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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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2011   2010  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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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 end of humanity has a beginning... See more »

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Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

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The Tauronese language is actually ancient Greek. See more »

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Referenced in South Park: Medicinal Fried Chicken (2010) See more »

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Modern day sci-fi
21 February 2010 | by rkerstingSee all my reviews

Good show.

The basic background is that humanity is at a crossroads. There is a set of moral dilemmas that are being faced. Mankind has made a number of technological breakthroughs, but is mankind mature enough to deal with the its new toys? There is moral decadence in a virtual world. There are religious fanatics who are willing to kill to get attention. I predict (based on the BSG background) that there will be an issue with Cylons and slavery. In addition to this, there are all the other problems that we humans bring upon ourselves.

This show is not BSG -- at least not as far as mankind being on the run from a ruthless problem that was ultimately of their own making. There are not a lot of shoot-em-up or space-based special effects either - at least not in the first few episodes I have seen so far.

What it does have are very good stories, characters, and themes. It also has good performances from the actors. They can make a culture which is similar to modern-day society, but alien at the same time be completely believable. Like BSG, this show is about humanity - our strengths, weaknesses, potential, and flaws. It may seem a little odd that a human society on a different set of worlds has neckties, antique cars, and chicken. But those things are really more to create a semi-familiar background than anything else. Anyone who gets stuck on those details is really missing the point. Whether you are from a mafia-style culture or an affluent and high-tech culture, humans and human nature aren't that different 150,000 years ago in a high-tech past than what we see in the world today. Wonder if the writers are trying to tell us something.


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