Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

Yeah, I am *really* enjoying BSG (no spoilers)

I don't know how the season / series is going to end -- I'm still skeptical that they will manage to pull off a satisfying ending, given the impossible level of weirdness so far. But man: the past two weeks have been all about why I love this series. It may have science fiction for backdrop and setting, but the heart of the story is very down-to-earth and very human.

And it's a reminder of why I always love the end of a series: *anything* can happen, so the easy certainty that the toys will be put away by the end of the episode is simply not in effect. Not that it's ever been very true in BSG, but the tension is greatly heightened by really not knowing who is going to survive any given episode.

On the criticism side, the extra episode that was aired only online (as a series of short webisodes, but it's really one standard-length episode) is terribly important from a character and motivation POV, and they never really made that clear enough. I'm glad that we watched it just before the end of hiatus, because otherwise I'd be a lot more puzzled about some of the whys and wherefores...

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