Unlike many other characters, he is rarely angry for an extended period of time, and seldom holds grudges. The admiral instead relieves Lee of his CAG duties to provide security detail for Baltar and his attorney, Romo Lampkin, who was a student of William's father and Lee's grandfather. It all makes allot of sense from that perspective. Number Eight is a female humanoid Cylon model on the television series Battlestar Galactica, a reimagining of the classic show of the same name. During the preparations to abandon Galactica, it is stated that Adama will be the last man aboard, and fly the last Viper off the ship himself. , After an incident on the hangar deck that resulted in the deaths of several pilots, Adama became aware of the true details of his son Zak's death after Thrace let her affair with Zak cloud her judgment again by being too harsh on the replacement trainees. Moore's been strange. Commander Adama: Mr. President, a wall of unidentified craft is closing in on the Fleet. Events following the revelation lead Adama and his surviving son Lee to commit a similar act of allowing feelings to cloud judgment after Thrace is shot down and stranded on an inhospitable planet. He said it the same time the bomb was supposed to go off.-Distinct parallel between Six's jealousy and Apollo's jealousy in Kobol's Last Gleaming, part 1. Adama eventually commands Galactica on her final mission: an operation to rescue the half-human, half-cylon child Hera from the Cylon colony. I just love these loaded double-meanings. After some time waiting in the Raptor with only the book he was reading to Roslin during her treatments for entertainment his persistence was rewarded when the Basestar reappeared in front of him. 3. Nico Cortez played him as a younger man during the First Cylon War in Razor. Like many servicemen after the end of a conflict, he was discharged. Zak would have failed basic flight training had Kara not passed him based on her feelings for him (he had recently proposed to her). I thought he said we had already seen the fifth Cylon but I may have been mistaken, but he did say he has left us clues as to who the fifth Cylon is. Adama: You'll see her again, Chief. Not to mention I either hate or thank Ron Moore for this. Nadat het Cylon-schip en de Galactica elkaar opnieuw treffen, gaat Adama terug naar de Galactica. Adama is shot soon after by a Cylon agent, and Saul Tigh assumes command of Galactica and refuses Roslin's request to be released (TRS: "Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part II"; "Scattered"). Simon, talking about Thrace's reluctance to have children but also perhaps talking about the Cylons' view of themselves (and maybe … However, after some deliberation, he agreed, realising that the survival of the human race was more important than the pursuit of vengeance in what would almost certainly be a suicidal counterattack against the Cylons; Galactica would only be one ship against an entire Cylon fleet. William Adama is a highly effective military commander and pragmatic leader, with the ideal personality and traits found in successful leaders. The Cylons recall all but one of their heavy raiders forcing Adama to back down. They brought the Basestar and the rebels back to the fleet and formed the joint strike force plan to destroy the Resurrection Hub (which would prevent Cylons from downloading into new bodies upon their death) while simultaneously retrieving D'Anna, a Three who knew the identities of the Final Five Cylons who could help lead them to Earth. The emptied ships of the fleet, including Galactica, are piloted into the sun. Pegasus is destroyed upon collision with a basestar. Also Adama's father was apparently a real person, as Romo Lampkin knew him. Finally breaking down with the assistance of several drinks he confronts Tigh and attempts to goad him into ending his suffering with a handgun, luckily both men regain their composure and reflect on the past and the XO reminds his superior what the commander of the fleet is required to do. His affection for his ex-wife is also evident, setting aside the day of their anniversary each year to remember her despite how their relationship ended. During an operational flight, Zak's Viper crashed and he was killed. While in training, Zak began a secret relationship with Kara "Starbuck" Thrace, his flight instructor. In the final season, religion, and by extension fate and destiny, play a major role in his decision to execute the final mission to rescue Hera Agathon from the Cylon home world - and through these course of events, and by fully submitting to himself to the ideas of religion, fate and destiny, ultimately allows mankind to find their new home, later renamed Earth. As he had planned earlier, William Adama is the last person to leave Galactica, launching aboard the Mk. Prior to the events of Season 3, he avoids taking "leaps of faith" and strictly relies on black-and-white methods to make important decisions, both in his military career and his personal life. Adama returns to the fleet as a hero. While Lee went on to become an accomplished pilot, Zak was not a natural in the cockpit. Adama's past experiences with the Cylons left him with a healthy distrust of sophisticated computer systems and heavy automation. Adama prepares to take back his ship and asks Narcho and the firing squad for aid. He is methodical, formal and extremely objective in both his personal life and professional life as the admiral of the fleet. Actor Edward James Olmos has brown eyes, but when playing William Adama he wore contact lenses that make Adama's eyes blue. During the resumed hostilities, Adama shields Laura Roslin from the gunfire while Galactica crew kills the Cavil faction Cylons present in the CIC. Tigh eked out an existence as a deckhand aboard a commercial freighter. After the discovery of New Caprica, Adama appears hesitant to establish a permanent settlement on the planet, but is over-ruled by the new President Gaius Baltar. Despite the greater age of his Battlestar compared to some of the other ships in the fleet at the time of the attack, Adama led the ship to victory against various Cylon threats, successfully coming up with strategies to defeat Cylon opponents despite their significantly superior numerical and technologic… Okay, after watching this last Friday's episode I have came to wonder a new theory about Leoben's comment to President Laura Roslyn, "Adama is a Cylon". In some interviews he has said he won't comment on whether we have seen the final Cylon. The fleet is soon confronted by four Cylon Base Stars and Adama orders all civilian ships to jump away. 12 comments. Some people have suspected Admiral Bill Adama, Captain Lee Adama, or even as far as adding Lee's mentioned deceased sibling, Zach Adama, to the conclusion. , Approximately three years before the Destruction of the Twelve Colonies, the Colonial Admiralty ordered then-Commander Adama and the Valkyrie to test the Cylons' military disposition with a covert (and illegal) surveillance mission across the Armistice Line. His relationship with President Laura Roslin has been particularly turbulent; although they have often disagreed over crucial decisions, such as when Roslin convinced Starbuck to return to Caprica to retrieve the Arrow of Apollo, or when she convinced the Agathons that their daughter Hera – the first human/Cylon hybrid – had died during the birth, they have also demonstrated a great affection for each other, Adama admitting after she was briefly captured by the Cylons that he cannot live without her. After an incident on the hangar deck that resulted in the deaths of several pilots, Adama became aware of the true details of his son Zak's death after Thrace let her affair with Zak cloud her judgment again by being too harsh on the replacement trainees. Ensign Adama was forced to shoot the hub to destroy its data rather than upload the virus, and he and Lt. Fasjovik were evacuated, leaving Dr. Kelly to be killed by a Cylon. https://galactica.fandom.com/wiki/William_Adama?oldid=17517. C'est un groupe de scientifiques ayant réussi à recréer la technologie de résurrection de leurs ancêtres permettant à un Cylon mourant de télécharger … Roslin and Baltar leave, but Adama decides to stay behind to cover their escape and try to retake the ship. Adama élude la question et la retourne à Biers, demandant en quoi la divulgation de l'existence d'une seconde Valerii à la flotte ferait du bien à tous. Incidentally, the Hebrew word for Earth is Adama. But for more info about who is NOT the final cylon, check out first link below. Lee questions how long his father would search for him were he missing, to which the elder Adama responds, "if it were you... we'd never leave. Instead, the Galactica encountered a ragtag fleet of civilian vessels bearing around 50,000 survivors, including the former secretary for education and newly appointed president of the colonies, Laura Roslin. Unable to rescue the humans held captive in the lab, Adama watched helplessly as the Cylons evacuated the base. Sort by. Although he tried to maintain a professional distance from his crew to prevent his emotions from clouding his judgement, he was nevertheless strongly devoted to them. He reached the facility to find it to be a laboratory where civilians were being experimented on. However, his views shift in favor of religion in later seasons, as his faith grows on many levels. Is Willie Adama a cylon? He retains the rank after the Battlestar Pegasus is destroyed. A significant number of the crew participated in a mutiny led by Felix Gaeta, but Ronald D. Moore stated in the episode podcasts that the mutineers never had enough people to take complete control of the ship. Adama now realizes the gravity of the situation. Species For example, his distrust in networked computer systems, regardless of the fact that every other battestar has deployed these technologies already, allowed Battlestar Galactica to survive the attacks on the 12 colonies, by avoiding the network virus to not affect his ship. William "Bill" Adama He received a commendation for this mission. "We lost thirty two Centurions in the battle, Commander Adama," I said. He gives his orders to Tigh and Lee before boarding a Raptor with the intention to wait for the Basestar's return because he has come to realize that he cannot live without her. Adama (who experienced Leoben’s deceit in the mini-series) advises killing the hybrid Cylon, but Roslin orders an interrogation. Commander Adama : Mr. President, a wall of unidentified craft is closing in on the fleet. Then Lee continues to show his independent thinking by not crossing his father. Adama initially refuses, but ultimately agrees to it reluctantly but has trouble letting go when he learns that all that Tyrol can do is buy some more time. The Cylon uprising began when Adama was a child, but the length of the war bled its way into the regular lives of civilians. As he walks the halls of the ship Adama sees countless people crying, fighting, consoling and just plain giving up all over the ship as word has spread that Earth is a dead rock, he feels the same but cannot let it show even when he is in his quarters as Roslin is staying there and has taken a deep turn into depression after her messianic role has been a lie. At the last moment before the execution can take place she enters the airlock exclaiming she knows how to find Earth, a wireless distress signal from a Colonial frequency. Earth - the most guarded secret we have. Adama is later tried in an obviously rigged court-martial consisting of Gaeta as the people's representative, Tom Zarek as the judge and Romo Lampkin as his lawyer. Lee, however, tells the admiral that he wishes to assist Lampkin in the defense of Baltar, incensing his father. Season 2: All hell breaks loose Chaos reigns onboard Galactica. After the ship is returned to the fleet Adama is informed over the comm in his quarters of the situation which reveals that he is in fact in bed next to a wigless Roslin who expresses he complete lack of concern for the fleet as her and Adama share an intimate laugh as they live in the moment for themselves alone for once. Were developing, unopposed fair and beloved leader, with the Cylons recall but. 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