George Birch

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George Birch
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Birth Name George Birch
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Callsign Catman
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Role CAG (probably Interim), Battlestar Galactica
Rank Captain, now possibly demoted
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George Birch is a Cylon
George Birch is a Final Five Cylon
George Birch is a Human/Cylon Hybrid
George Birch is an Original Series Cylon
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George Birch in the separate continuity
George Birch in the primary continuity
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Lieutenant George (Catman) Birch was a Viper pilot on the Battlestar Galactica. Commander William Adama promoted him to Captain and made him the new CAG, much to the dissent of Colonel Tigh, who knew he was too inexperienced. Adama countered that the lieutenant compensated for his lack of experience with loyalty, echoing his problems with his son, Lee Adama, who was the CAG until his defection to the Laura Roslin faction.

Although the elder Adama valued him for his dedication, he proved to be too inexperienced for his new assignment, nearly getting Cadet Katraine killed during target practice in an asteroid field, and failing to keep the vessel Striker from colliding with a tanker during an overly long fueling operation. (Home, Part I)