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    Webmaster Neil's Avatar

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    RIP Captain Apollo

    Richard Hatch has passed away -

    He had a very effective role in the new Battlestar Galactica series too...

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    Chasing Prey shootemindehead's Avatar

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    Cancer again. FFS.

    Used to like the old Battlestar Galactica when I was a kid.

    Didn't know he was so old? Benedict (Starbuck) is 71 too.
    I'm runnin' this monkey farm now Frankenstein.....

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    Just Married AcesandEights's Avatar
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    I'm completely shocked he was 71! That was my first reaction the other day when I saw the announcement. It's a shame, as even though 71 seems way older than he should be, to my nostalgia tinged eyes, it's still pretty young in this day and age.

    "Men choose as their prophets those who tell them that their hopes are true." --Lord Dunsany


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