Monthly Archives: April 2009

Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: Reimagined – Chapter 1 – The Mini-Series

Having watched (and de-constructed) the original Battlestar Galactica, Heavy Armor now attempts the second part of the triangle of (BSG-original, BSG-reimagined, and Larson’s Buck Rogers) with Battlestar Galactica: Reimagined. First on the plate is the new Mini-Series, which is akin to the Original Series premier “Saga of a Star World.” Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: Reimagined – The Preamble

Much like the Star Trek’s original series maintaining the following of fans after its unexpected cancellation, Battlestar Galactica’s fan core continued to support the original series of the show even when Universal left it in the vaults.  Although it enjoyed … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series – Final Analysis Part 2

Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series Final Thoughts Part Two: What Worked: Baltar vs. Adama vs. Imperious Leader vs. Lucifer This was a four-way struggle for power for control within the Galactica Universe. Lucifer feels resentment over being passed up for … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series – Final Analysis Part 1

Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series Final Thoughts Part One: The Premise of the Show: This show, in the end, was a very erratic one, and oftentimes, the very nature of the show was lost in the attempts to “find itself” … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series – Chapter Seventeen: The Hand of God

Apollo, Starbuck, Sheba, and Cassiopeia go to an observatory when they find a video signal on an old frequency that suspiciously looks like an Earth lunar lander. They take the recorded tape to Boomer and he attempts to clean up … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series – Chapter Sixteen: Take the Celestra

Aboard the Battlestar Galactica, a ceremony is taking place for a legendary commander named Kronos. A former commander of the Battlestar Rikon, he led his troops to victory despite tremendous odds. While the ceremony is proceeding, Starbuck sees a woman … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series – Chapter Fifteen: Experiment in Terra

While pursuing the Eastern Alliance ship that escaped from the Galactica, Apollo’s ship is intercepted by the light ship. While there, he meets a light being named “John” – who reveals his face. He is told of a planet that … Continue reading

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