WATF Review: Battlestar Galactica: The Hand of God (110)

My “Well After The Fact” (or WATF) reviews are my personal analysis of content. Usually this means that I purchase wrestling dvds, graphic novels/trade paperbacks, and television episodes of genre entertainment on the cheap, through ebay or other means. And then I review them.

I really enjoyed this episode. For me, one of the strongest episodes of the reimagined BSG, with all of the key characters: Apollo, Starbuck, Tigh, Adama… all acting within their characters, but also excelling in their own skills.   A fine bit of acting, good plot progression, and good character development.

Once again, I watched this several months ago, and am catching up to the Season 2.0
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WATF Review: Battlestar Galactica: Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down (109)

My “Well After The Fact” (or WATF) reviews are my personal analysis of content. Usually this means that I purchase wrestling dvds, graphic novels/trade paperbacks, and television episodes of genre entertainment on the cheap, through ebay or other means. And then I review them.

I return back to the BSG franchise after a long absence.  Back to reviewing BSG… This is a long delay for the review of this episode… Mostly because I got sick of typing and busy at work.  Plus I didn’t really like this episode. 

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WATF Review: Battlestar Galactica: Flesh and Bone (108)

My “Well After the Fact” (or WATF) reviews are my personal analysis of content. Usually this means that I purchase wrestling dvds, graphic novels/trade paperbacks, and television episodes of genre entertainment on the cheap, through ebay or other means. And then I review them.

Classics are classics, and clichés are clichés.  Sometimes it’s a very fine line that separates them, especially in scripted television.  There are plenty of shows where a character gets amnesia, and it’s good, and plenty others where it just makes you groan.  So, the 8th episode of the 1st season of BSG, they go to the classic criminal profile/prisoner interview episode, where Starbuck gets to interview a Cylon.  And he likes to play mind games.  It’s straight out of Silence of the Lambs or Seven, and this has been done by many television shows, the classic Star Trek Deep Space Nine episode: Duet.

Did the episode work.  Did it find it’s way above the fray and into meaning and context, or did it skim the surface of cliché?  Let’s find out.

As always, If you need information about Battlestar Galactica, see the Battlestar Galactica wiki.

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WATF Review: Battlestar Galactica: Six Degrees of Separation (107)

My “Well After the Fact” (or WATF) reviews are my personal analysis of content. Usually this means that I purchase wrestling dvds, graphic novels/trade paperbacks, and television episodes of genre entertainment on the cheap, through ebay or other means. And then I review them.

I’ve been decent about watching episodes of BSG, but not very good at blogging them. Admittedly, it’s not as if either is really a requirement, but I did say I was going to keep up. But with a change of jobs and a boy who is running all over the house, it makes both difficult. Anyway, I had seen this episode back when I blogged episode 106, back on February 7th.

So, let’s rev up the memories of an episode that I watched over a month ago. Six Degrees of Separation. (Get it? Six, as in Number Six… ha ha ha)

As always, If you need information about Battlestar Galactica, see the Battlestar Galactica wiki.

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WATF Review: Battlestar Galactica: Litmus (106)

My “Well After the Fact” (or WATF) reviews are my personal analysis of content. Usually this means that I purchase wrestling dvds, graphic novels/trade paperbacks, and television episodes of genre entertainment on the cheap, through ebay or other means. And then I review them.

I actually watched two episodes in a row!  WOW.  Okay, so I stayed up til 1:00 AM to do it, and felt like crap the next day, but wow, what an experience…. It’s like I was 32 again. 

Anyway, I went back and forth between reviewing episode 106 (Litmus) and 107 (Six Degrees of Separation) together.  But as I can’t promise to do that in the future, and I like things neat and uniform (especially superfulous things like this), I present to you in live Technicolor, my review of Battlestar Galactica Episode 106: Litmus

If you need information about Battlestar Galactica, see the Battlestar Galactica wiki.

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WATF Review: Battlestar Galactica: You Can’t Go Home Again (105)

My “Well After the Fact” (or WATF) reviews are my personal analysis of content. Usually this means that I purchase wrestling dvds, graphic novels/trade paperbacks, and television episodes of genre entertainment on the cheap, through ebay or other means. And then I review them.

I can’t say that I’m coming late to the party on the latest inception of Battlestar Galactica. No, quite the opposite. I watched the mini-series, and basically thought it was average. And that, worse-comes-to-worst, I could catch the series on dvd. So, the show started to get rave reviews, and I didn’t have time to get onboard. Flash forward to 2007, I finally purchase the season 1 DVD, figuring I can watch it while my newborn son sleeps. Turns out, he doesn’t sleep nearly as much as I thought… So, by the time I started this blog, I had watched the first four episodes. Maybe I’ll go back and review them later.

So I finally put the dvd back in and watched the fifth episode of the first season: You Can’t Go Home Again

If you need information about Battlestar Galactica, see the Battlestar Galactica wiki.

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