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'''R&D TV''' is the name of a production company who produce the [[Battlestar Galactica (RDM)|re-imagined ''Battlestar Galactica'']] series. It was set up by writer/developer [[Ronald D. Moore]] and producer [[David Eick]].
 
'''R&D TV''' is the name of a production company who produce the [[Battlestar Galactica (RDM)|re-imagined ''Battlestar Galactica'']] series. It was set up by writer/developer [[Ronald D. Moore]] and producer [[David Eick]].
  
At the end of the credits of every episode of the series, Moore and Eick present themselves in cartoon form inside their office settling developmental arguments by maiming each other alternately in humorously creative and highly violent ways. This animation, produced by [[Jerry Hultsch]]<ref>{{cite_book|last=Bassom|first=David|authorlink=|authorlinkurl=|coauthors=|year=2005|title=[[Battlestar Galactica: The Official Companion]]|pages=43|editor=ed. Adam "Adama" Newell|publisher=Titan Books|location=|id=ISBN 1-84576-0972}}</ref>, is the production logo (of sorts) for '''R &amp; D TV''', ''Battlestar Galactica''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s production company. Each cartoon is immediately followed by the NBC Universal logo.
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At the end of the credits of every episode of the series, Moore and Eick present themselves in cartoon form inside their office settling developmental arguments by maiming each other alternately in humorously creative and highly violent ways. This animation, produced by [[Jerry Hultsch]]<ref>{{cite_book|last=Bassom|first=David|authorlink=|authorlinkurl=|coauthors=|year=2005|title=[[Battlestar Galactica: The Official Companion]]|pages=43|editor=ed. Adam "Adama" Newell|publisher=Titan Books|location=|id=ISBN 1-84576-0972}}</ref>, is the production logo "R &amp; D TV", which is immediately followed by the NBC Universal logo every time.
  
 
The background pictures in the office also change periodically for unknown reasons.
 
The background pictures in the office also change periodically for unknown reasons.
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Ron and David do not provide their own voices for the cartoon, but the creator of the skits impersonates their voices so well that Ron Moore has pointed out that most viewers don't notice.
 
Ron and David do not provide their own voices for the cartoon, but the creator of the skits impersonates their voices so well that Ron Moore has pointed out that most viewers don't notice.
  
==Season 1==
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== Season 1 ==
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==Season 2==
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==Season 3==
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==Season 4==
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== References==
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== External links ==
  
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* [http://www.scifi.com/battlestar/video/index.php?cat=closingAnimations Closing Animations on SCIFI.COM]  
 
* [http://www.scifi.com/battlestar/video/index.php?cat=closingAnimations Closing Animations on SCIFI.COM]  
 
 
 
 

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R&D TV is the name of a production company who produce the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series. It was set up by writer/developer Ronald D. Moore and producer David Eick.

At the end of the credits of every episode of the series, Moore and Eick present themselves in cartoon form inside their office settling developmental arguments by maiming each other alternately in humorously creative and highly violent ways. This animation, produced by Jerry Hultsch[1], is the production logo "R & D TV", which is immediately followed by the NBC Universal logo every time.

The background pictures in the office also change periodically for unknown reasons.

The victim of each attack usually starts to suggest an idea ("Get this..!", "I think..", "I've got it..", etc.) as a lightbulb appears over the head of the episode's victim. This sign indicates that bloodshed, maiming, and/or death is about to begin. Luckily for the viewers, Ron and David are revived to write and produce again (before their next scheduled episode and subsequent R&D TV demise, at least).

Ron and David do not provide their own voices for the cartoon, but the creator of the skits impersonates their voices so well that Ron Moore has pointed out that most viewers don't notice.

Season 1

See R and D TV (Season 1)

Season 2

See R and D TV (Season 2)

Season 3

See R and D TV (Season 3)

Season 4

See R and D TV (Season 4)

References

  1. Bassom, David (2005). ed. Adam "Adama" Newell Battlestar Galactica: The Official Companion. Titan Books. ISBN 1-84576-0972, p. 43.

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