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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)
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 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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The series was created from two separate ideas. In 2005, writer Ronald D. Moore and producer David Eick (who had made the remake of Battlestar Galactica (2004)) announced they were planning to make a spin-off prequel series called "Caprica" which was set at the time when humanity first created the Cylons. Although they had a vague idea of what the series would entail, they were too busy working on "Battlestar Galatica" to develop it further at that time. Some months later, a separate idea about artificial intelligence and using robots as slaves was pitched to NBC/Universal by Remi Aubuchon. Universal did not pick up Aubuchon's concept by itself but felt it would work within the realm of Moore's premise for the "Caprica" series. At Universal's suggestion, Moore and Eick then met with Aubuchon and their ideas were merged together. See more »

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story telling at its best well almost anyway
25 February 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is real character and story driven drama at a level that shames most of what we see on TV at the mo.

I was impressed right from the start. Don't be put off if your not a sci fi nut (like me...) This could be happening on earth, the fact that its in another galaxy just makes the show more interesting. there are no space ships or laser guns (None yet anyway) So far I've seen up to s01 e04 and I'm gripped and wondering whats going to happen next as there are so many possibilities.

The cast play there roles with pasion. Eric stoltz is especially strong.

This show really stands alone well, it doesn't matter if you watched BSG or not, in fact they are quite different. I've read some negative reviews from sci fi geeks who expected less drama and more aliens and ray guns etc but I would say ignore them.

This is a really positive start to a show. Lets hope they don't cann it after 1 or 2 seasons like they normally do with good shows these days.


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