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William Adama (Character)
from "Battlestar Galactica" (2004)

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Battlestar Galactica: Season 4: Episode 20 -- As conflicts reach a climax, Cylons and humans face a stark choice.

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Overview

Biography:
Admiral William Adama (Edward James Olmos) Admiral... See more »
Alternate Names:
Adama / Admiral William Adama / Commander Adama / Commander William Adama / Ensign Adama / Older Adama / Young Adama / Young Bill Adama / Young William Adama

Filmography

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  1. Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012) (TV) Played by Luke Pasqualino
  2. "Caprica"
        - Apotheosis (2010) TV episode, Played by Marcus Towfigh (as Young Bill Adama)
        - Here Be Dragons (2010) TV episode, Played by Sina Najafi
        - The Heavens Will Rise (2010) TV episode, Played by Sina Najafi
        - The Dirteaters (2010) TV episode, Played by Sina Najafi
        - False Labor (2010) TV episode, Played by Sina Najafi
          (6 more)

  3. "Battlestar Galactica"
    ... aka "BSG" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - Daybreak: Part 2 & 3 (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
        - Daybreak: Part 1 (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
        - Islanded in a Stream of Stars (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
        - Someone to Watch Over Me (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
        - Deadlock (2009) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
          (68 more)
  4. "Late Show with David Letterman"
    ... aka "Late Show Backstage" - USA (title for episodes with guest hosts)
    ... aka "The Late Show" - USA (informal short title)
        - Episode #15.85 (2008) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos
  5. Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007) (TV) Played by Nico Cortez (as Young Adama) / Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
    ... aka "Razor" - USA (short title)
  6. "Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks"
        - Escape (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama) / Edward James Olmos (as Commander William Adama)
        - Survivors (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama)
        - The Lab (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama)
        - Free Fall (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama)
        - Operation Raptor Talon (2007) TV episode, Played by Nico Cortez (as Young William Adama)
          (2 more)
  7. "Robot Chicken"
        - Rabbits on a Roller Coaster (2007) TV episode, Played by Gregory Itzin
        - Junk in the Trunk (2005) TV episode, Played by Dax Shepard (as Commander Adama)
  8. "Battlestar Galactica"
    ... aka "Battlestar Galactica: The Miniseries" - USA (long title)
        - Episode #1.2 (2003) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Commander Adama)
        - Episode #1.1 (2003) TV episode, Played by Edward James Olmos (as Commander Adama)

  9. "Galactica 1980"
    ... aka "Battlestar Galactica" - USA (syndication title)
        - The Return of Starbuck (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Space Croppers (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - The Night the Cylons Landed: Part 2 (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - The Night the Cylons Landed: Part 1 (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Spaceball (1980) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
          (5 more)

  10. "Battlestar Galactica"
        - The Hand of God (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Take the Celestra (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Experiment in Terra (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Baltar's Escape (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
        - Greetings from Earth (1979) TV episode, Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
          (16 more)
Video-game:
  1. Battlestar Galactica (2003) (VG) Played by James Horan (as Older Adama) / Robin Atkin Downes (as Ensign Adama)
Archive Footage:
  1. The Plan (2009) (V) Played by Edward James Olmos (as Commander William Adama)
    ... aka "Battlestar Galactica: The Plan" - USA (video box title)
  2. Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far (2006) (TV) Played by Edward James Olmos (as Admiral William Adama)
  3. Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming (1999) Played by Lorne Greene (as Commander Adama)
  4. Conquest of the Earth (1981) (TV) Played by Lorne Greene (as Adama)

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Quotes:
From "Battlestar Galactica: Exodus: Part 2 (#3.4)" (2006)
Commander William Adama: [the Galactica is facing 4 Base Stars alone and is taking salvo after salvo of missles. Adama has just been told that the FTL has been knocked out and the Galactica is taking heavy damage] . Then thats it.
[He looks around at the crew in the CIC]
Commander William Adama: Its been an honor.
Captain Lee "Apollo" Adama: [Camera pulls back to show 4 Base Stars firing on a crippled Galactica. We then see the Pegasus fly in and it start firing on the Base Stars attacking the Galactica, Lee radios Galactica] Galactica, Pegasus. Let us take some of this work off your hands. Get your FTL up and ready and we will take care of he rest.
[Yells to Pegasus crew]
Captain Lee "Apollo" Adama: All right, fire up that main battery!.
Commander William Adama: [Angry that Lee disobeyed his orders to take the remaining civilians and run] Damn you Lee! Start working on those FTL's and get them on line. Cylons will re-deploy as soon as they recover.
[Looks at the DRADIS screen and sees the Base Stars start moving away. whispers quietly]
Commander William Adama: Thank You Lee...
Anastasia "Dee" Dualla: [Looks at the DRADIS and sees the Base Stars changing positions] They are comming about, maneuvaring to bracket us.
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