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Just saw last nights Battlestar Galactica.

Holy frak that was good.


If you have not seen it yet due to DVRing or watching online, do. It was really first season level good.

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msrlapin
Feb. 2nd, 2009 01:03 pm (UTC)
Maybe. But I never saw anything even remotely funny in any of the episodes I saw, and that's telling for me. Shakespere stuck a clown into Macbeth. I just can't take hours and hours of misery without leavening it a little bit. BSG is just too thick, heavy, and bitter for me to swallow.

And I just don't see the hope in BSG. Some Very Serious Discussions about torture and jihad, but I was tired of those when I saw them argued - badly - in 24. (I wonder what BSG would have looked like if it was made during the Obama administration? Do you think that the twelve planets might have tried to do something more to reach out to the Cylons other than leave some lonely guy in a desk to take messages? Hope and Change don't seem to be in the BSG vocabulary.)

It makes perfect sense, to me, that Earth would be a wasteland when they found it in BSG. Of course the hope at the end of the rainbow is in ruins. This show doesn't have any other theme in its vocabulary.

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