One year ago tonight, on March 20, 2009, Sci-Fi's "Battlestar Galactica" ended its run. The reimagining of the old 1970s sci-fi show began as a television miniseries in 2004 and then became a regular weekly series shortly thereafter. It received much acclaim, but it had some level of difficulty in convincing the general public that it was not a schlocky genre show. Pictured above and below, of course, is one reason to lament the loss the show. (That's Katee Sackhoff as Starbuck, which you should know.). Actually, come to think of it, the series finale of "Battlestar" was a bit controversial, as a number of viewers did not seem to appreciate the fashion in which all of the loose plot threads were ultimately tied together. You may recall the space farers ultimately find Earth - their long sought destination - but they arrive well in our planet's past. Thus, it is suggested that the series protagonists become our forebears. Some people didn't dig it, as can be noted in the comments to television critic Alan Sepinwall's review of the finale. (I foresee a similar reaction to this year's upcoming series finale of "Lost," if only because some people will never be satisfied with anything.). Although the series finale had its flaws, it wasn't too bad, actually, and I suppose there's no way to truly satisfy a die hard fan of anything.
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