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Caprica 

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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.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Eric Stoltz ...  Daniel Graystone 18 episodes, 2009-2010
Esai Morales ...  Joseph Adama 18 episodes, 2009-2010
Paula Malcomson ...  Amanda Graystone 18 episodes, 2009-2010
Alessandra Torresani ...  Zoe Graystone 18 episodes, 2009-2010
Magda Apanowicz ...  Lacy Rand 17 episodes, 2009-2010
Sasha Roiz ...  Sam Adama 17 episodes, 2009-2010
Polly Walker ...  Clarice Willow 17 episodes, 2009-2010
Jim Thomson Jim Thomson ...  Serge 14 episodes, 2009-2010
Brian Markinson ...  Jordan Durham 13 episodes, 2009-2010
Hiro Kanagawa ...  Cyrus Xander 13 episodes, 2009-2010
Panou ...  Olaf / ... 11 episodes, 2010
Sina Najafi ...  William Adama 10 episodes, 2009-2010
Scott Porter ...  Nestor 8 episodes, 2010
Genevieve Buechner ...  Tamara Adama 8 episodes, 2009-2010
Karen Elizabeth Austin ...  Ruth 8 episodes, 2009-2010
Teryl Rothery ...  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.

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The paper computers used regularly in the series are created by using a version of the same motion-capture technology used to base CGI characters on the movements of real actors. In this case, a sheet of paper covered with a grid of dots is used by the actors. CGI is then able the superimpose the "computer" image onto the paper, even allowing the image to bend and move like real paper when touched, because a real piece of paper was the basis for the model. This is particularly effective in the pilot, when agent Durham gives a *folded* paper screen to Amanda. See more »

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Fascinating, detailed, and thought provoking. Loved it!
23 January 2010 | by aelias-2See all my reviews

To all the haters out there: condemning a TV series with one episode is like judging an entire book after reading the first few pages. That being said, I was a huge fan of BSG, thought it was some of the best TV drama (not just sci-fi) on the air. But it was time for it to end and the story to move on. I liked the BSG epilogue "The Plan", but it raised as many new questions as it answered, so I eagerly anticipated "Caprica" and I was not disappointed.

I was hoping it would not try to be another BSG, and I was pleased that "Caprica" is something different, and I personally found the story exciting, in a different way than blazing space battles, explosions and sci-fi special effects (don't get me wrong, I like that stuff too). Eric Stolz and Esai Morales give solid performances, and Alessandra was just wonderful. I can't wait until next week.


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