[5] It listed the following events in his service history: After the death of Admiral Helena Cain, Adama is promoted to admiral, in light of the fact that he now had charge of more than one battlestar. Dan gijzelt de Number Three , die de leiding bij de rebellerende Cylons overnam na de moord op de vorige leider Nathalie door Athena en eist dat de Cylons die aan boord leven van de Galactica uitgeleverd worden, anders dreigen alle kolonisten aan boord van het Cylon-schip geëxecuteerd te worden. 12 comments. Even though ex-wife, Carolanne, was presumed to have died in the Cylon attack, Adama still harbored feelings for her and continued to wear his wedding band and observe their wedding anniversary for a time. He found himself serving on a commercial freighter on the Caprica-Tauron run, where he met a fellow former Viper pilot, Saul Tigh. So let me advance an interesting, if only modestly probable theory: Joseph Adama is a Cylon. He goes on to ask the tribunal what they would have done in Baltar's position, and remarks that everyone else on New Caprica was pardoned for whatever transgressions they made, but Baltar was made the scapegoat. En tant que tel, Adama est le pivot de la série. Simon, talking about Thrace's reluctance to have children but also perhaps talking about the Cylons' view of themselves (and maybe … This is ironic, considering that she once wanted Athena’s half-Cylon/half-human fetus aborted despite Athena’s choice to carry the child to term. [7] He later divorced Carolanne, and she later was engaged to marry again at the time of the Cylons' devastation of the Twelve Colonies. Cyrus lead a group of Centurion, the Cylon Fundamentalist who opposed the Centurion's goal of become more organic and desire to stay purely machine. [9], Approximately three years before the Fall of the Twelve Colonies, the Colonial Admiralty ordered Adama and Valkyrie to test the Cylons' military disposition with a covert (and illegal) surveillance mission across the Armistice Line. As the day progresses he holds a meeting with the senior staff regarding FTL upgrades using Cylon tech and the negative reaction that most people will have toward accepting help from their perceived enemy especially from Felix Gaeta, something he echoes throughout the ship over the course of the day and sows discontent among many other crewmembers. Zac continues his journey home ahead of the Cylon fighter fleet, but his damaged Viper is slowly losing ground. She merely states that with what time she has left she doesn't want to spend it giving people hope, false or real, and after everything she has done to get them there she deserves to live a little, a sentiment he shares, she also tells him he deserves the same as she kisses him then leaves. "[15], After the Battlestar Pegasus encounters the fleet, Adama comes into conflict with Rear Admiral Helena Cain, commander of the Pegasus, over the treatment of two Galactica crew members, Karl Agathon and Galen Tyrol. The firing squad agrees, but Narcho refuses stating that despite respecting Adama he will not serve under someone who will help Cylons so Adama orders him tied up and marchs to CIC to retake it with his loyal men. 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… However, most of Galactica's Viper Mark VII fighters did possess the CNP and were lost early in the attack. Adama was barely able to restrain himself upon learning of the cause of Zak's death from Thrace. Adama asked. After a lengthy search of the post battle debris it becomes apparent that while the fleet is ready to move on believing that the Basestar is lost along with Roslin which is something that Adama cannot accept. Adama the Cylon is saying, "How can one of us machines get roped in by a human?" Galen Tyrol informs Roslin and Adama of his discovery of an ancient temple, The Temple of Five which holds some significance in the Colonial religion. Look it … Moreover, in an attempt to improve fleet morale and reward Adama for his continual military service in ensuring the survival of the fleet, President Roslin awards Adama with a Medal of Distinction in recognition of his 45 years of service to the Colonial Fleet. He calls for volunteers and is able to rally enough of the crew and civilians to execute the mission. Adama was barely able to restrain himself upon learning of the cause of Zak's death from Thrace. 67% Upvoted. He is also able to hold back negative emotions when making military decisions, which has been proven very successful time and time again. [14] Although he survives this assassination attempt, the brush with death changes him somewhat: some say that his more emotional leanings are a post-traumatic reaction to the shooting, but Adama jokes to Roslin that he thinks that he is "just a wuss. After Adama is compelled to abandon Thrace by President Roslin, Thrace miraculously rescues herself and returns to Galactica aboard a captured Cylon Raider. Dismissed. Like his methods in making sound military decisions, he relies on objectivity and absolutes as the foundation of his strategies. Adama himself would have liked a daughter, saying that "three's a good round number". Adama was born to Joseph and Evelyn Adama, and was named in honour of his half-brother per Tauron tradition. The fleet is soon confronted by four Cylon Base Stars and Adama orders all civilian ships to jump away. [5] Adama was aboard the Galactica during the last week of the war when a Cylon boarding party attempted to kill the crew by depressurizing the ship. A weary, battle-hardened man in late middle age, Adama demonstrated a powerful strength of character throughout the series, successfully leading and protecting what remained of humanity against the Cylon threat. The people of Earth developed technology for creating sophisticated machines as a labour force, unaware the sophisticated machines were sentient and poised to launch a bloody revolt. Soon after, he joins William Adama in the CIC (Combat Information Center) of the Galactica to coordinate fleet efforts to repulse the Cylon fleet. In the next forty years, the Humanoid Cylons gained control of their emerging civilisation, with the Number Ones exiling their creators, later dubbed the "Final Five". Tyrol: Excuse me? A good example is his attitude towards the original version of Sharon Agathon aboard Galactica. Adama forgives Thrace for her indiscretions concerning Zak. I dont think it is one of the Adama's. These events precipitated his transfer to the ageing Galactica as a graceful swan-song to his career before returning to haunt him three years later. Commander Adama: Mr. President, a wall of unidentified craft is closing in on the Fleet. Incidentally, the Hebrew word for Earth is Adama. Throughout the series, it is demonstrated that he has great control over his emotions, especially that of anger, which make him a highly effective leader. Thoughts? The only strategic reason for Adama to be a Cylon is to facilitate the Cylon discovery of Earth. Although Adama does not join the applause for the colonel, he cannot hide a small smile. Following the devastating attack on the Colonies, Commander Adama felt that the best course of action was a counterattack, to avenge the deaths of billions, and stand and fight for whatever was left of their civilization. His aviator call sign was "Husker", originally bestowed on him by his copilot Coker Fasjovik, using an Aerilon term for farmboy or hick, though Adama was actually raised in Caprica City. [16] Each battlestar commander makes plans to have the other assassinated following the successful conclusion of a joint operation to destroy the Cylon Resurrection ship. Adama become obsessed with trying to save her even when all hope seems lost, putting the fleet at risk. Human[2] Furthermore, his distrust on various topics, regardless of the opinion of others, has shown to be very important to his mindset. However, when he sees that some of the crew have taken to enjoying the competition over tending to their professional duties, he is reminded of how he himself softened during the year above New Caprica. Adama : It's not unknown. [21], Three years after the incident at the Armistice Line, Galactica recovers Lieutenant Daniel "Bulldog" Novacek, the pilot of the recon vessel that Adama ordered shot down when in command of the Battlestar Valkyrie. His military prowess centers around being highly strategic, while rarely succumbing to emotion when making leadership decisions, with few rare exceptions when his strategic thinking is pitted against loved ones, specifically with his son, Lee, his pilot whom he refers to as his "daughter," Kara Thrace, high XO Saul Tigh, the president of the 12 colonies and his love interest, Laura Roslin, as well as other members of his command who her refers to as "family" on multiple occasions. Following the devastating attack on the Colonies, Commander Adama felt that the best course of action was a counterattack, to avenge the deaths of billions, and stand and fight for whatever was left of their civilization. "Thirty two Centurions who are lost and will never exist again. In the Caprica spinoff series, Markus Towfigh plays William "Bill" Adama as a young boy. Adama returns to the fleet as a hero. Taking up a defense posture Adama prepares to engage the incoming Cylons with several people still on the planet and the possibility of the Cylons retrieving information on the location of Earth. This makes him a natural commander and leader in the CIC. Adama is a fair and beloved leader, with almost unquestioned authority. Due to his refusal to network the ship, Galactica survived the Fall of the Twelve Colonies, and Adama worked with the civilian President Laura Roslin in leading a refugee convoy in search of Earth. Husker[2] Caprica (Tauron descent)[1] A child born from a cylon...it just hadn't happened before." Commander Adama : Mr. President, a wall of unidentified craft is closing in on the fleet. Close. Afraid of a Centurion revolt as befell the people of Earth, it was voted by representatives of the Seven models that chips be installed to prevent them thinki… C'est un groupe de scientifiques ayant réussi à recréer la technologie de résurrection de leurs ancêtres permettant à un Cylon mourant de télécharger … William Adama was portrayed by Edward James Olmos throughout the run of Battlestar Galactica. [9] He later divorced Carolanne; she was engaged to be married at the time of the Cylon attack on the Twelve Colonies. [7] 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. Arriving on the hangar deck for his first Viper combat mission, he found McGavin had been mortally wounded in combat due to her Raptor's control console exploding. Upon reaching the Algae planet in a highly unstable planetary system the Colonials begin harvesting operations. He later served as the executive officer of Columbia, presumably as a Colonel, before earning his own command, Valkyrie. (The reimagined series; Caprica and Blood & Chrome). Taking up a defense posture Adama prepares to engage the incoming Cylons with several people still on the planet and the possibility of the Cylons retrieving information on the location of Earth. For all the arguments between him and his son Lee Adama, he had more than once stated that he would never abandon Lee whatever his son did, attempting to reconcile with Lee even after Lee served as the defense counsel for Gaius Baltar during his trial. To prevent Cylon forces intercepting wireless communications that would endanger the mission, the two officers were made to believe they were being sent to a nearby asteroid field to search for automated missile batteries until they were out of Galactica's DRADIS range, whereupon their real mission began. Baltar: Mr. President, there remain many hostile feelings amongst our warriors.The likelihood of an unfortunate incident with all those pilots in the sky at once? He retains the rank after the Battlestar Pegasus is destroyed. On the way Adama chats with the two Marines who are escorting him, one of whom is unsure about what he is doing, and overpowers them, killing one and taking the other prisoner. 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". 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. Starbuck is too obvious. Roslin dies during the flight, as foretold by the prophecy, and Adama tearfully places his wedding ring on her finger. If the survivors of the Cylon attack don’t have children, the human race will face extinction. The emptied ships of the fleet, including Galactica, are piloted into the sun by the Cylon Samuel Anders, who had been plugged into the battlestar's computer systems. Adama is initially unaware of the coup as Gaeta manages to hide it well, but when it becomes obvious that there is something wrong, Gaeta immediately arrests Adama who is nearly killed by an overzealous Marine but is saved by one of his crew who sacrifices his life for him. Although he survives this assassination attempt, the brush with death changes him somewhat: some say that his more emotional leanings are a post-traumatic reaction to the shooting, but Adama jokes to Roslin that he thinks that he is "just a wuss.". 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. Galactica's CO, Commander Silas Nash, believed new Viper pilots were a danger to any mission as they were too headstrong and, consequently, Adama was made a Raptor co-pilot and ECO for Lt. Coker Fasjovik. Though Dee proved him wrong in this regard. For these reasons, he generally refuses to manipulate others or hold ulterior motives, and also avoids people to deploy these tactics. Adama volunteered to take part in the Offensive, and was assigned to Osiris. Adama is surprised and touched: by this point in his career, he had given up hope of attaining flag rank; he encourages Roslin, battling breast cancer, to remain hopeful of a recovery. Despite the destruction and great personal loss, Adama was able to organize the survivors in an escape from the Cylons and lead them on the search for Earth. Throughout the series, his increased beliefs in religion continue to grow in parallel with his growing personal and romantic relationship with Laura Roslin. Neither plan is carried out (both commanders decide not to give the kill order), although Cain is subsequently killed by the Cylon agent Gina. I uploaded this to Youtube so that people can remember this scene. After Adama starts considering not only an alliance with the Rebel Cylons, but to let them join the fleet. The Doctor is creepy and Kara nails him as a Cylon. Adama is mistrustful of the Cylons at the time of the Peace Conference to end the 1,000 year Cylon War, and as a result Galactica is the only battlestar to survive the Cylon sneak attack. Wednesday, August 24, 2005. Shes the one thats having the same visions as Athena and Caprica 6 about The "First Human Cylon Hybrid" Hera. That is a good sign to me that he is not a Cylon. At some point, Roslin's father and sisters are killed in a car accident at the fault of a drunk driver (TRS: "Daybreak, Part I"). For example, his decision to trust Sharon Valerii on many occasions was the sole determining factor that allowed the fleet to survive, despite his past experiences with her. He ends up as a collapsed, sobbing heap on his cabin floor, and his son–puppydog Lee–has to conduct the next stage of life-and-death negotiations with the Cylons. 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