|Re: Just got done watching original BSG on DVD. [message #18013 is a reply to message #17998]
||Wed, 03 October 2012 16:22
Registered: January 2012
In article <506C55B2.565E634A@hotmail.com>, RT <traRvEskyMOVE@hotmail.com>|
> Your Name wrote:
>> In article <507-5054DA94firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>> BillV2320@webtv.net (The Void Era Man) wrote:
>>> In hindsight with the new series someway behind us and all of its
>>> offshoot options truncated, i think i can say i like the Original
>>> maybe it has nostalgia because i was only 14 when it debuted and scifi
>>> of that magnitude was rare in theater OR TV in those days.
>>> yeah, it had some corny stories and it didnt have the gritty 'real' feel
>>> of the new, but i like it because it was more escapist fantasy and not
>>> just a displaced post apocalypse set in space.
>>> i kind of see that roland moore sold his premise clothed in BSG
>>> because ...
>> The revival of Battlestar Galactica wasn't even remotely Ron Moore's idea.
>> It was started long before he was recruited to the job, but originally the
>> new series was going to be a proper sequel to the original Glen Larson
>> series, and at one stage it was helmed by Bryan Singer who unfortunately
>> had to pull out due to commitments with the X-men movie and other things.
>> He did much of the ground work, including getting many of the CGI models
>> created that Ron Moore than later took over.
>> I'm not even sure it was actually Ron Moore's idea to do a remake /
>> reimagining, or whether that was (partly) forced by the idiots in studio
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlestar_Galactica#Attempted_ revivals
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlestar_Galactica#2003_reima gining
>> management. It wouldn't surprise me if he wanted to make his own, likely
>> hopeless, show and just like his mentors (Star Trek's Beavis & Butthead
>> twins: Berman and Braga) got pushed into doing something he didn't really
>> want to do OR if he agreed to do it simply to get a big name on his resume
>> so he could then do his own show.
>>> it was much more likely to be picked up as a series if it had an
>>> established name on it already.
>> The problem is that that makes no sense at all. If the original Battlestar
>> Galactica was supposedly so bad, why would they reuse the name? Anyone
>> with a micro-milligram of common sense isn't going to watch something
>> called "Battlestar Galactica" if they didn't like the original show called
>> Battlestar Galactica ... that would be like going into a restaurant to
>> order spinach soup when you know you don't like spinach soup, but are
>> stupidly hoping / expecting it's not actually spinach soup. :-\
>> It would make FAR more sense to use a totally new name for their very
> Why would it make sense?
If you don't know, then there's zero point even attempting to explain it
.... as I said,the vast majority of the human race are apparently lacking
in any "common" sense.