battlestar galactica

The Sopranos in Space; Or, Tammy's got a gun (Caprica spoilers? Probably not, but maybe)

by meanlouise March 15, 2010 television

I like Caprica a lot more than I like (the re-imagined) Battlestar Galactica. I enjoyed BSG the first time I watched it. The suspense kept me watching – much like Lost, I wanted to see how it all resolved, despite the frequently turgid pacing. I even enjoyed re-watching the 1st season after the series ended […]

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The exciting conclusion of our Galactica 1980 marathon; or, What.The.Frak?

by meanlouise April 8, 2009 Galactica1980

We did it. We watched all 10 episodes of Galactica 1980. To celebrate, we started watching the original series. It’s also hokey and silly, but by comparison? It’s art. No, actually, it’s not. But it’s something closer to art than Galactica 1980. One could say that the final (completed) episode of 1980, “Return of Starbuck” […]

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Balltestar Galactica

by meanlouise March 9, 2009 Galactica1980

Balltestar galactica, originally uploaded by meanlouise. Even the people who got paid to oversee the DVD authoring of Galactica 1980 didn’t care enough about this show to pay attention.

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I fought Galactica 1980 and Galactica 1980 won

by meanlouise March 9, 2009 humor

Look, we finished the Galactica 1980 marathon and it was so awful it drove us to start watching a marathon of the original series. I’ll tell you all about it tomorrow. I’m just not ready to talk about it yet, so instead you get this. For when catnip is no longer enough: see funny english […]

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galactica 1980 marathon, episodes 7 & 8 blahblahblah

by meanlouise March 3, 2009 television

Eight episodes down, 2 to go. Once we finish our Galactica 1980 marathon the judge has assured us that all of the conditions of our parole will have been met and we can rejoin society. (explanation of the 4 different Battlestar Galactica series here) So. Last night we watched The Night the Cylons Landed, part […]

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Galactica 1980 episode 6: Just like the Bad News Bears, only without the news. Or the bears.

by meanlouise February 27, 2009 Galactica1980

So here we are, plodding through “Spaceball,” another fine Galactica 1980 episode. (Confused? See yesterday’s post for concise explication of the various Galactica series). “Spaceball” is the personification of hell on earth, in that it’s a whole episode devoted to the premise that everyone loves precocious children playing baseball against a formidable opponent and winning […]

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This will be on the final so pay attention

by meanlouise February 26, 2009 Galactica1980

1. This contains minor BSG (new series) spoilers, so be warned. 2. Yesterday’s post was so full of typos and grammatical errors I practically had to rewrite it last night. sorry. My posts about Galactica 1980 are causing confusion. To clear things up, here’s a primer. There are 4 Battlestar Galactica series, including the forthcoming […]

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At long last we find the impulse for our Galactica 1980 marathon

by meanlouise February 23, 2009 Galactica1980

We realized people have Oscars-watching parties because it’s the only way to make the damned things entertaining. Poor Hugh Jackman. He tried so hard, but he was doomed by the dreadful material he had to work with. We were embarrassed for him during that opening number. Husband and I decided it was time, time to […]

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Frak Pak? Really?

by meanlouise February 15, 2009 television

It’s the final season of Battlestar Galactica and SciFi is scrambling to monetize every last moment. “Buy artifacts from Earth!” they keep cajoling. Er, no thanks, I have plenty. In addition to all of the prop and costume auctions, SciFi and Kentucky Fried Chicken are apparently running a sweepstakes. I hadn’t paid any attention to […]

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Galactica 1980

by meanlouise August 25, 2008 Galactica1980

I have been promised really, really good painkillers next week. No more of this woosey Vicodin crap. We’re talking narcotic lollipops. This means that it may at last be time to face my arch-nemesis. No, not Wolf Blitzer. Galactica 1980. I’m about to go totally meta here, and quote from that previous post about why […]

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