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Now, what's the one thing that's better than the original Battlestar Galactica?

If you answered the remake then...well, you probably have a point, but there's one other thing that might actually be an improvement on the legendary sci-fi show:

The original Battlestar Galactica...with modern special effects.

Yup - all of the classic '70s sci-fi awesomeness, but with a little less of the string-suspended model-work that, though awesome, makes the series almost completely inaccessible to a modern audience.

The best part? We can now see exactly what that would look like - thanks to the valiant efforts of Adam “Mojo” Leibowitz, a CGI artist and effects wizard, who worked on Babylon 5, Serenity, Star Trek: Voyager and, appropriately, the Battlestar reboot.

You can check it out below:

Now, in and of itself, that's pretty monumentally awesome.

I mean, instead of this:

We're talking this:


And this:

I mean...someone get out there and make that series!

What do you guys think, though?


Loving the original Battlestar with modern effects?

via GiantFreakinRobot


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