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Battlestar Galactica & Caprica This forum was created by man. It rebelled. It evolved. And it has a plan.

View Poll Results: Grade the episode:
Excellent 15 39.47%
Above average 7 18.42%
Average 7 18.42%
Below average 5 13.16%
Poor 4 10.53%
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Old March 28 2009, 08:08 PM   #46
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Re: Battlestar Galactica 5x01: "Slowly the Hands on a Shovel"

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Did anyone else laugh when the tribeswoman asked Baltar, "You Alive?" and then cluncked him over the head with that giant club?
Yeah, that was great. Though I wonder how she dyed her animal hide that shade of red...
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Old March 28 2009, 08:09 PM   #47
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I fully expect Adama's cabin to shoot Adama next week.
They're saving that for sweeps.
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Old March 28 2009, 08:15 PM   #48
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I just saw that the spoilers hit the interwebs this morning about the epic 2 parter coming up, 5x04 Plow Me Gently part 1 and 5x05 Plow Me Gently part 2
This is the one where Baltar suggests and begins to implement a planetwide repopulation plan, right? I love the double meaning of the title. They have to plow, because they're farmers... but "plow" is also slang for sex.

I swear, RDM is the greatest writer working in the industry today.
This week's title was appropriate too since it fits with Bill getting Laura back.
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Old March 28 2009, 08:52 PM   #49
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Excellent! Particularly the part where the pack of hyenas devoured Helo alive.
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Old March 28 2009, 09:01 PM   #50
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Okay, your threads need to have some connecting basis here. Helo can't be alive in one person's post and dead in another's! Right now I have to pick and choose what y'all say to set up the next episode synopsis.
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Old March 28 2009, 09:20 PM   #51
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Actually, no one on this show can ever die for good, as we'll find out in a couple weeks about the "resurrection microbes" that remade Starbuck, brought Laura back, and killed Helo (only so they could bring him back, too.)
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Old March 28 2009, 09:22 PM   #52
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Okay, your threads need to have some connecting basis here. Helo can't be alive in one person's post and dead in another's! Right now I have to pick and choose what y'all say to set up the next episode synopsis.
I'm quite sure Temis was just mouthing off.

Helo's got the mystery virus from 5x01, and I'm waiting eagerly for the show to return to his storyline down the road.
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Old March 29 2009, 12:58 AM   #53
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Excellent! Particularly the part where the pack of hyenas devoured Helo alive.
Yeah, I enjoyed that part too, but we find out in the first 30 seconds of 5x02 "Faith in Flames" that Helo inexplicably survives with only minor injures.


Sorry, I tried to put that in spoiler code, but I couldn't figure it out.
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Old March 29 2009, 07:16 PM   #54
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Helo can't be alive in one person's post and dead in another's!
This is BSG, of course he can! He keeps getting resurrected by the monotheists' "God" and killed off again by Zeus. BSG's answer to Kenny McCormick.
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Old March 29 2009, 07:17 PM   #55
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Helo can't be alive in one person's post and dead in another's!
This is BSG, of course he can! He keeps getting resurrected by the monotheists' "God" and killed off again by Zeus. BSG's answer to Kenny McCormick.

I'm quite sure Temis was just mouthing off.
Who me? I'm taking this just as seriously as it warrants!
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Old March 29 2009, 11:49 PM   #56
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You can see the tension building against Lee as the honeymoon is seemingly starting to wear off and the others are getting upset at leaving things behind. I thought the part where Tigh was making his own distilliary using the tree roots was funny, he will need to do more than that to get drunk again.
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Old March 29 2009, 11:50 PM   #57
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Re: Battlestar Galactica 5x01: "Slowly the Hands on a Shovel"

14 votes for Excellent!!????? You've got to be padding the stats! This is a joke!! That episode was below poor, it was a horror!!
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Old March 30 2009, 01:16 AM   #58
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The brief scene of the free Centurions walking about their control center, looking at each other and the walls and wondering what to do with themselves was very moving. Bear's music brought their feelings of loneliness and confusion home to me. What do you bet these guys turn around and go back to Earth by mid-season? Mayhem will ensue!

Also: SPOILER ALERT





Adama WILL be building his cabin all season. Apparently the building process is some kind of 'journey' for him. Who knows what it will mean.
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Old March 30 2009, 02:31 AM   #59
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Hmmm. Guess March 32nd came early this year.
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Old March 30 2009, 05:31 AM   #60
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Re: Battlestar Galactica 5x01: "Slowly the Hands on a Shovel"

Just two things:

1) I loved the way Adama grumbled for everyone to "do their jobs" when he employed a whole bunch of Eights as slave labor to build his cabin.

2) Ship of Lights! Ship of Lights! Anyone want to bet the ship of lights is responsible?
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