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Old 03-10-2010, 12:06 PM
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Edward James Olmos/William Adama #8: Because he promised to lead them to a new home.


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Reasons Why We Love Him
1. Because He Stands Up For What He Believes In
2. The. Voice.
3. Because we are transfixed by Him
4. Because he's got Roslin
5. Because he leads from the front
6. Because he is a Father Figure on Set
7. Because he is a passionate speaker
8. Because we wouldn't mind getting into his rack
9. We would follow him into battle
10. Because he looks good in the ring
11. He's our man of steel
12. He makes every woman melt... no matter the age!!






















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"Education is the key. But it's the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don't have it"


"Education is a vacine for violence. "


"I don't support violence, period. "


"In my early 20's I began to understand the draw of activism when I was invited to speak at a high school after I'd done a play. "


"Now I also discipline myself to do things I love to do when I don't want to do them. "










"On Miami Vice and Battlestar Galactica: Miami, although it took place among policemen, wasn`t about reality. It exploited reality to entertain. Battlestar is another thing. Despite it being set in space, it deals with real stuff."

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint."

"I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process."

"I’m very curious to see how the [Battlestar Galactica] writers are going to handle the discovery of Earth. What state will Earth be in? Will we be prehistoric? Will it be 1937? Will it be 2080? I’ve always thought it would be interesting to have us find Earth during the very last episode, and then after this long journey, after everything they’ve been through, the humans of Earth nuke us" (laughs).

(to "Battlestar Galactica" fans at Comic-Con International 2006) "I'm not the kind of guy who's gonna tell you, "Get a life." I think people who say stuff like that should get their a**h*les checked."

"The best gifts I've ever received . . . have been the smiling faces of the children I have visited on Christmases past at the Children's hospital . . . the smiles and joy given back to you makes on cry and rejoice in living. It's hard, but it's time so well spent it's incredible."


Q: Are you surprised that the show can be that dark and that brutal and yet be so popular?

Olmos: Yeah! Yeah! I’m totally blown away. We won the Peabody, man! Give me a *********g break. How in the world does that add up? Where does that line cross? How does that happen? I get chills. I’ve been doing this for 41 years, man, and Battlestar Galactica wins the Peabody? I’m the *********g guy that did Stand and Deliver! I’m the guy that did The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez. I have used the television medium to the best of my abilities and done stuff that will be lasting forever in the annals of the artform – and Battlestar Galactica gets the Peabody.

“Adama’s romance with Laura Roslin was probably the most rewarding part of the whole BSG experience…I consider those scenes some of the great moments in my career.”

"It's what you do, the things you do, that make you who you are. I'm very proud of my work. I'm proud of the reasons that I stand here in front of you"

"There is only one race. You know it and I know it, and yet you consider me to be of Latino race," he said. "It hurts. It makes me cry because there's only one race and it's the human race."

"This is the best usage of episodic television that I've ever seen in my life. I don't even think anything gets close."

"It doesn't stop here. It's going to resonate stronger in ten years or 20 years, just like 'Blade Runner.' That's what happens. You start to realize what you're watching and what has happened and how much more prolific it becomes as the years go on -- it's like great wine. It gets better as it ages."

"They are both moments of usage of the medium, one being film, and the other being television, but both being storytelling. That's remarkable. But I don't think that even 'Blade Runner' can encompass what 80-plus hours of this story unfolding in your face leads you to understand. It's magnificent.

"This is the gift of a career so far, in working on storytelling. I'm very grateful."

"There's only one race, the human race, so think about it!"








































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We Would Follow Him To The Ends Of The Earth
He is the definition of Awesomeness
Because he is Admiral Awesome
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Whatta Man, Whatta Man, Whatta Mighty Good Man
Because our Admiral wants to talk..and WE the people want to hear his awesome voice!!!
Because we all need our daily dose of Eddie Olmos
He is the Admiral because of his heart and his strength




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#3: Because We All Want To Meet EJO!
#4: Because You Wouldn't Want To Mess With The Admiral
#5: Because He's A Leader That Leads From The Heart
#6: Because He Looks Amazing and Dignified All at The Same Time
#7: He Is Brilliant, Powerful and Moves Us With Emotion
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Old 03-14-2010, 05:47 AM
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thanks for starting Tari
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Old 03-17-2010, 02:21 PM
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Even though it was early... lol!!
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Old 03-17-2010, 02:23 PM
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always good to be prepared
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Old 03-17-2010, 02:48 PM
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Yup!!!


Here is a pic of the Admiral from RAZOR
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Old 03-18-2010, 05:36 AM
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New promo pics from 'Sometimes a Great Notion'


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Old 03-19-2010, 03:18 PM
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I would not want to cross the Admiral in the Second pic.... Mad much... lol!!

Complete side note but I was looking at the back of the movie Road to Eldorado and it (I hadn't seen the movie in a while) and EJO is one of the voice talents for the movie!! lmao!!
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Old 03-20-2010, 05:08 AM
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Nice

and yeah Admiral in bas ass mode...
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Old 03-20-2010, 10:45 PM
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Oh yeah he was and it made it awesome!! He was the best!!
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Old 03-21-2010, 06:16 AM
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kickin ass all over
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Old 03-21-2010, 10:36 AM
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and looking psychotic with a gun. I felt really bad for him when he went to Tigh's quarters and tried to get Tigh to shoot him.
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Old 03-21-2010, 01:59 PM
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OMG yes , what a scene that was
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Old 03-21-2010, 09:38 PM
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It made me want to cry. If only Laura had seen him like that.... but then again she was fighting her own demons at the time.

He really needed a hug in that scene.
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oh yes, but I think it was because of Laura he did that, she gave up and he just thought for a second, well if she can, so can I..
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Those two were so finely tuned tho he other. It made me sad to see them so defeated and thus the fleet was defeated for a short time.
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