2,443 votes


Syfy 2009

Set nearly 60 years before the events depicted in Battlestar Galactica, Caprica tells the story of how the Cylons came to be, set against the backdrop of the Greystones and the Adamas, two families that are changed in an act of tragedy that takes the lives of their daughters.

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The 10 Worst Episodes of Caprica

Caprica - S1E4

#1 - Gravedancing


Season 1 - Episode 4

Daniel preps himself to go on the popular Backtalk with Baxter Sarno to put a good spin on his daughter's role in the bombing tragedy, despite protests from Amanda who is unaware that Sam is waiting for his moment to carry out his brother's requested hit.

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Caprica from 287 votes.

Caprica - S1E3

#2 - The Reins of a Waterfall


Season 1 - Episode 3

Following Amanda's public revelation that their daughter was responsible for the MAGLEV tragedy, the Graystones must face the wrath of angry Capricans.

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Caprica from 317 votes.

Caprica - S1E11

#3 - Retribution


Season 1 - Episode 11

Daniel's deal with the Ha'la'tha leads to some unpalatable choices.

The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of Caprica from 260 votes.

Caprica - S1E6

#4 - Know Thy Enemy


Season 1 - Episode 6

Tomas Vergis confronts Daniel over the theft of the meta-cognitive processor and the two workers who were murdered in the robbery. However, his means of revenge aren't quite what Daniel expects.

The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of Caprica from 254 votes.

Caprica - S1E2

#5 - Rebirth


Season 1 - Episode 2

Zoe's avatar tries to adapt to her new life inside a robot's body while the Graystones and the Adamas cope with their losses. Elsewhere, Lacy dines with Sister Clarice, and young Will Adama spends some quality time with his shady uncle.

The episode was rated #5 Worst episode of Caprica from 341 votes.

Caprica - S1E13
#6 - False Labor
Season 1 - Episode 13

Graystone Industries provides an opportunity to never lose a loved one thanks to breakthrough technology. Others are staring down the same path as the deceased when held at gunpoint, and even still others are doing the gun-holding against another life-force. What the frak will they do?

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Caprica from 253 votes.

Caprica - S1E10
#7 - Unvanquished
Season 1 - Episode 10

Having lost both his wife and company, Daniel approaches the Ha'la'tha with a deal to capitalise on virtual avatars as a means of defeating grief.

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Caprica from 263 votes.

Caprica - S1E7
#8 - The Imperfections of Memory
Season 1 - Episode 7

Amanda’s life spirals out of control as she begins to see visions of her brother, who died years earlier. As a result, Clarice sees an opportunity to gain her trust and we learn a dark secret from Amanda’s past that could have major implications for her life with Daniel.

The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of Caprica from 254 votes.

Caprica - S1E12
#9 - Things We Lock Away
Season 1 - Episode 12

Lines of loyalty have been drawn. Where do you stand?

The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of Caprica from 251 votes.

Caprica - S1E16
#10 - The Heavens Will Rise
Season 1 - Episode 16

As the "Avenging Angels" change code inside New Cap City, Daniel is able to track them down, but an early snafu in trying to reach out to Zoe leave the Graystones to enter the game only under its strict rules. With only one chance, Daniel asks help from Sam who has no interest in disturbing his brother's peace of mind.

The episode was rated #5 Worst episode of Caprica from 253 votes.

Last updated: mar 03, 2021



Good series, albeit a bit slow to get going, but should have been given another series.


Very sad this didn't last longer. There is so much they could have done.


I was a huge fan of the original BSG from the moment I say it back in the early 80s. I flat out rejected the remake at first only to discover later when I did watch it that it´s one of the best shows I´d seen. That´s why I went into Caprica with an open mind and without prejudice. It´s a good show, I do not see this as a soap, but here´s the thing. It would have work without beeing part of the BSG mythology. Maybe it would have worked better, maybe it would have last longer. Because it´s not enough BSG for the fans and to much of it for the casual viewer. Ron Moore says in an interview on the DVD set that they basically put two ideas for a show together - one about Artifical Intelligence and one about the origin of the Cylons. And that´s how it felt. As I said, it´s a good series, I liked it, but the plot every now and then feels pressured to fit the BSG mythology.


I've rewatched this series 10 years after it aired, and boy did it not age well. It's just a bunch of nothing happening to uninteresting characters and it goes on and on and on... Nothing happens for entire episodes, only for movement to take place in the last 10 seconds to set up the next episode. There's also a LOT of plot happening with religious factions fighting each other and I... don't... care... I like some of the characters: Zoe is great, and I like Joseph Adama and Daniel Gladstone. The rest of the characters tend to be mired by boring plots that really don't move the story towards any kind of satisfying resolution. Someone should re-edit the whole thing into a 2-hour movie and it would probably be fine. As it is, it's 100% skippable even if you're invested in the BSG universe.


i miss this show... the mix of noir, scifi and society drama grew on me.


I finished watching it and did enjoy this as a decent sci-fi show, but not nearly as much as Battlestar Galactica. I guess it was a mistake to label it as the next Battlestar Galactica, because it's an entirely different kind of show and people will always compare the two and Caprica will always lose. There were some nice concepts: V-World, Mono-theism and the mobster Adama's were all great. There were just two problems: the story moved too slow and they tried too hard linking it to Battlestar Galactica.


I didn't get further that the first episode. I like drama tv shows, but this was a little too mutch.


basically a soap opera. awful


it's been cancelled because of audience problem. i'm sad there won't be a second season when i see the first season end. blood & chrome has already been ordered by syfy


I like the show but understand why it might be pulled. Unfortunatly the plot lines are just developing so slowly every time I watch I ask myself when they are going to start hitting some kind of stride. Totally missing is the tension that made battlestar galactica great. Just my .02.

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