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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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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 key plot component of this series is Daniel Graystone's search for the soul of his murdered daughter Zoe. Graystone is portrayed by Eric Stoltz, who also appeared in Killing Zoe (1993). See more »

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Caprica: Swing And A Hit, But Game Called Early
9 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'd like to ask some questions - 1. Can anyone outdo me in expressing appreciation for Caprica, its actors, writers and producers? Maybe but probably not.

2. Should the final two episodes have been treated to a more leisurely five or six episode arc? Probably, but it's moot.

3. What was SYFY thinking? I don't know.

I'm not here to speculate on whether SYFY is trying to ease out of the SYFY business altogether, and a court case could be made for that on the circumstantial evidence. I'm here to give my sincerest thanks and appreciation to the writers, creators, producers, and most of all the excellent cast of "Caprica." I can't tell you if the best criticism is found in the piles and piles of autopsies and inquests that come in the wake of an early finish; I can tell you that my own heart and mind were attracted to the show and moved by its plot and progress.

I found this show to be a wonderful effort to flesh out the already-familiar universe of Battlestar Galactica, and the overarching question of whether what has happened before will indeed happen again.

A lot of what is found in the science fiction genre is Dr Who-ish hokey or at best a rehash of the space-cowboy melodrama of Star Wars or Star Trek. THIS show, Caprica, went to the cutting edge of the unconventional Battlestar Galactica and pushed that edge out just a little bit more.

How few shows ever manage that. Thanks, you are missed and appreciated.


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