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Re: Just got done watching original BSG on DVD. [message #25556 is a reply to message #25524] Tue, 20 November 2012 00:39 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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In article <50AACDDE.C2F80ABD@hotmail.com>, RT <traRvEskyMOVE@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Your Name wrote:

>>

>> In article <5091E9B7.BD1C035@hotmail.com>, RT

<traRvEskyMOVE@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>

>>> Your Name wrote:

>>>> In article <507AF460.89488CDD@hotmail.com>, RT

<traRvEskyMOVE@hotmail.com>
>>>> > Your Name wrote:

>>>> > >

>>>> > > In article <506C55B2.565E634A@hotmail.com>, RT

>> <traRvEskyMOVE@hotmail.com>

>>>> > > > Your Name wrote:

>>>> > > > > 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
>>>> > > > > > better.

>>>> > > > > > 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

>>>> > > >

>>>> > > > See

>>>> > > >

>>>> > > >

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlestar_Galactica#Attempted_ revivals
>>>> > > >

>>>> > > > and

>>>> > > >

>>>> > > > 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.

>>>> >

>>>> > This means you can't explain it.

>>>> >

>>>> > The story line is that Galactica is supposed to be the last

>> battlestar. What

>>>> > else would you call the show????

>>>>

>>>> I've already explained it, and those too dumb to understand it

will never
>>>> understand it.

>>>

>>> No, you haven't, because otherwise you aren't following the storyline.

>>>

>>> You want a last battlestar named, oh, Battlestar Fred? Or something about

>>> battlestars and no attack on the colonies???

>>

>> There really are some complete and utter dumbasses on the Internet. The

>> sticker "remove brain before use" should REALLY be taken off modems. :-\

>

> I would to see your synopsis of a Battlestar Galactica show that didn't

> include the Battlestar Galactica...


Oh, yippee! More proof of my last statement about dumbasses. :-\

The entire point was that Ron Moore's show shouldn't have been called
"Battlestar Galactica" because it was almot nothing like the original ...
that means it was a new show, and therefore should have had a new name. Of
course, such common sense goes right over the top of the heads of the
dumbasses, so you won't understand it either.
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