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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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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 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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An Excellent Successor
16 June 2009 | by ldelzellSee all my reviews

I was blown away by the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, a show that always kept me guessing and brought me to tears on more than one occasion. A hardened sci-fi fan, I like to think I can pick out the good stuff from the BS, and this was good stuff.

As such, when I first heard about the prospect of a prequel series some months ago I got a sick feeling in my gut. I was afraid that the formula that made Battlestar so successful would be reused in Caprica, which wouldn't work at all. BSG's story, of a mournful ragged band of survivors, trapped aboard decaying star ships and guided by prophetic vision and a sequence of pseudo-miracles, was perfectly complimented by extraordinary music and a better cast of actors.

Caprica feels different. Where BSG takes place after the fall of a great civilization, Caprica portrays that civilization in it's cold and decadent heyday. The overall vibe I got from Caprica was similar to that of Minority Report, minus excessive and counterproductive theatricality. In true BSG form, Caprica has in it's first few hours of programming already tackled the issues of religious freedom, racism, the morality of playing God and the nature of the human soul.

The casting for Caprica is also excellent. Each character is unique and deep, from the obsessive and distant scientist-turned-entrepreneur, to his troubled and willful daughter, each actor and actress throws themselves into their respective roles.

Music, which was used so powerfully in BSG, also plays a significant role in Caprica. Battlestar's powerful rolling drums and mournful duduks served it's themes very well. Caprica uses a more orchestral sound, which gives the show it's own feeling quite distinct from either of it's predecessors.

The new Caprica is definitely it's own show, pulling from the Battlestar franchise only as much as it needs. I look forward to the full series.


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