Caprica (2009–2010)

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Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences. A spin-off of the Sci Fi Channel series "Battlestar Galactica" set 50 years prior to the events of that show.

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 Daniel Graystone (18 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Joseph Adama (18 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Amanda Graystone (18 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Zoe Graystone (18 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Lacy Rand (17 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Sam Adama (17 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Clarice Willow (17 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jim Thomson ...
 Serge (14 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Jordan Durham (13 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Cyrus Xander (13 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Olaf / ... (11 episodes, 2010)
Sina Najafi ...
 William Adama (10 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Nestor (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Tamara Adama (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
Karen Elizabeth Austin ...
 Ruth (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Evelyn (8 episodes, 2010)
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Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences. A spin-off of the Sci Fi Channel series "Battlestar Galactica" set 50 years prior to the events of that show.

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A practical animatronic Cylon U-87 robot prop was built for this series, at a cost of over $100,000. This was used in many of the scenes where the actors physically interact the robot while it is standing still or relatively motionless. See more »

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If you enjoy a decent 'hard sci-fi' check this out
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After watching the rebooted Battlestar Galactica series I looked for something to fill the void and gave the series Caprica a go. Although I really enjoyed BSG, Caprica is also a really engaging story with brilliant acting.

If you are looking for a repeat of BSG then you will be disappointed. This series is completely different in tone, style and approach to the BSG universe. Instead of traveling space and battling Cylons you get a prequel series showing the development of cylons and a lead up to the 1st Cylon War/Apocalypse. This context of the show is set on the earth- like planet of Caprica instead of being set the ship/fleet of Galactica and the series Caprica is stronger as a result of this.

Eric Stoltz's acting is nothing short of superb. He portrays a father facing his demons and balancing the responsibilities of fatherhood and a demanding worklife. The special effects and props are well done, and add to the believability of a living breathing world and culture.

I don't know what else to say other than this show is worth checking out on itunes or DVD/Bluray if you are into well done hard sci-fi TV shows. This show is quite underrated and it is a shame that the show did not last longer than one season.


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