Fans of Battlestar Galactica can now purchase their very own 7-foot-tall, museum-quality Cylon Centurion complete with stereo sound and a menacing red LED-scanning eye. “This is not a mass-produced item from China; they’re each handmade, signed and numbered by me in my L.A. studio,” says craftsman Fred Barton, who specializes in high-end replicas of famous bots (Forbidden Planet’s Robby and — coming soon — Star Wars’ C3PO and R2-D2). “The Centurions are a rarity among collectibles because there’s no original model. They’re computer-generated for TV. This is the only way to see one in person.”
How fracking cool is that? Shame I don’t have a spare $7,900 lying around. Must. Win. Lottery….
This bad boy is back on Saturday 6.20pm – Woot! Not sure about Catherine Tate – didn’t like her that much in the Runaway Bride, as she always seemed to be shouting, but who knows. It might be an okay season after all.. can’t wait!
Darth Vader is one of the numerous carved grotesques on the Cathedral. Like gargoyles, grotesques carry rain water away from the building’s walls. Gargoyles carry away excess water via pipes running through their mouths; grotesques deflect rainwater by bouncing it off the top of their heads, noses or other projecting parts, and away from the stone walls.