What I hate about Battlestar Galactica

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  1. BillyT2002

    BillyT2002 Crush!Kill!Destroy!

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    Well, I far prefer the original BSG to the new one. However, I still like the new one a lot and in my opinion having any form of BSG on television is better than having no BSG at all. I guess I was just able to adapt to the changes in the show.

    The Tim Burton Planet of the Apes movie was terrible though. I hated it. Give me the original Planet of the Apes movies over that drivel any day. Heck, I'll take the Planet of the Apes series over Tim Burton's version. ;)

    As per Lost In Space, one of my all-time favorite sci-fi shows, I did like the new movie enough. It wasn't as good as the original series, but I liked it just the same. ;)
     
  2. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    Yeah, I too felt that for a sci-fi show, there was just way too much sex. As for pregnancy, hey, at least they haven't had the "star child" stop a ship's self destruct sequence (yet). :D

    I totally agree w/your comments about Baltar. There are also so many other plot holes, like how can Adama keep up his charade about heading in the right direction towards Earth?
     
  3. lowepg

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    anyone who has time/energy/desire to nitpik about starbucks hummer..... well, has prolly never had one.....
     
  4. Warren

    Warren Wild Hair

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    this might have already been said but.

    They can recycle their old water to make clean water. See episode "Water" from season one.


    also just because they are advanced means they are supposted to have a cure for cancer? Stop looking at this like Star Trek. (i refer to the doc giving the lady a pill to cure some liver problem she has in on of the movies)
     
  5. vikingguy

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    Until the season finale the only thing I did not like about the show was way to much sex in season 1. Season 2.0 got rid of most of the sex and the show was much better.
     
  6. DLiquid

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    Comparing this to the original is like comparing Batman Begins to the Batman TV show with Adam West. It's not trying to be the same thing or appeal to the same demographic.
     
  7. nedthelab

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    You are allowed to say "Frackin" :eek:
     
  8. IndyJones1023

    IndyJones1023 Auteur

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    Exactly.
     
  9. hefe

    hefe Rebus Philbin

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    It's like comparing Star Wars to Phantom Menace... oh, wait...

    ;)
     
  10. Sherminator

    Sherminator ɹǝs∩ pǝɹǝʇsıƃǝᴚ

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    I think that it was honest (not only a ploy to get an instant audience) for RDM & Larson to name this series "Battlestar Galactica", after all, if it had a different name, different character, ship & location names, there would still be enough similarities to the original BSG for people to say "Hey, this is just Battlestar Galactica set in a dark universe!!"
     
  11. bryan314

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    Didn't they find the map to Earth back in the Kobol episodes?
     
  12. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    They found out what the stars look like from Earth. Not quite a map!
     
  13. chewbaccad

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    Exactly. Each has its place and each has its similarities, but they're just not the same thing.
     
  14. ironchef

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    I was watching a scene in the infirmary and thought the ultimately geeky detail would have been to leave one corner on the xrays uncut.
     
  15. ironchef

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    Did you catch the other cars parked in the underground garage that got blown up?
     
  16. ironchef

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    Blasters in the hands of the orig Cylons pretty much solidified the "bad guys, bad shots" cliche. Slug throwers make a lot of sense, with a theatrical high rate of fire and quick reloadability. The Battlestar Ponderosa blasters seemed to have a limited rate of fire and not that much of an effect.

    Your love for the the orig series is puzzling considering the lamentably bad acting and plotlines that were apparent in the first 30 seconds of the episode. I've tried to rewatch some of the old series lately and frankly they are worse than I remembered.
     
  17. 5thcrewman

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    How dare they use Grundig 'Wireless' sets to listen to the election results! :rolleyes:
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  18. voripteth

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    Kinetic force is still something that is darned hard to defend against. Slug throwers are lightweight and quite effective. :)

    I always thought it was odd in the original BSG they used lasers against the chrome Cylons. Wouldn't you think it should reflect?
     
  19. TreborPugly

    TreborPugly Unreal!

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    No one has mentioned that a cylon said "nucular" bomb, instead of nuclear. Now that pulled me out of context.
     
  20. hefe

    hefe Rebus Philbin

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    They're just trying to appear like authentic humans. If the leader of the free world in real life can say nucular, why can't a Cylon? ;)
     

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