List of celebrity fans (TRS)
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This is a list of celebrity fans of the Re-imagined Series of Battlestar Galactica.
- In preparation for the Battlestar Galactica skit in the Portlandia episode "One Moore Episode", Brownstein began watching the series.
- "It was a bit of life imitating art. When we started shooting the skit's first segment, I started watching [Battlestar Galactica]. So by the time Moore and the actors showed up on the set, we were crazed fans. And as Edward James Olmos was leaving, he gave this wonderful speech about Portlandia, and it was like, 'Here he is, giving us a speech, but we're not on the spaceship!' When you become a fan of something, it does become more difficult to separate reality from fiction, so for us everything became more compounded. That's a long way of saying that, yes, I am a huge BSG fan now."
- Sci Fi Channel's president, Bonnie Hammer, stated he "literally assaulted me, trying to do whatever he possibly could to bribe me to have me bribe Ron Moore and David Eick to create a character arc inside Battlestar Galactica. That is the only show he ever wanted to be in. That is the only show he would do for free. Billy Campbell, literally, saying, 'Give me an arc, any kind of arc, in Battlestar Galactica, please.' And it was very hard to get away from.
- At the Screenwriting Expo 5 Harlan Ellison gave Ronald D. Moore the Television Writer of the Year, saying "You were given swine and you made pearls out of them. This award is for the astonishing job of making one of the worst television series ever made into one of the best television series ever made."
- He also appeared on the WGA strike's Fan Day for Battlestar Galactica.
- Colin Ferguson said "Yeah, Battlestar. They're the cool kids. We all wish we were on Battlestar."
- In July 17, 2005, he wrote about the Re-imagined Series for The New York Times Magazine in an article entitled "Ron Moore's Deep Space Journey".
- When Jamie Bamber presented an Empire Award to him for Wanted, James McAvoy said, "Oh my god, I'm receiving an award from the CAG! This is amazing. Not everyone is going to get that, but I really do." 
- While discussing her role in Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars alongside Tricia Helfer and Grace Park, Jennifer Morrison stated that she is a "huge fan". 
- According to Tahmoh Penikett, Ed Quinn invited him and Aaron Douglas to watch some fights and "couldn't shut up about the show." He is good friends with both actors.
- At the Sci Fi Digital Press Panel, Aaron Douglas (Galen Tyrol) says John Rhys-Davis loves his show.
- Kevin Smith was a director considered for an episode in the fourth season, but was unavailable due to a series of miscommunications between David Eick and Ronald D. Moore and his commitments with Heroes: Origins.
- He also moderated New York Comic Con 2007's Battlestar Galactica Panel which featured Adam Stotsky (Sci Fi Channel's Senior Vice President of Marketing), James Callis (Gaius Baltar) and Tricia Helfer (Number Six).
- According to Grace Park who hosted the Asian Excellence Awards with Daniel Dae Kim, "in the after-party, he wouldn't stop gabbing about it. I felt like I had to baby-sit him, he was so excited. He just went on for about 10 minutes. I got so uncomfortable, I had to leave." Afterwards, she checked online and noticed that before the show, Tarantino said he had wanted to meet Grace Park.
- According to Jamie Bamber, he met the Wachowski brothers in the Warner Bros. lot who bowed to him.
- When asked "If you could be given full creative reign on any single science fiction work, what would it be?", Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!'s Eric Wareheim replied:
- "Battlestar Galactica. I love Cylons, but I'd make them all nude."
- In an interview with comic book writer and artist, Brian Bendis, Joss Whedon states that he and his wife are halfway through Season 1 and "gushing isn't gonna cover this one."
- He voices the FCC member in the Robot Chicken skit, "Frakking Galactica".
- According to Aaron Douglas, that while in Los Angeles on January 10, 2007, he met Robin Williams who said to him that Battlestar Galactica was "the best show on TV. I don't miss it. You tell Eddie, I've known Eddie for years, you go up there and tell everybody that's my favorite show. It's the best show on TV. What are you shooting? Why are you here? How come you're not shooting? Is the Chief dead?"
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Thill, Scott (6 January 2012). Portlandia Brings Out the Fan in Carrie Brownstein (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 10 January 2012.
- ↑ Fraser, Simon (29 June 2007). Billy Campbell to Appear on Battlestar Galactica? (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 'Battlestar Galactica' has its share of celebrity fanatics (backup available on Archive.org) . (14 July 2007). Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
- ↑ Harlan Ellison Interviews Ronald D. Moore on Why "Battlestar Galactica" is So Damn Good (backup available on Archive.org) . (7 November 2006). Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Wright, Rob (28 June 2007). The BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Panel (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
- ↑ Ron Moore's Deep Space Journey (backup available on Archive.org) . (17 July 2005). Retrieved on 8 October 2008.
- ↑ Best Sci-Fi/Superhero (backup available on Archive.org) . (29 March 2009). Retrieved on 14 April 2009.
- ↑ Playing House with C&C3's Jennifer Morrison (backup available on Archive.org) . (31 May 2007). Retrieved on 14 April 2009.
- ↑ Smith, Kevin (31 August 2007). My Boring Ass Life - I am not the Last Cylon (backup available on Archive.org) (in ). Retrieved on 1 September 2007.
- ↑ NYCC: Battlestar Galactica Panel Video (backup available on Archive.org) . (27 February 2007). Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
- ↑ Lamar, Cyriaque (16 February 2012). Those nutty dudes from Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! are making an apocalyptic TV show (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 23 February 2012.
- ↑ Fraser, Simon (12 June 2006). Brian Bendis interviews Joss Whedon (backup available on Archive.org) (in ). Retrieved on 23 March 2008.