Re: Why is humor lacking in so much modern sci-fi?
It was a dark show, but no humor whatsoever? You know that's an exaggeration. Here's a whole thread
on this BBS about the show's sense of humor.
Or perhaps I should just quote this post from another thread:
David cgc wrote:
Tigh: If the crew doesn't hate the XO, he's not doing his job. Besides, I gotta make the Old Man look good.
Adama: I always look good.
Tigh: Look in the mirror.
Adama: I hear they're eating paper. That true?
Tigh: No. Paper shortage.
Yep. No humor whatsoever.
"What do you hear, Starbuck?"
"Nothing but the rain, sir."
"Then grab your gun and bring in the cat."