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Old 11-03-06, 03:28 AM
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Battlestar Galactica - "Torn" - 11/03/06


"Torn"
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A deadly virus forces the Cylons to make terrible choices to protect their race.
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Regarding the spoiler

Spoiler:
Is the virus of the Borg or the ID4 variety?
Old 11-03-06, 06:06 PM
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According to Ron Moore in an interview, I believe the virus comes from a probe or beacon from the 13th colony that the cylons retrieve.
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did I miss something? why not just send some centurions over to investigate
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They said that once the hybrid was infected, it spread to all of the centurians and raiders alike.
Old 11-03-06, 11:10 PM
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Athena..

Next week looks to be promising as well with some interesting moral dilemmas.
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the excessive piano music was extremely distracting.

that's my only complaint.
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The probe that the base ship recovered looks very much like Nomad from the Orginal Star Trek 2.3 It could simply be a salute to the series

http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/library/episodes/TOS/detail/68734.html
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Oh damn, Adama slapped the emo out of Starbuck!
Old 11-04-06, 12:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Joe Molotov
Oh damn, Adama slapped the emo out of Starbuck!


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I sooo thought Sol was going to kill himself when he picked up that gun.
Old 11-04-06, 03:11 AM
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another great episode. answered some questions like why only 7 cylons vote. did I miss it when they said how much time passed, it has to be months for it to be believable about lee.
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Good episode

The story with the virus and how it affects the base ship and everything was interesting. Baltar is in deep shit again if Six rats him out for not telling them about the probe.

Shpuld be interesting to see if and how the ycure Sharon now that she has it.

Didn't really care for the stuff on Galactica until Adama went down to confront Tigh and Starbuck at the end.
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how long has it been (in their time) from last week?
Apollo sure lost the weight fast
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If I was a Hybrid, I think I'd spend all damn day jumping. That looked completely orgasmic.

For some reason, I really liked this episode. I loved seeing more about the Cylon world. I wonder why we "don't talk about the other 5"? I'm thinking it is just as simple as they haven't been exposed in the Human world yet and not that they're to be forgotten or anything like that.
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Originally Posted by pinata242
For some reason, I really liked this episode. I loved seeing more about the Cylon world. I wonder why we "don't talk about the other 5"? I'm thinking it is just as simple as they haven't been exposed in the Human world yet and not that they're to be forgotten or anything like that.
I'm thinking that there has been a civil war of sorts, with seven models wanting to "spread god's word" to the humans, and the other five wanting to leave them alone. The other five would be unknown, as they would have little reason to infiltrate humanity or occupy New Caprica.

But no more cylon surprises would be no fun, so I'm sure it's more complicated than that.
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Great episode
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This episode kind of evoked a Robotech-esque feel. Anyone else see it?

Glad that they got the question of Baltar possibly being a cylon out into the open, though if he wore a suit to protect himself, why couldn't one of the human cylons also?

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Shpuld be interesting to see if and how the ycure Sharon now that she has it.
Maybe I missed something, but it didn't seem obvious to me that Sharon has it? She was in a raptor, she had a suit on, and she never boarded the base ship.

Also didn't understand how resurrection would bring the "virus" back with them. Or was that just being posed as a possible risk?
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how long has it been (in their time) from last week?
Apollo sure lost the weight fast
too fast. unless they figure out a way to speed up metabolism in the future, losing that much weight should take a few months.
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Great episode. And was it just me or did walking around the hallways of the cylon baseship seem like trampling through a final fantasy dungeon?
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Originally Posted by kenny79
too fast. unless they figure out a way to speed up metabolism in the future, losing that much weight should take a few months.
Yeah but we don't know how much time went by between episodes. Friday's epsiode could have been 1 or 2 months later.....we don't know.
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Originally Posted by hahn
This episode kind of evoked a Robotech-esque feel. Anyone else see it?
Exodus(Part 2) had a Robotech feel to it when Galactica jumped into the atmosphere...kinda reminded me of the SDF-1. How did this episode have a Robotech feel to it? God, it's been a looooong time since I've watched that series so some of it I don't remember.
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Originally Posted by hahn
This episode kind of evoked a Robotech-esque feel. Anyone else see it?
As Setzer pointed out, the Galactica atmo jump really gave me a Robotech flashback. Not so sure about this one, but I certainly liked it nonetheless. I'm starting to feel that Baltar may not be a Cylon, but when the nuke went off near his home in the miniseries, I read a theory that the Six's psychological engrams got imprinted on Baltar somehow. Though that seems a little too much like Treknobabble. Far more likely that he's just nuts.

I definitely got the impression that Athena was infected there at the end.

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Originally Posted by hahn
This episode kind of evoked a Robotech-esque feel. Anyone else see it?
As Setzer pointed out, the Galactica atmo jump really gave me a Robotech flashback. Not so sure about this one, but I certainly liked it nonetheless. I'm starting to feel that Baltar may not be a Cylon, but when the nuke went off near his home in the miniseries, I read a theory that the Six's psychological engrams got imprinted on Baltar somehow. Though that seems a little too much like Treknobabble. Far more likely that he's just nuts.

I definitely got the impression that Athena was infected there at the end.

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