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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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22 January 2010 (USA) See more »

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Pleasantly Surprised
16 December 2009 | by killblueSee all my reviews

I must admit, I was one of the skeptics who prematurely judged this show before relatively any information was disseminated about it. I determined that it was going to be a cheap spin-off guided by Ronald D. Moore wielding the retcon-wand.

I was wrong!

The pilot leaves an excellent impression upon the viewers. The accessibility is marvelous! Of course, seasoned BSG veterans will find themselves immersed in the plot, which is focused on the development of the Cylons before the first War. (58 years before the events of the BSG pilot). The pilot also allows for newcomers, clearly presenting its plot and ideas in the first part of the episode.

Don't be mistaken: "Caprica" is not BSG. We are presented with an immersive, cerebral drama dotted by provocative, daring, and controversial ideas.

The casting maintains BSG's standards; Stoltz and Morales are simply astounding. Morales' portrayal of Joseph Adama, inspired by Olmos' portrayal of William, gives a wonderful glimpse of William's heroic father. Stoltz's portrayal of Dr. Graystone provokes a lot of thinking and questions.

If the quality of the pilot is any indication of what's yet to come, RDM and the creative team are set to continue BSG's legacy of first-rate television programming with another masterfully created television masterpiece.


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