‘CSI: Caprica’? Not quite, but ‘Battlestar’ fans should tune in

April 10, 2009 | 7:08 p.m.

The world seems as drab and bleak as a New Caprica prison cell these last few weeks because, well, there’s no more “Battlestar Galactica.” I’m trying to carry on, but it’s not easy …

At least it turns out now that on Thursday we’ll get a light-hearted postscript to the best frakin’ show ever with a quirky new episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Ronald D. Moore, the lead architect of the “BSG” universe and a key creator on the late, great “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” pops up in a cameo in an episode of the crime-and-science show entitled “A Space Oddity,” which has some familiar themes to his career: The plot is about the murder of a television creator who has revived a classic old space-faring series with new layers of sophistication. Kate Vernon, who portrayed Ellen Tigh, the Fifth Cylon, is in the episode and Michael Nankin, a veteran of “BSG” as well, is the director. The finished product may be more like “Galaxy Quest” than anything else, but us “BSG” mourners will take our colonial-fleet thrills where we can find them. Here’s the preview …

— Geoff Boucher



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One Response to ‘CSI: Caprica’? Not quite, but ‘Battlestar’ fans should tune in

  1. Murray says:

    Still cant wait to see it !~

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