and Roslin scene was pure gold) but I didn't think it added up to a cohesive whole. 
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« Reply #210 on: March 23, 2009, 02:11:29 AM »

So, in today's The Oklahoman (local newspaper), there's a small teaser on the top-right front page about an article in the technology section.



It reads:  Robots will be among us in the near future.  See what one expert says about when robots will be part of our everyday lives.

Lemme guess...they have a plan?   icon_eek icon_lol
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« Reply #211 on: March 23, 2009, 02:24:56 AM »

Quote from: Gromit on March 23, 2009, 02:11:29 AM

Lemme guess...they have a plan?   icon_eek icon_lol

they do.
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« Reply #212 on: March 23, 2009, 02:31:55 AM »

Can someone explain this final exchange between angel Baltar and angel 6 while walking around modern NY.

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6: That too is in God's plan.
B: You know he doesn't like that name.

I don't understand Baltar's comment based upon Caprica 6's statement. God doesn't like the name "god" or doesn't like his plan being called "god's plan"? Is that just a teaser for the future movie "The Plan" and if so, does that mean we will meet some kind of Cylon god?
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« Reply #213 on: March 23, 2009, 02:41:20 AM »

Quote from: Moliere on March 23, 2009, 02:31:55 AM

Can someone explain this final exchange between angel Baltar and angel 6 while walking around modern NY.

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6: That too is in God's plan.
B: You know he doesn't like that name.

I don't understand Baltar's comment based upon Caprica 6's statement. God doesn't like the name "god" or doesn't like his plan being called "god's plan"? Is that just a teaser for the future movie "The Plan" and if so, does that mean we will meet some kind of Cylon god?

I'm not sure, but in that scene Baltar seemed to look to be a bit on the dark side, like a fallen angel or something.
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« Reply #214 on: March 23, 2009, 04:12:47 AM »

Quote from: Moliere on March 23, 2009, 02:31:55 AM

Can someone explain this final exchange between angel Baltar and angel 6 while walking around modern NY.

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6: That too is in God's plan.
B: You know he doesn't like that name.

I don't understand Baltar's comment based upon Caprica 6's statement. God doesn't like the name "god" or doesn't like his plan being called "god's plan"? Is that just a teaser for the future movie "The Plan" and if so, does that mean we will meet some kind of Cylon god?
I interpreted it as the God or Gods or all-powerful being or whatever it is pulling the strings putting 6 into Baltar's head and Baltar into 6's head doesn't want to be worshiped as a god.
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« Reply #215 on: March 23, 2009, 04:57:32 PM »

Quote from: Kevin Grey on March 22, 2009, 02:46:08 AM

I was disappointed, as I've been with the show since the mutiny arc ended.  Yeah, there were answers, but none were particularly satisfying.  We've seen the opera house scene over and over again for a long time and while I appreciated on a technical level on how well it was edited into the actual moments onboard the Galactica, Roslin and Athena had no role to play in what happened on the bridge making it feel somewhat pointless from their perspective.  Didn't care at all for the way the Kara and head-Six and Baltar explanations were handled (divine intervention seems pretty weak).  Also didn't get why Bill had to leave Lee forever other than to add another emotional goodbye. 

Also, I'm pretty much the last person who thinks that characters need to be killed off just to prove a point, but after all of that "this is a suicide mission, don't expect to come back, it's Galactica's last stand", having none of the major characters die in the assault just smacked of cop out. 

There were some pretty great individual moments (pretty much every Bill and Roslin scene was pure gold) but I didn't think it added up to a cohesive whole. 

I agree with everything there. I thought the entire assault on the colony was weak, especially the parts where Baltar and Caprica 6 were just kind of sitting there in their combat armor doing nothing.  Unless I missed it we never heard anything about the missing Cylon model either.  I thought for sure it was going to be Starbuck or at least Starbuck's father. 

The first 3 BSG seasons were amazing.  But I thought the show limped across the finish line. The character of Bill Adama will go down as one of my favorite television characters of all time.  Olmos played him with such passion.  I will miss watching him every week.
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« Reply #216 on: March 23, 2009, 05:28:24 PM »

Count me among the ones who felt let down, but maybe that was due to personal expectations. I was hoping there would be something concrete to tie everything together. All of what had passed seemed like it could now be explained by the continual recreation of the cylons in society and then eventual destruction. The myths, religions and prophesies made sense as stories that evolved to try and explain those events in the past. However, in the end, the explanation was essentially supernatural - something was pulling strings and there were angels and ghosts. Starbuck's sudden disappearance was a big wtf.

I also had too many questions about what effect seeding the planet with people would have. First of all, English would have been the dominant language worldwide, and there would be sudden evidence of complex tools being used, even if they got rid of all of their existing technological equipment. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.
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« Reply #217 on: March 23, 2009, 06:34:00 PM »

Quote from: Moliere on March 23, 2009, 02:31:55 AM

Can someone explain this final exchange between angel Baltar and angel 6 while walking around modern NY.

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6: That too is in God's plan.
B: You know he doesn't like that name.

I don't understand Baltar's comment based upon Caprica 6's statement. God doesn't like the name "god" or doesn't like his plan being called "god's plan"? Is that just a teaser for the future movie "The Plan" and if so, does that mean we will meet some kind of Cylon god?

I interpreted it as just kind of a funny comment about how he doesn't like being called God, but the intent is to show that they're on personal terms with God, meaning their nature is supernatural and their purpose is to directly influence people in accordance to God's plan.  So it was basically just wrapping up any lingering questions about the nature of head Baltar and head Six.

Still enjoyed it.  I honestly don't see much to complain about.  Will watch again  thumbsup

BTW - http://www.tvguide.com/News/Battlestar-Galacticas-Ron-1004256.aspx?rss=breakingnews
This is an interview with Ron Moore where they ask him point-blank about a lot of the finale stuff.  A good read.  I can't remember if it was posted before or not.  I would check but I can't navigate the forum at the moment due to SMF errors  icon_cry

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I also had too many questions about what effect seeding the planet with people would have. First of all, English would have been the dominant language worldwide, and there would be sudden evidence of complex tools being used, even if they got rid of all of their existing technological equipment. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Really?  This is something that bothered you??
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« Reply #218 on: March 23, 2009, 06:40:27 PM »

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I also had too many questions about what effect seeding the planet with people would have. First of all, English would have been the dominant language worldwide, and there would be sudden evidence of complex tools being used, even if they got rid of all of their existing technological equipment. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Really?  This is something that bothered you??

I understood it was a "haha the jokes on you" kind of moment, but it was the last thing the show left me with and it made no sense, so yeah, it bothered me.
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« Reply #219 on: March 23, 2009, 06:41:57 PM »

Quote from: Teggy on March 23, 2009, 05:28:24 PM

I also had too many questions about what effect seeding the planet with people would have. First of all, English would have been the dominant language worldwide, and there would be sudden evidence of complex tools being used, even if they got rid of all of their existing technological equipment. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

You know those cylons that took off with the base ship? On their way past Jupiter they said "screw this" turned the ship around and came back guns a blazing. Only Hera survived.

There we go. All explained. I expect that's what the Battlestar Galactica: The Plan movie will show or there about.
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« Reply #220 on: March 23, 2009, 07:35:21 PM »

Quote from: kathode on March 23, 2009, 06:34:00 PM

BTW - http://www.tvguide.com/News/Battlestar-Galacticas-Ron-1004256.aspx?rss=breakingnews
This is an interview with Ron Moore where they ask him point-blank about a lot of the finale stuff. 

Unfortunately, this pretty much sums up the final season:

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There's a lot of different ways you can look at it, but the more we talked about it, the more we realized there was more in the ambiguity and mystery of it than there was in trying to give it more definition in the end.
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« Reply #221 on: March 23, 2009, 07:55:15 PM »

Quote from: Moliere on March 23, 2009, 07:35:21 PM

Quote from: kathode on March 23, 2009, 06:34:00 PM

BTW - http://www.tvguide.com/News/Battlestar-Galacticas-Ron-1004256.aspx?rss=breakingnews
This is an interview with Ron Moore where they ask him point-blank about a lot of the finale stuff. 

Unfortunately, this pretty much sums up the final season:

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There's a lot of different ways you can look at it, but the more we talked about it, the more we realized there was more in the ambiguity and mystery of it than there was in trying to give it more definition in the end.

Well if you watched "the last frakkin special" or whatever it was called on Sci Fi, there's a point in the show where they talk about struggling with the ending. They basically say that what made the show was the characters, so they said "screw the plot" (I believe that was a direct quote), let's just show the characters doing what we want them to do.

EDIT: yeah, and if I had read the article first, I would have seen that this idea is basically repeated in the first paragraph  icon_redface
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« Reply #222 on: March 23, 2009, 07:58:20 PM »

So really what the finale boils down to is that the colonials who settle on Earth are really nothing more than glorified Golgafrinchams.

I wonder how many Telephone Sanitizers and Management Consultant were on the Galactica?
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« Reply #223 on: March 23, 2009, 08:35:17 PM »

Best part of the finale, and possibly the entire series, was Tigh screaming "Yeah!" at the strippers.   

In retrospect, if the Final Five's primary objective was to ensure the continued existance of a humanlike people to strip for them, the whole series makes a lot more sense.  Stripper population on homeworld wiped out?  Then find some ugly robots and give a few a supa-sexy makeover so they can strip for you.  Robots revolt and banish you?  Then side with real humans and hope that some of them will strip for you.  Continuing war puts both human and robot stripper survival in jeopardy?  Find backwater planet full of genetically compatable pseudoapes, then make sexier humans and robots breed with them for steady supply of potential strippers.  Then send all the ugly robots away.
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« Reply #224 on: March 24, 2009, 11:23:53 PM »

Quote from: Teggy on March 23, 2009, 05:28:24 PM

Count me among the ones who felt let down, but maybe that was due to personal expectations. I was hoping there would be something concrete to tie everything together. All of what had passed seemed like it could now be explained by the continual recreation of the cylons in society and then eventual destruction. The myths, religions and prophesies made sense as stories that evolved to try and explain those events in the past. However, in the end, the explanation was essentially supernatural - something was pulling strings and there were angels and ghosts. Starbuck's sudden disappearance was a big wtf.

I also had too many questions about what effect seeding the planet with people would have. First of all, English would have been the dominant language worldwide, and there would be sudden evidence of complex tools being used, even if they got rid of all of their existing technological equipment. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Spectacular post. I admit, I was emotional watching the last 40 minutes or so, but I still think that had more to do with the characters leaving each other, rather than HOW the writers wrote it. By using a "supernatural" ending, it kind of cheapens things a bit. When you have Starbuck, one of the principals of the show, have an ending where she simply disappears, it ruins the real drama around her re-appearance. Also. did "God" recreate her Viper too?

I agree, having all the humans spread out globally would be a horrible strategy, and the writers did a poor job with that.
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« Reply #225 on: March 25, 2009, 01:12:46 AM »

I wrote a pretty long summary here about my dislikes of the finale, but it turns out Kevin Grey listed the exact same quibbles I had with the show. So instead, I'll just point to his post about the Opera House vision, and Baltar and 6's headcase angels. Those were my biggest prickly points.

On the other hand, surprisingly enough, I had no problem with Starbuck going puff. And I still think the soundtrack is absolutely top notch for this series.

In the end, I know I'll get the entire series on Blu-Ray, but I do think the show peaked around the beginning-to-middle of Season 3.
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« Reply #226 on: March 25, 2009, 02:01:34 AM »

Quote from: jblank on March 24, 2009, 11:23:53 PM

Also. did "God" recreate her Viper too?

What would God need with a starship?

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« Reply #227 on: March 25, 2009, 02:24:46 AM »

Quote from: Autistic Angel on March 25, 2009, 02:01:34 AM

Quote from: jblank on March 24, 2009, 11:23:53 PM

Also. did "God" recreate her Viper too?

What would God need with a starship?

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« Reply #228 on: March 25, 2009, 03:27:14 AM »

Quote from: Autistic Angel on March 25, 2009, 02:01:34 AM

Quote from: jblank on March 24, 2009, 11:23:53 PM

Also. did "God" recreate her Viper too?

What would God need with a starship?

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« Reply #229 on: March 25, 2009, 03:33:48 AM »

In thinking about the ending, I look back at what made the series great. And I think of one moment in particular. The stand off between Admiral Cain and Adama, two battlestars launching vipers at each other, the tense stare-off... EASILY the high point of the series for me.

There's other ways I wanted the show to end, but the more I think about the ending, the more I realize that I just don't care anymore. Very few shows have a great ending. It's the journey that made battlestar galactica amazing - not the destination.

I've always felt that this show with its tone throughout was not meant to have a happy ending. The moments where you see the crew genuinely happy and proud - after destroying the cylon compound / gas station in season one, discovering the pegasus in season 2, the joy of reaching the original earth. Those are the few truly happy moments you see.

This ending was more like Jedi to me while the entire series was Empire Strikes Back. How do you tie all that underlying misery that was forefront to the series together - and bring it into an ending that would at both satisfy and possibly ever wrap it up with a happy ending? If the ending were as bleak as the rest of the series - would that satisfy as well? Would anything satisfy?
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« Reply #230 on: March 25, 2009, 04:44:06 AM »

Quote from: DragonFyre on March 25, 2009, 03:33:48 AM

How do you tie all that underlying misery that was forefront to the series together - and bring it into an ending that would at both satisfy and possibly ever wrap it up with a happy ending? If the ending were as bleak as the rest of the series - would that satisfy as well? Would anything satisfy?
Personally I didn't care if it was a happy ending or sad ending, so long as it made sense. Considering the creators of the show didn't even know what the deal was with Starbuck, I don't see how that can possibly satisfy anyone.

But you're right, I can't think of many shows that actually had a great ending. Seinfeld's ending was controversial (I thought it was OK, nothing special). So was The Sopranos (again, I thought it was OK, but kinda lame). I know a bunch of people liked Six Feet Under's ending but I had stopped watching that show a couple years before it finished. Oh, I thought Star Trek, The Next Generation's ending was pretty nice. Will have to think of some more. Think I'll make a new thread.
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« Reply #232 on: March 25, 2009, 11:35:21 AM »

Quote from: DragonFyre on March 25, 2009, 03:33:48 AM

I've always felt that this show with its tone throughout was not meant to have a happy ending. The moments where you see the crew genuinely happy and proud - after destroying the cylon compound / gas station in season one, discovering the pegasus in season 2, the joy of reaching the original earth. Those are the few truly happy moments you see.

This ending was more like Jedi to me while the entire series was Empire Strikes Back. How do you tie all that underlying misery that was forefront to the series together - and bring it into an ending that would at both satisfy and possibly ever wrap it up with a happy ending? If the ending were as bleak as the rest of the series - would that satisfy as well? Would anything satisfy?

I would like to have seen them wrap up the Cylon war (and the way they did it was fine with me) and then show Tigh and Adama talking together.

Tigh: "What do we do now?"

Adama: "We do as we've always done.  We continue.  We survive."

Show the remaining ships leaving and end the show.
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« Reply #233 on: March 25, 2009, 02:17:40 PM »

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« Reply #234 on: March 30, 2009, 03:02:52 AM »

Quote from: Kevin Grey on March 22, 2009, 02:46:08 AM

I was disappointed, as I've been with the show since the mutiny arc ended.  Yeah, there were answers, but none were particularly satisfying.  We've seen the opera house scene over and over again for a long time and while I appreciated on a technical level on how well it was edited into the actual moments onboard the Galactica, Roslin and Athena had no role to play in what happened on the bridge making it feel somewhat pointless from their perspective.  Didn't care at all for the way the Kara and head-Six and Baltar explanations were handled (divine intervention seems pretty weak).  Also didn't get why Bill had to leave Lee forever other than to add another emotional goodbye. 

Also, I'm pretty much the last person who thinks that characters need to be killed off just to prove a point, but after all of that "this is a suicide mission, don't expect to come back, it's Galactica's last stand", having none of the major characters die in the assault just smacked of cop out. 

There were some pretty great individual moments (pretty much every Bill and Roslin scene was pure gold) but I didn't think it added up to a cohesive whole. 

This sums up my thoughts exactly-specifically the opera scene. They walked her into the CIC? Really? That's how they saved her?  zzzzzzz.

BSG is solidified as my favorite show of all time, but the last few episodes could have used a bit more polish. Funny thing, though, is that I know when I purchase the complete series whenever it comes out and I get back to these episodes I'll like them far more than I do now.

That said, my biggest gripe is how they wrote Starbuck out of the show. That was beyond preposterous and I think it robbed fans of a hugely important emotional climax.

As for the other players just sort of ambling off into the sunset, I'm okay with it.

I thought the fast forward to the future was wholly unnecessary and about the most trite thing they could have done. The show should have ended with Adama looking at the view.
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« Reply #235 on: March 31, 2009, 05:06:52 AM »

The show may be over, but this is still funny.  smile
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« Reply #236 on: March 31, 2009, 06:25:03 AM »

I just finished watching and for me the show had a perfect story arc.  I like explosions as much as the next guy, but when they mostly went away I was okay because by then I was invested in the characters.

The character of Bill Adama is easily my favorite of all time and the final scenes with him and Laura were amazing.
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« Reply #237 on: April 04, 2009, 08:46:00 PM »

OK! I just watched the last show on the DVR..WOW. That was the best series ender Ive ever watched. Sad, happy, kinda not what Id do, yet totally unexpected. though i think I mentioned something somewhere when it first started about finding our Earth in a different timeline. Doh.

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Anyways not read the thread here yet due to not having watched the end stuff. so going to go back and read now and return in a few. And Im STILL wondering what Starbuck is.Also that battle with the colony...ya I wish we'd had a lot more battles through the series. Ya I know it would cost a fortune but Im not talking huge battles. just a battle every now and then with the filming like it had there at the end. I dont think we had 1 battle in season 2.5 - 3.5 did we? or longer? I also LOVED how they had the old type Centurions and then played the old theme when Anders took the fleet out and headed for the sun!

And they never explained what 'plan' the Cylons had lol. Caval killing himself..strange..but the way he did it made me rewind it over and over and laugh my ass off lol..not sure if it was meant to be funny but it was...and I loved how he just says FRAK!...still strange. And just think..all of us today are half Cylon half Human.EDIT: I guess we'd be 1/3 human 1/3 cylon 1/3 what was here when everyone arrived. smile

And Adama leaving forever did not strike me as right either. He has one son left and he just leaves him alone? Also during the shows run I kept hoping Roslyn would die. I hated her a lot. But there at the end when she did die i felt it robbed Adama of his happiness. They should have left her cancer free from the baby blood and had her and Adama live happy in their cabin. frown

And little Hera drew the dots for the Cylons on the colony yet they dont figure it out in 150,000 years and come kill us? Or was it all destroyed past fixing by the nukes? And did you notice that when Galactica, still embedded in the colony, jumped that there was no explosion from the wake?


As for Caprica..I saw the preview..yuck that looks like a stupid night time soap opera. Pass. They kill off BSG with Olmos as Adama and other great characters and actors and put on Caprica? Uhh no.

I keep coming back and adding to this. I seem to be more affected by this show's ending than 15 years of ER's ending.
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« Reply #238 on: April 04, 2009, 09:50:54 PM »

Quote from: Daehawk on April 04, 2009, 08:46:00 PM

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And little Hera drew the dots for the Cylons on the colony yet they dont figure it out in 150,000 years and come kill us? Or was it all destroyed past fixing by the nukes? And did you notice that when Galactica, still embedded in the colony, jumped that there was no explosion from the wake?

According to Ronald D. Moore, one of the deleted scenes showed
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« Reply #239 on: April 04, 2009, 11:32:25 PM »

Would have been nice to watch.

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You'd think they would keep their ships for many reasons. Exploring nearby. Advanced medical stuff and such. what if theres some germ on Earth 2 that is bad to them? What if some cylons show up? It goes on and on. I dont think I could go from all that tech to log cabins and camp fire stoves with candles or some such. Hell i couldn't do it from our own tech.

I feel ive missed out these years not listening to the blogs and such. Hard to take that thats the last time Ill here "Action stations!" or " galactica, actual" and such.

BTW why hasn't Starbuck been flying a Viper lately? even in this last battle she was on a ground assault while Hotdog flew lead. i thought she was the best. And what happened to her "You are the harbinger of death Kara Thrace" stuff?

Also where the heck were they getting all the booze and cigs??? I saw them have 1 tube of toothpaste and even that surprised me. Imagine 36000+ people for 4+ years and they still have plenty of booze and cigs. Booze maybe I can see because they can distill it themselves but cigs?? i cant imagine if a full frieghter would have enough.

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